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.

Christopher Guardo

Chris grew up in Fairview, TN and has been in Nashville for the last 5 years. He has a degree from Belmont University in Mathematics and currently works full time as a Statistical Analyst for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Chris loves teaching, and has been with Mathnasium since 2019. Chris is also passionate about the outdoors and enjoys camping, hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing.

Molly Walker

Molly has lived in the greater Nashville area for the majority of her life and attended local Williamson County schools starting her kindergarten year. Currently, she attends Ravenwood High School and is in her senior year. Molly started working at Mathnasium in early September of 2022, but had prior tutoring experience before becoming part of the Mathnasium staff. She is able to teach subjects ranging from elementary school mathematics to AP Calculus. She loves working with children and enjoys teaching each and every student that comes in the door.

Haylee Goitia

Haylee has been working at Mathnasium since September 2022. Before starting tutoring, she was a student at Mathnasium for one year and loves it! She has experience with tutoring any level up to Algebra II. She is passionate about getting to know each student and helping them improve with any challenges they face in the center.

Aarush Desai

Aarush is a sophomore at Ravenwood with a love for math and science. He plans on pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering, but has a passion in a variety of subjects. Aarush enjoys learning interesting facts and solving cool math problems in school. He has experienced being a student at Mathnasium, and hopes to give everyone the same support that he received, and for all his students to find a passion for math.

Aarushi Deshwal

Aarushi has been working at Mathnasium since March 2023 and attends Ravenwood High School. She loved all fields of STEM and hopes to pursue neuroscience or biology in the future. She’s had prior tutoring experience and can help people in various topics of math up to AP Calculus. She loves tutoring kids and hopes that they love math just as much as she does.

Mackenzie Taylor-Fankhauser

Mackenzie has been a middle school math teacher in Williamson County since 2021 and has a passion for Math and Social Studies. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a dual concentration in Math and History. She enjoys baking and playing with her five golden retrievers.

Katie Varnedoe

Katie has been working at Mathnasium since May 2023. She is a rising senior at Franklin Classical School. She loves math and science and one day would love to do something in the medical field. She hopes that her tutoring will help give other kids a love for math. She can tutor up to PreCalculus.

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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