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Why we like Avenues


Avenues is led by an extraordinary leadership team, comprising visionary entrepreneurs, top-ranked educators, and senior business leaders.

Key Board Members:

  • Seth Lehr
  • Peter Bennett
  • Michael Stakias
  • David Stienes

Management Team

Benno Schmidt
Chairman Formerly President of Yale University, Dean of Columbia Law School, CEO of Edison Schools
Chris Whittle, CEO
Formerly Founder of Edison Schools, Founder of Whittle Communications
Alan Greenberg, President
Formerly Vice Chairman of Whittle Communications, Publisher of Esquire Magazine, Founder of Greenberg News Networks