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Our People

Our people are passionate and driven, with experience, skills, and life journeys as unique as the STARs we serve.

Board of Directors

Reid Hoffman

Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock

Anne-Marie Slaughter

President and CEO of New America

Byron Auguste

CEO & Co-Founder

Byron Auguste

CEO & Co-Founder

Karan Chopra

Co-Founder & Senior Advisor

Komal Kirtikar

Senior Vice President & Head of Marketplace

Shad Ahmed

Chief Operating Officer

Papia Debroy

Senior Vice President, Insights

Victor Aguirre

Customer Acquisition Manager

Teymour Ashkan

Partnerships Manager

Georgette Braxton

Partner Alliance Associate

Ashley Edwards

Senior Manager, Insights

Julie Elberfeld


Martin Evelyn

Insights Manager

Rose Francois

Customer Success Associate

Georgia Gillette

Director of Partnerships

Jennifer Gmerek

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Natalia Lara

Customer Success and Operations Manager

Tari Linda Lau

Digital Communications Manager

Jennifer Lehman

Customer Success Associate

Nalin Liyanamana

Director of Finance and Administration

Michelle Lundberg

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Cheston McGuire

Senior Communications Manager

Jennifer Merino

Team Assistant

Cathy Morgan

Director of Customer Acquisition

Amy Mortimer

Director of Special Projects

Kate Naranjo

Chief of Staff to the CEO

Rich Poplawski

Director of Product

René Ralston

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Eleyni M. Rodriguez

Associate Software Engineer

Kidist Teferi

Project Coordinator

Margaux Thibaut

Team Assistant

James Wallace

Junior QA Engineer

Kevin Werts

Customer Acquisitions Operations Manager

Cristian Sirera

Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Mike Shwedick

Director of People

Will Villota

Senior Director of Marketing & Communications


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