Meet the Team

Brent W.
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BA,University of North Carolina

Brent has more than fifteen years of experience crafting high-impact strategy; designing, evaluating, and scaling transformational learning; developing talent; and implementing systems to solve complex operational challenges.

Most recently, Brent served as Vice President of Program Operations at Rustic Pathways where he led the operational vertical responsible for the design and delivery of study abroad experiences, impacting more than fifty thousand students. Prior to joining Rustic Pathways, Brent was the Director of Teaching and Learning at Teach For America – Baltimore. Brent currently serves as an Academic Advisor at the Johns Hopkins University Graduate School of Education.


Brent earned a BS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MA from Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife and daughter. Brent is an avid traveler who has worked, lived, and traveled in sixty-seven countries.  

Interested in joining our team as a chief of staff?