Our team

We are more than what we do.
We share the vision and values of our community.

Our story. Your success.

Your proven partner in creating powerful, memorable teaching and learning that last a lifetime.

People power

Guiding our efforts is expertise gained working as multicultural educators, advocates, writers, editors, and technological experts—all committed to language and literacy education.

Higher education sales management

Meet our higher education (HE) sales management team, whose singular focus is creating amazing experiences for instructors and students.

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"The best part about learning a new language is being able to explore exciting places, meet new people, and learn about different cultures."

Kim Nentwig

Vice President of HE Sales & Marketing

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“My passion for languages stems from their ability to open doors and create opportunities in life: real and intelligent communication with people outside of one's own culture.”

Ashly Dewberry

Midwestern Associate Regional Manager

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“I am excited to be part of the Vista Higher Learning team because of our commitment to creating the highest quality solutions to meet the needs of language learners.”

Anne Clark

Eastern Regional Manager

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“I believe learning a modern language opens doors for students to speak a new language, and to think globally.”

Adair Ahlers

Southwestern Associate Regional Manager

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"Working at Vista Higher Learning reminds me daily of the importance of understanding and appreciating different cultures. It is truly a dream to work here!"

Kari Smith

Customer Success and Onboarding Manager

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“On a trip to Italy I became impassioned about the study of modern language. Nothing else can truly connect you to a different culture in the way the study of language can.”

Dan O’Reilly

Digital Success Specialist

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“It is a joy to now work with educators all over the country and support them as they share with students the knowledge of, and experiences with, other languages and cultures.”

Julie De Alba

Central Regional Manager

K–12 sales management

Meet our K–12 sales management team, whose singular focus is creating amazing experiences for teachers and students across the nation.

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“Working for Vista Higher Learning allows me to continue that very personal mission, providing instructional resources that lower fear and frustration in students to help them own their learning is truly rewarding.”

Hector Morales

Vice President of K–12 Sales & Marketing

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“As an English language learner myself, I’m passionate about the power of multilingualism and its multiple benefits to students…and mankind in general.”

Arturo Castillon

Vice President, K–12 Strategic Partnerships

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“Every human being, no matter how far across the world they live, shares in the human experience, which bonds us all together.”

Charlie Hanchett

Director of K–12 Sales

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“I’ve always believed that bridging the language gap can be the beginning of understanding other people and cultures.”

Shannon DiStefano

Sr. Eastern Regional Sales Manager

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“I believe that when people have knowledge of different languages, they’re able to make deeper cross-cultural connections.”

Layla Lamchahab

Central Regional Sales Manager

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“After my experience working in the publishing business for over 30 years, Vista is such a refreshing change! Vista is unique in that we specialize in the arena of materials for World Languages and English Learners.”

Pat Williams

California Regional Sales Manager

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