Annual Report 2016-2017

 

WELCOME

Dear Friends of JA,
 
Jakayla Dixon is a 16-year-old high schooler from Fort Worth, Texas. As a young girl, she would visit her aunt, who is blind. During these visits, Jakayla's aunt would ask her to help pick out clothes, making sure they were color-coordinated. While Jakayla was always happy to help her aunt, she knew that there was a need for a product that could help all visually-impaired people match their clothes without having to depend on the help of sighted friends or family members. 
 
Today, Jakayla is the head of "Feel the Color," a Junior Achievement student company that develops braille and coded fabric tags that can be stitched into clothing to help the visually impaired color-coordinate their clothes. The company has won many local and national competitions, and Jakayla, with the help of her Junior Achievement volunteer and mentor, is now working to turn her idea into a commercially viable product outside of JA.  
 
We are often asked, "Why JA?" Stories like Jakayla's help answer that question. Junior Achievement changes peoples' lives. We hear about it every day through countless stories like Jakayla's. We see it when we look at our evaluations that show we are influencing critical behaviors related to education attainment, money management and career aspirations that will help ensure our students' future success. We know it from research that shows our JA alumni are more likely to have completed a four-year-degree, started a business or escaped poverty. 
 
This 2016-17 annual report will cover a lot of the details about our organization's finances and our initiatives. But these details shouldn't take away from the big picture: JA's programs and the people like you who support them, are changing people's lives.
 
This is "Why JA?" It works. 

 

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Mr. Jack E. Kosakowski, President and CEO,
Junior Achievement USA

 

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Ms. Julie A. Monaco - Board Chair,
Managing Director, Global Head Public Sector Corporate and
Investment Banking Division Institutional Clients Group,
Citi

 

Purpose

  • To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy

Values

  • Belief in the boundless potential of young people
  • Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship
  • Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it
  • Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals
  • Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
  • Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning

 

Success Stories

Junior Achievement helps students to develop successful financial management habits, empowers them to explore the potential of becoming an aspiring entrepreneur, and provides them with the skills necessary to succeed in a global workforce. See firsthand how JA inspires success with these impactful stories from students around the U.S.

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Culverhouse College of Commerce -
The University of Alabama

The Present Teaching the Future

In the 2015-2016 school year, a total of 243,756 volunteers across the nation stepped up to teach 4,845,904 students from kindergarten to high school real-world concepts in areas of financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship with programs provided by Junior Achievement (JA).
 
For a group of Business Honors Program (BHP) students from the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce, studying advanced principles of business was not enough. The BHP students decided to take a reverse role, going from college student to teacher for their local community of Tuscaloosa.
 
The Culverhouse Business Honors Program "provides opportunities for outstanding Culverhouse undergraduates to enrich their business education. The program emphasizes class presentations by students, faculty, business leaders, and campus recruiters, as well as independent research and project work over two years of undergraduate study."
 
These bright business students; studying accounting, marketing, management, finance, and economics, dedicated a total of 1,500 volunteer hours to various nonprofits in their community. Fortunately, one of the nonprofits was Junior Achievement in Tuscaloosa. College students who participated in teaching students in their local schools not only shared their passion for business but they were also able to impact the future of the Tuscaloosa community.
 
Senior and finance major Cameron Hudson's experiences through BHP taught him more than just how to calculate the time value of money or financial ratio analysis. "BHP has been a wonderful opportunity to network for my future career, gain hands-on experience through project work and make a difference in the Tuscaloosa community," said Hudson.
 
It was through their hands-on experience that these college students saw an area for further involvement. At the end of teaching their JA program, the BHP students found another way to give back by taking it upon themselves to recruit more Junior Achievement volunteers. Their volunteer recruiting efforts brought in enough volunteer power to cover more than 400 JA classes, which meant even more students in their community would learn the necessary life skills through financial literacy programs and work readiness curriculum.
 
Carla Harris, the senior program manager with Junior Achievement in Tuscaloosa, stated, "The reason that I love Business Honors is because of that group of students—they're self-starters; they're dependable."
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Jane Carlson

Advocating Life Lessons

Jane Carlson, a Career Education Coordinator at Thousand Oaks High School in California has experienced the impact of Junior Achievement programs from parents AND students.
  
Through Junior Achievement programs Carlson feels that her students are not only more knowledgeable about their personal finances and the importance of saving, but they are also more aware and prepared for what it takes in order to succeed in the "real world."
 
Adding to student success she's observed as a result JA programs, one of her students revealed that she aspired to start preparing for her future right away. "She was inspired to make it a habit starting now of paying all her own expenses for clothing, entertainment, and her share of the family utility costs, rather than wait until she is older to adjust to paying those expenses. She now contributed to her family by giving her parents a monthly check. Little does she know that they are secretly saving that money for her college tuition," reported Carlson.
 
As her current students prepare for high school graduation, she has received requests from parents for their child to revisit Junior Achievement programs. "Now that graduation and college expenses are approaching, the parents are wanting their seniors to go back to JA Finance Park in order to build upon their budgeting skills," Carlson said. 
 
"The parents report how surprised they were when they picked up their students after JA Finance Park and heard the words, "Thank you, I didn't realize how much you have to pay for our living expenses." The students became more appreciative of the money spent on their behalf," said Carlson. 
 
