Our

Story

We’re passionate about student success, educators devoted to our children and their futures, and innovators with vision for change. Veracity was formed to connect us all. To help school systems find the right software solutions (while maximizing valuable resources and impact). To help EdTech Providers demonstrate the value of their products (while building trust and empowering faster ROI for school districts). To help students achieve (while all stakeholders focus on one common goal).

Our Story

We’re passionate about student success, educators devoted to our children and their futures, and innovators with vision for change. Veracity was formed to connect us all. To help school systems find the right software solutions (while maximizing valuable resources and impact). To help EdTech Providers demonstrate the value of their products (while building trust and empowering faster ROI for school districts). To help students achieve (while all stakeholders focus on one common goal).

Our mission is to build product quality and integrity in the EdTech market by leveling the playing field with a reliable and transparent merit-based verification process. By uncovering the truth, we connect EdTech providers and consumers in a way that best serves our society’s growing need for virtual learning solutions.

Our

Mission

Jon Hagmaier - CEO

A message from our CEO

It’s all about the truth. Every company passionately believes that their product and service will benefit the consumer in some positive manner. Veracity is the unbiased, qualified, third party expert. We verify your product’s performance and specifications to allow the client to purchase with guaranteed confidence. It’s all about the truth and we stand behind every verification.

– Jon Hagmaier –

Leadership

Jon Hagmaier - CEO
Jon Hagmaier

CEO

Formerly the co-founder of Interactive Achievement (IA) and the award-winning onTRAC® platform, Jonathan Hagmaier has spent many years advocating for Educators and forward-thinking EdTech solutions. Having served 16+ years in public education prior to IA, Jon’s firsthand experience has influenced the mission of not one, but multiple business endeavors in the K-12 space. His vision for unbiased product evaluations and empowered decision making for educators set the stage for Veracity’s creation, where he now serves as CEO.

Crystal Wilson
Crystal Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

Crystal has over 21 years of experience in education. She started out as a classroom teacher and enjoyed connecting with her students as a positive influence in their lives. Crystal joined the EdTech industry in 2011, where she held various roles within Product Management and Customer Success for the award-winning companies Interactive Achievement and PowerSchool. When not seeking tech solutions to solve everyday problems, Crystal enjoys spending time with her family exploring national parks, traveling to basketball tournaments along the east coast to watch her son play, and going to the beach every chance that she gets.

Amy Robertson
Amy Robertson

Chief Revenue Officer

With over 20 years’ experience in marketing B2B enterprise software, several of which were spent in EdTech, Amy brings a wealth of knowledge to the Veracity team. As Chief Revenue Officer, she connects EdTech marketing and product teams with the art of the possible with Veracity Verifications. Amy is passionate about education and women in leadership, with a strong connection to her community and Greater Roanoke Valley network.

Emily Connelley
Emily Connelly

Ambassador of Trust

Emily is Veracity’s Ambassador of Trust. She partners with clients through and after the verification process to ensure success. Emily has over 15 years of experience in managing account and customer service teams. Prior to joining Veracity, Emily led the Account Management Teams at Turning Technologies and PowerSchool (formerly Interactive Achievement). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and yellow Lab.

Jim Yurasits

Senior Manager of Trust

As Senior Manager of Trust, Jim coordinates the efforts of Veracity’s Guardians as they evaluate client software solutions.  His professional background includes 34 years in education, serving both as teacher and administrator.  He understands the importance of successfully integrating educational software into the school environment, whether it is used to aid instruction or manage the school division’s student information system. 

Jim loves spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren on the family boat. 

Kevin Herrholtz

VP Sales

Kevin has over 20 years of experience in education, client success and sales. He began his career as a middle school science teacher and coach where he enjoyed building connections and providing mentorship. For the past 13 years he has dedicated himself to building sales and client care teams with the goal of creating a best in class experience. When not striving to exceed client expectations, he enjoys spending time with his family on various outdoor adventures.