Our Team
Our team is small but mighty! We are a group of passionate, bright, hard working individuals who are excited about changing the world.
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Our Staff

Jennifer Anderson
Executive Director

David Ryle

David Ryle
Senior Program Director

Jennifer Salvo

Cailin Coolbaugh
Director of Individual Giving

Grace Hardy
Program Manager


Luke Carneal
Agricultural Program Manager


Nate Bach
Program Coordinator

Alexandria Sasek
GROW Careers Program Manager

Amanda Swanson
Finance & Operations Manager

Kat McCaughern
Garden Educator

Kenyada Wise
Junior Program Assistant

Ricardo Marroquin
Junior Program Assistant

Our Board

Bob Prachar, President
SPRINGER Leadership, LLC
Founder & President

Melissa Hinmon, Interim Vice President
Director of Equity Trading

 Alex Lutz, Treasurer
Chair, Finance Committee
American Student Transportation Partners — 
Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Tessa Henry, Secretary
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Foreign Service Officer

Razvan Dominic Ionescu, Member
Citizens Bank

Director – Global Markets

Dennis Wilson

Lia LoBello, Member
Chair, External Affairs Committee
DC Communications — Founder & Owner

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Our Committee Members

Lisa Hancock, External Affairs Committee
Director of Institutional Giving at Natural Lands
Erich Pingel, Governance Committee
Investment Research Manager at Vanguard
Denise Williams, Internal Affairs Committee
Certified Life Coach & Certified Therapeutic Art Coach at BeReZiliant
Ace Ahmed, Finance Committee
Corporate Strategy Analyst at Vanguard

Our Support Staff

Juliet Monireh

Michele Gerace

Kornell Rancy
Web Administrator

Erica Hicks
App Developer