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Our People

We celebrate the dignity of all work and the dignity of every worker—especially those with overlooked skills.

Our people are passionate and driven, with experience, skills, and life journeys as unique as the STARs we serve. We’re looking for individuals who believe in building a labor market that’s more inclusive of STARs and want to stretch their professional skills in a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic environment.

Diversity in our team:

60%

of our staff is BIPOC:
Our team represents the diversity and skills of the national workforce.

22%

are STARs:
We don’t just tell other employers how valuable STARs can be—we demonstrate it by including them at all levels of our organization.

67%

are Women:
Gender diversity is a fundamental part of our success and our mission.
Staff
Board of Directors
STARs Advisory Council

Reid Hoffman

Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock

Anne-Marie Slaughter

President and CEO of New America

Byron Auguste

CEO & Co-Founder

Karan Chopra

COO, Cervest; Co-Founder, Opportunity@Work

Rhonda Morris

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Chevron

Byron Auguste

CEO & Co-Founder

Shad Ahmed

Chief Operating Officer

Papia Debroy

Senior Vice President, Insights

Angela Briggs-Paige

Vice President, People & Culture

Georgia Gillette

Vice President, Strategic Alliances

Bridgette Gray

Chief Customer Officer

Yscaira Jimenez

Chief Innovation Officer

Brian Matthew Rhodes, Esq.

General Counsel

Kelcey Reed

Chief Technology Officer

Will Villota

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Sonia Aguilar

HR Advisor

Victor Aguirre

Customer Acquisition Manager

Larissa Bevacqua

Regional Partnerships Manager, DMV

Kate Boyer

Senior Director, Delivery and Impact

Georgette Braxton

Senior Associate, Strategic Alliances

Staci Bruce

Executive Assistant

Casey Carper

Team Assistant

Blair Corcoran de Castillo

Director of STARs Innovation Studio

Kathy Coulton

Senior Scrum Master

Nicole Daniels

Sr. Manager, Workforce Partners

Jasmine Davis-Randolph

Social Science Researcher

Ashley Edwards

Director, Data Services

Julie Elberfeld

Senior Advisor

Eduardo Ferraz

Principal Software Engineer

Catherine “CiCi” Flanagan

Regional Partnerships Manager, DMV

Chris Francica

Director of Product Marketing

Rose Francois

Manager, Customer Success

Matt Fortier

Senior Manager for STARs Studio

Andrea Garcia-Fernandez

Senior Manager, Workforce Partnerships

Rebecca De La Garza

Senior Manager, Planning & Operations

Rebecca Gerber

Resource Mobilization Manager

Jennifer Gmerek

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Sopisa Gorospe

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Kurt C. Griggs- Swanson

Executive Assistant

Dae Griffin

Customer Success Associate

Scott Gullick

Director, Platform Partnership

Justin Heck

Senior Manager, Research

India Heckstall

STARs Policy Manager

Bethany Kellett

Director of Customer Success

Natalia Lara

Product Manager

Tari Linda Lau

Senior Manager, Digital Communications

Jennifer Lehman

Manager, Customer Success

Chris Lee

Senior QA Engineer

Nalin Liyanamana

Director of Finance and Administration

Michelle Lundberg

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

Cheston McGuire

Senior Communications Manager

Maurice McKinney

UX/UI Architect

Audrey Mickahail

Vice President, Insights Services

Travis Moon

Senior Manager, Brand and Content Marketing

Cathy Morgan

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Amy Mortimer

Director of Insights

Kate Naranjo

Director, STARs Policy Project

Alicia Ogilvie

Director of Product

Izaba Paras

Manager, DEIB & People Experience

Rachel Providence

Director, Resource Mobilization

René Ralston

Senior Manager, Executive Administration & Events

Gina Rosen

Social Science Researcher

Rasha Saad

Talent Acquisition Manager

Ivan Santillan

Customer Success Associate

Cristian Sirera

Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Viodolorosa “Vio” Stanley

Senior Customer Success Associate

Kidist Teferi

Senior Associate, Office of the CEO

Margaux Thibaut

Senior Associate

Delia Troy

Director of Marketplace Development

Rhonda Veit

Senior Data Engineer

Cecilio Vega

Customer Success Associate

James Wallace

Junior QA Engineer

Monique Way

Team Assistant

Kevin Werts

Business Operations Manager

Kelsey Wu

Regional Partnerships Manager

Jiayannah Young

Customer Success Associate

LaShana Lewis

Chair of STARs Advisory Council and Founder and CEO of L. M. Lewis Consulting

Barbara Leach

Kenny Nguyen

CEO/Co-Founder of ThreeSixtyEight

Wilkin Sanchez

Founder of the Rhode Island Group for Hispanic Technology (RIGHT)

Mike Shwedick

Senior HR Leader and Consultant

Rae Steward

COO at Investing in Us

Sandy Thistle

Carpentry Instructor at Madison College

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