Jody Flowers | Principal

Ms. Flowers began her teaching career at FLI in 2006, working with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades as a reading teacher. Ms. Flowers has stayed at FLI ever since, serving as a classroom teacher in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades, before specializing as a Lower School mathematics teacher in 2014. Ms. Flowers received her bachelor’s from Hunter College and went on to receive her Master’s degree and teaching certification in Elementary Education at the City College C.U.N.Y. Ms. Flowers will be receiving her master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a license in School Building Leadership this fall.

Stanton Brown | Chief Financial and Operations Officer

Dr. Brown joins FLI after serving as a Managing Principal for the nonprofit consulting arm of The Edgerton Group, LLC.  Dr. Brown has served as the Interim Chief Operating/Financial Officer of Bard College’s High School Early College Network and as an Executive Director of Business Development and Program Management for the Institute for Student Achievement.  He first transitioned into the K-12/higher education sector when he joined The College Board as a Senior Director, Corporate Strategy, and Development. Prior to  2008, Dr. Brown held leadership roles in strategic planning, finance, and business development at Chubb & Son, Accenture, American Express, and Capgemini.  Dr. Brown was twice elected as a board trustee for a public-school district in New York.  In 2017, he received the SCOPE School Board Service award for his work. Dr. Brown has a Doctorate in Education from Fordham University and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

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