About Us

4-group Math was founded in 2001 based on the teachings and research of educator Lynn Kuske. The company was incorporated in 2009.


Lynn Kuske

Lynn began developing 4-group Math within the Bellevue School District in 2001. She has spent over 25 years in the business of growing young people, working as a parent educator and coach. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in The Family and Child Development and received her Master’s in Education from Antioch University, Seattle. Together, with her twin sister, Beth Campbell (below) she works to light the passion of math learning in every single young person she meets. Lynn is married to Brian and is a proud grandmother.

Beth Campbell

Beth has spent over 25 years teaching parents and children as an educator and coach. She developed Kuske Math, Inc.’s Multiplication Made Easy™ during years of volunteering at Enatai Elementary School, Bellevue, WA. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Washington with a BA in Elementary Education while also playing basketball and golf for the Huskies. She has been the Varsity Girls’ Basketball coach at Mercer Island and Bellevue Christian High Schools. Beth is married to Scott and is the mother of Chris (married to Kalla) and Steve.

Melissa Lloyd, President

Melissa spent over 15 years building brands and businesses in consumer products and high tech industries. She worked on famous brands and brand turnarounds including: Topps Confectionery (Bazooka Bubble Gum, Ring Pop, Push Pop and Baby Bottle Pop Lollipops), Mattel Games, and James River Corporation (Dixie Cups). After she became a mother (now of three children), she became familiar with the challenges faced by children learning math and the breakthrough method in number sense introduced by Lynn Kuske. Melissa is also the co-founder of not for profit, Contagious Compassion “Growing Social Entrepreneurs”.