Board of Directors

Gunnar Counselman

Counselman is the founder and chief executive of Fidelis Education, an enterprise technology Platform as a Service (PaaS) company for education. Counselman earmed a Bachelor's degree in economics from Cornell, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and served as human source intelligence office in the Marine Corps, where he was deployed to Iraq, Bosnia, the Horn of Africa and Central America. After business school, Counselman was employed at Bain & Company where he consulted to a variety of media, private equity and technology companies. Counselman left Bain to consult independently to education companies, colleges and private equity clients while building the resources necessary to launch to Fidelis. He's also a board member at the Marine National Club and hotel in San Francisco.

James Bayardelle

James Bayardelle one is appointed CEO and join the company's board of directors on August 12, 2013, prior to becoming a co-founder of Nexus In 2010, Bayardelle was chief marketing officer at First Choice Debt Resolution responsible for all marketing initiatives and internal lead generation. While at this debt settlement company, he led First Choice to revenue growth exceeding $10 million annually. Prior to first choice, Bayardelle was associated with Internet companies in verticals such as healthcare, travel and real estate.