Meet the Team

Jeffrey R. West

Executive Director

Ann Vlach

Director of Programs & Operations

Nick Alvarado

Program Director

Kristen Parris

Center Director

Claricia Mohler, Ph.D.

Project Director

Kimberly Head

Center Director

Bert Quintanilla

Development Director

Stephanie Dotson

Program Manager

Program Staff

Aaron Trevino

Career Navigator

Alana Polk

Center Lead

Alex Solis

Postsecondary Advisor

Alida Helgerman

Postsecondary Advisor

Anna Cortinas

Center Lead

Armando Castellano

Career Navigator

Candice Montez

Program Coordinator

Carlos Gonzales

Postsecondary Advisor

Carmen Hernandez

Career Navigator

Christina Ruvalcaba

Postsecondary Advisor

David Salinas

Career Navigator

Dezerae Martinez Cantu

Postsecondary Advisor

Elizabeth Watson

Postsecondary Advisor

Emilia Allen

Postsecondary Advisor

Emily Bueno

Postsecondary Advisor

Francella Cruz

Postsecondary Advisor

Jacob Garza

Communications and Marketing VISTA

John Garcia

Postsecondary Advisor

Karla Olvera

Postsecondary Advisor

Lorena Alvarado

Program Support Specialist

Marissa Cantu-Ruiz

Program Support Specialist

Nancy Perez

Postsecondary Advisor

Nile Toliver

Program Support Specialist

Rebekah Harris

Postsecondary Advisor

Samuel Ortegon

Postsecondary Advisor

Sara Malacara

Postsecondary Advisor

Sarah Lawrence

Retention Coach

Savannah Sandoval

Postsecondary Advisor

Shannon Muilenburg

Postsecondary Advisor

Veronica Solis Lira

Program Support Specialist

Virginia Bister

Program Support Specialist