Our Team

Imy F. Wax


A psychotherapist and educational consultant, Imy is a member of several professional and parental organizations. She is a Certified Diplomate in Psychotherapy, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Educational Planner and a member of the National Board for Certified Counselors. Imy has completed additional graduate work and courses in psychotherapy, family therapy and neuroscience.

Bill Connor


An Educational Consultant, Licensed Clinical Psychologist (IL) and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Prior to educational consulting, he served as the Psychologist and Director of Student Services with Hong Kong International School as well as psychologist in multiple public school settings and clinical settings. He has frequently taught as an adjunct faculty at the university level.

Emily Jann

Client Relationship Manager
Parent Coach & Boarding Schools Specialist

As Client Relations Manager, Emily’s role includes gathering important information documentation which compromises our client portfolios.  She is a Certified Parent Coach (A.C.C. , International Coaching Federation) providing empathic mentoring and guidance, patiently supporting parents in those changes they wish to make for themselves as they fulfill the hopes and dreams for their family system. She earned her B. A. in Interpersonal Communication from The Ohio State University.

Randi Valerious


An educational consultant, Randi is currently pursuing a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Loyola and a Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor certification (CADC). Prior to becoming an educational consultant, Randi graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in psychology and received her JD from Harvard Law School. Randi has practiced law for 27 years. Randi understands that every family and child has unique needs and is passionate about finding a program that fits those needs.

Louise Langsam

Account Services Manager, B.A., M.B.A

Louise joined The Aspire Group as we continue to expand. She manages the financial responsibility, organization and logistics of the day-to-day business from our Deerfield office. She is also responsible for marketing efforts to increase awareness of The Aspire Group so that more people can benefit from the expertise and knowledge we have to offer. She utilizes her background in Brand Management in the consumer products industry and her MBA in Marketing from the University of Chicago to help us grow and flourish.