Our Leadership


John Saladino

Executive Director

Currently a lecturer in philosophy at Georgetown University, John holds an MPhil from the University of Oxford.  He has taught at university level for over ten years, both in the United Kingdom and in the United States.  While at Oxford, John served as the Waynflete Academic in Philosophy at Magdalen College School, one of the top-performing schools in the United Kingdom and C.S. Lewis’ university home for many years.



Erika Saladino

Operations Director

For over fourteen years, Erika has worked with children in various private and public school systems.  For over twelve years, she has consulted for families, teachers, tutors and headmasters, working in multiple educational sectors in United States and in the United Kingdom.  She teaches education at the graduate level and received her Masters in Teaching in 2013. 


Amanda Whiting

Business Operations Advisor

Amanda Whiting has worked in Business Operations for 15 years. She received her MBA from University of Southern California and her BS from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Pacific Chorale in Orange County California. As a proud Catholic and mother, Amanda is passionate about quality education and its role in helping shape bright, moral, and curious children.

Joshua Beckman

Communications Advisor

Joshua Beckman is experienced as Director of Communications and Marketing and has a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry.  He specializes in Digital Strategy and Event Management.  Joshua has worked with Fortune 100 companies as well as numerous Catholic organizations.  He is a great fan of writers such as Chesterton, Tolkien, and C.S. Lewis, and hopes to use his talents to encourage a new generation of prolific writers and thinkers.