Leadership Team

Four fundamental beliefs guide our small but mighty team:

  • All students come with gifts. It’s our role to unlock them.
  • We are trusting in students to do BIG THINGS.
  • Opportunity for all
  • If you want to know if something is working, ASK THE STUDENTS.

Jeanne Russell

Executive Director

Jennifer Maestas

Program Director

Heriberto "Eddie" Rodriguez

Director, Marketing and Communications, Director

Alexandra Rodriguez

Manager, Community Engagement

Nayeli Gomez

Data Coordinator

Dr. Carol Harle

Leadership Coach

Anastasia Perez


Mariah Lane

Sr. Project Specialist

Josh Collins

Communications Coordinator