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JA Young Executive Society

2017 Young Executive Society

The Junior Achievement Young Executive Society, commonly known as JA YES!, is a dynamic group of young professionals from various industries and corporations in Fort Worth, who want to get involved with Junior Achievement through networking and the advancement of Junior Achievement's programs and initiatives. 

JA YES members are active and committed to their community and delivering financial literacy education to the children of Fort Worth.  Membership benefits include:

  • Free subscription to the JA YES! e-blasts and calendar of events.
  • Opportunities to attend networking, education, and fundraising events at member pricing.
  • Opportunity to bring three (3) guests per year to an education or networking event at member prices.
  • Engage and network with other Tarrant County young professionals.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to students by volunteering in schools.
  • Gain exposure to JA's impressive board members and staff.
  • Opportunity to participate in the JA YES! Mentorship Program.

The annual JA YES! Membership Fee is $50.00.

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Are you interested in learning more? Email Kathleen Barbee at or call 817-731-0838. You can also pay your membership online TODAY! 


JA Young Executive Society

Drew Eisele — President
Simmons Bank
Jeff Rein — Vice President
Stream Realty
Lacy Bond — Secretary
National Bank of Texas
Gerardo Calderon — Chair, Brand Awareness Committee
Merrill Lynch
Brent Fescenmeyer — Chair, Membership Committee
Texas Capital Bank
Sandra Garcia — Chair, Events Committee
Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Stacy Bowers — Member
Simmons Bank
Terricka Brooks — Member
GM Financial
Tim Hicks — Member
Frost Bank
John Kundra — Member
Apex Capital Corp
Michelle Regan — Member
Cody Roberts — Member
Worthington National Bank
Lexi Summers — Member
Worthington National Bank
James McGee — Member
Colonial Savings
  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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