About Us

Elite Ivy Education is dedicated to help International students prepare, apply and gain acceptance to the Premier High School and College Institutions in North America, including the Highest Ranked Ivy League Schools! We have a mission to help educate and expand your child’s horizons by helping them gain international and cultural experience that has become a critical success factor in our increasingly globalized economy.

Our professional staff has helped hundreds of students to achieve their dream of an American education in Top-100 universities and premier high schools.

Leadership at Elite Ivy Education

Frank Lacombe

MBA, Executive Director, Senior Educational Consultant
President, Santa Cruz Waldorf School, 1996-2008
President, Knowledge Tree International, 1980-1996
Executive Vice President, Sino-American Education Institute, 2010-present

Yingchao Zhang, Ph.D.

Founder, Senior Educational Consultant
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 2005
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, The Scripps Research Institute, 2005-2007
Principal Scientist, Roche, 2007-2012
Mini-MBA, Rutgers University, 2012
IECA Professional Member
SSATB Member
Executive Vice President, Sino-American Education Institute, 2010-present

Helena Zhao

Advisor, 2013
1989-1990 MS, New Jersey Institute of Technology
1991-2000 Sr. System Development Consultant for JP Morgan, Scudder Stevens & Clark Inc., Thomson Reuters and Credit Suisse First Boston.
2001-present Sr. Mortgage Banker, Member of President Club every year. Currently work for LoanDepot.com, LLC dba Mortgage Master.
9 years parent experience of The Pingry School. Parent of students of Carnegie Mellon University (2015 Sole graduate of Interdisciplinary program between Mellon College of Science and School of Computer Science and graduated with University and College Honors) and of Wharton Business School at University of Pennsylvania.

Lily Yin, MBA

Operation Manager, Educational Consultant 2012
2008-2010 MBA, Rutgers University
2009-2012 Business Analyst, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc
2006-2007 General Manager, Panda Express
2003-2006 Health Care Administration, Regis University