Executive Leadership

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Lloyd "Buzz" Waterhouse

INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO
McGraw-Hill Education

Lloyd “Buzz” Waterhouse was named interim President and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education in October 2017. Previously he was the CEO of McGraw-Hill Education from June of 2012 until April of 2014. He was responsible for the successful separation of McGraw-Hill Education from McGraw-Hill Financial, now S&P Global, setting up the new company and its subsequent sale to Apollo Global Management. He also led the company through its first year of independence in which many significant operational and financial milestones were achieved.

Buzz also served as the CEO of Harcourt Education, a provider of instructional materials, e-learning and testing services for the global education market. Previously, he was CEO and Chairman of The Reynolds & Reynolds Company, the leading provider of automotive retailing solutions. Before Reynolds, Buzz held numerous roles at IBM. He led their strategy and business development functions during Lou Gerstner’s tenure and subsequent turn-around, launched IBM Global Services, and was president of Asia Pacific Services Corporation.

Buzz currently serves on the boards of McGraw-Hill Education, JDA, Sparta, Instructure, and Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.


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Diane Adams

CHIEF CULTURE AND TALENT OFFICER

Diane Adams is the Chief Culture and Talent Officer for McGraw-Hill Education. As the global leader of the human resources teams, her major responsibilities include talent acquisition, talent development, performance management and rewards and recognition. Prior to her current role, Diane served as Chief People Officer at Qlik Technologies, where she was responsible for the company’s human resources function, including talent acquisition and change management. Before that, she was Executive Vice President, Culture and Talent at Allscripts, a leader in healthcare information technology solutions. Prior to that, she served in a variety of human resources leadership positions at Cisco Systems.

Diane is the author of More than Casual Fridays and Free Coffee: Building a Business Culture that Works for Everyone. She serves on a number of boards, including the International Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Board, where she is a recipient of the “Living and Giving” award, and the North Carolina Communities in School Board. She also is a past recipient of the “Women in Leadership” award for making an impact in business and the community within the North Carolina Research Triangle Park.

Diane holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she recently served on the UNC Board of Visitors.


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Angelo T. DeGenaro

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Angelo T. DeGenaro serves as Chief Information Officer for McGraw-Hill Education, joining the company in January 2015. Angelo began working for The McGraw-Hill Companies in 2004, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at McGraw Hill Financial. In that role, he was responsible for enterprise architecture, global infrastructure delivery, and IT risk management, among other areas.

Before joining The McGraw-Hill Companies, Angelo held senior technology leadership positions at the CIGNA Corporation and Citicorp. Angelo spent seven years at CIGNA as the Senior Vice President of Infrastructure Implementation Services and also held several operational and engineering leadership roles during his earlier 18-year tenure at Citicorp.

Angelo is a member of The Research Board, a New York-based international think tank and serves on Oracle's CIO Advisory Board.

Angelo holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from New York University and a Master of Science in telecommunications and computing management from Polytechnic University.


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Mark Dorman

PRESIDENT
HIGHER EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL & INTERNATIONAL

Mark Dorman became president of McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Professional & International in December 2016. Previously he served as President of the company's International & Professional Group. He is responsible for capitalizing on McGraw-Hill Education's product development expertise across more than 135 countries and combining those capabilities with the company's regional insight and distribution network to serve 5,000 higher education institutions and 2,700 professional and business customers around the world.

Mark has extensive experience in domestic and international business management and the development of digital solutions. Before joining McGraw-Hill Education in 2013, he was president and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, where he oversaw significant growth in improved revenue, profit margins, and the accelerated development of market-leading digital products and services in core markets. Before taking the role of president and CEO at Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, he served as vice president of the company's Legal Markets Group, responsible for overall strategy, business development and sales and marketing.

Prior to Wolters Kluwer, Mark was head of global product management at Gartner Inc. and head of strategy for LexisNexis UK, a unit of Reed Elsevier.

Mark graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and served as an officer in the British Army's Corps of Royal Military Police.


