Management and Sales

 

Gina FaulkGina Faulk - General Manager

Gina has 18 years of experience in publishing: both print and online. As General Manager for EdGate Correlation Services, she focuses on business development, maintaining and growing an excellent team, and offering the highest level of technology and customer service. Prior to working at EdGate, Gina held the position of Business Partner Manager at Learning.com, managing several state adoptions, and forming partnerships with resellers, third party online content publishers, and LMS companies. Prior to working at Learning.com, Gina spent over ten years at Macmillan Publishing Solutions and at Interactive Composition Corporation as their U.S. Sales Director. During her tenure at Macmillan and ICC she formed key partnerships in many publishing sectors, including Higher Education, K-12, Professional, Trade, Legal, and Financial and Government. She was also the primary sales liaison between the U.S. office and several India-based Macmillan subsidiaries. Gina spends her free time with her husband and chasing after their three young children.

 

Tracy OlstadTracy Olstad – Account Representative

With over 20 years of combined experience in sales and customer service management, Tracy brings a broad range of skills to the EdGate team, most important of which is her commitment to high quality service and meeting clients needs.  During her years of service, she was recognized for her devotion and ability to create solid relationships with her customers.  In her role as an Administrative Services Coordinator, she won the Team Excellence Award for her contribution and support of the National Sales team and her leadership of three customer service branches.  In her spare time, Tracy enjoys the outdoors and spending quality time with her family.

 

Larry JohnsonLarry Johnson - Client Relationship Manager

Larry Johnson has been with EdGate since 2004.  Larry's extensive science background gives him very broad expertise to serve the needs of his clients.  His management style is very friendly and attentive to detail.  His experiences include 30 years of curriculum development and teaching in all science areas to junior and senior high students, and 24 years managing the science departments at several schools. Larry also taught geology at the college level for 22 years. He has earned several science awards throughout his teaching career.  Larry has a BS in Geology with Chemistry minor, a BA in Education, and a MA in Education and Technology. He enjoys spending time with his family, loves nature and outdoor activities.

 

Sandra SchugrenSandra Schugren – EdGate Ad Hoc Advisor

With 30 years of experience in management positions, Schugren has worked in both the public and private sector. She has overseen the administration of several urban public libraries, served as Director of Technology in a large school district and worked as a consultant to plan and develop information systems for a number of businesses. As a founding member of EdGate in 1997, she has served as Vice-President of Product Development and most recently as General Manager for EdGate Correlation Services. As GM for EdGate Correlation Services, she focused on excellence in staffing, technical systems and customer service. Sandra’s interests include travel, yoga and equestrian sports.