Our staff is built to teach each student individually, to develop the skills they need to thrive in mathematics, and to foster a love of learning.

Camille Steahly

Assistant Center Director
A recent graduate of Miami University, Cam holds degrees in Data Analytics and Sociology. With a decade of experience in actively tutoring and working with children in the Elmhurst area, Camille is deeply committed to education. Beyond her teaching endeavors, she finds her passion in aviation, where she is an enthusiastic pilot and aviation enthusiast. Camille aspires to contribute to higher education in the future, making her mark in the academic realm.

Miguel Luna

Lead Instructor/Center Assistant
Miguel Luna is a rising Junior at Elmhurst University. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's in Computer Science and Mathematics. He is also a math tutor at the university. Miguel graduated from Bartlett High School. Miguel enjoys learning how things work and problem-solving. He also enjoys taking gadgets apart, putting them back together, and fixing anything that's broken. Miguel loves Math due to the way it can change how one thinks and perceive the world and its relationship to pattern recognition.

Richard Jeffrey

Center Assistant
Richard was a classroom teacher for 40 years. He loves to make learning new things fun and easy to remember. He also is a musician, director, and composer. Richard also knows a ton about history and space! "Curiosity is the essence of our existence." -Gene Cernan

Shivani Brahmbhatt

@home Lead
Shivani is a former high school math teacher who taught everything from pre-algebra to pre-calculus in Title 1 schools. She has been with Mathnasium for four years and has instructed at every level from the youngest one-on-ones to college level students. She loves to cook, read, craft, and hangout with her baby in her spare time!

Adi Patel

Instructor
Adi Patel is an aspiring high school mathematics teacher. In the past he studied mechanical engineering at UIC. In his free time you can find Adi cooking, volunteering or watching/playing sports. His favorite sports are formula 1 racing, basketball and football. Adi finds that an understanding of mathematics allows everyone to experience the world with a bit of curiosity as we are constantly surrounded by numbers, equations and algorithms. He has always loved mathematics growing up and looks forward to sharing this love for math with all of his students.

Chris Browne

Instructor
Having studied finance and accounting, Christopher currently works as the business manager of a non-profit organization. One of his greatest passions is empowering young people, and aiding them in living up to their greatest potential. An avid marathoner, Christopher encourages bold goal-setting and always promises that persistence pays off.

Jacob Suiter

Instructor
Jacob Suiter is a Nutrition and Food Science major at UIC. In the past he also studied as an astrophysics major, but found a love for cooking. In his free time, he loves cooking, gardening, and playing video games. He also has a dog, cat, snake, tortoise, bird, and frog as pets.

Calvin Magnon

Instructor
Calvin is a sophomore at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University studying Aerospace Engineering with a focus on Spacecraft Design. He leads a small creative writing company of his own founding and spends his free time working on side projects or spending time with friends. His academic accolades include being an Illinois State Scholar, a member of both the National Honors Society and the National Society of High School Scholars, and the French Honors Society.

Mark Stukel

Instructor
Mark Stukel is a senior at York High School in Elmhurst. He likes hanging out with his friends, playing video games, playing hockey, soccer and of course, MATH! He loves to share his knowledge and talents with others.

Orion Stufflebeam

Instructor
Orion is a student at York High School and will graduate with the class of 2024. He's an active member in their music program as well as their math team. He loves working on challenges with his teammates and improving his and others' math skills

Avi Shah

Instructor
Avi is a senior at York High School and will be in the graduating class of 2024. He is currently taking Calculus BC and Statistics. He finds math fascinating because of its vast applications and the intricacies in which numbers can work together to solve problems. He wants to be able to help others experience math that way as well. Outside of work, Avi is a hurdler on the track team, a board member of the economics club, a freshman mentor and volunteers as a peer tutor at York. His hobbies include playing piano and studying computer science. He is also an avid sports enthusiast, especially watching Michigan football/basketball. Go Blue!

Adam George

Instructor
Adam is a sophomore at York Community High School. He enjoys math, exercise, sports, going to the mall, buying clothes, and pizza! Adam is currently taking Pre-Calculus Honors and is involved in Deca club and Key club, as he enjoys doing business activities and volunteering. He looks forward to sharing his passion for business and math with all his students!

Johan Chae

Instructor
Johan is a sophomore at York High School and is currently taking Pre-Calculus. He enjoys going to the gym, playing soccer, and competing in both chess and wrestling. He's so excited to work at Mathnasium because he loves math as well as helping others! Johan hopes to share his love of math because its a universal language! The ability to understand, think, and share this universal language is an absolute necessity and he's believes its satisfying to help get students fluent in math!

Zain Khan

Instructor
Zain is a currently rising junior at York High School and is graduating in the class of 2025. He participates in economics club, ambassadors club, and volunteers at the Elmhurst Hospital in his spare time. His favorite subject in school is math because of the variety of ways problem solving can happen. He wants to be able to help others experience that feeling as well. Outside of school and work, Zain loves sports and plays them himself. He plays basketball, runs track, and is a huge Ohio State sports fan. Go bucks!

Jonah Jones

Instructor
Jonah is an upcoming senior at York Community High School. Jonah loves anything math-related and he hopes to pursue a future in engineering. Jonah also enjoys playing soccer and tennis in his free time.

Taylor Melind

Instructor
Taylor Melind is a senior at York High School. She is currently completing Calculus 3, and plans to take a Linear Algebra course soon. Outside of work, Taylor enjoys sewing and tailoring clothes and is an arid reader. She hopes to inspire others to see the beauty of math and its everyday applications.

Tommy Olins

Instructor
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Mansi Shah

Instructor
Coming Soon!

Our Mathnasium Mission

Teach children math so they understand it, master it, and love it. Math can change their lives, and they can change the world.

What I love about Mathnasium is the ability to teach problem-solving skills and make math make sense, while also making a student smile.
Amber W., Mathnasium Instructor

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