Meet the Team!

national EXECUTIVE team

Trevor Rubingh

Co-Founder, President

Linda Rubingh

Co-Founder, Brighter Day Director

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

Karen Dilsizian

Regional College Readiness Director

GRAND RAPIDS LEadership

Ellie Arreguin

Program Director

Miriam De Jong

Teen Life Internship Director

Pablo Garcia

Center Director

PATERSON LEadership

Jessie Davis

City Director

Chevan Thomas

Music Director

Shane Hartley

Teen Life Internship Director

Natalia Lopez

Center Director: E22nd Street

Diana Jimenez

Center Director: Market Street

DETROIT LEadership

Treasure Bishop

Teen Life Internship Director

Amanda Becker

After School Center Director

Maria Ruiz

After School Center Assistant

National team

Krista Vink

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Greg Nelson

Communications Coordinator

Abbie Bauer

Donor Care Coordinator

HEATHER BEDEVIA

Director of Human Resources

Katy Hoffman

Executive Assistant

Toria Seetaram

Donor Engagement Associate

Michael Miller

Major Gifts Officer