Graduation Sponsors
Corporate Partners
  • Airbnb
  • Alto Pharmacy
  • Amazon
  • American Express
  • Ampush
  • Apartment List
  • Archetype
  • Asana
  • Audentes Therapeutics
  • Autodesk
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of the West
  • Carta
  • Castlight Health
  • Chegg
  • Chevron
  • Credo Semiconductor
  • DocuSign
  • DXC Technology
  • Eaton Vance
  • Facebook
  • Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Glassdoor
  • John Muir Health
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • KLA
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • LinkedIn
  • Lyft
  • Medallia
  • Merck
  • NextWorld Capital
  • NorthBay Healthcare
  • Okta
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • PayPal
  • Quantcast
  • Rigetti Computing
  • Salesforce
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Splunk
  • Stanford University
  • Turner & Townsend
  • Twitter
  • Uber Technologies
  • Udacity
  • Unity Technologies
  • VMware
  • Workday
  • Yelp
  • Zynga
  • Aaron Davis, Development Manager

  • Abby P. Stemper, Director, Product Management & Delivery

  • Abraham Menor, Associate Director, Admissions & College Enrollment

  • Alejandra Sanchez Monroy, Admissions Specialist

  • Allan John Alday, Deputy Sales Director

  • Allison Tuttle, Associate Director, Partner Relations 

  • Alyssa Burnham, Student Services Manager

  • Alyssa Singh, Internship Services Manager

  • Amanda De Castro, Executive Assistant – Managing Directors

  • Andrew Goldman, Information Technology Instructor II

  • Anish Kothari, Information Technology Instructor II

  • Annette Taylor, Business Communications Instructor

  • Anooshirvan Ghazai, Project Management Instructor

  • Antoine L. Andrews, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

  • Arathi Ravier, Senior Director, Scalable Solutions

  • Arely Cardenas, Internship Services Manager

  • Audrey Rhodes Market, Site Director, Diablo Valley College

  • Ayanna Thompson, Academic Director

  • Brian Luis, Site Director, Silicon Valley

  • Brooke Bilyeu, Operations Specialist

  • Candace Ellis, Student Services Manager

  • Carlos Tellez Inguanzo, Operations Coordinator

  • Celissia Mitchell, Admissions & College Enrollment Specialist

  • Cesar Agustin, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement

  • Chenece Blackshear, Internship Services Manager

  • Cheri O’Guinn, Admissions Specialist

  • Christopher S. Knight, Chief of Staff, National Program

  • Connie Mistler-Ferguson, Staff Learning Manager

  • Darin Conley-Buchsieb, Senior Director, HR Business Partners

  • Darryl McDavid, Program Manager

  • Denzel Longmore, Employment Placement Specialist

  • Derrick Ayson, Program Manager

  • Domanic Green, Business Communications Instructor

  • Douglas Hoffman, Information Technology Instructor

  • Dwight Powery, National Site Director

  • Elisa Webb, Academic Director

  • Elissa Stankiewicz, Associate Director of Institutional Giving

  • Erica Seidman, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement

  • Eric Colston, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement

  • Erick Nunez-Aguilar, Internship Service(s) Specialist

  • Fletcher Haley, Student Services Specialist

  • Francis Kevers, Senior Director of Program

  • Gabriela Reyes, Account Director

  • Gary W. Malone, Senior Director of Philanthropy

  • Gerda Hurter, Operations Manager

  • Hannah Pace, Employment Placement Manager

  • Isaac K. Buwembo, Director, Service Design

  • Ismael Sandoval, IT Instructor Band Instructor II

  • Janhavi Pendse, Associate Director of Programs

  • Janelle Kilson, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement
  • Janice Altman, Business Communications Instructor 

