Professors

Amy Parrish

VP MARKETING (ACTING)

Amy brings a diverse 30+ year career in public relations, marketing, technology and journalism to the team. In her current role at UCEazy, Parrish leads the strategy and creative solutions for integrated marketing campaigns for UCEazy.

Karen Rowe

DIRECTOR OF COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROGRAM

Karen has 20+ years of college admissions counseling experience and expertise with both public schools and rigorous private schools students. As an External Reader for UC Admissions for several years, Karen understands what top tier colleges seek. She also serves as UCEazy’s Director of the College Admissions Program.

Shari Schussel

VP of Programs

As UCEazy’s Director of Programs, Shari is responsible for building and leading programs that meet the needs of UCEazy families. Her experience as a high school counselor and UC Berkeley Reader ensures that all programs are evolving to stay ahead of the curve to provide families with access to the highest quality Academy experience.

Dennis Yan

VP Student Success

Having immigrated from China with degrees from Purdue and USC, Dennis understands the goals first-hand of UCEazy families. Dennis has served in admissions at both Purdue and UC Berkeley. In Dennis’ current role as VP of Student Success, he supports families by successfully connecting them into the best UCEazy Programs for them.

Vaitheesh Kolady

COO

Vaitheesh (VK) is a first-generation immigrant and co-founder of UCEazy. After helping navigate his own children through high school and into prestigious universities, he left his successful career in Silicon Valley as a software development executive to help others by developing high-quality college admissions solutions.

Vinnie Gupta

President

Vinnie is a first-generation immigrant and co-founder of UCEazy. He is passionate about helping immigrant families achieve their American dream through high-quality college education for their children. Vinnie’s first-hand knowledge and experience in the college admissions process make him an in demand speaker.

Sudeshna Majumdar

Director of Career Services and Partnerships

Sudeshna has advised 5,000+ students about career paths and employability on both the East and West Coasts. She has worked in the career and internship offices at 4 universities including a STEM based private college and a small liberal arts college. Sudeshna currently serves as UCEazy’s Career, Major and Activities Specialist.

Jennifer Brookover

Director of Essay Writing Program

Jen has 12+ years as a college counselor and AP English teacher in Philadelphia and California. Her proficiency in English provides her students an advantage as they draft college essays. As UCEazy’s Director of College Essay Writing Program, Jen oversees one of the most essential pieces of college applications.