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OUR TEAM

Meet the people committed to closing
the college achievement gap.

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MICHAEL LYNCH

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Chief Executive Officer

Central Valley Region

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MICHAEL CASPER

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Chief Operating Officer

Central Valley Region

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MENNE HALL

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Chief Program & People Officer

Central Valley Region

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MACARENA O'BRIEN

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Chief Financial & Administrative Office

Central Valley Region

Executive

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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JESUS ANDRADE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Executive Director, Central Valley

Central Valley Region

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JENNIFER VALDES

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Executive Assistant

Central Valley Region

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KARLETON THOMAS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Executive Director, Maryland

Central Valley Region

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ARTHUR C. TURNER III

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Executive Director, Minnesota

Central Valley Region

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SHARAE GARY

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Executive Assistant

Central Valley Region

COLLEGE ACCESS & COMPLETION

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MICHAELA EDWARDS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Director of College Access & Completion

Central Valley Region

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DENISE ARELLANO

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

College Advisor

Central Valley Region

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DONALD BYERS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

College Access Center Coordinator

Central Valley Region

DEVELOPMENT

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W. HASANI JOHNSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Senior Director of Development

Central Valley Region

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GONZALO ROMO

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Director of Development

Central Valley Region

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JAKE ABARCA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Grant Writer

Central Valley Region

FINANCE

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VASU SHARMA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Accounting Manager

Central Valley Region

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MARISSA COLMENARES GARCIA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Staff Accountant

Central Valley Region

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FATEMEH TAVAKKOLI

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Accounts Payable Specialist

Central Valley Region

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TA-JANAE WALSTON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Accounting Coordinator

Central Valley Region

HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION

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BRANDON DAVIS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Director of Human Resources

Central Valley Region

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VANNESSA BROWN

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

HR Generalist

Central Valley Region

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SAMANTHA ROSETTE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Offices & Facilities Coordinator

Central Valley Region

IYT CC/U

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BRANDON KENNEDY

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

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JEFF TOWEY

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

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NOAH ROSENBERG

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Director of Communications and Marketing

Central Valley Region

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ZACH HAULCY

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Project Coordinator

Central Valley Region

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FRANCESCA MARTIN-MINOUEI

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Strategic Marketing Manager

Central Valley Region

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JACKIE ZVANDASARA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Events & Volunteer Manager

Central Valley Region

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REGGIE SHAW

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Brand & Communications Manager

Central Valley Region

POLICY & ADVOCACY

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FRANCISCO RUIZ

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Director of Policy & Advocacy

Central Valley Region

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TAHMIRAH MECCA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Policy and Programs Coordinator - Central Valley

Central Valley Region

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JALEEL BAKER

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Brotherhood Action Committee Coordinator

Central Valley Region

RECRUITMENT

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TYRIE SCOTT

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Recruitment & Onboarding Manager

Central Valley Region

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MARQUEL THELEN

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist

Central Valley Region

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JACKIE HOLLAND

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist

Central Valley Region

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TYLER ROBINSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist

Central Valley Region

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KEI'YANA "KP" DILLARD

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Recruitment Specialist

Central Valley Region

RESEARCH & EVALUATION

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DESTINY SAUNDERS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Director of Research and Evaluation

Central Valley Region

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SALENA ACOX

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

AmeriCorps Grants & Compliance Specialist

Central Valley Region

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KEVIN ELIZARRARAZ

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Salesforce Specialist

Central Valley Region

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VERONICA WILSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Grants Compliance & Research Specialist

Central Valley Region

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EDGAR MERCADO

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Senior Data Engineer

Central Valley Region

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DIANA OLIVAN

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Research & Evaluation VISTA

Central Valley Region

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JOSEPH PANG

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Research & Evaluation Analyst

Central Valley Region

SUPPORT SERVICES

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ANTOINE BURKS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Director - Family Engagement & Special Projects

Sacramento Region

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JEFF SCOTT

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Wellness Counselor

Central Valley Region

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MARLENE CAMPOS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Community Resource Counselor

Central Valley Region

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FRANCISCO VALVERDE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Director - Continue to Dream Academy & Wellness

Central Valley Region

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MIKAYLA GORDON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Wellness Counselor

Central Valley Region

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MICHAEL PERSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager - Project RISE

Central Valley Region

IYT COLLEGE ACADEMY

Sacramento Region
Central Valley
Bay Area
Minnesota
Maryland
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RENATTO GUERRA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Sr. Program Director - College Academy

Central Valley Region

College Academy Central Valley

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LOUIS BRAGA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Director - College Academy

Sacramento Region

Central Valley Region

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DAMIEN BYRD

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Bay Area Region

Heritage High School and MLK Jr. Middle School

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BRYAN KENNEDY

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Florin High School and Monterey Trail High School

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ANTHONY JOHNSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Encina High School and San Juan High School

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JUSTIN GOSS

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Rosa Park K-8 and Jackman Middle School

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LAQUITTA CUNNINGHAM

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Bay Area Region

Freedom High School and Liberty High School

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ALEXANDER FIATOA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Cordova High School and Rio Linda High School

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IMMANUEL HARGRAVE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Central Valley Region

Hamilton Elementary and Van Buren Elementary School

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OAKLAND MOORE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Mentor Specialist

Bay Area Region

Central Valley Region

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CHRIS MOORE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Sr. Program Director - College Academy

Sacramento Region

Sacramento Region

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JORDAN BELL

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Director - Training & Development

IYT HQ – Sacramento

Central Valley Region

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YAJAIRA GUTIERREZ

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Central Valley Region

Downey High School and Hanshaw Middle School

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ELIJAH MOORE

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Central Valley Region

Hong-Kingston Elementary and Rio Calaveras Elementary School

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BRANDON XIONG

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Rio Tierra Middle School and Norwood Middle School

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DAVINA TURNER

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Bay Area Region

Pittsburg High School and Black Diamond Continuation High School

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LUCKIE DIWA

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Foothill High School and River City High School

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WESLEY GILBERT

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Bay Area Region

Jesse Bethel High School and Hogan Middle School

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JORGE VALENZUELA-TORRES

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

El Camino High School and Grant High School

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NATHAN WILSON

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Central Valley Region

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ADAM ALLEN

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Director

Minnesota Region

Valley High School and Luther Burbank High School

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JESSICA SOLIAI

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Director - College Academy

Sacramento Region

Sacramento Region

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PETE GUERRERO

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Program Manager

Sacramento Region

Mira Loma High School and Del Campo High School