Atlanta Tutors LLC was founded in 2006 by Nathan and Hope Vigil, a husband-and-wife team of dedicated educators. Over the past eleven years, Nathan and Hope recruited other accomplished educators to join our tutoring company, and today our management team has more than 50 years of combined teaching experience.
Excelling leadership with extensive experience in Georgia education
Meet our tutoring company’s management team below!
Hope Vigil, Director
After growing up in Atlanta, Hope Vigil graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Tech where she studied Russian, Spanish, Italian, and German and received her bachelor’s degree in International Affairs. After mentoring students at UC Berkeley, she went on to earn a master’s degree in Education from California State University, Fullerton and to teach English for several years in California. After moving back to Georgia, she taught English at Georgia State University and Georgia Christian University and then worked as an Academic Advisor at UGA.
Nathan Vigil, Director
Nathan Vigil received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and his PhD from Emory University. Dr. Vigil has published with Cambridge University Press and Routledge Press, given academic presentations at Oxford University and to the American Historical Association, and received scholarships from Princeton University and the US Department of Education. In addition to running Atlanta Tutors, Dr. Vigil teaches college Writing and History courses. In recent years, he has taught at Georgia Tech, Emory, and the University of Georgia. He has received numerous teaching honors.
Hope and Nathan live in Atlanta with their three children (Nathaniel, 16, who attends Lakeside High School; Mercy, 13, who attends The Westminster Schools; and Ruth, 4, who attends Shallowford Presbyterian School).
Rebecca Grace, Client Relations, Tutor Management
Rebecca Grace received her bachelor’s degree in journalism at The University of Texas at Austin and her M.F.A. in writing from Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, where she received awards in student leadership and writing. She has written for several publications, including nonprofit WeloveBuHi’s oral history project, The Westminster School’s Magazine, and Atlanta Magazine. While at SCAD she tutored fellow students in writing, and afterwards pursued a job in communications at The Westminster Schools, where she enjoyed writing about and celebrating the diverse skills, accomplishments, and experiences of Westminster’s fabulous student body. Rebecca lives with her husband and two children in Tucker. Her son attends The Globe Academy and her daughter is at Coralwood preschool.
Alyson Richardson, Client Relations, Community Outreach
Alyson Richardson earned her bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Virginia Tech and her TESOL certification to teach English as a Second Language from Kennesaw State. After 16 years of corporate experience with companies large and small, she transitioned her career to her life’s passion, education. With 11 years of combined Montessori (Infant through Middle School) experience and adult ESL classroom and tutoring experience, as well as her first-hand experience at being a Mom, Alyson is passionate about helping parents find solutions to their children’s challenges and believes in the potential of every child to succeed. Alyson lives in Atlanta with her husband and daughter. Her daughter attends Oak Grove Elementary.
Philip Bradley, Systems Development
Philip Bradley grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Tucker High School. He attended Georgia Tech, where he was a President’s Scholar and graduated with a degree in Computer Science. Philip has a long history of mentoring Georgia young people, including ten years as a counselor and advisor to students at Georgia Tech and UGA. Philip lives in Decatur with his wife and three children.
Looking to meet our in-home tutors?
Our tutor bios are in the works. In the mean time, here are some things you may like to know about the quality of our selection process when it comes to hiring private tutors:
At Atlanta Tutors we carefully screen all of our tutors to ensure that they meet the highest standards of academic achievement, teaching ability, and personal character.
- All of our tutors have substantial tutoring experience and are skillful educators.
- In addition, they all have college degrees from distinguished universities or are exceptional students at Emory or Georgia Tech.
- Our test prep tutors have complete mastery of the tests that they teach, and our subject tutors are experts in the fields that they tutor.