Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Operations Officer, Pelin Deniz is responsible for the safety and security, facilities, operations, technology, and food service of our 13 network schools. Pelin ensures a safe learning environment so that schools can focus on educating their students.
Previously, Pelin served as Executive Director of Facilities at CICS. Her expertise lies in capital projects, operations, emergency management, and engineering. Pelin speaks 3 languages, has B.A. degrees in Philosophy and in Political Science from the College of Charleston, and holds a M.A. in International Studies from Old Dominion University. She is a master certified ballroom and Latin dancer, a surfer and an avid traveler.