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
Youth Development Manager

Jennifer Salvo

Jennifer Salvo
Director of Institutional Giving

Alexandria Sasek
GROW Careers Program Manager

Marie Trezza
Office Manager

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

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