Contributors

Meet the Team

At Come On Out English, we value the diverse skills of our team of contributors. Check them out below!

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Brian Neufuss

Founder and Director, Teacher, Head of Marketing

Hi, I’m Brian! I am the founder and director of Come On Out English, and do everything from teaching to business development.

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Matt Pawlik

Program Director, Teacher, Head Curriculum Creator

Hi, I’m Matt! I have a wide variety of duties from teaching students to developing the curriculum for our courses and lessons.

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Gwen McKee

Director of Design and Technology

Hi, I’m Gwen! I currently work on consolidating all features to this website and improving usability, design and content creation, and general business!

Summer 2020 Interns

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Alexandra Deamant

Curriculum

I am certified to teach K-12 music and believe that music and language are both valuable tools for communication and expression.

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Sofia Ayala

Web Design, Graphic Design, Illustration

Hi, everybody! I’m Sofie, and I use my skills in game design and program coordination to try and make learning more fun!

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Jennifer Young

Curriculum

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Gabrielle Hodges

Teacher, Curriculum

I have taught English for 3+ years and am certified to teach Business English. I also enjoy teaching Chemistry and Music.

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Kelly Gillespie

Curriculum

I graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in English literature and will soon be moving to England to obtain my Masters in Education and International Development!

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Megan Everts

Curriculum

I have taught English abroad to a wide range of students including students in elementary school, middle school, high school, and beyond.

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Nina Lamperts

Curriculum

I am a recent college graduate from my in education. I have a passion for teaching young people and a love of language learning.

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Krishi Korrapati

Curriculum

I study Neuroscience and Econ-Philosophy at Columbia. I think education is the key to equipping people with the intellectual resources to help themselves.

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Juhi James

Marketing

I believe that education should be accessible to all, and that it is essential in reducing inequalities and creating a more sustainable planet.

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Austin Ishikawa

Web Design, Graphic Design, Illustration

I’m half Chinese and half Japanese, but I grew up in New York. I also love cats.

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Ryan Fung

Marketing

I am currently studying international relations, economics and Russian at the University of Toronto. I’m very excited to be interning at Come on Out Japan!

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Tristan McGrath-Waugh

Curriculum

I have a strong passion for learning languages and think I have knowledge to share. I’m excited to help and hope I can put my experience to good use!

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Jenna Mattinson

Graphic Design, Marketing

I’m Jenna, a Cognitive Science major and Theater minor at University of California, Berkeley, and I love finding the best local coffee cafe.

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Matt Baylis

Graphic Design

Hello! My name is Matt Baylis and I am a rising sophomore at Michigan State University. I am a part of the Honors College and am majoring in Business.

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Amy Vandyken

Graphic Design, Social Media

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Bonny Wong

Graphic Design, Marketing

I study design strategy and brand marketing at Cornell – I hope to spread healthier and more sustainable ideas through my work and experiences.

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Larissa Nam

Curriculum

I am a nursing student in Pennsylvania. I am excited to return this year as a member of the marketing team. I am passionate about music and boba.

Fall 2020 Interns

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Alexandra Deamant

Curriculum

I am certified to teach K-12 music and believe that music and language are both valuable tools for communication and expression.

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Sofia Ayala

Video Production and Editing, Illustration

Hi, everybody! I’m Sofie, and I use my skills in game design and program coordination to try and make learning more fun!

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Jennifer Young

Video Production and Editing

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Krishi Korrapati

Curriculum

I study Neuroscience and Econ-Philosophy at Columbia. I think education is the key to equipping people with the intellectual resources to help themselves.

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Kelly Gillespie

Curriculum

I graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in English literature and will soon be moving to England to obtain my Masters in Education and International Development!

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Dalton Brown

Business Development

Outside of class, Dalton is either outside practicing his parkour superpowers or hiding in his secret lab plotting to save the world.

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Neal Thai

Business Development

Hello! My name is Neal Thai and I am a 3rd year at the University of Washington Bothell!

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Megan Everts

Curriculum

I have taught English abroad to a wide range of students including students in elementary school, middle school, high school, and beyond.

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Juhi James

Marketing, Head Social Media Intern

I believe that education should be accessible to all, and that it is essential in reducing inequalities and creating a more sustainable planet.

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Ying-Ying Lee

Business Development, Web Design

A language enthusiast, extreme foodie, and travel addict. Plays badminton to keep the weight off. Currently looking for a place to call home.

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Kayla Dobies

Curriculum

I am from Michigan and I graduated from Princeton University but am now pursuing a Master’s in Biotechology at Johns Hopkins University.

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Patricia Montgomery

Curriculum

Hi! My name is Patricia (she/her) and I just graduated from UCLA with a major in English and a minor in Gender Studies.

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Alaina Dexter

Curriculum

Hi I’m Alaina, I live in LA and my dreams are to teach, travel and make art!

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Destinee Anderson

Curriculum

I am a political science student at the University of Pennsylvania seeking to shake things up in the education field post graduation.

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Anezi Bueno

Marketing

I am 3rd year at the University of Chicago studying Business Economics and East Asian Languages and Civilizations. I dance in my spare time.

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Jamie Hau

Marketing

My name is Jamie Hau and I just graduated from UCL. I’m going to start my master’s in biomedical research at Imperial College London this fall.

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Jade Lacy

Journalism

I am a second-year English major at UCLA. My hobbies include writing, performing comedy improv, and studying Japanese.

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Jimmy Hernandez

Video

Hello everyone! I graduated from UCLA and I am a future JET participant. I’m excited to be learning and working together with everyone!

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Jenny Chen

Web Design

I am a student at UC Berkeley studying Cognitive Science and Computer Science. In my free time I love to bake, especially bread, and hangout with my dog!

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Caroline Saito

Web Design

I’m a Brazilian-American studying art history and marketing at McGill University. I’m interested in still-life paintings, art education, and web design!

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Sara Nouri

Journalism

Hey everyone, I’m a chemistry graduate from London who loves to write. Fun facts about me: I read tarot cards and can belly dance!

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Eric Pereira

Journalism

Eric is a freelance copywriter and band manager. Born to Brazilian parents, he graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s in Journalism and minor in Spanish.

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Bonny Wong

Marketing

I study design strategy and brand marketing at Cornell – I hope to spread healthier and more sustainable ideas through my work and experiences.

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Zain Kapadia

Curriculum

I’m Zain, and I studied Mathematics! I love reading manga, watching anime, listening to rock music and watching cricket! I look forward to getting to know you!

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Robert Vilkelis

Curriculum

Hi, I’m Robert, and I studied Psychology and Language Sciences in London! I love learning languages, playing videogames and giving speeches.

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