Our Team

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Patrick Sillup

Design Partner

Patrick is the Assistant Head for Academics at Malvern Preparatory School. From 2013-2017 he led the transformation of Malvern's middle school through a project-based curriculum, and since 2017 has led the evolution of the upper school, with a special focus on design thinking, social entreprenuership, and Mastery Transcript Consortium pilots. He holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from UPenn, and he continues to serve as a mentor and facilitator for Penn's Graduate School of Education programs for independent schools. Prior to Malvern Prep, Patrick was a New York City Teaching Fellow, working in high need middle schools. He is a co-founder and regular co-faciliator of Expeditionaries.

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Christian Talbot

Founder & Principal

Christian founded Basecamp after serving as Head of School at Malvern Prep (PA). Previously he was an administrator and teacher at Regis High School (NY), REACH (NY), Chaminade High School (NY), and Banneker High School (DC). He has shared his experiences in change strategy, strategic planning and design, and social entrepreneurship at national and regional conferences such as NAIS, CASE-NAIS, ADVIS, and Traverse. He leads Basecamp consulting projects and Expeditions, and authors the Basecamp blog, Ed:Future. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Regis High School (NY) and Fordham Preparatory School (NY). He has served as a mentor at UPenn's Educational Entrepreneurship Program and is currently a lecturer in UPenn's School of Social Policy & Practice.

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Rosalie Reyes

Design Partner

Rosalie is the Coordinator of Teacher Engagement and Professional Development for Teaching for Change, Zinn Education Project. She received her M.S.Ed. in education entrepreneurship from U. Penn's Graduate School of Education and Wharton School of Business. Previously Rosalie served as a museum educator at the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center. She has also been a curriculum designer and a movement and mindfulness instructor for children with special needs. Focusing her research and practice of anti-bias education with support from the Early Childhood Education Initiative at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Rosalie is passionate about educational equity and exploring race and representation in children’s literature.

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Marielys Garcia

Expeditionaries Design Partner

Marielys has been an educator and community leader for the last 13 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and holds a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University. As a regular Expeditionaries co-facilitator, Marielys takes the lead on building community culture. She also helps Expeditionaries teams to practice effective norms under extreme time constraints and significant uncertainty.


Lucien Liz-Lepiorz

Design Partner

Lucien is a designer with a background in graphic design, user interface, and other design disciplines. When opportunities arise, he brings these perspectives to Basecamp relationships. You can see his portfolio at lucien.design.


Clyde Cole

Expeditionaries Design Partner

For almost three decades Clyde has been a teacher, administrator, and Assistant Superintendent in public and private schools in New York City, New Haven, and Syracuse. He has founded three schools, trained cohorts of future principals, and led instructional leadership in multiple settings. Most recently he became the the Co-Founder and President of the Partnership for Boys. At Expeditionaries, Clyde takes the lead on challenging teams with difficult questions to prepare them for their CEO panel pitches.