Staff - Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

JA of Southeast Texas Team

Senior Leadership

Rick Franke
Jennifer Anderson
EVP - Education
Joe Burke
EVP - Development
De Jones
VP - Capstone Programs
Ne'Cole Caldwell
VP - Education


Kacy Cameron
Special Events Manager
Stephanie Canahuati
Special Events Manager
Monica Caudillo
Development Manager
Nikki Hanley
Special Events Manager
Ryan Purser
Director of Special Events


Suma Chavez
Executive Assistant
Wayne Lutz
Sr. Program Manager - JA Inspire
Monica Espinosa
Program Manager, Training and Quality
Michelle West
Executive Assistant
Rachael Winebrenner
Senior Executive Assistant


Michael Nguyen
Shipping Clerk
Marlene Meyers
Business Manager
Liisa Williams

Katy Project

Courtney Azuike
District Director
Maria Torbit
Executive Assistant

Conroe Project

Judy Knocke
District Director
Becky Neeley
Program Manager

Fort Bend Project

Tania Daniel
District Director
Aliyah Thomas
Program Manager

JA Capstone®

LaMichelle Arnold-Uzoh
Capstone Manager
Yvonne Garcia
Sr. Capstone Manager – JA BizTown
Jason Richards
Capstone Manager
Quinton Smith
Capstone Manager
Tiffany Spates
Capstone Manager - JA BizTown
Karen St. Fort
Capstone Manager

North Team

Rebecca Coulter
Program Manager – North
Jordan Parker
Program Manager – North
Cathya Rivera
Program Manager – North

Central Team

Tina Calvin
Program Manager – Central
Tiffany Simple
Sr. Program Manager – Central
Miko Starks
Program Manager – Central

South Team

Patty Lalonde
District Director
Kimberly Green
Program Manager - South
  • "The moment I saw my daughter's eyes light up when she realized what she had learned in school was being applied at JA BizTown was the moment I saw how important JA was to her and me. We love JA."

    -Junior Achievement Parent
  • "All the students were engaged and active during the JA Program. They felt part of a community, and visualized their future as valuable citizens."

    -Junior Achievement Educator
  • "Teaching Junior Achievement has been the most rewarding thing I've done in my children's schools."

    -Junior Achievement Volunteer
  • "The Junior Achievement curriculum has provided real life, hands on experiences for our students."

    -Junior Achievement Educator
  • "Junior Achievement helped me develop the knowledge and confidence I needed to build a rewarding professional and personal life."

    -Junior Achievement Alumnus
  • "Through my volunteer experience with Junior Achievement, I realized the important role mentors play in the lives of young people in our community."

    -Junior Achievement Volunteer
  • "It (Junior Achievement) opens kids' eyes to what is going on in the rest of the world and the global marketplace, preparing them for life after school."

    -Junior Achievement Educator

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