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

Sarah Carter

Executive Director: New Jersey

Alex Goldsmith

Executive Director: Detroit

Christy Knetsch

Executive Director: Grand Rapids

Jersey City LEADERSHIP

Shaun Hopkins

City Director: Jersey City

Soo Kim

Teen Program Director

Josh Echeverria

Families for Literacy Director

JENSINE MINNATTEE

Center Director: Lafayette

DAMARIS RICHARDSON

Pilot Director: Greenville

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

City Director

Adrian Watts

Center Director: Market St

Chevan Thomas

Music Director

Ana Melendez

Interim Teen Life Internship Director

DETROIT LEadership

Curtis Mason

Teen Life Internship Program Director

Amanda Becker

After School Center Director

National team

Krista Vink

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Greg Nelson

Communications Coordinator

Abbie Bauer

Donor Care Coordinator

Kristina Brown

National Grants Director

HEATHER BEDEVIA

Human Resources Generalist

Katy Hoffman

Executive Assistant

Toria Seetaram

Donor Engagement Associate