Our Team

Our Team is Polycultural
and Diverse

Our leadership team comprises a diverse group of individuals with a wealth of experience in various fields surrounding education & technology. Together, they are committed to driving success for APDS and the justice-impacted through their polycultural perspectives and expertise.

Harris Ferrell

Chief Executive officer

Arti Finn

Chief Business Development Officer & Co-Founder

Mott Middleton

Chief Revenue Officer

Segun Olowofela

Chief Financial Officer

Nate Ober

Chief Technology and Product Officer

Laurie Bussmann

Chief of Staff

Erica Hulings

Vice President Operations

“My life goal is to transform the corrections industry from warehousing to rehabilitation.”


Our Team

Best-in-Class Professionals
World Class Experts in EdTech, Corrections and Business Development


We’re Invested in Centering Lives with Careers
15% of our workforce at APDS is formerly incarcerated

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Featured Case Study

Massachusetts is currently the only state in the country that has committed to personalized education, workforce, and rehabilitation plans for each individual incarcerated in the state’s prisons.

Download the case study to read about how APDS helped MADOC administer the digital and infrastructure implementation required to bring this complex and monumental project to life.