WHO WE ARE

Leadership

Banu Valladares

Executive Director

Venezuela

Chris Callaway

Operations Director

Nicole Campbell

Expansion Director

Marta Duran

Principal & Site Administrator

Costa Rica

Dr. Drew Gadaire

Research and Evaluation Director

USA

Susana Jerez

Workforce Development Director

Venezuela

Vanessa Shelor

Chief Advancement Officer

Team

Jennyleth Abreu

Pre-K Spanish Lead Teacher

Diana Aguirre

Teacher Assistant & Apprentice

Beatriz Aleman

Family Educator

El Salvador

Tatiana Almendarez

Early Learning Specialist

El Salvador

Wenthy Andahua

Substitute

Peru

Iggy Austin

Family Programs Manager

Venezuela

Sussy Borrego

Preschool Teacher Coach

Peru

Tana Brophy

MECK Pre-K Spanish Lead Teacher

Puerto Rico

Norma Campos

MECK Pre-K Spanish Lead Teacher

Mexico

Dinorah Castro

Early Learning Specialist & Apprentice

Dominican Republic

Nerys Centeno

Family Educator

Nicaragua

Sonia Cisneros

Early Learning Specialist & Apprentice

Mari Corona

Operations Program Assistant

Steffany Cuesta

Early Learning Specialist

Dominican Republic

Aira Delgado

Early Learning Specialist & Apprentice

Venezuela

Perla Flores

Pre-K 3 English Lead Teacher

Mexico

Maria Elena Fragapane

Family Engagement Specialist & Substitute

Metztli Franco Ceja

Career Advancement Coordinator

Mexico

JoNell Franklyn

MECK Pre-K English Lead Teacher

USA

Mayra Galindo

Early Learning Specialist & Apprentice

Venezuela

Bettsy Gallardo

Early Learning Specialist & Apprentice

Venezuela

Michael Guerrero

Research & Evaluation Assistant

MENEIKA HELMS

Major Gifts Officer

Darlyn Henriquez

Early Learning Specialist

Elizabeth Hernandez

Early Learning Specialist

Jazmin Jaramillo-Piedra

Research & Evaluation Assistant

Riley Kilpatrick

Grants Officer

USA

Jennifer Machecha

Pre-K 3 Spanish Lead Teacher

Nallely Mejia

Preschool Program Assistant

Mexico

Alexandra Morillo

MECK Pre-K Assistant & L2 Spanish Lead Teacher

Venezuela

Rosanna Mota

Early Learning Specialist

Dominican Republic

Allie Norman

Advancement Associate

USA

Patricia Navas

MECK Pre-K Spanish Lead Teacher

Venezuela

Bernadette Olmstead

Early Learning Specialist

Mexico

Martha Quintero

Pre-K 3 English Lead Teacher

Paola Quiroz Cedeno

MECK Pre-K English Lead Teacher

Nathaly Requena

Pre-K 3 English Lead Teacher

Ana Milena Rodriguez

ParentChild+ Coordinator

Venezuela

Abdis Santana

MECK Pre-K Assistant & L2 Spanish Lead Teacher

Cuba

Linette Segundo

MECK Pre-K Assistant & L2 Spanish Lead Teacher

Dominican Republic

Paola Suarez

Pre-K 3 Spanish Lead Teacher

Colombia

Carmen Tarlton

MECK Pre-K Spanish Assistant & L2 Lead Teacher

Chile

Giovanna Torres

Marketing & Communications Officer

Puerto Rico

Martha Valencia

Substitute Teacher

Zaira Velazquez

Early Childhood Behavior Specialist

Zurella Velilla

Early Learning Specialist & Apprentice

Erika Voyat

MECK Pre-K Assistant & L2 Lead Teacher

Board of Directors

Dr. Devonya Govan-Hunt

President

CEO, Govan-Hunt Staff Development, LLC, Critical Curriculum Consulting

Miriam espaillat

Vice President

Director Community Engagement, Raydal Hospitality, LLC

Tim Leaycraft

Treasurer

Head of Investment Governance and Operations, TH Real Estate (Retired)

Beatriz Rodriguez

Secretary

HR Strategic Business Partner, Atrium Health 

Tosha Arriola

Assistant Head of Upper School, Providence Day School

Peter Blair

President and CEO, Lynwood Foundation

Aldo Caballero

Vice President, Charlotte DentalPro

AT Castillo

National Circulation Director, American City Business Journals 

Gonzalo Checa

Managing Partner, Masan Consulting

KEN FLAMER

Founder and CEO,
Flamer Group

Bill Geiger

Senior Consultant, LevRidge Resources

Rev. Marty Hedgpeth

Episcopal Priest, Christ Episcopal Church (Retired) 

Mary Kluttz, M.Ed.

Lower School Academic Dean, Trinity Episcopal School (Retired)

Sue Laguna-Whang

Community Organizer

Maria Lander

Dean, College of Applied Science & Technology South Piedmont Community College (Retired) 

Tom MacLennan, CFP

WMS Advisors, LLC

Grace Nystrum

Strategic Marketing Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Derrick Ramos

Deputy County Manager & Chief of Staff

Jack Rand

Partner, Accenture (Retired)

Ashley Reid

Owner/Lead Facilitator, Carolina Learning & Development

Sam Smith

Executive Director, GreenLight Fund Charlotte

Holly Trotter

Partner, Price Waterhouse Coopers

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