About The Princeton Review


The Princeton Review is a leading tutoring, test prep and college admission services company. For more than 35 years, students and their families have trusted us to help them get into their dream schools. We help students succeed in high school, college and beyond by giving them resources for better grades, better schools, and stronger applications.

Meet our leadership team


Kate Eberle Walker, Chief Executive Officer
Kate Eberle Walker
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer Kate Eberle Walker has been leading the education industry for over 15 years, the last three as part of The Princeton Review’s mission to help students achieve their dreams. Active in the education-tech industry, she mentors early-stage companies and supports various non-profit education initiatives in New York City through the International School of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Prospect Charter School, and The Morgan Moses Foundation.
Kate holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives with her husband and two daughters, who have grown accustomed to detouring for college tours on every family vacation, despite the fact that her oldest daughter is still a decade away from applying to college.
Rob Franek, Editor in Chief
Editor in chief Rob Franek has authored several of The Princeton Review’s annual college guides, most recently The Best 382 Colleges (August 2017) and Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck (January 2017). He has held myriad positions through his 24-year career in higher education— test prep teacher to publisher and lecturer—and is The Princeton Review’s primary authority on higher education.
Rob earned his bachelor’s degree at Drew University in political Science and History, and is a member of the university's Board of Trustees. A lifelong history buff, he conducts historical walking tours of New York City for Sweet City Tours, a company he founded.
Stacy Caldwell, Chief Product Officer
Chief Product Officer Stacy Caldwell has dedicated her career to the innovation and accessibility of educational tools—in recent years, she’s led The College Board’s redesign of SAT and PSAT® programs and built and delivered a full range of education programs for K through 8 students at SCORE! Educational Centers. She’s currently responsible for the continued innovation and expansion of the full range of The Princeton Review curricula.
Stacy holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a master’s (education) and MBA from Stanford University. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her wife and Labrador retriever.
Vincent Jungels, Chief Operations Officer
Vincent Jungels
Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Operations Officer of The Princeton Review, Vincent Jungels has tirelessly helped the company guide students on the path to their dreams. Vincent is passionate about education, and over the years has cultivated a tremendous appreciation for the mission, work, and impact of educators.
Vincent holds a business economics degree from the EDHEC business school in France. He lives with his wife and two of his five children in Boston—thanks in large part to The Princeton Review, his other three have gone on to their dream colleges and medical schools, turning their proud parents into the biggest fans of one of our most popular books, Paying for College Without Going Broke .
Amy Calhoun Robb, Chief Marketing Officer
Amy Calhoun Robb
Chief Marketing Officer
Amy Calhoun Robb is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Princeton Review. A veteran marketer, she has 20 years of experience working in world-class marketing organizations, including Tommy Hilfiger, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, and Diageo, in a variety of digital marketing, product management, brand management, and innovation roles. Amy is passionate about working on brands that are repositioning themselves for growth.
Amy holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Based in our New York City office, she lives in Summit, New Jersey with her husband and three children. Outside of work and keeping up with her kids, Amy volunteers for several local organizations and serves on the board of the Summit Junior Fortnightly Club.
Russ Greenspan, Chief Technology Officer
Russ Greenspan
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Technology Officer Russell Greenspan leads The Princeton Review’s technology team, and has over 15 years of experience spearheading complex projects—significantly the ground-up development of software and technology infrastructure for The Princeton Review and Tutor.com.
Russell holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Between code pushes, he enjoys writing and performing music.
Anthony Pane, Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Pane
Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Pane is Chief Financial Officer of The Princeton Review. A financial executive with a record of accomplishment in publicly-traded and privately-held companies across diverse industries—including Big Four accounting firms like Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Ernst & Young—he comes to The Princeton Review with executive experience at Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, and Kaplan.
A SUNY Albany graduate, Anthony is based in New York City, where he lives with his wife and daughter.
Ryan Kiick, Executive Vice President of Retail Sales & Marketing
Ryan Kiick
EVP, Retail Sales & Marketing
Retail Sales/Marketing Executive Vice President Ryan Kiick has been wrestling standardized tests to the ground for over 12 years—as a private tutor, later running a private test prep company. An active member of several college counseling organizations, Ryan regularly serves as a sounding board for educational entrepreneurship.
Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany and lives in southern California with his wife and daughter. Ryan believes that applying to college should be a joy, and regularly speaks at high schools and colleges with the aim of injecting real, fun information back into the process.
Ellen Hochberg, General Counsel
Ellen Hochberg
General Counsel
General Counsel Ellen Hochberg advises The Princeton Review’s various teams on legal strategies, thereby helping to further the company’s mission of supporting and realizing students’ educational dreams.
Ellen holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School. A New York City resident, Ellen loves international travel and long-distance biking, and is learning to do both with her husband and two children in tow.
Michelle Bergland, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Michelle Bergland
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
With a background in finance, operations, and human resources, Michelle Bergland has been working in education for 20 years, the last five as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at The Princeton Review, where she supports employees across the US and Canada.
Michelle holds a bachelor’s degree in German from Middlebury College and an MBA from New York University. She lives in the greater Boston area with her family and two miniature dachshunds.