Meet our Leadership Team

Cyanna’s organization is built on experience.

Cyanna Education Services was founded in 2008 with the goal of uniting compliance and technology for the education sector, and today supports institutions of higher education, postsecondary schools and corporations to achieve their goals. From online education, instructional media and technology, to state licensure, accreditation and operational consulting-- Cyanna provides an array of education services to clients around the globe. Cyanna’s online education platform, EDlumina, equips schools with the ability to provide a high-quality education experience from enrollment to graduation.

Mission Vision and Values

Our mission is to empower learners, education providers, and training organizations through ethical advising, innovative technology, and forward-thinking academic solutions to achieve our collective goals.

Our Vision

To advance the power of education around the world.

Our Values

  • Communication: We are transparent with each other and with clients. We listen, ask questions, and provide feedback with honesty, integrity, and respect.
  • Family: We work together to overcome challenges. More importantly, we laugh together, we encourage each other, and we celebrate our wins together.
  • Partnership: We value partnerships over projects and consistently deliver to our clients. Together we drive toward our goals, tackling obstacles to exceed expectations.
  • Collaboration: No matter our location or role, we are one team. We collaborate with kindness and authenticity to achieve success.

Meet the team

Beyond the unique nature of services we offer in the education sector, our background, experiences, and relationships set us apart from other firms.

We have been involved in the education process on both sides. We know what it is like to be in your shoes. We understand that during the process, all of the other day-to-day work does not simply disappear.

Chris Eckels

Founder, CEO

Jeremy Snepar

President & COO

Jen Lamkin

Vice President of Licensing & Accreditation

David Stump

Chief Technology Officer

Nate Jones

Chief Financial Officer

Danny Ortiz

Global Director of Business Development

Jeff Rees

Director of XR

Dr. Kyle Konold

Director of K12 Education & Compliance

Manny Ganeriwala

Product Manager

Samantha Bauer

Implementation and Support Manager

Aaron Bardelang

Client Support Specialist

Shelby Wise

Director of Curriculum Development

Eric Wise

VP of Curriculum & Instruction

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