Our Team

Tony Johnson
President
In 2017, Tony celebrated his 33rd anniversary in the field of international study and internships...
Aden Hayes, Ph.D.
Vice President, Emeritus
Dr. Aden Hayes has worked in Madrid for more than 20 years, first as the resident director of two US...
Kate Moore, Ed. D.
Executive Director
Dr. Kate Moore joined EUSA (our predecessor organization) in 2005, spearheading placements and programs in North America. Prior to that...
Patrick Moran
Executive Director, Finance and Administration
Pat has worked with CIEE since 2007 and joined AIC as Executive Director, Finance & Administration in 2016...
Matt Byrnes
Director, Global Internship Conference and CIEE Conferences
Matt joined AIC in early 2011 to establish our Toronto operations and to manage the Global Internship Conference (GIC)...
Chris McKenzie
Director, Development
Chris joined AIC as the Development Director in 2017. A Michigan native, Chris graduated from Central Michigan University with a...
Jill Escott
Marketing Manager
Jill brings over eight years' experience in marketing, client service and community events. Her last six years were spent at a global firm based out of Boston, where she most recently served as Global Marketing Manager working with teams from all over the world...
Kristina Grimaldi
Program Administrator
Kristina comes to AIC from CIEE’s Study Abroad Registration Department. Before Joining CIEE she wore many hats working for a small non-profit offering leadership training and was previously at the University of California, Irvine as an Analyst...
Kelly Bergin
Global Internship Advisor
Kelly is the Global Internship Advisor for the CIEE Global Internship Programs. She holds a BA from SUNY Binghamton University in English and Linguistics, as well as an MFA in Fiction from Fairleigh Dickinson University...
Stephanie Levy
Director, Berlin
Stephanie joined AIC in 2015 and serves as the AIC Berlin Director. Originally from Tennessee, she has lived and worked...
Robby Block
Program Manager, Berlin
Robby is originally from Louisiana but has lived in Berlin, Germany for 15 years now. Robby began his professional career...
Cynthia Singer Riordan
Director, Boston
Cynthia joined EUSA (our predecessor organization) in 2008. She started her career working in human resources for a consulting firm...
Brooke Beland
Program Manager, Boston
Brooke joined AIC as the Boston Program Manager in 2016. Originally from southeastern Massachusetts, she has called Boston home since...
Mugove Chiwashira
Director, Cape Town
Mugove manages all aspects of AIC interns placed in Cape Town. Mugove holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Cape Town, a certification in compliance management and is a Johannesburg Stock Exchange Compliance Officer...
Rebecca Chow
Director, Hong Kong
Rebecca joined AIC team in 2014. Previously she served as Assistant Lecturer for a renowned University in Hong Kong...
Samantha Cooper
Director, London
Samantha joined AIC in 2016, having previously worked at EUSA (our predecessor organization) where she established the University Relations department...
Naveen Shah
Director, Mumbai
Naveen joined AIC in 2016 to manage our internship programs in Mumbai. She is a resident of Bangalore but...
Sarika Balchandani
Program Manager, Mumbai
Sarika joined AIC in 2017 as Mumbai Program Manager. Originally from Mumbai, she has been working in the education industry for 19 years...
Anna Krishtal
Director, New York City
Anna joined AIC in 2014 as NYC Program Director. Her passion for international experiential education was first sparked while studying...
Juliana Manning
Program Manager, New York City
Julianna Manning joined the AIC in 2015 as NYC Program Manager. Though originally from New York, she has also lived...
Ken Nourse
Director, San Francisco
Ken joined the AIC in October 2014 to manage our internship programs in San Francisco and the Bay Area...
Fallon Wagner
Program Manager, San Francisco
Originally from Minnesota, her passion for international education started with an exchange program to France when she was in 5th...
Romina Lavin
Program Manager, Santiago
Romina joined AIC is 2017. She finds internship placements based on student interests and abilities in Santiago, Chile...
Shannah Teo
Director, Singapore
Shannah joined AIC early 2012 with a focus on program delivery and professional practice internship placements in Singapore...
Rachel Choi
Assistant Manager, Singapore
Rachel joined AIC in 2014 as Assistant Manager for our Singapore internship programs. Prior to her current role, she worked...
Isabella Johnson
Director, Toronto
Isabella has been with the AIC since 2012, first starting as an intern for the Global Internship Conference (GIC)...