Our Team


  • Darwin Abella

    Darwin Abella

    VP of IT, Noodle

    I am a creative problem-solver with a strong interest in new technologies and approaches that are both customer and business focused.

  • Rob Aronson

    Rob Aronson

    Executive Director of Partnerships, Noodle

    Rob has been building successful partnerships within the student & education market his entire career. His passion for the marketplace & deep relationships have helped companies such as Student Advantage, TheU.com, Monster, CollegeClickTV and MyYearbook.com establish positions of brand dominance. Rob brings publisher partners and both educational & brand marketers into the Noodle network.

  • Juan Becerra

    Juan Becerra

    Regional Sales Manager, Noodle

    Juan has a globally diverse career, developed over the last 14 years in companies like AOL in Germany, and Microsoft Advertising for LATAM in Argentina, among others. He has a BA in Marketing and an MBA in Strategic Management, and he joined the sales team at Noodle with an aim to generate long lasting business relationships. Among his passions are to compete in Ironman Triathlons, learn how to cook for his wife and enjoy his new city, having moved to New York from his native Buenos Aires in 2013.

  • Michele Bianculli

    Michele Bianculli

    Operations and Account Manager, Noodle Partners

    When not in the office, Michele spends a lot of time playing sports (softball, volleyball, and running) and cooking. She organizes events, wrangles humans and prefers dogs to most other things.

    Graduate of Paul D. Schreiber HS and NYU

  • Julie Butensky

    Julie Butensky

    Business Development Manager, Noodle

    Prior to Noodle, Julie worked in both private equity and asset management, with roles in investments and business development. Her passion for early stage companies and education reform led her to Noodle where she manages content partnerships. Julie graduated from Emory with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

  • Rivkah Carl

    Rivkah Carl

    Data Analyst, Noodle

    Rivkah found her dream job at Noodle, combining education with mathematical and data analysis. After graduating from Barnard College and CUNY, Rivkah spent two years educating youth in the US and Germany.

  • Suzi Cho

    Suzi Cho

    Client Services Manager, Noodle

    Suzi partners with clients to help them achieve their short- and long-term goals. Prior to joining Noodle, she was a researcher and advisor at a higher education consulting firm. While completing her B.A. in economics and international studies at Boston College, Suzi interned at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and IDC consulting in Beijing, using her knowledge of Mandarin in market research. She likes all things related to Boston and enjoys crocheting -- she has yet to master anything beyond a scarf.

  • Alister Doyle

    Alister Doyle

    All Things Marketing, Noodle

    Originally from Ireland, Alister recently moved to New York having graduated with degrees in Finance and International Management from Dublin City University and Northeastern University. For his sins, he previously worked as a Financial Risk Analyst in a bank before moving into Digital Advertising, and now works as a Marketing Intern with Noodle. Follow him on Twitter: @alisterdotdoyle

  • Dan Edmonds

    Dan Edmonds

    VP: Research and Development, Noodle

    Dan Edmonds has been working in the world of Admissions Counselling and Test Preparation for nearly two decades. He has worked with thousands of students, trained hundreds of teachers and tutors, and had leadership roles in two major test prep companies. His articles have appeared in Time, Forbes, and The Huffington Post. He currently works in Research and Development for Noodle and continues tutoring a handful of students in the New York City area. Twitter: @edmonds_dan.

  • David Fusilier

    David Fusilier

    User experience designer and front-end developer, Noodle

    Graduate of Parsons The New School for Design.

  • Abby Garcia

    Abby Garcia

    Digital Marketing Coordinator, Noodle

    NYU Graduate. Foodie. NYC Historian.

  • Michael Grossman

    Michael Grossman

    Regional Sales Manager, Noodle

    Michael is a seasoned seller who builds lasting relationships through trust, commitment and satisfying his client's needs. When he isn't glued to the TV watching the Knicks, he enjoys spending time with his wife & son, playing sports, traveling and trying new restaurants in NYC.

    Graduate of: Poly Prep Country Day School '91 Muhlenberg College ‘95

  • Molly Hensley

    Molly Hensley

    Designer, Noodle

    Molly Hensley has a background in Communication Design and Illustration from the University of North Texas. She has currently relocated to Brooklyn and is enjoying all of the doughnuts and bagels around the city.

  • Catherine Holland

    Catherine Holland

    User Experience Champion, Noodle

    Catherine has raised two kids in New York City, helping them navigate the K-12 public school and college admissions processes. She's spent her professional career in education, working for non-profits, community organizations, and private companies. She's fascinated by the Civil War, the French language, and typographical tattoos.

    Catherine attended T.C Williams High School, University of Virginia, and University of Pennsylvania.

  • Kim Hoyt

    Kim Hoyt

    Director of Major Accounts, Noodle

    Kim is based in Gulf Shores, Alabama and focuses on Major Brand Advertising. She joined Noodle from 2U where she held multiple roles in senior management, most recently as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of @WashULaw (an online Master’s in Law program offered at Washington University in St. Louis). Before 2U, Kim spent 11 years at The Princeton Review. She is a proud graduate of Great Plain Elementary, Schaghticoke Middle School, New Milford High School, and University of Colorado Boulder.

