Corporate Profile

Everything School Specialty offers is designed for one purpose – to help students succeed.

We believe every student can flourish in an environment where they feel safe and inspired to explore and grow. We empower leaders with modern educational ecosystems that optimize student outcomes. We create HOLISTIC ENVIRONMENTS, from crayons to curriculum, furniture to technology, our unmatched breadth and depth of products work together to create spaces where students can grow mentally, physically, socially and emotionally. We CURATE SOLUTIONS by getting to know a school’s challenges and dreams and work with them to curate tailored solutions. This is all informed by our ADVANCED EXPERTISE. We’re constantly seeking out the latest ideas, methods and solutions for empowering educators and advancing modern education. And we’re committed to MAKING A DIFFERENCE. We’re passionate about securing a bright future for all children. To us, success means creating environments that will optimize student outcomes. And we won’t stop until we’ve achieved it.

Our Story

At School Specialty, our business is transforming more than classrooms. We believe that all students can flourish in an environment where they are engaged and inspired to learn and grow. In turn, this belief has propelled us to 60 years of leadership in providing comprehensive learning environments for PreK-12 educational institutions in the U.S. and Canada. Our extensive portfolio includes essential classroom supplies, furniture and design services, educational technology, science curriculum, supplemental learning resources, professional development, funding assistance, and more. We design, manufacture, and distribute a broad assortment of name brand and proprietary products, and focus an unmatched team of subject matter experts, all in support of a singular vision: providing the products and support to help districts elevate their performance and improve learning outcomes for every student.

Senior Leadership

Ryan M. Bohr

President & Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Baehler

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Jason Belsito

Executive Vice President, Business Operations

Sarah Bridleman

Vice President, Human Resources

Suzette Dolter

Vice President, Customer Care

Joseph Geltz

Senior Vice President, Operations & Process Excellence

Jeff Hemstead

Regional Vice President, Sales

Laura Hind

Vice President, Program Management

Allen Hoeppner

Senior Vice President, Merchandising & Category Management

Jim Mulder

Vice President, Alternative Markets

Christopher O’Connor

Regional Vice President, Sales

Amy Veugeler

Vice President, Marketing

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