Meet the Team!

national EXECUTIVE team

Trevor Rubingh

Co-Founder, President

Linda Rubingh

Co-Founder, Brighter Day Director

ANDY WESTMAAS

Chief Advancement Officer

Jeremy Jerschina

Chief Operating Officer

Daymiris Echeverria

National Program Officer

Executive LEADERSHIP

Shaun Hopkins

Associate Director: Jersey City

Sarah Carter

Executive Director: Jersey City

Alex Goldsmith

Executive Director: Detroit

Christy Knetsch

Executive Director: Grand Rapids

Jersey City LEADERSHIP

Soo Kim

Teen Program Director

Josh Echeverria

Families for Literacy Director

JENSINE MINNATTEE

Center Director: Lafayette

David Carment

Center Director: Fairmount

Anne Joseph

Music Director

GRAND RAPIDS LEadership

Miriam De Jong

Program Director

Ellie Arreguin

After School Center Director

Maurice Townsend

Music Director

PATERSON LEadership

Jessie Davis

Program Director

Adrian Watts

Center Director

National team

Abbie Bauer

Donor Care Coordinator

Kiara James

Human Resources Specialist

Katy Hoffman

Executive Assistant

Danielle Matz, CPA

Financial Controller

Greg Nelson

Communications Coordinator

Toria Seetaram

Donor Engagement Associate