Our Team

Our Team

Board of Directors

Chandra McCormack, Chair
CFO, Acosta

David Velarde, Vice Chair
Vice President Operations West, Gordian

Christopher “Kit” Haltom, Secretary
Private Legal Practice

Steven Petersen, Treasurer
Director, PwC

Scott Becker
Partner, McCathern, PLLC

David Bell
Partner, Haynes & Boone, LLP

Vanessa Cole
Manager, Partnership Services, PwC

Nicole Jacks
Head of Global Portfolio Marketing, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Rebecca Masinter
Community Volunteer

Corey McCombs
Co-Owner, Encina Dallas

Ray Pitts
President, Pitts-Birdsong Bonds & Insurance

Todd Salters
Owner, Combine Fitness

Carrie Stumfall
Director, Asset Management, International Capital, LLC

Chris Quadri
Ex Officio


Chris Quadri
Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Jones
Vice President – Engagement & Administration

Jazminda Ryan, Ed.D
Director of Programs

Alexis Baker
Culinary Program Manager

Anna McGuire
Culinary Program Specialist

Geralynne Solitaire-Downing 
Program Specialist