Board and Executive Team

Our Team

The Academic Assembly team is uniquely qualified to assist your institution. Our team includes former institutional officers – including university presidents, chief financial officers, senior international officers, and alumni development officers. In addition, we have internal legal expertise focused on education regulation and compliance, global business operations, global payments and risk management. Operational expertise in school, college and university leadership, international student recruiting, institutional marketing, and strategic planning round out our portfolio.

Board of Directors

Mitch Leventhal, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board

Anthony Knerr, Ph.D.
Director and Chief Executive Officer

Gretchen Dobson, Ed.D.
Director and President, Global Alumni Relations
Managing Director Australia

Robert Fried
Director

Brian Whalen
Director

Executive Team

Gretchen Dobson, Ed.D.
Director and President, Global Alumni Relations
Managing Director Australia

Graham N. Arad
General Counsel

Advisory Board

Advisory Partners

Advisory Partners work with Academic Assembly on projects where their specific expertise should be brought to bear. Advisory partners are distinguished expert practitioners in their respective fields. Services provided by advisory partners range from presidential and provostal mentorship and institutional strategy, to global risk management, quality assurance, program evaluation, and business operations.

More about our Advisory Partners.