Dr. John E. Neal, President
For more than 25 years, John has led in the development of educational content for adult learners through campus-based programs, online delivery, and satellite campuses throughout the US, Europe, and the Pacific Rim.
John currently serves as Vice President of New Program Strategy at 2U Grad (a division of 2U, Inc), and has served a number of highly entrepreneurial private colleges in a variety of roles, including Dean at Webster University, Northcentral University and President of Ottawa University, Maryville University, and Kaplan University's home campus. Prior to his founding of JenEd Consulting, John served as President of Capital Education, where he assisted colleges and universities in the strategic planning and development of virtual learning environments. In this role, he facilitated program planning, design, market analysis and modeling, the selection of learning platforms, course design, and the integration of effective online pedagogies.
John is the co-author of Measuring Up: The Promises and Pitfalls of Performance Indicators in Higher Education and has published and spoken internationally on issues related to quality assessment and accountability. He is a graduate of Welch College (B.S., Church Music and Biblical Studies double major), Middle Tennessee State University (M.A., Music Education), and George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration).
Stacey Garrett Koju - Senior Associate, Legal and Regulatory
Stacey Garrett Koju brings over 20 years of experience in higher education, healthcare, and government affairs to her work at JenEd Consulting. As a former vice president for online programs, Stacey combines extensive legal expertise with a practical understanding of the contractual and regulatory challenges facing colleges and universities operating in the online space.
Stacey is a founding member of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC, and represents several higher education institutions. She also served as Vice President for Online at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee and was Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. of Memphis.
A graduate of Duke University (B.A.), Stacey received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School and is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association.
Virginia Rice - Senior Associate, User Experience
Ginny specializes in strategy, user experience and design for education and public information. Her experience spans industries, content and applications with clients that include the Virginia Community College System Junior Achievement, K12 Inc., the National Library of Medicine, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Time-Life for Children, and the Smithsonian Institution. She is also an entrepreneur—having helped launch three successful businesses—and uses this knowledge to work with new initiatives and growing organizations.
By understanding the audience and identifying the keys to engaging them, she has consistently delivered measurably successful products, services and experiences. She is experienced in working with experts in complex subject matter to develop programs that appeal to multiple audiences with varying levels of competence.
Ginny is a graduate of Brown University and the Culinary Institute of America. She studied Educational Technology at the University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Rob Sapp - Senior Associate, Learning Technology and Analytics
As a pioneer in eLearning, digital media, learning analytics and information technology for over 25 years, Rob has been an innovator in the design, development, deployment, and evaluation of online instructional content, learning management systems, virtual campuses, and assessment for secondary and higher education.
Rob has a proven record as a nexus between executive, technical, academic, and administrative professionals, and has held senior and executive positions at The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland University College, Laureate Education, and K12, Inc. Rob currently serves as Founding Dean of the School of Technology at Northcentral University.
Rob is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (B.A, English; M.A., Instructional Design), The Johns Hopkins University (M.S., Educational Technology), and the University of Pennsylvania (Ed.D., Higher Education Administration).