Head of School and CEO of Oliverian School, Will brings with him over twenty years of educational leadership experience in the US and abroad. Will’s professional adventures include serving as the president of an international university with campuses in Tokyo and Osaka, head of school for a therapeutic boarding school in North Carolina, and executive director for a group of five therapeutic schools in Idaho and California. He has also launched several companies, including a peanut-butter company that helps feed malnourished children (moyopb.com) and an adventure-based youth-development program (impossible2Possible.com). A fifth-generation native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Will stayed close to home for his education, earning degrees from U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University.
Will’s wife, Beth Laughlin, is a fellow Stanford graduate and therapeutic-education professional. From their new base in New Hampshire, Beth continues her work as founder and partner of Second Nature 360, a transition and support program for adolescents who have recently completed treatment. She also serves as Will’s fearless crew chief for his ultra-distance running adventures, which include record-setting expedition runs across Costa Rica, Death Valley, and the Rocky Mountains.