PAIS sponsors are businesses and organizations that support the work of independent schools. Sponsors provide valuable resources for our schools and help support PAIS services, which strengthen our schools and support their growth and success. 

Lands' End can provide PAIS Member Schools with quality uniforms and other school spirit products! By enrolling your School in the Lands’ End School Rewards Program your school can receive up to a 3% CASH-BACK REWARD from your total purchases! To get started with the School Rewards Program or to check if your school is already enrolled, contact Michael Pink, Lands' End Regional Business Development Manager. Please note that you are not automatically enrolled in this program by being a PAIS Member, you must sign-up for the program
Website: www.landsend.com
Michael Pink
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 608-524-7102


Bolton an IMA Company
Profile: Founded in 1931, Bolton employs insurance professionals in South Carolina, Northern and Southern California, and Pennsylvania. We place in excess of $700 million in annual premiums on behalf of our clients, which ranks us in the top one percent (1%) of all brokers in the United States. We consistently maintain our focus as a full service broker dedicated to providing exemplary service to our clients.
Website: www.boltonco.com
Contact: Cheryl McDowell, ARM, CSRM, CISR, Vice President, Education Practice Group
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 626-535-1428

GDI Services Inc.
GDI understands the positive impact that a clean, healthy, and well maintained educational and learning environment has on your students, faculty, and staff’s productivity, performance, and well-being. It shapes the first impression that students, faculty, staff, and visitors have of your school-positively influencing their opinion and decision to attend or work at your school. As an education market specialist, GDI embraces the important role custodial services play at your campus and understand that your mission is to procure quality services from an innovative, strategic vendor with the highest value possible. GDI is the best service provider to help you achieve your mission.
Website: www.gdi.com
Contact: Walter Roscoe, Business Development Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-212-1202

The Haverford Trust Company
Profile: The Haverford Trust Company was founded in 1979 on Philadelphia’s landmark Rittenhouse Square. Since our founding, one thing has remained unchanged… our commitment to quality. Haverford has prospered for more than 40 years in a finance industry dominated by giants through our passion and adaptability. With more than 100 employees and over $13.4 billion in assets as of 7/31/2021, our size is our advantage. We get to know you and your needs at every level. You may speak with anyone, at any level of the organization, at any time. Our size allows us to be flexible and move with agility to address your individual investment needs. But we have never lost focus on the essentials: the Quality Investing philosophy that provides our clients with the right mix of stability and growth across the market cycle. And we never will. 
Website: www.haverfordquality.com
Contact: Jeffrey M. Bagley, CFA, Vice President, Senior Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-995-8715

Independent School Chairpersons Association
ISCA's mission is to support independent school board chairs in becoming effective governance leaders of their boards. ISCA accomplishes this by offering education, training, resources, mentoring and peer networking opportunities.
Website: www.iscachairs.org
Contact: Bethany Di Napoli, Executive Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 401-216-8079

ISM is dedicated to advancing school leadership to enrich the student experience. Rely on over 46 years of research, knowledge, and experience to move your school forward through consultations, surveys, professional learning events, insurance offerings, and software products.
Let’s build creative strategies together using extensive research, proven management techniques, and personalized service. Contact ISM’s School Success Team to learn more!
Website: www.isminc.com
Contact: ISM’s School Success Team
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 303-656-4944

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Our Education & Not-For-Profit Banking Team provides specialized support for this important community. Support includes tuition collections & payables, strategic financing for capital projects, and seasonal cash flow management. We can connect you with J.P. Morgan asset management professionals who specialize in managing investment assets.
Website: www.jpmorganchase.com  Financial Solutions for K-12 Independent Schools
Contact: Ned Azar, VP, BDM - Government, Education and Not-for-profit banking
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 267-257-2410

Lookout Management Inc.

Profile: LMI conducts constituent surveys for independent schools, studying all major groups -- parents, students, alumni, and faculty. We’ve prepared over 400 customized constituent surveys for more than 100 independent schools across North America and internationally.
Website: www.lookoutmanagement.com
Contact: Kevin Graham, BA MBA, President
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 519-281-3400

Metz Culinary Management

Profile: Metz is a leader in nutrition by instituting programs that enhance the well-being of students, faculty and staff at K-12 facilities, independent schools and higher education institutions. M
enus are conceived to introduce, develop and enhance healthy eating habits that emphasize nutritional education for children of all ages as well as instructors and staff.

