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.

Hooward Lopez

Lead Instructor
Hooward is a senior year student at Cal State Long Beach majoring in Pure Mathematics.

Hooward has experience tutoring students at college-level math at Long Beach City College. He loves watching the sunset with friends.

When he is not teaching or busy brewing coffee as a barista and he is learning to play chess.

Michael Marrujo

Assistant Director
Michael is a graduate of Cal State Long Beach with a degree in Ethnic studies and Communication.

He has studied pure mathematics and has tutored students from high school to college. Michael has an interest in taking walks to explore.

When he is not tutoring, you can find him at the parks working in afterschool programs with kids engaged in activities and crafts.

Vinay Mahbubani

Vinay is a senior-year nursing major at California State Long Beach. He enjoys teaching and exploring the depths of mathematical concepts

In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, cooking new food recipes with friends, and listening to hip-hop and house music. Many people find it interesting that I am able to quote lines from various movies.

A fun fact about me is that I have been skydiving before

Emma Montoya

Emma graduated from UC Irvine with double degrees in Education Science and Children Education & Development.

She loves working with kids and has many years of experience working with kids, both inside and outside of classrooms.

When she is not working, she loves creative stuff, making jewelry, crocheting, painting, and sewing.

Daniella Gonzalez

Daniella is a senior student at California State University Long Beach majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Secondary Education.

She has experience tutoring students in elementary and high school while she was in high school. She understand the struggle of math as she herself was one of those students and met an outstanding instructor who not only taught her math but also inspire her to be a math instructor to help other students.

Daniella has a passion for painting and needle felting to make stuffed toys. When she is not working, you might find her searching for the next great sushi restaurant.

Patrick Flannagan


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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