Collin Earnst

Chief Executive Officer

For nearly twenty years, Collin’s work in the field of education has been driven by a deep commitment to help every student achieve academic growth regardless of their abilities, background or circumstances. He joined LearnWell in 2019 as CEO to help the company continue its growth and expansion in support of the LearnWell mission.

Collin joined LearnWell after serving for seven years at Lexia Learning (Rosetta Stone) as Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, where he helped scale the business from 1M to 3.5M students and quadrupled the company’s revenue. Prior to Lexia, Collin served as Corporate Vice President at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and was a strategic consultant to major education companies including Pearson Education, Zaner-Bloser and Global Partnership Schools, as well as national nonprofit tutoring company BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life).

A graduate of Boston College, Collin currently lives in the Boston area with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys attending his children’s music performances, and he serves as Chair of the Boyden Public Library Board of Trustees.

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Kathleen Egger

Vice President of Teaching Operations

In 2004, Kathleen joined the company to help build up the organization’s growing human resources and hospital teaching operations. She came with a strong background in HR, and with healthcare experience gained while working at Boston’s Children’s Hospital. Since then, she has taken on oversight of all corporate and regional operations at LearnWell. Today, she has a mandate to build the country’s best customized education services programs for behavioral and medical hospital partners.

Kathleen holds a BA and an MA from Salve Regina University, and is currently working towards her PhD. In addition to her work at LearnWell, Kathleen has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern University, Newbury College and Cape Cod Community College.

She currently lives with her family in Southeastern Mass. During her free time she can be found volunteering at her children’s sporting events or watching them swim and play tennis. She is also an avid sailor and loves racing her sailboat with family and friends.

Elizabeth Sedlak

Vice President of Business Development

Elizabeth joined the company in 2008 and has worked tirelessly ever since to help the organization grow. Over the years she has gained significant experience managing both acquisitions and organic growth, but it is her passion for developing strong partner relationships that sets her apart as a seasoned growth-focused executive.

Elizabeth loves working in education. As a member of the education community she has learned the value of candor, resourcefulness, and adaptability. She loves to learn, teach, and problem solve. Moreover, she has a passion for helping others to problem solve by reinforcing optimism and divergent thinking.

In her free time she serves on the board for the Ellen M. Gifford Cat Shelter, travels, facilitates a ladies’ activity group, and enjoys exercising and crafting. May 2017, Elizabeth completed her Masters in Liberal Arts in Management from Harvard University Extension School.


Lisa Swift


Lisa joined the company in 2018 with extensive experience serving as a financial executive in a high growth professional services company; she is comfortable managing and meeting the needs of an evolving company.

Lisa holds a BA from Bridgewater State University and AS from Fisher College and believes life experience combined with formal education are key to meeting company, Client and partner needs.

She resides in Southeastern MA and most of her free time is spent with family on sport athletic fields or ice arenas; additional interests include gardening, exercising, enjoying her pets and supporting Boston sports teams.

Chelsea Riccio

Regional Director, New England & Western US

Chelsea joined the company in 2010, teaching in both medical hospitals and behavioral health programs before she was invited to take on a leadership role in 2012. Over the past five years she has progressively earned greater experience, respect and responsibility. She has traveled across the country, working in teaching operations across eight states to build outstanding programs rooted in our core values.

Her abilities range from business development to launching educational programs and cultivating strong client relationships. She is also experienced in operations management, from budgeting to managing staff and executing the Topgrading methodology of hiring best practices.

Chelsea graduated from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA in 2007. With a passion for travel, culture and exploration Chelsea enjoys traveling in addition to rooting for her favorite Boston sports teams.

Maurice Williams

Regional Director, Mid-Atlantic

Maurice joined the company in July 2018, bringing over 25 years of experience in education and human services. In his previous endeavors he has been a Program Director, Manager and Coordinator in the Philadelphia School District. Most recently he was a Regional Director overseeing multiple programs under the Alternative Education division. He loves his work in education and thrives on the motto “It’s not about me.”

In addition to his work in education, Maurice has an extensive background in sports, both as a coach and as a player on the HS, collegiate and professional levels. This experience has helped him to develop strong skills in building collaborative partnerships that work towards a common goal.

Maurice resides in Townsend, Delaware with his wife and son.  In their spare time they love to travel and entertain family and friends. He loves music, especially Smooth Jazz, and is involved in various youth organizations in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

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