Senior Vice President and General Manager, The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)
Chris Shepherd leads The Education Abroad Network (TEAN), which joined the WorldStrides family in 2018. After studying and then volunteering in Australia, Chris co-founded TEAN in 1995 and has been instrumental in its growth as the leading education abroad provider in the Asia Pacific region. Chris is committed to a personalized experience for each student studying abroad, and has helped to foster TEAN’s commitment to local expertise and environmental sustainability.
Chris graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. His international education includes a semester in Australia and he has lived abroad in both Perth, Australia and Sydney, Australia. Having spent the bulk of his professional career at TEAN, Chris has traveled extensively throughout the Asia Pacific region and has developed deep relationships with TEAN’s program partners abroad. He lives in South Bend, Indiana with his wife and four daughters.