Senior Leadership Team

Parker Hudnut


Parker Hudnut:  Chief Executive Officer

Parker Hudnut has served as ICEF’s Chief Executive Officer since 2011.  Mr. Hudnut’s passion for the ICEF community has only grown stronger over time as he has led the organization through difficult financial challenges and ensured the organization is on a path toward greater success and opportunities for all students and families. With his private sector experience and an MBA from Wharton, Mr. Hudnut is determined to create educational opportunities for every student no matter what zip code they reside.  From the Los Angeles Unified School District to charter organizations, he has delivered educational results for students.

Shuron Owens

Shuron Owens:  Chief Academic Office

Shuron Owens, Chief Academic Officer, leads ICEF’s Instructional Teams.  As a career educator, Ms. Owens has experience as a teacher, Instructional Coach, Principal and now District Leader.  Her experience in curriculum, literacy and equity help ICEF to reach all students and ensure we prioritize student needs. 

Greg Brendel

Greg Brendel:  Chief Operating Officer-Chief Financial Officer

Greg Brendel recently returned to his COO-CFO position to rejuvenate and expand its operational and fiscal systems. He will also assist in facility development and ongoing maintenance programming. In the past, Greg has specialized in entitling, designing, and building charter schools across the United States. This, coupled with his financial and operational experience in the charter school and development worlds, gives him a unique perspective that will help ICEF use financial and data analysis to develop and improve its reporting and business decision making processes.