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Our Leadership Team

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Steven Schragis - CEO / Director

Before founding One Day University in 2007, Steven was the National Director of the Learning Annex, and before that he was the Founder / CEO and Publisher of Citadel Press, University Books, Birch Lane Press and Lyle Stuart. His companies published 100’s of books including 12 national NY Times bestseller. Steve was also Publishing Director of Spy Magazine, one of the most influential media properties in recent decades.

As an attorney he has taught intellectual property law and marketing classes at New York University.

Kevin Brennan - Managing Partner

Kevin has spent his career in various marketing roles. Prior to joining One Day University, Kevin was Director of Marketing at AT&T AdWorks, helping to build their cross-screen ad network. Before AT&T AdWorks, Kevin ran a marketing and design firm that focused mainly on emerging media brands including Collective Media, Blue Lithium (acquired by Yahoo!), AdMeld (acquired by Google), Yieldex (acquired by AppNexus), Screenvision, ZiffDavis and AT&T AdWorks.

Dork Alahydoian - Strategic Product and Marketing Advisor

Dork Alahydoian is a senior digital product and media executive with 20 years experience launching and monetizing digital products for both established iconic companies as well as start-ups. Most recently, Dork was SVP of Membership at theSkimm, where he led the growth marketing team and developed theSkimm’s membership strategy. Before that role, he spent several years at the New York Times in strategy, marketing and product management roles helping grow the Times’ digital subscription business. Prior to the Times, Dork ran product and business development teams, including Fandango, Kodak Gallery and IconApps. He received a BA from Harvard and a JD/MBA from U.C. Berkeley. Dork started his career as an attorney in Silicon Valley. He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.

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Madeline Hurley - Marketing Director

Madeline Hurley is a marketing professional with experience in the Broadway and live entertainment industry. She spent several years at Roundabout Theatre Company, the largest not-for-profit theatre in the United States and most recently worked for RPM, an advertising agency with clients including the Broadway productions Chicago, Moulin Rouge, Jagged Little Pill, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more. She has also worked in marketing roles at other entertainment companies including Ars Nova, Virginia Repertory Theatre and Carolina Performing Arts and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.