Today we are sharing the other four directors of IVA and what they are responsible for:
Heather Baker, Cheshire, UK – Director of Student Teacher Mentoring
Heather is a great communicator and organizer. These qualities make her perfect for the role of Director of Student Teacher Mentoring. Heather has spent the last 10 years organizing local events in the UK and aiding teachers to develop their skills. She hopes to pass on some of the things she has learned to all the teachers around the world. She is supportive, organized and hard working – a great asset to our team.
Tom Bathgate, Edinburgh, UK – Chief Financial Officer & Director of Marketing, Conference and Workshops
Tom is the Director of Marketing, Conference and Workshops for IVA, ensuring that our marketing, communications, and social media strategies and implementation. As Director of Conference and Workshops, Tom is jointly responsible for the program of workshops and events that take place around the world, including IVACON.
On the other side of his role as Chief Financial Officer, Tom is responsible for the financial management and planning for IVA. Working with the Board’s approval and with our CPA, he is responsible for setting budgets, finances for events and ensuring that IVA is financially transparent.
Having worked for a non-profit in the UK for 10 years, running his own IT consultancy business and a singing studio, Tom is well qualified for his roles and takes great pride in his work.
Andreas Grussl, Graz, Austria – Vice President, Director of Legal Affairs and Assisant to the CEO
Voice instructor, vocal producer and lawyer, Andreas Grussl runs a very successful voice studio in his hometown of Graz, the second biggest city in Austria. He trains singers from all over Austria and Europe in person and over the Internet. Andreas is known for high-quality vocal instruction and effective help to singers of all genres and levels.
As IVA’s Vice President and Director of Legal Affairs, Andreas will support CEO Jeffrey Skouson in managing the daily operations and will overlook the corporation’s legal affairs.
Corey Wardle – Chief Operations Officer, Director of Conference and Workshops
Corey is the Chief Operations Officer for all of our teachers, as well as Director of Conference and Workshops for IVA. She is very concerned about the teachers and is quick to respond to any of their concerns. Corey is well qualified for these positions and will always find an answer for any teacher’s question. Her work ethic is what allows these two jobs to be handled efficiently within IVA.
Join us tomorrow for the three days of IVA where we will introduce you to the 3 educational philosophies behind IVA’s education.