Graduate School of Education - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Chief Financial Officer
Director of Business Development
WILL Interactive, Inc.

Mr. Versaw is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Business Development of WILL Interactive, Inc., one of the most successful serious game and computer-based simulation developers in the United States. He is one of the nation's leading authorities on the advancement of serious gaming and simulation technology. A sought after speaker and motivator in education and training forums, Mr. Versaw has helped transform the way educators utilize new immersive technologies to reach their intended audiences and positively change their attitudes and behaviors. As a long-standing member of the management team of WILL Interactive, Inc., Mr. Versaw has been instrumental in the growth of the company from start-up educational technology innovator to an unquestioned leader in the serious gaming and simulation market.

As Chief Financial Officer of WILL Interactive, Mr. Versaw's responsibilities incorporate developing and monitoring long-range financial and strategic direction for the company and continuous evaluation of market trends and potential sales opportunities for the purpose of corporate growth. As Director of Business Development of WILL Interactive, his responsibilities include leadership of the business development group, supervision of all sales personnel, providing direction of all WILL marketing and distribution initiatives, oversight of company's intern program and primary relationship manager for top-tier clientele.

Prior to WILL Interactive, David was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions and Vice President of Capital Raising at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co. (FBR), a national top ten investment banking firm. He led and/or assisted in capital raising transactions with an aggregate market value of over $7 billion as well as led the effective procurement, management and completion of buy- and sell-side merger and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Versaw is a board member of the University of Mary Washington College of Business, a board member of the Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT) and the chair of SALT's gaming and simulation division.