Meet Our Team

SkillUp is an open-minded meritocracy. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and being inclusive isn't just a catch-phrase for us - it's mission critical.

Yelba Adumbire
Yelba Adumbire

Senior Research Associate

Gayatri Agnew
Gayatri Agnew

Senior Director, Walmart Giving

Andre Bennin
Andre Bennin

Managing Director, Rethink Education

Haleigh Boulanger
Haleigh Boulanger

Senior Data Analyst

Rachel Carlson
Rachel Carlson

CEO, Guild Education

Jason Cheng
Jason Cheng

Senior Vice President - Product & Analytics

Mariangeles Chinelatto
Mariangeles Chinelatto

Senior Marketing Manager, Partner, Product & Content

Karan Chopra
Karan Chopra

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Opportunity@Work

Sarah Croft
Sarah Croft

Director of Product, Navigating Cancer

Emily M. Dickens
Emily M. Dickens

Chief of Staff and Head of Government Affairs, SHRM

Lauren Dietz
Lauren Dietz

Director - Strategy & Operations

Rahim Fazal
Rahim Fazal

CEO, SV Academy

Maria Flynn
Maria Flynn

President and CEO, Jobs for the Future

Paul Freedman
Paul Freedman

Founder, Entangled Group

Crystal Forame
Crystal Forame

Associate Marketing Manager

Joe Fuller
Joe Fuller

Professor of Management Practice & Co-Director of Managing the Future of Work Initiative

Benjamin Geyerhahn
Benjamin Geyerhahn

CEO, Workers Benefits Fund

Rob Gifford
Rob Gifford

President at National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)

Michael Guillory
Michael Guillory

Director of Operations

Joey Hernandez
Joey Hernandez

Operations Coordinator

Angela Jackson
Angela Jackson

Partner, New Profit

Josh Jarrett
Josh Jarrett

Executive Chair, SkillUp Founder, SVP, Strategy, Wiley

Desiree Jewell
Desiree Jewell

Senior Vice President - Marketing & Communications

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones

President (interim), Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Jessica Kaluski
Jessica Kaluski

Senior Marketing Manager, Growth & Operations

Steve Lee
Steve Lee

Chief Executive Officer

Gary Lopez
Gary Lopez

CEO, The NROC Project

Des Lovell
Des Lovell

VP Finance, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools

Tyra Mariani
Tyra Mariani

President, Schultz Family Foundation

Evan Marrow
Evan Marrow

Product Analyst

Courtney McBeth
Courtney McBeth

Senior Vice President, Strada Impact Operations

Ajita Talwalker Menon
Ajita Talwalker Menon

President & CEO at Calbright College

Aaron Moore
Aaron Moore

Government Relations Manager, LinkedIn

Caledon Myers
Caledon Myers

Analyst - Strategy & Operations

Kristen Nussa
Kristen Nussa

Senior Grant Manager

Jane Oates
Jane Oates

President, WorkingNation

Aaron Osmond
Aaron Osmond

Education and Workforce Specialist - Global Public Sector, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Erin Ravenscraft
Erin Ravenscraft

Senior Manager - Strategy & Operations

Elissa Salas
Elissa Salas

Senior Vice President - Strategy & Operations

Amanda Snyder
Amanda Snyder

Marketing Specialist

Jane Swift
Jane Swift

President & Executive Director, LearnLaunch