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    Executive Team

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    Richard H. Collins


    Richard H. Collins serves as Co-Chairman of the Board following the merger of Istation and Amira Learning in June 2024. For over 25 years, Collins led Istation as chairman and CEO, establishing the company as an innovator in educational technology. 

    Collins began his career in banking and has invested in real estate, energy, and media companies since 1972. His contributions have been recognized with awards including the SMU Dean's Award for Personal Achievement, Service, and Leadership, and EdTech CEO of the Year in the 2019 EdTech Breakthrough Awards. He continues to serve on the boards of numerous charitable organizations that empower disadvantaged children through education, mentoring, counseling, and financial assistance.



    Rich Watson

    Chief Revenue Officer

    With over 18 years of experience in the education arena, Watson has served in leadership roles including the chief revenue officer at Honorlock, as senior vice president of customer success and strategic initiatives at Securly, and as regional vice president of strategic accounts at Amplify. 

    As the son of K-12 educators, Watson highly values empowering teachers and inspiring students with high-quality, interactive learning experiences. Early on in his career, he had the opportunity to support students with diverse learning needs, and he was inspired to pursue a purpose-driven path in education technology.

    He is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, and a lifelong Lakers fan.

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    Monika Flood

    Chief Financial Officer

    As chief financial officer, Flood directs the general financial business strategy for Istation. She has almost 20 years of business experience spanning finance, planning, strategy, and corporate development.

    Flood has held positions in both privately held and publicly traded companies and has served as a management consultant for multiple Fortune 50 organizations. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

    "Istation exists so today's students can foster tomorrow's successes. Rapid advances in technology will have a transformative approach on education in the years to come, and we're proud to be at the forefront."

    — Richard H. Collins
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