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The leadership team includes the original founders of the company as well as key staff members. In addition to the leadership team, the company has a team of regional directors as well as support staff that have all been essential in making the CLT what it is today.

Jeremy Tate

Jeremy Tate
President, Co-Founder

Jeremy, a graduate of Louisiana State University and Reformed Theological Seminary, is a former teacher, test prep consultant, and college counselor. An enthusiast for art history, classical literature, philosophy, and theology, Tate believes the CLT', with its rich focus on the humanities, has the potential to renew the landscape of education in America.

David Wagner

David Wagner
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Dave, a graduate of the University of Maryland, brings a diverse business background and considers himself a lay educator within his family and parish. He has spent his career as a General Manager of business units with responsibility for operations, finances, and growth. Dave joined CLI to influence the education of his six children ranging in age from two to eleven years old.

Conor McManus

Conor McManus
Chief Technology Officer

Conor is an education technology professional with over 15 years of experience as a software developer and project manager. He recently worked for Connections Academy, one of the nation’s largest online curriculum providers and resides in the Annapolis area with his wife and two children.

Noah Tyler

Noah Tyler
Director of Development

Noah recently joined the team to increase awareness and adoption of the CLT. He visits colleges and universities, sharing the many advantages of this new alternative standardized test with provosts and admissions departments. Before working to reshape the test landscape, Noah was intimately familiar with its inner workings due to his experience at a leading standardized testing firm.

Board of Academic Advisors

       President - Mr. Keith Nix - Head of School at Veritas School in Richmond, Virginia 

Public Intellectuals 

Founders/Heads of School

College Administrators 

Speakers/National Leaders in Education Renewal 

College Counselors 

Board of Directors

  • David Wagner
  • Jeremy Tate
  • Pat Fonner
  • Timothy Van Den Broeck
  • Doug Banbury
  • David Goodwin