Leadership Team

Kate Noble

President & CEO

Marisol Baird

Chief Operating Officer

Maia Cortissoz

V.P. of Strategy & Resource Development

Rhonda Montoya

V.P. of Early Learning

Lakersha Martinez

V.P. of Program Development

Rebecca Baran-Rees

V.P. for Policy & Community Development

Brigid Quinn

Director of Community Philanthropy

Anthony R. Legits

Human Resources Director

Jessica Terrazas

Senior Finance Manager

Images by Daniel Quat Photography

Administrative Team

Calixte RaifsniderCommunications and Policy Operations Manager
Evelyn CaroPolicy and Outreach Associate
Lizeth Rodgriguez-TarangoAccounting Specialist

Early Learning Center at Kaune


Rita BermudoOffice Manager/ Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Jordan ApodacaAdministrative Assistant and Data Entry Specialist

Bridges to Opportunity

Monica ArchuletaBridges to Opportunity Program Manager
Javier AlvaradoBridges to Opportunity Coach
Juan BermudoBridges to Opportunity Coach
Carla NicholsBridges to Opportunity Coach

Home Visiting Program

Kristi McBrideHome Visitor Program Manager
Maria LuceroHome Visiting Program Coordinator
Sarah BurghauserHome Visitor
Rut CalzadillasHome Visitor
Maria Montez RuizHome Visitor
Andrea PadillaHome Visitor
Anita PorrasHome Visitor
Michelle RodriguezHome Visitor
Andrenette RomeroHome Visitor
Nahomy Trejo GarciaHome Visitor
Stephanie ValdezHome Visitor

Great Start Family Support

Ana ‘Hope’ Logghe, IBCLC, LMTGreat Start Lactation Consultant & Program Coordinator
Diana OrnelasGreat Start Home Visitor

Family Child Care/ Home Based Child Care

Doris GerardPolicy Research and Engagement Specialist
Jennifer SalinasProfessional Development and Policy Advisor
Alejandra VeletaOutreach and Policy Specialist

PreK and Child Care

Rhonda MontoyaDirector of Early Learning at Kaune
Lisa LeybaOperations Supervisor
Leilani SayersAssistant Director of Finance and Administration
Tori MendesBusiness and Finance Coordinator for Kitchen at Kaune
Noemi Alvarez OlivasLead Teacher
Martha Patricia AranaLead Teacher
Nohemi ChavezLead Teacher
Yolanda JassoLead Teacher
Sherry KelleyLead Teacher
Sarah NelsonLead Teacher
Lisa Vigil-GomezLead Teacher
Adriana ZamoraLead Teacher
Symone FossumEducational Assistant
Ana PerezEducational Assistant
Ruth RasconEducational Assistant
Lizbeth VillegasEducational Assistant
Blair BolzTeacher’s Aide
Sandra BrionesTeacher’s Aide
Alyson CanonTeacher’s Aide
Ruth CervantesTeacher’s Aide
Yadira De Leon SigalaTeacher’s Aide
Brenda FernandezTeacher’s Aide
Aracely LopezTeacher’s Aide
Mayela ArandaSubstitute Teacher
Sequoia JarrinSubstitute Teacher
Shelley Morey-SloanSubstitute Teacher

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