Leadership Team

Executive

Marshall Emerson III
Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
memerson@icanschools.org

Jason Stragand
Co-founder, Chief Academic Officer
jstragand@icanschools.org

Temeka Brantley
Chief Operations Officer
tbrantley@icanschools.org

C. David Massa
Chief Financial Officer 
dmassa@icanschools.org



Linda Peavy
Director of Grants Administration and Proposal Development
lpeavy@icanschools.org


Yvonne Adkins
Executive Director of Governmental Relations and Strategic Partnerships
yadkins@icanschools.org

Sara Watson
Executive Assistant to the Founders
swatson@icanschools.org

 

Operations

Candi Joyner
Operations Manager
cjoyner@icanschools.org

La'Shelle Lofton
Director of Data Compliance
llofton@icanschools.org


Lauren Sterle
Director of Marketing & Communications
lsterle@icanschools.org





Watdell Bradford III
Employee Compliance Manager
wbradford@icanschools.org

Iris Pietri
Compliance Coordinator
ipietri@icanschools.org





Gregory George
Facilities Director
ggeorge@icanschools.org

Transportation Team
icantransportation@icanschools.org

 





 

Academics

Heather Stevens
Executive Director of School Accountability
hstevens@icanschools.org

Sarah O'Bryan
Associate Director of School Accountability
sobryan@icanschools.org




Erin Lichota
Director of Special Education
elichota@icanschools.org

Marci Alegant
Director of Fine Arts
malegant@icanschools.org

Kenan Bishop
Executive Director of Akron and Canton Schools
kbishop@icanschools.org

Justin Shullick
Network Athletic Director
jshullick@icanschools.org

Belinda Stephens
Director of School Oversight
bstephens@icanschools.org

Jennifer Turski
Network Resident Educator Mentor
jturski@icanschools.org

Jennifer Sullivan
Network Resident Educator Mentor
jsullivan@icanschools.org





 

Admissions & Enrollment

Sonia Rice
Admissions Director
srice@icanschools.org

Jabari Dorsey
Associate Admissions Director
jdorsey@icanschools.org

Jelani Dorsey
Admissions Coordinator (Cleveland)
jelanidor@icanschools.org


Daniel Luttrull
Admissions Coordinator (Canton)
dluttrull@icanschools.org

Talent Recruitment

Adrienne Lombardi
Director of Talent Recruitment
alombardi@icanschools.org

Robert Denson
Recruitment Associate
rdenson@icanschools.org

Shakia Perry
Recruitment Associate
sperry@icanschools.org