Hobsons’ executive team brings together a group of innovative leaders with decades of experience in the K-12 and higher education industry. Our executives are committed to improving the education experience for students, families, and institutions around the world.

Craig Heldman

Chief Executive Officer

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Craig Heldman is responsible for all facets of the day-to-day operations and strategic planning at Hobsons. Since 1995, Craig has directed the restructuring and expansion of the sales organization, overseen the expansion of Hobsons’...

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Jeremy Cooper

Chief Sales Officer

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Jeremy Cooper is responsible for Hobsons’ global revenue and corporate marketing. His collaborative approach to leadership focuses on building lasting relationships with clients because, as he puts it, they have all the answers. ...

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David Harrington

Managing Director, Asia-Pacific and Australia

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David Harrington is the managing director of the Asia-Pacific and Australia division of Hobsons based in Melbourne, Australia. He began his career in Hobsons’ London office as a fresh-faced graduate in the...

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Kathy Ovens

Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness

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Kathy Ovens is vice president of organizational effectiveness for Hobsons’ global business. She is directly responsible for all HR and corporate services functions in the US, with strategic global responsibility for talent management...

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Stephen Smith

President, Advising & Admissions Solutions

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As president of Hobsons’ Advising & Admissions division, Stephen Smith drives his team to consider the impact they are having on the world around them. Steve joined Hobsons in 2007 through the acquisition of...

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Bobby Wilson

Chief Financial Officer

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As the newest member of our executive team, Bobby joined Hobsons in July 2012 as CFO/COO, and is based in Cincinnati.  Bobby is charged with ensuring that the Hobsons executive team has the...

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Mohan Rao

Chief Technology Officer

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As Chief Technology Officer, Mohan Rao is responsible for product development and technology operations of Hobsons’ global business. With a deep focus on bringing creative minds together, his collaborative approach to leadership is...

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