Advisory Board

Lexercise is built upon the expertise and best practices of seasoned professionals in a variety of industries. Our esteemed Advisory Board provides a tremendous amount of education and real world experience as a foundation upon which we are able to innovate. Among our impressive list of advisers are:

Clinical Advisers

Jane Holmes Burnstein, PhD
  • Specialty: international research in learning disabilities
  • Neuropsychologist with a PhD in Linguistics
  • Assoc. Prof. of Psych., Dept. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School & past director of Neuropsychology, Children’s Hospital Boston
Adrienne Classen, MD
  • Specialty: pediatric chronic illnesses, medical fragility & developmental disability
  • Pediatrician in private practice, Elkin, NC
  • Former pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente
Mary V. Compton, Ed. D.
  • Specialty: deaf education (over 35 years of experience)
  • Associate Prof. in Dept. of Specialized Education Services at UNCG
  • Research: early intervention, itinerant teaching & cochlear implants
Rebecca Felton, Ph.D.
  • Specialty: diagnosis and remediation of reading disabilities
  • Former Wake Forest University School of Medicine NICHD investigator
  • 1994 National Dyslexia Research Foundation Award & 2005 NC IDA June Lyday Orton Award
Celia Hooper, Ph.D.
  • Specialty: neurogenic communication disorders
  • Professor & Dean, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  • Former VP at American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
Susan Lowell, M.A., B.C.E.T.
  • Specialty: diagnosis and remediation of reading disabilities
  • Director of Educational Therapy Associates-private clinical practice
  • International Dyslexia Association Board Member and advisor to the Board of Directors of the US Office of Overseas Schools
Joshua R. Steinerman, MD
  • Specialty: neurology & neuropsychiatry, clinical practice & research
  • Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Founding Scientist at ProGevity Neuroscience
William O. Young, MD
  • Specialty: pediatric ophthalmology & teaching parents, primary care physicians and school nurses about the neurolinguistic basis of dyslexia
  • Adjunct Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill & Wake Forest/ Bowman Gray Schools of Medicine
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist in private practice, Greensboro, NC

Business Advisers

Seth Blackley, Harvard MBA
  • Specialty: healthcare services technology
  • Managing Director at The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO)
  • Former McKinsey & Company analyst and consultant
Joseph Pigato, Wharton MBA
  • Specialty: e-learning technologies
  • Sold his e-learning company in 2002
  • Key manager at Score! during acquisition by Kaplan