Our staff works hard to ensure that we deliver on our mission to help all kids achieve their full potential from cradle to career – and we currently rank #8 on Oregon Business Magazine’s 100 Best Small Nonprofits to work for.


Briana Babbitt, Interim Executive Assistant and Board Liaison

Ben Baldizon, Associate Director, Partnership & System Development

Jon Brandt, Manager, Donor Database & Grants

Erin Flanagan, Manager, Partnership & Stewardship

Tessa Franzese, Associate Director, Communication

Amber Klingner, Associate Director, Partnership & Data Management

Steffeni Mendoza Gray, Vice President, Operations

Thuy "twee" Phan, Associate Director, Stewardship & Events

Jeanie-Marie Price, Vice President, Communication

Lavert Robertson, Chief Executive Officer

Terri Theisen, Vice President, Strategic Planning

Wendy Tworivers, Interim Associate Director, Finance

Nate Waas Shull, Vice President, Partnerships