Meet The Team

Philip E. Morgaman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Morgaman serves as Chairman of United Schools Association and, in that capacity, ultimately oversees the operations of the organization including school relationships, staff and the general operation of the organization within the United States. He is a native of Florida who has been married for over 30 years and is the father of three adult children. An Attorney at Law specializing in corporate finance and transactional law by profession, he has been a successful serial entrepreneur since 1984.

Directly relevant to this project, In 1995 Mr. Morgaman and his investment trusts acquired the North Broward School and Lighthouse Point Academy in South Florida and became the school’s President. During period from 1995-2005, Mr. Morgaman and his executive team developed this from a small, average-quality school of approximately 200 students in grades K-8, 35 staff, and gross revenues of less than $2mm into a high-quality K-12 college preparatory school, sending its graduates to the finest US universities with over 2000 students, 380 staff and gross revenues in excess of $36mm operating on three campuses.

In 2005, with substantial private equity investment, Mr. Morgaman founded a company for the purpose of developing an international group of high-end college preparatory schools. Serving as the company’s founder and original Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and largest non-institutional shareholder from 2005-2009, Mr. Morgaman built and oversaw the executive team that developed the company from a concept to a group that included 19 campuses, 10 schools (including 5 boarding schools) in Switzerland, the United States and Mexico with over 13,000 students, 3500 staff and gross revenues of $200mm. Mr. Morgaman sold his interests in the Company in 2009 to assist his financial services holdings.

In 2009, together with Claus Fessler, Mr. Morgaman founded United Schools Association, Inc. to facilitate recruitment of international secondary school students coming to study in the United States and operation of the International Residential Programs.

Dane G. Taylor

President and Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Taylor serves as the President and Chief Administrative Officer of United Schools Association. He has been with United Schools Association for over six years; He has held positions such as Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager and Chief Administrative Officer. He oversees new school identification, negotiation, and implementation and in that capacity is responsible for being the coordination of new school development. Additionally, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of each International Residential Program. He assists with the public relations for the company as well as helps in USA’s web-based and social media marketing. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a specialization in multimedia journalism and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Florida Atlantic University.

Charles “Chuck” Lundgren

International Admissions Associate Director

Mr. Lundgren oversees international admissions and recruitment operations for the International Residential Programs. He has been with United Schools Association since 2017. A New York native, Mr. Lundgren currently resides in Asia and travels throughout Asia monthly. With over a decade of admissions experience and fluent in Mandarin, he is an important member of the United Schools Association team.

Irina Gokun

Comptroller

Ms. Gokun is the chief accounting officer of USA and, in that capacity, is responsible for generation of financial statements, maintenance of accounts receivables and payables and billing. She holds an M.B.A in Accounting and Finance and her prior experience includes 17 years as an operational accountant and later Assistant Controller of manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies.

Geniza Madden

Registrar and Bursar

Ms. Madden, who joined the company in 2011, oversees student registrations, agent services and student invoicing. She is the primary contact for agents once a student has applied for one of the USA programs and she supervises agency support personnel at the Company’s home office.

Amanda Lake

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Lake, one of the new additions to USA, is the Lead of our home office customer service team. While working closely with Ms. Madden, she helps in the registration process, student application completion, collection of missing documents, and various projects. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Broward College.

Katherine Zevallos

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Katherine Zevallos, the newest edition to USA, is the Administrative/Bookkeeping Assistant. While working closely with Ms. Madden and Ms. Gokun, she helps in the registration process, student application completion, collections of monies and missing documents as well as bookkeeping duties.

Paulkey Fu

Student Performance Coordinator 

Mr. Fu is an experienced school teacher having taught middle school math, high school math, computer, Chinese Language, and English Reading. He taught in the Florida Public School System for over 15 years at Duncan Middle School, Spanish River High School, and William T Dwyer High School. Having a great working relationship with students and familiar with the school lesson pace and lesson plans, Mr. Fu has been an excellent addition to the United Schools team.