Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown

Founder, Director of Business Development

Patrick earned a bachelor's at the University of Notre Dame, where he studied History and prepared for a career in medicine. Patrick earned a Master's in Biochemistry from Georgetown University and is currently pursuing an MBA at Columbia University. Patrick is responsible for developing relationships with schools, clients, business partners while helping Occam alumni develop their careers. Patrick speaks Spanish and Russian and enjoys Moscow most in January.

Ivan Koshevoi

Ivan Koshevoi

Regional account executive

Ivan earned his bachelor’s at the Moscow University of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation, where he studied Criminal Law and prepared for a career in jurisprudence. He then earned his Master's degree in Criminal Law and Criminology from the A.S. Griboedov Institute of International Law and Economics, and he further specialized in educational psychology at the Russian Academy of Education. Ivan has taught International Baccalaureate courses in Social Studies and Creativity, Action, Service, served as the Diploma Coordinator for the International Baccalaureate Program at Moscow Economic School and sat on the board of the Gymnasium of St. Basil the Great while he acted as deputy director of education.

Daniel Brown

Daniel Brown

Founder, Director of Student Outcomes

Daniel earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he majored in Arabic Studies and Russian Studies. He later earned a Master's in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of East London. Daniel works closely with tutors and the rest of the education team to ensure everyone is working effectively toward a student's larger developmental goals, such as building autonomy, competency and self-confidence. Daniel is always happy to discuss the Russian novel, Arabic poetry or how adolescents can benefit from positive psychology.

David George

David George

Director of Curriculum

David played collegiate tennis at Wheaton College, where he majored in Philosophy. He then earned his Master's at Princeton University and his PhD from the University of Notre Dame in Ancient Studies. David has taught university courses at Princeton, Notre Dame and Indiana Tech, and he specialized in teaching English language, composition and academic writing during his time at Notre Dame's Writing Center. David oversees curriculum development and continuing education for Occam's tutors. In his free time, David coaches soccer, baseball and more soccer.