Gary J. Confessore, Ed.D. - Principal
Gary is an international leader in the field of autonomous learning and has a distinguished career leading universities in the areas of curriculum realignment, faculty development and adult and continuing education. He has worked with a number of organizations, partnering with faculty and administrators to implement innovative programs to enhance medical education at both undergraduate and professional levels.

Currently he is working with several Asian countries to implement curriculum restructuring and faculty development programs and, as the international advisor to the East Asia Federation for Adult Education, has partnered to implement programs and initiatives as part of UNESCO's Global Learning Cities programs.

Confessore has an extensive record of research, having authored or co-authored 16 books, and 20 chapters on various aspects of adult and continuing education on four continents and 15 countries.

Sharon J. Confessore, Ph.D. - Principal
Sharon has nearly 20 years' experience in human resources and talent development, focusing on assessing and creating training/learning programs and departments as well as leading large-scale change management efforts. As chief learning officer she was responsible for corporate wide learning, leadership development and transformation initiatives for large organizations.

Sharon provides coaching and thought partnership to leaders undertaking large scale change and transformation efforts. Working with leadership teams, she has developed training and end user adoption strategies for electronic health record implementation and benefit realization; conducted comprehensive assessments and restructures of corporate learning systems that resulted in significant savings; and created leadership development experiences for executives through early career development.

EunMi Park, Ed.D.- Senior Associate and Director of Research
EunMi has over 15 years' experience in higher education, focusing on program assessment, accreditation, and quality improvement. She leads initiatives that identify success strategies to improve learner outcomes and advises educators and departmental leaders, helping them create innovative educational programs focusing on learner autonomy.

She has extensive experience in assessing programs, specifically in medical education, and has consulted internationally, including work with international educational leaders to design curriculum, evaluate professional programs and build cross country educational initiatives.

Dr. Park has an extensive publication record, including over 30 articles and book chapters as well as over 50 presentations at professional conferences

Christopher S. Price, B.S. - Senior Associate
Chris is an experienced software/systems engineer. He has 22 years of professional experience in software/systems application development, analysis, and optimization. He has worked with both government and commercial organizations, focusing primarily on software consulting in a variety of technical environments.

Chris designs innovative technical solutions that ensure our web-based assessments are easy to use and data is secure and reliable. His expertise includes optimizing cost and efficiency for web-based learning, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and identification of new technical solutions designed to improve web-based solutions.