HomeTeam Members

Our leaders are experienced veterans in the fields of higher education, fundraising, and technology. Before coming to RNL, they helped lead campuses, nonprofit organizations, and top companies to high levels of success. Now they direct their expertise toward helping our clients reach unprecedented levels of success and leading our team of higher education experts.

Senior Leadership Team

Sumit Nijhawan

President and CEO

Dawn Hiles

Chief Business Development Officer

Debra Mason

Chief Financial Officer

Kader Sakkaria

Chief Digital and Technology Officer

Rob W. Ackley

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration

Renée Vaillancourt

Executive Vice President, Client Success

Board of Directors

Will Ethridge

Executive Chairman

Al Ruffalo

Founder and Board Member

Leonard C. Ferrington

Board Member and Managing Director, Summit Partners

Lincoln E. Frank

Board Member and Managing Partner, Quad Partners