  • Justin nicodemus Intal

    Justin Nicodemus Intal

    Business Development Associate, Noodle

    Justin’s passion for empowering others through various channels brought him to Noodle. Formerly, he operated in a variety of roles, from building partnerships for startups based in Los Angeles and San Francisco to anatomizing efficacious data for Pearson Education. He cofounded USC Alpha Chapter, a SAT-prep non-profit, and is an ambassador for The World is Just a Book Away, a non-profit devoted to the development of libraries in rural areas throughout Mexico and Indonesia.

  • John Katzman

    John Katzman

    Founder & CEO of Noodle

    John has founded and run three education companies: The Princeton Review, 2U, and now Noodle; in each, he's brought together incredible people and helped them create transformative services and compelling cultures. He sits on the Boards of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the National Association of Independent Schools, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

  • Miles Keenlyside

    Miles Keenlyside

    Assistant Editor, Noodle

    Miles graduated from Georgia State University with a BA in Journalism. Before joining the team at Noodle, Miles worked as an editor for student media at Georgia Perimeter College and Georgia State University. His passions include bicycling and graphic novels. Follow him on Instagram @mileskeenlyside.

  • Inna Kim

    Inna Kim

    Product Manager, Noodle

    I moved to New York after studying mathematics in southern California because, why not? I like to work with data and write Python programs. Oh and I also like Brooklyn, playing piano, running and taking long walks.

  • Christine Larusso

    Christine Larusso

    Community Editor, Noodle

    Christine holds a BA from Fordham and an MFA from NYU, where she studied creative writing (specifically, poetry) thanks to the generous funding of a Starworks Fellowship. She's worked in editorial and publishing roles at Washington Square Review and Guernica Magazine, and before coming to Noodle, was working as a a private tutor, copywriter, and publishing consultant.

  • Caitlin Levys

    Caitlin Levys

    Marketing Coordinator, Noodle

    Originally from CT, but drawn to Elon University to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. I decided to leave finance and indulge my creative side with a French home decor company where I was able to help build their US platform. I am very excited to now call Noodle home as we aim to provide students with the best possible educational resource.

    In addition to being an animal lover, I enjoy traveling all over the world, Pilates, Pac-man and going for long, often unnecessary drives in my "actual size" Mini Cooper.

    Graduate of: Whitby School, Greenwich Academy '04, Elon University '08

  • Orly Michaeli

    Orly Michaeli

    Assistant Editor, Noodle

    Originally from Guatemala, Orly earned her BA in Creative Writing at Columbia University. She has been interested in education since she became a counselor for her youth group at age 15 and has interned at museums, educational editorials, and Columbia’s admissions office. Orly enjoys dancing (and eating) salsa.

  • Aryeh Morris

    Aryeh Morris

    Business Analyst & Controller

    Aryeh works on everything from business analytics and partnerships to accounting. A veteran of both finance and operating environments, Aryeh’s most satisfying pre-Noodle role involved six years at The Community Development Trust, a REIT, where he had progressively more responsibility both in business plan development and both business analytics and investor reporting. Aryeh is also a long-suffering Mets fan.

  • Sehreen Noorali

    Sehreen Noorali

    Director of Partnerships/Business Development, Noodle

    I'm all about building communities and partnerships; advising on 21st century skills; learning how to be a new mom; and plotting my next int'l adventure.

    McLean High School '99; Brown University '03; Harvard Graduate School of Education '06.

  • Marcy Petroccione

    Marcy Petroccione

    Web Developer, Noodle

    Marcy has worked as a web developer since 2007, starting at a small financial firm before joining Noodle. She enjoys debugging any software problem, writing clean, concise code, and learning from brilliant minds. In her free time she enjoys running, climbing, swimming, and eating!

  • Josue Pimentel

    Josue Pimentel

    Software Engineer, Noodle

    Josue started his career as a software developer in 2008 and since that he's been in love with the idea of writting good software. When he's not coding, Josue enjoys gaming and playing basketball.

  • Isaac Sherrill

    Isaac Sherrill

    Technology Intern, Noodle

    Ever since Isaac's artist mother asked him to build a website to showcase her work, he has been fascinated by the process of building software. The power of writing code and immediately seeing results on screen motivated him to get involved in other projects and eventually to study Computer Science at Northeastern University.

  • Charles Wang

    Charles Wang

    Data Scientist

    I'm a professional nerd with a deep and abiding interest in lifelong learning and human flourishing. I like social science, martial arts, video games, the Western canon, classical music, heavy metal, and sundry strange things. I'm a sometimes ambivalent alum of the University of Chicago ('11), where I double-majored in economics and political science and where I was heavily steeped in the life of the mind while largely miseducated about the real world.

  • Lea Yan

    Lea Yan

    Data Analyst, Noodle

    Lea loves seeking for solutions to challenging problems and that's what she's happily doing at Noodle. She graduated from Stony Brook University with a master's degree of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. In her spare time, she likes traveling around.

  • Anis Zaman

    Anis Zaman

    Software Developer, Noodle

    Anis joined Noodle in May 2013 after graduating from Bard. Before coming to Noodle he worked as a Software Developer at KAYAK in his sophomore year summer. Anis loves to work with people from various background and learn from others. On his free time Anis enjoys playing tennis, soccer, traveling and meeting people. Oh...by the way, Anis is crazy about Flying.