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Higher education deserves a better enrollment growth partner.

While increased competition, complexity, and financial pressures have left many institutions fighting to survive, Helix Education is helping colleges and universities across the nation thrive – maximizing enrollment growth through data-driven services and technologies across the post-traditional student lifecycle.

What Makes Helix Different


  • Enterprise Growth Approach

  • Technology That Provides Intelligence

  • In-House Marketing Agency

  • Culture of Coaching

Our Leadership

  • Matthew Schnittman

    President & CEO

    Matthew has an extensive background in education technology where he has worked with some of the most forward-thinking college and university leaders to develop and implement game changing solutions, including large online learning programs and student data management systems.

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  • Kari Kovar

    Chief Operating Officer

    Kari brings more than 20 years of higher education experience to her role as Chief Operating Officer at Helix Education. Kari began her career as a Principal Consultant at Stamats, where she guided traditional institutions through strategic planning, brand management, and enrollment marketing.

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  • Cherron Hoppes, Ed.D.

    Chief Academic Officer and Vice President

    Cherron is a veteran higher education professional with expertise in academic administration, including learning outcomes assessment and curriculum design. She is also well versed in enrollment management, adult education, and technology to support student services.

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  • Adam Levy

    Chief Financial Officer

    Adam has almost 20 years of finance, strategy and operational experience including senior leadership roles in the education, luxury travel, software and investment management industries.

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  • Matt McKillen

    VP, Product Management

    Matt brings more than a decade of EdTech leadership experience to his product management responsibilities at Helix, from managing high-stakes software implementations to leading global product launches.

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  • Chris Hatton

    VP, Software Engineering and Chief Architect

    Chris brings more than 15 years of higher education software development experience to Helix as an engineer, architect, and product lead.

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  • John E. Vice II

    VP, IT Operations and Chief Security Officer

    John brings more than 20 years of education technology experience to Helix with a focus on application hosting, IT security and corporate productivity disciplines.

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