Meet the Team
Any organization is only as good as its people. Meet the people behind U.S. News Global Education, and see what makes the company so special.
Michael Huckaby is a passionate global executive who has been focused on driving growth for consumer service and product companies for more than 20 years. Michael’s professional career has allowed him to establish strong competencies across multiple sectors in marketing, sales, business development and general management. Prior to his role leading U.S. News Global Education, Michael served as CEO of Hospitality & Culinary Education at Laureate International Universities where he led a global expansion and ultimately engineered the sale of the company. Michael received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Alabama, and an MBA in International Business from the University of Alabama, Manderson Graduate School of Business.
Head of Sales and Marketing
Evan Weisenfeld is a dynamic Marketing and Business Development professional with more than 25 years of experience developing and executing successful integrated, multi-channel and digital business programs in ultra-competitive and evolving marketplaces. Prior to his position with U.S. News Global Education, Evan was the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at CollegeWeekLive where his focus was on developing programs and partnerships to support the higher education needs of both domestic and international students. Evan received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego.
Program Manager, China
Benjamin Nicholson is the program manager for U.S. News Global Education in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. He is a dual honors graduate from the University of Nottingham with a BSc in Business, Economics and Contemporary Chinese Studies and a MSc in Business and Economy of Contemporary China. He has spent much of his career working in American university admissions counseling in China and has helped Chinese students successfully apply to Ivy League schools in the United States as well as help families and students gain a deep understanding of the American university system. He is passionate about educating students and parents on how to find the right fit, and strongly believes a student’s personal interests, passions and abilities should align with their choice of university.
Benjamin Nicholson是U.S. News Global Education在大中华地区的品牌经理。他是诺丁汉大学的双重荣誉毕业生，拥有商业、经济和当代中国研究的学士学位以及当代中国商业和经济的硕士学位。他从事美国大学在中国的招生咨询，曾帮助中国学生成功申请美国常春藤高校，同时也帮助学生及家长更深刻的理解美国大学系统。他热衷于协助学生和家长找到合适的学校，并坚信学生的个人兴趣、爱好和能力应该与他们所选择的大学相符。
Educational Counselor, India
Sukriti Sharma is an enthusiastic higher education professional who possesses more than six years of experience in the education industry. She has worked with one of the premier M.B.A. institutions as part of its academics team and dean’s office staff. Her previous position at a leading online global education platform helped her master the skill of guiding students and helping them expand their horizons. In addition, to fulfill her curiosity for creative writing, she has interned for academic writing for U.S. university admissions for various Tier 1 U.S. universities. Sukriti completed her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indraprastha University, Delhi, and her master’s degree from ITM, Mumbai. Sukriti can be reached at email@example.com
Educational Counselor, India
Namrata Bhutani is a passionate education counselor who drives students’ success through her 13+ years of experience in human resources and counselling. Her previous positions in preeminent IT companies and consultancies as a lead consultant helped her develop excellent communication skills. Her technical know-how about multiple universities and her transparent approach towards conveying the same has helped students achieve their ultimate goals. Namrata received a Master of Arts degree from the Institute of Social Sciences, Agra, and earned a diploma in human resources from Symbiosis Institute, Pune, India. Namrata can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org