The Educa Family

GEOFF NIXON

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Geoff has been active in education-related business for the last 15 years.  He is US-based, a huge believer in learning stories and excited about Educa’s mission of helping educators connect to children.

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ALICK DRAPER

CUSTOMER HAPPINESS MANAGER

Alick has extensive customer service experience.He loves his outbound training and customer success role because it involves a lot of interaction with educators helping them with what matters most.

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NIKKI SMITH-WRAGG

TECH LEAD

Nikki leads our tech team, works on the web app and does most of the site design. She has a child in preschool at an Educa centre, and loves the way Educa connects parents and teachers.

DAVE HARRIS

AUSTRALIAN SALES MANAGER

With 12+ years in the Australian childcare education software industry, Dave loves finding solutions that are simple for everyone.

VICKI CAMPBELL

NEW ZEALAND SALES MANAGER

Vicki is in sales, with a service mindset!  Her career in primary teaching gives her a good understanding of the needs and challenges of her customers.

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RACHEL SILVA

NORTH AMERICA

Rachel came to Educa with 20+ years of working with Educators in Pre k – 8 classrooms around the country. She enjoys collaborating with educators to boost student and teacher achievement.

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ALLYSON MONTANA

CUSTOMER SUCCESS (US)

Allyson has 20+ years of experience in teaching and curriculum. She supports teachers using Educa and provides professional development opportunities. She loves the way Educa enhances learning.

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JANE HERNANDEZ

CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Jane supports educators in finding efficient and effective solutions to all their needs. Applying her 10 years experience as a Digital Technology Educator and EdTech background she makes sure to provide a hearty succinct learning guide.

CHETIQUE PAUL

CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Chetique (Che) joined Educa with several years service experience. She loves to support users in any way possible as well as handle day-to-day billing.

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AARON RUSHWORTH

PRODUCT OWNER

Aaron started out in customer service where he received a good grounding in our customer’s daily experience.  As product owner, Aaron works everyday to improve user experience.

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FARAH ARROYO

Finance Manager

Farah manages our finances and oversees our billing.  She comes to Educa with 18 years of financial experience. Having two kids of her own, she loves the role Educa plays in connecting teachers and parents.

KASHIF IMTIAZ

WEB DEVELOPER

Kashif is our lead web developer, handling feature coding and our server architecture.  Kashif came to Educa with a great deal of overseas experience. Inspired to work for a company that makes a positive impact on society, he chose Educa.

ERA BUSHATI

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Era is the social media voice of Educa. She finds the passion and dedication of our customers and followers truly inspiring, and is always looking for new ways to share the good work being done every day.

KIEREN SWANN

TESTER

Kieren started on our support desk, but has moved into our development team as a tester, putting his Computer Science studies to good use.  He brings a user-mindset to the testing role.

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SIMON SWALLOW

DIRECTOR

Simon is a business leader and investor, helping a number of New Zealand companies reach their potential. He provides guidance on all aspects of Educa.

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JACKIE LINTS

DIRECTOR

Jackie is the co-owner of Educare, a group of New Zealand child care centers. Educare has been a user of Educa for many years. Jackie brings a user perspective to the board.