  • Jason Soto, Recruitment Manager 

  • Jaynell Bryant, Student Services Manager

  • Jennifer Avalos, MSW Intern

  • Jennifer K. Weaver, Account Director

  • John Navarra, Recruitment Manager 

  • Jonathan Hasak, Senior Director, Provider Partnerships

  • Jose Iniguez, Site Director, San Francisco

  • Juan Santamaria, Employment Placement Specialist 

  • Julia Aguila, Student Services Specialist

  • Julius Jow, Information Technology Instructor II

  • Kailey Cartwright, Senior Director of Staff Learning

  • Kali Mobley, Business Communications Instructor

  • Karlyn Rahmgren, HR Reporting Manager

  • Kathlynn Peek, Director of Career Readiness

  • Kathy Koo, Student Services Manager

  • Kaysi Wheeler, Associate Director of Programs

  • Kevin Garcia, Internship Services Specialist 

  • Khaled Musa, Information Technology Instructor 

  • Lara Bach, Manager, Associate Director, Advisory Services

  • Lisa Dyas, Site Director

  • Manuel Duenas, Employment Placement Manager

  • Marcus Savage, Recruitment Manager 

  • Margaret S. Walkup, Manager, YUPRO

  • Maria Ascencio, Operations Specialist

  • Mariah E. Maguire-Fong, Director of Staff Learning 

  • Mariah Roberts, Employment Placement Specialist

  • Mary Ann van Westbroek, Program Manager

  • Megan Doherty-Baker, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Melody Serra, Information Technology Instructor II

  • Michael Madriaga, Site Director, Facebook

  • Morgan Johnstone, Internship Services Specialist 

  • Natasha Castellon-Hinkle, Program Manager

  • Onllwyn Dixon, Business Communications Instructor II

  • Pareen Bathia, Associate Director, Partner Relations 

  • Paris Carthen, Program Manager

  • Patrick Letellier, Senior Director of Institutional Giving

  • Peter M. Ortiz, Manager, Provider Strategy

  • Prateek Pardasani, Information Technology Instructor 

  • Rakiya Witwer, Employment Placement Manager

  • Renee Archer, Project Management Instructor II

  • Roosevelt Callahan, Regional Director of Program

  • Ruben Gutierrez, Program Manager

  • Rufaro Kangai, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement 

  • Sailiemanu H.Willis, Executive Assistant to the National Site Directors

  • Scott Gullick, Senior Director, Nest

  • Sharon Crawford, Student Services Manager

  • Shinay Trotter, Employment Placement Manager

  • Sonia Ureno Hurtado, Program Manager
  • Soumya Korde, Director of National Accounts

  • Tameko Jones, Director of Student Services & Community Partners

  • Tanesha McGowan, Associate Director, Admissions & College Enrollment 

  • Taylor West, MSW Intern, Student Services
  • Tedd Fernandez, Employment Placement Specialist 

  • Valeria Ramirez Bonilla, Operations Specialist

  • Valerie Brown, Associate Director of Student Services

  • Vanessa Mejia-Sanchez, Enrollment Specialist

  • Victor Espino, Director of Corporate Engagement 

  • Viodolorosa Stanley, Recruitment Specialist 

  • Whitney Flores, Associate Director of Programs 

  • Willow Whitfield Bechtel, Senior Director, National Accounts

  • Zenia Ibarra, Admissions Manager

Jarrell Soriano, SF Dev Manager

Juan Santamaria, SF Volunteer Manager

Sadekie Wilkinson, SV Volunteer Manager

Sol Espinoza, SF Site Leader

Monet Wilson, Graphic Designer/Communications Team

Val Um, Graphic Designer/Communications Team

Marissa Roberts, Communications Manager

Celissia Mitchell, Executive Officer

Corina Hill, Vice Chair

Kali Mobley, Board Chair


  • Katrina Hill-Gay, Chair
  • Dallas Phinsee, Vice Chair
  • Michael Baldwin, Executive Coordinator

Regional Representatives

  • Victor Franco, Northeast Region
  • Amber Mitchell-Johnson, Southeast Region
  • Meshack Unah, Western Region

Committee Chairs

  • Paris Carthen, Alumni Giving Chair
  • Anna West, Communications Chair
  • Shantae Shaw-Kimmons, Events Chair
  • Jasmine Walthall-Drakes, Program Chair

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Jacob Sorensen (Co-Chair)

CIO, Bank of the West (BNP Paribas Group)

Ime Archibong

VP, Partnerships at Facebook

Tim Campos

Co-Founder & CEO, Pulsra (Woven)

Ellen Haude

Founder & Owner, EMH Financial Services, LLC

Jose Mora

Project Manager of Engagement, Learning, & Marketing, Salesforce (Year Up Bay Area, Class of July 2014)

Erik Ragatz

Managing Director, Hellman and Friedman, LLC

Daniel Springer

CEO, DocuSign

Amy Weaver

President, Legal and General Counsel at Salesforce

Keith White

EVP, Gap Inc.

Kirsten Wolberg

CTOO, DocuSign

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