About Us ›Team
Leon Heller › CEO
Leon cofounded Cappex in 2006, and has overseen its growth from a startup to becoming Your College Decision Headquarters for more than 7 million students, 600 college and university clients, and thousands of high school counselors. Prior to Cappex, Leon was the CEO of FastWeb.com, which was sold to Monster.com in 2001. Originally from South Africa, Leon graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in Accounting.
Alex Stepien › President
Alex is responsible for company revenue and client growth across all business units, including developing and maintaining relationships with our college, university and other partners across 7 countries. Alex holds a BS in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Chris Homberg › Senior Vice President of Product Development
Chris leads product development efforts, where he oversees the team responsible for developing, building and delivering best-in-class products for the entire Cappex product platform suite. Chris graduated from Michigan State University, home of the Spartans, with a BA in Advertising.
Sarah Wilde › Senior Vice President of Marketing
Sarah leads marketing and communications efforts at Cappex, overseeing the team responsible for student acquisition and promotion of Cappex to students, counselors, parents, colleges, and foundations, based on modern digital marketing best practices. Sarah holds a BS in advertising from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a MBA from the University of Chicago.
Junho Park › Vice President of Technology
Junho is responsible for managing the technology team and infrastructure powering Cappex's family of websites, with a focus on software engineering, quality assurance and operations. Junho earned his Bachelor of Science in computer science at the University of Illinois at Chicago.