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Aric Dershem

Chief Information Officer

An experienced executive, Aric Dershem joined Avenues in 2021 after 24 years at National Heritage Academies (NHA), a 96-school network that serves nearly 65,000 students in nine states. At NHA, Aric served in a variety of leadership roles including vice president of information technology, vice president of administration, and vice president of people development.

As chief information officer, Aric is responsible for ensuring that Avenues has the systems, strategies and people in place to enable the success of students and faculty today, and to prepare for an Avenues of significantly greater scale tomorrow.