Get to Know the Dimension Team

Christopher Hathaway — Lead Advisor

Education, Fiction Writing

After eight years working as an independent school teacher, administrator, admissions file reader, and alumni interviewer for Yale University, Chris founded Dimension Admissions in 2019. He holds a BA with honors from Yale University, an MFA in fiction from the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and an MAEd from NYU Steinhardt, where he was inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. In 2023, he was named one of USA Today’s Top Emerging Entrepreneurs.

Margaret M. Kelly, J.D — Core Advisor

Education, Poetry and Fiction Writing
Margaret fell in love with language and learning at Phillips Academy, Andover, after which she earned an A.B. with honors in Political Theory from Princeton University; a J.D. from Virginia Law; and an M.F.A. in Poetry from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. Her writing experience is expansive. She began her career writing commentary for CBS Sports/TennisChannel talent; she wrote copiously as a corporate law associate in DC.; and she has published legal non-fiction, flash-fiction and poetry, including, as co-author/editor, an anthology on the law of war called Lifting the Fog of War: New Thinking about War and War Prevention.

Quincy Carroll - Core Advisor

Education, Fiction Writing
Quincy is a graduate of Yale University, and studied in the Writing, Literature & Publishing MFA program at Emerson College. He has taught English in China, and Mandarin in America, and is currently a writing tutor and mindfulness teacher at Amethod Public Schools, where he has been recognized for responsibility, perseverance, and placing students first. He has published two novels, Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside and Unwelcome, both of which are set in China. He is currently at work on his third novel.

Tony J. Andrews - Core Advisor

Education, Non-Fiction Writing
Tony graduated cum laude from Amherst College, and holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa, where he won the Carl Klaus Teaching Award. He has served as an editorial assistant for The Iowa Review and an assistant editor for the London Review of Books. Tony has worked with college, J.D., and M.B.A. applicants, helping them to gain admission to top programs including MIT Sloan and Berkeley Haas. His writing has appeared in The Surfer’s Journal, Tracks, and White Horses Magazine.

Teagan Atwood - Advisor

Real Estate Finance
Teagan is a Boston, Massachusetts native and a Noble & Greenough high school alumnus who holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University. While at Duke, he was active in club-level sports and a dedicated member of the University Consulting Club. Teagan currently works as an investment analyst at Link Logistics, a global Real Estate Investment firm. His interests include fly-fishing, the great outdoors, and spending time with his two new nieces! He is based in New York City.

Cameron Corse - Advisor

Investment Banking
Cameron was a standout student-athlete at the University of Notre Dame, where she captained the Varsity Women’s Tennis Team. She graduated cum laude with a degree in Finance, and earned the most prestigious award for Notre Dame student-athletes, the Byron V. Kanaley Award, which recognizes exemplary students and leaders. Cameron currently works as an Investment Banking Associate in the Financial Services Group at Piper Sandler, and completed Level I of the CFA in Spring 2023. In her free time, Cameron loves exploring New York City with her Golden retriever, Delilah.

Shannon Harrington - Advisor

Executive  Recruiting
Shannon Harrington holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from Stanford University, where she was Captain of the Women’s Varsity Squash team. She has spent her career working in Recruiting/HR roles at Venture Capital firms and startups, beginning at Bain Capital Ventures, where she built a program, StartUp Academy, to help students find job opportunities within portfolio companies. Shannon also ran new-hire onboarding at Twitter, and rolled out the company’s first Unconscious Bias Workshops globally. Over the course of her career, Shannon has helped thousands of students find their first job and loves helping people tap into their authentic selves. She’s based in London.

Helen Hicks - Advisor

Publishing
Helen graduated from Deerfield Academy before studying at Vanderbilt University, where she graduated magna cum laude, with a B.A. in English. While at Vanderbilt, she was Prose Editor of the Vanderbilt Review, and tutored English as a Second Language. After graduating, she attended the Columbia Publishing Course before becoming an editorial assistant at a leading, global literary agency. Helen is a laser-sharp editor, interested in stories that deal inventively with pressing themes of the day, particularly gender and psychology. She devours literature across genres, including narrative nonfiction, literary fiction, memoir, and speculative fiction. She’s based in New York City.

Madison Paulik - Advisor

Mechanical and Solutions Engineering
Madison holds a BA from Duke University in Mechanical Engineering and Innovation Entrepreneurship, concentrating in Technology & Design. Madison’s engineering background, combined with her passion for innovation and interest in customer-focused roles, led her to her current position in solutions engineering. Currently, Madison is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. She is passionate about enhancing women’s presence in STEM fields and actively engages in mentorship programs to advance this cause. Outside of work, Madison can be found running outdoors, practicing hot yoga, exploring western destinations for outdoors sports, or discovering new local coffee shops. She is based in New York City.

Evan Platt - Advisor

Systems Engineering
Evan holds a joint M.A. from MIT’s School of Engineering and MIT’s Sloan School of Management, where he was also Head Rugby Coach. Prior to MIT, he earned his A.B. in Political Science and Business at Columbia University. Evan is now a systems engineer and expert in conducting in-depth needs analyses of complex environments in corporate and academic settings, including tech startups, neuroscience labs, and micro-finance ventures in Bangladesh and the Amazon. Since May 2022, he’s been running a successful 501(c)(3) centered on delivering precisely-targeted aid to Ukrainian civilians in need. He’s based in Kyiv and Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine.

Johnathan Smalls - Advisor

AI and Consulting

John graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a dual degree in Business Analytics and Industrial Design. He competed all four years on the Varsity Tennis team, and was awarded the Knute Rockne award for his embodiment of academic and athletic excellence. Today, John works for Deloitte’s AI & Data Consulting practice, advising financial services and hospitality clients on data architecture, data modernization, and data operations. An insatiable tinkerer at heart, his passion is architecting software for start-ups in sports and media. John is an avid sea-shell collector and fly fisherman. He’s based in New York City.

Tyler Spencer, Ph.D. - Advisor

Global Health Non-Profit
Tyler holds a Ph.D. in Public Health and an M.Sc. in Evidence-Based Social Intervention from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He studied at Georgetown University before ultimately earning his B.A. in International Health and Sustainable Development from the University of Virginia. Today, Tyler is the Founder/Executive Director at Grassroots Health, a public health non-profit that recruits college athletes to help re-imagine mental, nutritional, and sexual health education in US schools. Tyler has been named a World Economic Forum Young Global Shaper and a Senior Atlantic Fellow in Health Equity. He’s also been honored with a Clinton Global Initiative University Award and an MTV Staying Alive Award. He’s based in Mexico City.

Jane Waterfall, DVM - Advisor

Veterinary Medicine
Jane Waterfall graduated from Phillips Academy Andover. After studying at Cornell University, Jane earned a B.A. in Psychology from Barnard College, after which she assumed various community and shelter medicine roles in Colorado and Virginia. Subsequently, she graduated from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. She is now a small animal veterinarian with a focus on shelter medicine, teaching, and surgery. Over the course of her career, she’s also held positions at the Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic, The New England Wildlife Center, The New England Aquarium, and the Museum of Science. She’s based in Massachusetts.