OUR TEAM


claire kaplan | executive director, match export

Prior to joining Match, Ms. Kaplan was a Vice President at the National Center on Time and Learning where she led the organization's knowledge management and dissemination work and developed materials and tools to support effective school redesign. She has produced numerous reports and videos on effective school practices. Ms. Kaplan holds a BA in Comparative Literature from Princeton University and a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. 


neal teague | director of special projects

Prior to joining Match Export, Mr. Teague was a faculty member of Match’s Sposato Graduate School of Education.  Before coming to Match, he taught History and led the History Department at UP Academy Boston.  Earlier in his career Mr. Teague worked as a teacher and administrator at Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School and in the Boston Public Schools.  He has a Master's in Education from Harvard University and a B.A. from Kenyon College.


ross trudeau | director of digital media

Mr. Trudeau writes, films, produces, and manages all of Match's digital media content. Prior to his current position, he joined Match Corps III in 2006 and served for three years as Director of Match Corps Recruiting. A graduate of the Match Teacher Residency, he taught English and Creative Writing for three years at KIPP: King Collegiate in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Trudeau holds a degree in English Literature from Brown University.


nicole kwan | artist

Ms. Kwan illustrates the artwork for the Match Minis and helps out with editing. Prior to joining Match, she was a video editor for the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, where she produced numerous artist-in-residence lecture and performance videos. She holds a B.S. in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.