Who are the Huntingtons?

Huntington Learning Center is led by a visionary executive team that is passionate about franchisee success


Raymond J. Huntington, PhD, Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding Huntington Learning Center with his wife, Eileen, Ray served as a senior business analyst for a Fortune 100 company and as a college-level instructor in math and statistics. At the time the couple launched their new business, tutoring centers did not exist, and Ray brought his business acumen and vision to work, making the dream to help students a reality and a thriving business. Sharing a strong desire to do something that is personally and professionally rewarding, the couple has seen their business grow from a single location into one of the nation’s leading tutoring services. Ray holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Statistics from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics degree from Manhattan College.


Eileen C. Huntington, CEO, Board Member, Co-Founder

Eileen co-founded Huntington Learning Center with her husband, Ray, in 1977. Prior to starting the company, Eileen was a junior high and high school teacher in New York City and New Jersey, where she witnessed struggling students firsthand. The idea for a tutoring center that offered individualized, supplemental instruction to students K-12 to help close the skill gaps was born. Forty years later, the company has grown to 300 Huntington Learning Centers with locations in 41 states. Eileen holds a Master of Library Science from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from Good Counsel College in New York.


Anne Huntington Sharma, President, Board Member

Anne Huntington Sharma brings a unique perspective and depth of experience to Huntington Learning Center. In her role as President, Anne is focused on the company’s digital transformation efforts, continued franchise expansion, developing strategic partnerships and serving as the company’s public-facing representative. In her previous role as Vice President of Business Development, Anne developed and executed programs and partnerships that positioned the company to help more students. Anne works with each department to ensure the company’s vision is carried out. Anne brings more than 10 years of proven experience in sales and business development within the education and art industries. Anne serves on the Women’s Committee for the International Franchise Association, Board of Directors for the Learning Disabilities Association of America in addition to being active within numerous organizations in education, art and philanthropy. Anne holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University.

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