Governing Board

Holly Armstrong, Non-voting member


Ken Maher, MEd, Middle School Counselor

  •  Former owner/publisher of newspapers 
  • Former owner of a business communication consulting company


Melissa Mattson, Elementary School Teacher 

Advisory Board

Cindy Armstrong, CPA, former CEO, CFO, & COO

Experienced online entertainment, internet and games industry executive with outstanding skills in general management, start-ups, operations, strategic planning, product development, and business development.


Dawne Duncan, Non-profit Development Consultant

Experience with strategic business resource development, interim services.


Diana Hamby, former PTA President

Experienced with fundraising and non-profit support



Educational Expertise

 The founder and CEO of Academic Solutions USA, Holly Armstrong, an Honors College graduate, holds a Bachelor of Special Education degree and a Master's of Gifted Education degree.  Her Doctor of Philosophy, General Psychology degree is currently in progress.  She has tutored for 20 years, identifying many gifted students, some of whom were Twice-Exceptional, or 2e.  She is qualified and classified to evaluate students for giftedness.  Because gifted funding is minimal, Holly is raising money to provide the educational service project listed below.