Learn a little more about what we offer at Ivy Trainers, and how we can help you reach your goals.

Background about us

Ivy Trainers finds qualified, experienced tutors in every academic field for students across the United States looking to improve their marks, brush up on knowledge, or get into university.

  • Head Office

    Ivy Trainers operates throughout the United States, providing qualified tutors for any subject, in any city. Our Head Office, located in New Jersey, deals with the administration processes, the finding and screening of tutors, and matching tutors to compatible students, as well as providing academic support during and after classes.
  • Tutors

    Every single tutor hired by Ivy Trainers is an experienced professional in his/her field of study. All are qualified and dedicated to helping students achieve their academic goals. Our tutors are also locally based, design tailor-made classes for individual students, and have been meticulously background-checked beforehand.
  • Directors

    The Ivy Trainers directors are lifelong students themselves, and have spent time on both the student and tutor side of the classroom. Experienced world travelers, and continuous academics, they are committed to maintaining a company that provides excellence and results to its clients throughout the United States.
Company Information Language Trainers Corporation of 21 O'Conners Lane, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 is incorporated in New Jersey.

About Alexis

Alexis Sheldon, MA, Cert. TEFL


A Cambridge University graduate (BA Hons Social & Political Science), Alexis speaks English, fluent Russian and Portuguese, good French, Italian, and Spanish, and elementary Mandarin Chinese and Hebrew. A qualified TEFL teacher, Alexis also holds an MA in Tourism Management from Brighton University.

Alexis has over 25 years tutoring experience in schools in England, Israel, Ukraine, Russia, Argentina and Brazil and is the CEO of the overall Language Trainers Group. His other projects include Translation Central, a translation services agency and Fast Lane SEO, a multilingual SEO agency.

About Mariana

Mariana Nuñez

General manager

Mariana (Chipi) Nuñez is a 31-year-old Advertising and Marketing graduate of UNLZ University with several Online Marketing seminars and courses under her belt. She speaks fluent Spanish and English, and is currently studying to become a Coach. Born and raised in Argentina, she has been working for the Language Trainers Group for the last 6 years, starting off as a Teacher Recruiter before moving on to a Marketing Assistant, and eventually becoming a Marketing Department Manager. This year she co-created the Ivy Trainers Group with Alexis and Richard to tend to clients specific tutoring needs.

As the mother of a 14-year-old daughter, working hard is an important part of her life, but she also has time for fun activities on the side, which include a healthy love of music and Salsa dancing. While sport is not one of her many passions, she makes up for the excitement lost by involving herself in new books, and traveling to bright, sunny places.

About Sheldon

Richard Sheldon, MA, MBA


Richard is a long-suffering, life-long football supporter of Tottenham Hotspur. He is married with 3 children who have all used extensive tutoring during their school careers. He brings more than 20 years of experience in finance, capital raising and strategy to Language Trainers Corporation.

He has held management positions in both private and public companies and has been instrumental in directing the growth strategy, producing bottom line results. Richard has extensive experience in the internet, technology and services industries. Prior to joining Language Trainers, he provided CFO consulting and capital raising services to small and middle market companies.

Richard has also held CFO positions at ECONnergy Energy Company, Concrete Inc. and Weatherford Global Compression Services and is currently also the CFO of ContextWeb. In addition, Richard was a business development executive at GE Capital and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Richard started his career at Arthur Andersen in London where he became a Chartered Accountant. Richard holds an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.