vTutor is incorporated and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Our leadership team and members of the Board of Directors bring a wealth of experience to achieve our company’s mission to help student-athletes succeed by providing them with virtual access to professional, interactive and personalized tutoring sessions whenever and wherever they need help. Our passion is to help students succeed in life by helping them achieve their academic goals.

Leadership Team

Ronnie Battle, Jr

Ronnie Battle, Jr

CEO/Founder

Ronnie played football for Steve Spurrier at the University of Florida and founded Fellowship Sports Inc., to educate and inspire young men through professional football coaching to produce strong athletes and stronger men of God. Through his work with Fellowship, Ronnie recognized a need for flexible and affordable tutoring options to support these athletes academically. He founded vTutor to help these student-athletes achieve future success in life.

Ronnie also serves as a Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant for IBM Watson (formerly The Weather Channel). Ronnie has a wide-range of experience in human resources and in creating successful teams. His passion is helping young people reach their full potential.

His role at Virtual Tutor is to set the vision and strategy for the company and ensure the necessary people, resources and processes are in place to make this vision a reality.

Monisha Longacre

Monisha Longacre

President

With over 25 years of digital media experience working various companies including PlayOn Sports, The Weather Channel and Ernst & Young, Monisha has decided to focus on creating and growing a business that is focused on helping improve the lives of others. Her experience has been on understanding customer needs and creating compelling customer experiences.

Monisha is responsible for executing vTutor's strategic plan by overseeing the digital product experience, marketing and sales messages and achieving established subscriber and revenue goals.

She is married and the mother of two active student-athletes. Her daughter plays basketball at Rhodes College in Memphis and her son plays high school and travel basketball and baseball.

Deedra Woods

Deedra Woods

Senior Vice President

Senior Recruiter with proven experience in providing quality hires as well as skilled pipelines. Her background includes staffing agencies as well as corporate positions across the US and Canada.

Deedra is responsible for talent management undertakings including sourcing and recruiting, on-boarding and managing our vTutors. Working closely with our Education team, Deedra ensures that our vTutors are delivering an exceptional service to our customers exceeding their expectations.

Board of Directors

Ronnie Battle, Jr

Ronnie Battle, Jr

CEO/Founder

Ronnie played football for Steve Spurrier at the University of Florida and founded Fellowship Sports Inc., to educate and inspire young men through professional football coaching to produce strong athletes and stronger men of God. Through his work with Fellowship, Ronnie recognized a need for flexible and affordable tutoring options to support these athletes academically and set them up for future success in life.

Ronnie also serves as a Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant for IBM Watson (formerly The Weather Channel). Ronnie has a wide-range of experience in human resources and in creating successful teams. His passion is helping young people reach their full potential.

His role at Virtual Tutor is to set the vision and strategy for the company and ensure the necessary people, resources and processes are in place to make this vision a reality.

Sid Lane

Sid Lane

Sid is currently the Director of Business Intelligence Technology at Sharecare. He is a Graduate of Georgia Tech and has extensive experience in IT Operations and Administration.

Brian Sholly

Brian Sholly

Following 18 years in marketing and executive management in Procter and Gamble, GTE and his own company, Brian spent the last 15 years in the learning industry. In 2003, he joined Kaplan focusing on the adult learner. As President of Kaplan Learning Technologies, Brian led Kaplan’s global efforts to enable enterprise e-learning development by providing state of the art online authoring software.

In 2013, Brian joined OnCourse Learning as Executive Vice President of Real Estate. At OnCourse he was responsible for online and live training for Real Estate agents, brokers, appraisers and home inspectors.

Brian was a member of the Appraisal Foundation Industry Advisory Council (IAC) and held the Certified Distance Education Instructor designation from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC). A resident of Roswell, Georgia, Brain and his wife of 35 years have 4 children and 8 grandchildren. After work hours, he enjoys cycling and riding his Harley.

Derek Van Nostran

Derek Van Nostran

Derek Van Nostran, currently the Head of Marketing at NewsON. Derek is a 20-year veteran in the digital marketing industry holding strategic marketing leaderships roles at CNN, The Weather Channel, and NewsON. He is also a co-founder and past-President of the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association. His parents both were professional educators and he was a member of the golf team at The University of Vermont.