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Stephen Laster

CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER

Stephen was appointed chief digital officer of McGraw-Hill Education in August 2012. He is responsible for creating compelling student experiences, and developing breakthrough teaching and learning solutions. Prior to joining McGraw-Hill Education, he led Intelligent Solutions, LLC, a firm that engages with universities and businesses to leverage their digital technology and collaborative tools. At the same time, he served as the chief information and technology officer of the Harvard Business School and as a member of the HBS administrative leadership team, overseeing the school’s academic, research and administrative computing teams.

Stephen taught courses at the undergraduate, graduate level and executive/ professional level in technology leadership, problem solving, software design, and eLearning product development. Prior to joining Harvard, he held several leadership positions at Babson College including chief technology officer for Babson's for-profit eLearning company and director of Curriculum Innovation and Technology. Earlier, Stephen held leadership positions at a number of companies where he was responsible for information technology, technology product development, and major re-engineering and implementation efforts. He is a former trustee of Babson College and is on the board of the Sloan Consortium for Online Learning. Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and a MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.


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Catherine J. Mathis

CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Catherine J. Mathis serves as Chief Communications Officer for McGraw-Hill Education, joining the company in May 2015. She is responsible for creating and executing corporate communication strategies targeted to critical business, media and education policy-related audiences, and also leads the company’s influencer and stakeholder management efforts. Prior to her arrival at McGraw-Hill Education, Catherine served as the senior vice president of marketing and communications for Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. She was also a member of the Standard & Poor’s executive committee.

Before that, Catherine was senior vice president of corporate communications for The New York Times Company, where she served as chief spokesperson. In 2006, Catherine was named Communicator of the Year by the New York chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

Catherine serves on the Board of Overseers for the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, the Board of the Corporate Communication International Center at Baruch College, the Advisory Board of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms and the Board of Trustees of Hartley House, a New York-based social services organization.

Catherine graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an M.B.A. with a concentration in marketing and management information systems.


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Patrick Milano

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
INTERIM PRESIDENT OF SCHOOL GROUP

Patrick Milano was named executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of McGraw-Hill Education in May 2012. He is responsible for Finance, Manufacturing, Distribution, and IT. In September 2017, Patrick was named Interim President of McGraw-Hill Education’s School group. Previously, Patrick served as executive vice president of Operations Services at Standard & Poor’s. In this senior role, with oversight for Finance, Strategy, Business Development, IT, Communications, Marketing and Risk Management, he was responsible for a variety of initiatives across Standard & Poor’s that strengthened the organization’s business processes, compliance processes and growth agenda.

Patrick has held a number of financial positions throughout The McGraw-Hill Companies since joining as an accountant for the McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1981. He also served as senior vice president, Finance and Administration, for Standard & Poor’s. Before that, he was senior vice president, Finance and Administration, for Standard & Poor’s Credit Market Services; and vice president, Finance and Administration, for Standard & Poor’s Investment Services. Patrick holds an M.B.A. from Monmouth University, a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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David Stafford

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

David B. Stafford was appointed senior vice president and general counsel of McGraw-Hill Education in May 2012. As general counsel, he is responsible for all legal matters affecting McGraw-Hill Education and manages McGraw-Hill Education's legal, government affairs and corporate security departments. Prior to May 2012, David was vice president and associate general counsel at The McGraw-Hill Companies. As a senior member of the company’s legal department, he practiced in a wide variety of legal areas, with a focus on the company’s financial information businesses.

From 2006 to 2009, David served as senior vice president, Corporate Affairs, and assistant to the chairman and chief executive officer, where he was responsible for the marketing, communications, government affairs, and community relations activities of the company and advising the chairman and chief executive officer on matters involving the Board of Directors and the management and operation of the company generally. Prior to 2006 he was associate general counsel at The McGraw-Hill Companies. Before joining The McGraw-Hill Companies in 1992, he was an associate at the New York City law firms of Battle Fowler and Rosenman & Colin, where he specialized in corporate law. David is a graduate of Columbia College, where he received his bachelor’s degree, and a graduate of Cornell Law School, where he received his J.D. degree. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of YAI Network, a not-for-profit that provides services to people who are developmentally disabled.