Our specially trained math instructors will teach your child how to understand math in an individual setting; our unique approach enables us to explain concepts really well and lend a helping hand to every student. Our tutors foster a caring, encouraging environment that helps kids thrive and learn! Read below to learn more about our talented team:
Suchita Desai, Owner/Director Mesa South and Gilbert
Suchita strongly believes that a solid foundation in math is vital for today's children to succeed. She holds two Master’s degrees in Cell/Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. After a several years of research work, she decided to shift her focus to giving back to the community in a different way. She came across Mathnasium and fell in love with the program and what it has to offer students across all grades. She has always loved and excelled in math and now, through the Mathnasium method, enjoys helping kids learn to overcome their fear and love math. She currently resides in the Valley with her family and two wonderful kids. Suchita and the Mathnasium of Mesa South team are thrilled to bring their passion to Mathnasium, helping children succeed in math in a way that makes sense to them!
Favorite Math Joke: 3 out of 2 people have trouble with fractions.
Maddy, Assistant Center Director
Maddy recently graduated from Baylor University with BBAs in Honors Business, Management, and Entrepreneurship, along with a minor in English. She has worked in a variety of capacities, from private nannying to assisting in a child-development studies center, homeschooling, tutoring chemistry and pre-algebra, receptionist positions, and marketing software management. Maddy is one of six children in the family, ranging in age from 7 to 24. With little brothers and sisters not far away in California, Maddy is passionate about children, learning, and setting little ones up for success.
Favorite Math Joke: Bob has 36 candy bars. He eats 29. What does Bob have now? “Diabetes. Bob has diabetes.”
Fun Facts: Maddy spends her mornings at school, and spends her free time hanging with roommates and laughing at her Wiener Dog, Pippa. She loves BBC, English accents, mysteries, and the occasional super-hero story.
Kyle is currently attending Mesa Community College. He has always loved Math even though he wasn't best at it in his early years of school. He loves helping other students and continues to help many every year with their math homework. He is excited when he sees students face light up when they get the right answer and understand how they got it. Kyle's family is always asking him ti help them with any little Math question and he loves helping them.
Favorite Math Joke: √-1 2^3 ∑pi
Fun Facts: I am second oldest of my siblings. I was in marching band for 4 years. I can solve a Rubik's cube.
Mark is a technology enthusiast who loves learning new things and sharing that knowledge with others. Having graduated from CSU East Bay with a degree in Business Administration and recently moving to Arizona from Northern California, he believes that it’s never a matter of if someone can achieve their goals, but finding out the best way for them to succeed. When he’s not helping students with math, he’s exploring his new home, building websites, helping with online charity fundraisers, writing, gaming, and spending time with his family.
Favorite Math Joke: Why was 6 afraid of 7? Because 7 8 9
Fun Facts: Mark was a pole vaulter on the Track & Field team in highschool. He also has a love for theatrics, participating in speech performance competitions while in college and even winning a few times.
Jesse is an Engineering student at Arizona State University's Polutechnic Campus working on both his Bachelor's and Master's degree concurrently. His passion for math took off in his last year of high school thanks to two amazing teachers and since then has believed that the proper presentation is the only thing keeping people from kindling a joy for math of their own.
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Fun Facts: When not studying, he can be found gaming, toying with equations, or both!
Cassidy is currently a Senior High School. She has been a private swim lessons instructor, nanny and a babysitter. She is passionate about being an instructor at Mathnasium because she loves math and thinks it is incredibly important to understand the concepts for overall growth.
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Fun Facts: Cassidy has two siblings, love learning and is planning to become a Nurse Practitioner. She plans to attend BYU.