The Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Rob is Empowered Education’s (EE) Chief Executive Officer. He is dedicated to working with the EE team to transform lives by changing the approach to healthcare through a focus on wellness and sustainable habit change.
Throughout his career, Rob has worked in businesses that that have made a difference in people’s lives. Most recently, as CEO Rob and his team transformed a leading online college, career school and high school educating 75,000 under-served students. His prior work history includes leading several other well-known consumer businesses.
Rob serves as an advisor to entrepreneurs and boards in education, youth development, wellness, and technology fields. He lives in San Francisco and enjoys spending time with his family, running, biking, and traveling, as well as reading historical fiction.
Prior to studying to be a Health Coach, Rob earned his MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School and his BA from Franklin & Marshall College.
President & Co-Founder
Michael DiMaio is the President of Empowered Education. Michael is an entrepreneur and founding partner for several industry leading companies including Trilogy Education Services, EmpoweredEdu.org, Vital Digital Group, Forensiq, and Zeta Global. Michael is committed to leveraging his expertise in consumer behavior, technology, and data-driven marketing to promote systematic change in the areas of education and health.
Prior to co-founding Trilogy Education Services, Empowered Education, and Vital Digital, Michael co-founded Spire Vision, a leading online marketing agency in 2004, and served as CEO until the company was acquired by CAIVIS Acquisition Corp in 2009, now called Zeta Global. Michael served as President of Zeta Global, leading the company to 300% revenue growth from 2009-2012 and helped lead the company through a $70 million round of financing. Michael co-founded Tranzact Media, an online marketing platform, in 2001 which was acquired in 2007. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science. from Boston College.
Executive Chairman & Co-Founder
As the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Empowered Education, Eric Neuner is committed to changing the way we approach healthcare and education. To address rapidly increasing chronic illness and mental health issues, he…
Co-Founder, Health Coach Institute
Carey Peters is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) and a Co-Founder of Empowered Education.…
Co-Founder, Health Coach Institute
Stacey Morgenstern is a Board Certified Health Coach, Master NLP Practitioner, international public speaker, and Co-Founder of Empowered Education.…
Founder & CEO, Functional Nutrition Alliance
Andrea Nakayama is the Chief Executive Officer of the Functional Nutrition Alliance, LLC. Andrea is an internationally known Functional Medicine Nutritionist, educator, and speaker who is leading a movement to transform…
Lead Instructor, Business and Mindset
Bill Baren is the Chief Executive Officer of The Big Shift LLC and the Chief Product Officer of Empowered Education. Bill is a world-renowned business coach, educator, and a serial entrepreneur. He has started and grown…
The Leadership Team
Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Christine Jax is the Chief Academic Officer of Empowered Education. Christine has worked in education for almost 40 years. She started her career as an early childhood educator and…
SVP of Enrollment and Service
As the Vice President of Enrollment, Josh heads up the day-to-day operations of the sales department across all Empowered Education brands. Josh has over 15 years of experience in sales leadership roles in higher education…
Vice President of Human Resources
Libby has been part of Empowered Education since she joined the sales team in October of 2015. She then had the opportunity to be the first person in the Human Resources Department, where she serves as a “culture…
Chief Legal & Corporate Development Officer
In his roles as General Counsel and VP of Corporate Development, and as part of the senior executive team at Empowered Education, Nick is responsible for legal, corporate governance, compliance, and risk, along with the…
Vice President of Marketing
Throughout her marketing career, Clare has kept a consistent focus on results, revenue, and marketing ROI. She has gained experience in all aspects of traditional and digital marketing, but no matter the industry or…
Vice President of Data & Analytics
Hi, my name is Vimal (rhyme’s with Jimmy Kimmel’s last name). I live in New York City with my wife Ellen (a functional psychiatrist) and my 3 year old daughter Jaya (our overlord). I’m passionate about…