Linden Boarding School Tours assists regionally accredited Boarding Schools from across the globe with their efforts to recruit, enroll and serve international students. We foster international understanding while serving our Schools highly individualized needs and objectives.
John A. Williamson, Owner and Executive Director
John's career in directing enrollment management offices has spanned more than twenty five years at both the university and Boarding School levels. John has overseen, and often created, the international offices at his institutions and has vast experience establishing exchanges, partnerships, and programmes in places such as Cuba, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Kazakhstan and many more. John received his Masters degree in International Relations in Paris, France and is involved both professionally and personally in international organizations which work with global issues such as poverty, education, child welfare and the empowerment of women.
Bryant joined Linden after spending the past 8 years working in different capacities in the International Education sector. Before Linden, he served as the Director of International Admissions at California Baptist University, the Executive Director of the Christian College Consulting - Asia (CCCA) based in Seoul, Korea, and the Program Director for Pathlight in Belmopan, Belize. Bryant received his Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies as well as his Bachelor of Arts in Business from Wheaton College, in Wheaton, IL. He is married to his amazing wife, Hyojung Yoon, whom he met while working in Thailand. Together, they have 4 children together: Jaden, Soyi, Shane, and Asher.
Sung Chu, Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships
Sung joined Linden after serving in educational, corporate and agency sectors in International Education. Sung has directly recruited for US institutions, trained global counseling agents to match students to university programs and locations, managed data projects for global student mobility at IEPs and worked with US boarding schools and universities to create MoUs for pathway programs. Sung is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and received his Bachelor of Music from McGill University as well as a Post-Baccalaureate in Health Sciences from Harvard University. Sung and his wife, Dahye Han are newlyweds having met in New Jersey and are expecting their first child in the summer of 2019!
Kevin Tolley, Coordinator of Events & Communications
Kevin is a recent graduate from DePauw University where he earned his BA in English Writing and served as President of Alpha Tau Omega. In his time at DePauw, Kevin studied abroad in Salvador, Brazil to analyze how hip hop music, graffiti art, and the Samba have helped shape the cultural identity of Brazilians living in a former slave port city. He also spent the last two years developing a writing portfolio of short stories, poems, analytical essays, and novellas in both fiction and nonfiction. Kevin likes to use his free time to play golf, read on the beach, coach basketball, and connect with friends.
Victoria Brown, Coordinator of Global Initiatives
Victoria’s experiences in international leadership and education have given her great insight and preparation to manage Linden's global network of agents and consultants. She joined Linden after spending two years living in Thailand and Vietnam in order to pursue a career in international education. Victoria also spent nearly four years recruiting America’s most talented University graduates to work at a Fortune Global 500 company before moving abroad. She attended James Madison University where she earned her BS in Psychology with a concentration in Leadership and Human Resources Development. In addition to a passion for travel, some of her other interests include photography, yoga, hiking, exploring the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.