Unlike other foodservice management companies, we are a step ahead of dining and nutrition trends. We constantly adapt our operations, menus, environments and marketing strategies to meet the needs of your guests as well as your organization.
Website: www.metzculinary.com
Contact: John E. Geronimo, Vice President Sales

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 724-312-6758

Profile: From the way you recruit people to the way you coach, develop, pay and retain them, Paycor’s human capital management (HCM) software helps leaders get out of the weeds and create great places to work. With a single source of truth for all employee data, you’ll never have to switch platforms, log-in to multiple systems, re-key information or open multiple spreadsheets. Paycor customers rave about how much time they save using our modern, flexible HCM software.
Website: www.paycor.com
Contact: Ryan Ruffing, Principal Education Consultant

Email: [email protected] 
Phone: 513-502-4888

Promenet Inc.
Profile: Promenet Inc. is a premier provider of IT consultation, network integration, and managed services. We help our clients design, update, and maintain their IT infrastructures. Our team of technology experts have a compelling history helping our clients’ networks run at peak efficiency. With decades of experience in educational services, we have longstanding clients in independent K-12 and higher education throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. We have a “customer for life” philosophy, and see ourselves as stakeholders in our clients’ pursuit of meeting their organizational objectives. We partner with clients to ensure that our solutions not only meet their immediate needs, but also align with their plans for the future.
Website: www.promenet.com
Contact: Michael Randazza, Senior Business Development Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 646-595-6645

 Business Supplies, School Supplies, Office, Furniture, Technology, and Janitorial Supplies
Website: www.staplesadvantage.com
Contact: Jessica Norris, Area Sales Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 205-563-8366


Profile: Stifel's independent school finance group serves the strategic financing needs of independent schools across the nation. We serve as financial advisor or investment banker on both bank-based and public market financings.
Website: https://stifelinstitutional.com/capabilities/public-finance/non-profit-education/
Contact: Dev Talvadkar, Managing Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 301-941-2438

Profile: SuperEval is innovative educational leadership evaluation software. The innovative evaluation methodology includes employing reflective practices, conducting a self-assessment, and assembling a portfolio as examples of leadership driving an evidenced-based process. SuperEval serves all leadership team members from the board members and head of school, to dean of admissions and building-level administrators and support staff. SuperEval provides a library of rubric choices from state and national organizations. This web-based software is one of the most automated, contributing to a world-class user experience as an easy-to-use product. If a question arises, our award-winning support team is available to you via phone, instant chat or email.
Website: www.supereval.com
Contact: Gretchen Restino, Account Executive
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-295-3076


Creativity is in our DNA. Our game-changing innovations are redefining the possibilities of digital experiences. We connect content and data and introduce new technologies that democratize creativity, shape the next generation of storytelling, and inspire entirely new categories of business.
Website: www.adobe.com

Contact: Ellen Sartin
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 512-814-6420

Collaborative Classroom
Profile: Collaborative Classroom is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that all students become readers, writers, and thinkers who learn from, care for, and respect one another.
Website: www.collaborativeclassroom.org
Contact: Mandy Ubele, Manager of Educational Partnerships
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 484-798-4265

The College Funding Coach
Profile: The College Funding Coach was founded in 2002 to help families better understand the complex strategies for paying for college and making higher education more affordable. Since that time, The College Funding Coach® team has been on a mission to help families make the college dream a reality. We are a national footprint with educators in over 30 states & have been serving the Greater Philadelphia area since 2015. Whether a family is need based, merit based, or a combination of the two; we want to ensure college admissions counselors feel supported with resources necessary to guide their families & students in selecting the right schools.
Website: www.thecollegefundingcoach.org
Contact: Rory Sullivan, Regional Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 215-407-1191

FLAIR uses sentiment analysis to help schools measure the progress of racial equity initiatives, and their data helps schools to fine-tune their racial equity strategy to achieve more targeted outcomes.
Website: www.flairimpact.com
Contact: Nii Cleland, CEO & Co-Founder
Email: [email protected]

Phone: 917-981-8176

Profile: Graham-Pelton is the fundraising consulting firm chosen by leading independent schools worldwide. Our mission is to elevate philanthropy so nonprofits can flourish.
Website: www.grahampelton.com
Contact: Katie Rozycki, Senior Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 800-608-7955

Handspring Health
Profile: Handspring is a modern mental health clinic for all youth. With a team of specially-trained pediatric therapists, Handspring delivers evidence-based, leading edge mental health treatments to make meaningful and enduring changes. The organization supports children with various mental health needs, including: anxiety disorders, depression & other mood disorders, trauma disorders, behavioral difficulties, and adjustment disorders. We partner closely with health insurers to ensure that our care is accessible to all families. Visit our website (www.handspringhealth.com/our-care) to learn more about our care.
Website: www.handspringhealth.com
Contact: Kwasi Kyei, Co-Founder
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 312-420-3739

McLane Middleton
Profile: McLane Middleton offers multidisciplinary depth and knowledge in all facets of education law. The firm’s education law practice group represents K-12 independent schools and colleges, and provides consultation and training services to schools and school associations nationwide and internationally.
Website: www.mclane.com
Contact: Brian Garrett, Chair, Education Law Practice Group
Email: brian.garrett@mclane.com

Phone: 603-334-6934


Profile: SpeakUp! is a nonprofit that partners with middle and high schools in the Greater Philadelphia Area. We train and coach schools to use our youth-driven, experiential, intergenerational program to change their culture of communication. We assist school communities in developing their capacity to help young people build positive relationships with trusted adults where they can be their authentic selves, speak up, and ask for help.
Website: www.speakup.org
Contact: Martie Bernicker, Executive Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 610-519-9600 x101

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