Department: Executive Leadership

Matthew Pietrafetta

Matthew Pietrafetta founded Academic Approach in 2001 and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Since 2001, Matthew has supervised the organization’s instructional services, curriculum,…

Varun Aggarwal

Varun Aggarwal currently serves as the Vice President of Operations. In this role, Varun leads operations and manages marketing efforts for the organization. Prior to…

Brad Kessler

Bradley Kessler serves as Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel. In this role, Bradley participates as an executive leader for Academic Approach and directly supports…

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