OUR LEADERSHIP

STAFF LEADERSHIP

Kelli Rhodes, MBA Co-Founder, President and CEO
Kerri Rhodes, MACo-Founder, Director of Student Success
Sharon Klinker, MBAController
Gabriela TobiasInstruction Manager
Rosa TapiaEL Civics Program Coordinator
Sergio Rodriguez VazquezIntake & Data Coordinator
Janet KetchamOutcomes Manager

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2021

Mr. Ric Jimenez
Mr. Ric JimenezBoard President
Director of Operational Excellence
Bit Defender
Ms. Dawn Patrice Benitez, Ph.D., MBA
Ms. Dawn Patrice Benitez, Ph.D., MBABoard Secretary
Adjunct faculty member
Incarnate Word College
Mr. Mahlon Long, CPA
Mr. Mahlon Long, CPABoard Treasurer
Budget & Forecasting Specialist
Valero Energy Corporation
Mr. Akeem Brown
Mr. Akeem Brown
Fellow
BES (Build Excel Sustain)
Ms. Lydia Castruita
Ms. Lydia Castruita
Program graduate, student
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Ms. Tiffany Cox Hernandez, Ph.D., JD
Ms. Tiffany Cox Hernandez, Ph.D., JD
Dean for Student Success
San Antonio College
Mr. Justin Hill, JD
Mr. Justin Hill, JD
Principal
Hill Law Firm
Mr. Sam Merchant, FNP
Mr. Sam Merchant, FNP
Hospital Supervisor
University Health System
Ms. Sylvia Nellis, MBA
Ms. Sylvia Nellis, MBA
Product Scheduler
Valero Energy Corporation
Mr. Chris Nwabueze, JD
Mr. Chris Nwabueze, JD
Associate Attorney
Chasnoff | Stribling
Ms. Hannah Santiago, AICP
Ms. Hannah Santiago, AICP
Transportation Analyst
Integrated Planning and Policy,
Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
Ms. Darcie Schipull
Ms. Darcie Schipull
Transportation Planner
Texas Department of Transportation
Mr. John Vegas
Mr. John Vegas
Principal
Vegas Consulting Group
Ms. Alexandra Wood, MBA
Ms. Alexandra Wood, MBA
Vice President, Commercial Lender & Banking
Broadway National Bank