The Team

Accelerate Data Academy is the premier data science training academy and community in Cincinnati, OH. ​


The people who make Accelerate Data Academy possible!

Stephanie Zeppetello

Content Editor

B.S. Mathematics Education

Illinois State University

Stephanie is a full time HS mathematics teacher with 8 years of professional education experience. She plays a crucial role in developing and editing the content that is taught at Accelerate Data Academy. She is passionate about teaching students how to be resourceful and to take risks in any level of mathematics education. 

Stephanie has been published five times in mathematical journals focusing on graph theory.


Outside of the classroom, Stephanie is a Fine Arts Director and coach for her HS district's orchesis dance team, and enjoys food, photography and travel. 

Kurt Schuepfer

Founder/Chief Strategist

Ph.D. Social Sciences/Applied Statistics

Miami University

Kurt is a passionate teacher with a vision to put Cincinnati data science on the map. 

On top of earning his PhD, Kurt taught for 2 years at Miami University, earned a certificate in College Teaching, works full time as a machine learning engineer at Macy's, does corporate training in data science, and has taught 300+ hours of 1-on-1 data science to everyone from complete beginners to Harvard PhD students. 

Outside of the classroom, Kurt enjoys travel, live music, real estate investing, great conversations, hanging out with his dog Charlie, and meeting new people!

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