Patrick Haggarty’s education career began as a classroom teacher and continued until his professional experience included teaching K – 8, high school, and graduate school students. While refining his teaching skill set, he continued to pursue advanced education, earning both his masters and doctoral degrees.
Prior to becoming the President of FACTS Education Solutions, Dr. Haggarty was a high school principal, a K-12 school system president and superintendent of the Catholic Dioceses of Montana, followed by superintendent of the Archdiocese of Seattle, where he provided guidance to 74 schools and represented 22,000 students throughout Western Washington.
Dr. Haggarty has a passion for Montana, the state where his family grew up. He is a firm believer in the importance of a values-based education for children and families, as well as building relationships to broaden the circle of influence for private school success.
Jeremy Beck’s educational career stretches over the past 20 years in both public and Catholic schools. As a new college graduate, Mr. Beck stepped into the classroom as a teacher, but after a few years was quickly called into a leadership role as a high school activity director, grade school and high school building principal, and for the past 8 years, president of the Catholic schools in Missoula, Montana.
As a product of public education up through his doctoral studies at the University of Montana, working in private schools was even more rewarding than he could ever imagine, and has also been a blessing for him, his wife Rachael, and their three sons. Now with FACTS Education Solutions, Mr. Beck manages the operational elements of the federal programs division of the company. Mr. Beck’s value-centered beliefs are focused around his family, his faith, and his passionate pursuit of academic growth in all children.
During her career, Elizabeth has worked in accounting, finance, and business development with a focus on businesses with an educational purpose. She loves the responsibility that comes with being part of a large, dominant financial services company with direct connections to schools and students. In having the resources to support schools, she believes we can truly make a difference in the lives of children. Elizabeth’s passion is enhanced by her children, especially the opportunity to teach her son to learn and love to read.
Amy began her career in education as a teacher. She then became a school district curriculum developer, and now works in sales and business development. Amy’s experience in education instilled a passion for school growth and a dedication to shaping the learning experience that has guided her career path to this day. Amy’s business direction has been steered by the pursuit of academic excellence in herself and in others.
Donna Moss brings to the FACTS Ed team extensive experience as a public school teacher, private school principal and national consultant and speaker on the cost-based/need-based tuition model. She understands both public and private education and believes that the educators in both share a desire to provide exceptional environments and experiences for all learners. As principal of the Cathedral School in the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, NC, Donna led an impressive school improvement effort culminating in the school being awarded an NCLB National Blue Ribbon by the US Department of Education. Most recently, her team implemented standards-based grading and were well on their way to embracing a more personalized approach to instruction. Donna is eager to get to know and serve her schools in the southeast where she resides (in Apex, NC) with her husband. In their spare time they are managing the renovations of two historic houses in Kinsman, OH. They plan to offer a “family-friendly Bed & Breakfast experience” where children and their parents can step back together to a simpler time.
Kelly Zawisza is our Regional Vice President for the Midwest. Kelly was formerly a public school teacher and then a Catholic school principal in the Windy City. After a successful career working in the Chicago Archdiocese, Kelly transitioned her focus to business development and became a Regional Vice President for FACTS. When FACTS Education Solutions was born, Kelly joined the team to broaden her circle of influence. Her expertise in private school education and building trusted relationships is a great fit for improving teaching and learning.
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Manager - Business Development, Contracts & Accounts
For over 40 years, Dennis has been pursing professional excellence in his chosen field of accounting. Since bringing his skillset to the education industry in 1986, he has dedicated his professional career to guiding businesses that serve the growth and encouragement of academic excellence.
Tiffany started her career in the classroom, working with middle school students and students with special needs. She transitioned from teaching to designing and customizing on-demand learning for the K-12 and corporate markets. She has dedicated her time to elevating the learning of students, teachers, and professionals alike, through her work with educational publishing and video production. Before joining the FACTS Education Solutions’ Team, Tiffany was Director of Operations and Content in Arizona, aligning technology and video with effective and engaging learning products. Her desire to engineer and deliver impactful solutions to all learners is matched only by her passion for people.
Amy began her career at FACTS in 2018 after spending over a decade in customer service and sales with Vosaic and Firespring. Amy’s exceptional communication skills combined with her passion for building and fostering trusted relationships with her clients contributed to the overall success of her projects. As she works to provide her schools with the best educators in teaching and impactful professional development for those educators, her dedication to helping her clients succeed is always her first priority.
Amy’s other priorities are her family, her faith, running and (arguably) shoe shopping.
Stephen has an extensive background working on Beacon Hill and in the private sector helping people toward achieving their goals and has been instrumental to their future financial and legislative success. Since 2016, Stephen has been with the FACTS Education Solutions team helping schools to enhance their professional development programs and enrich student education. Stephen has a passion for building lasting relationships and helping improve the American education system. Stephen is an enthusiastic member of his community, avid athlete, and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and daughter.
Brian began his career at FACTS in 2007 helping schools manage tuition and financial aid assessment. During that time, Brian ensured that the educational goals of the school as well as their students were met. Brian is a firm believer in the value of education and making sure every student and teacher has the tools they need to be successful.
Hilary loves new challenges and continuously pushes herself to learn new things. She is a former restaurant manager and has more than ten years of customer service experience. Outside of work, Hilary enjoys a nice glass of red wine and spending time with family and friends. She is a loyal Husker fan, having spent most of her life living in and loving Nebraska.