Mayan N. McDermott, B.A.


Educational Strategy Associate

Driven by supporting change in the early childhood through higher education arena, Mayan’s experience spans editorial, marketing, sales, client engagement, product development, and program management in K-20 businesses. Her skillset can be summarized as a focused pursuit of excellence with every project she touches.

Mayan uses data to help clients make informed decisions to make their work more impactful. Whether the goal is to increase market share or launch a new product, Mayan looks at problems from every angle to propose unique solutions to complex B2B and B2C problems. She stays closely connected to educational thought leaders and partners who are on the cutting edge of how to improve learning for all students.

A skilled writer and researcher, Mayan’s understanding of the needs of stakeholders from the Superintendents to teachers help her provide deep insight into the implementation pieces required for successful procurement of products and services.



  • B.A. in English from California Lutheran University


  • Developmental Editing from UC Berkeley


AssociatesRayna Yaker