Her enthusiasm and engagement with Junior Achievement within her high school classroom has resulted in her winning  Junior Achievement of Southern California's Teacher of the Year. Welcoming Junior Achievement programs into her classroom is something she plans on continuing as she's experienced the value behind preparing students for their futures with JA on her side.
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Jakayla Dixon

Feel the Color

Jakayla Dixon of North Texas is changing the way visually impaired people choose their clothing.
 
When Jakayla was a young girl, she would visit her aunt in Louisiana. Her aunt became blind as an adult, and would often ask for Jakayla's assistance in selecting clothes that matched color-wise. Jakayla often wondered how blind people who didn't have assistance were able to match their clothing. 
 
This idea stayed with Jakayla as she grew older, and it became a driver behind the creation of her student company when she joined the Junior Achievement Company program as a high school freshman. Like any startup, the JA Company Program aims to solve a problem or fill a need in their community through entrepreneurial endeavor. The program helps do this by promoting concepts like developing a business plan, learning financial tools, sourcing product through a supply chain, and promoting it through sales and marketing. 
 
Through research into the subject, Jakayla found that the only solution for the visually impaired community was a tag made from aluminum that was etched with braille. Not wanting to wear metal on her own clothing, Jakayla began to brainstorm other possibilities, which led her to her idea, patented cloth tags that can be used by the blind to match clothing. 
 
Through Junior Achievement of Chisholm Trail in Fort Worth, TX, Jakayla has been able to meet with clothing industry professionals, as well as business management executives, in order to expand her understanding of running a successful business. JA has also assisted her in protecting her idea by having her meet with an attorney to help her patent her tag design. 
 
As of now, Jakayla is working on innovating her idea by creating a tag from silk that will have the name of the color embroidered in both Braille and the English Alphabet letters, to help those visually impaired and those who are colorblind. She hopes to partner with clothing designers in the future so that she can provide her product to all visually impaired people. 
 
Her innovative design and concept earned her the Junior Achievement Company of the year in her region. In June of 2017, she and four others represented the company at the JA National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC, where they won the FedEx Access Award for their innovative business. 

Visionary Profiles

The best collaborations start with a strong foundation—and the relationships between Junior Achievement and its partners are no exception. The profiles below highlight some of our great efforts with donors and what they are helping us achieve!

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American Express

Paying it Forward

A two-year gift of $300,000 from American Express is providing crucial funding for Junior Achievement (JA) to further enhance and improve volunteer experiences and relationships. American Express' support allowed for JA to add a new position – Vice President of Volunteer Engagement. 

 
This position offers strategic direction and assistance to JA volunteers by ensuring that educators and volunteers are adequately prepared, trained, and supported throughout their JA experience. This VP position supports all 109 JA offices across the U.S. to continue the growth and relationship-building of new national volunteer partnerships.
 
"Junior Achievement volunteers are important mentors for young people, bringing our programs to life. Each year, nearly a quarter-of-a-million JA volunteers share their experiences and skills with students while delivering our programs, teaching them how to manage their money, succeed in the workforce, or start a business that creates jobs and grows the economy," said Jack Kosakowski, President and CEO of Junior Achievement USA. "American Express' commitment has been critical to providing essential support for this volunteer effort."
 
In addition to supporting the new volunteer engagement position, American Express served as the presenting sponsor of the JA Volunteer Summit in both 2016 and 2017. The one-day event took place in New York in March of both years to recognize and celebrate the top corporations who volunteer in support of JA all over the country. At the event, American Express was recognized with the bronze U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing more than 5,000 volunteer hours through their employees' efforts.
 
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Delta

Flying Into the Future

JA Finance Park Virtual ® is being impacted through a generous contribution from Delta Air Lines. The grant assists JA USA as it adapts the JA Finance Park Virtual program into a new format in order to ensure the lesson continuation in classrooms across the country.

 

JA Finance Park Virtual is a financial literacy simulation that introduces students to personal financial planning and career discovery. This program assists students in making informed financial decisions while engaging them with a hands-on learning approach through a budget simulation.

 

It is with this JA program that students are able to learn about the world of business while allowing them to put what they've learned about economic concepts and budgeting principles into action. Delta Air Lines was a natural partner for this effort, considering the thousands of hours its associates dedicate to volunteering for JA programs each year.

 

In addition to its financial contribution, Delta Air Lines worked behind-the-scenes to advance several technological aspects. This included sharing expertise related to web development, design architecture and overall functionality. Small enhancements were made to improve user experience and access, which is vital to student success. Within the past year, JA Finance Park Virtual has impacted more than 75,000 students, in over 3,000 classrooms in 45 JA Areas.

 

Continuing their support for JA, Delta Air Lines contributed additional funding for the 2017 JA National Student Leadership Summit in Washington D.C. and also sponsored the Delta Social Impact Award. This award recognized the JA Company students who best demonstrated their ability to address a local, national, global, or social need/ problem.

 

During the Summit, Delta associates engaged students with a seminar focused on the importance of customer experience and social impact for their company. Students then brainstormed new product ideas for use onboard Delta flights and presented their ideas to the Delta seminar leaders.

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Santander Bank

Investing in Tomorrow

A grant of $350,000 from Santander Bank is aiding the implementation of JA financial literacy programs throughout the Bank's U.S. northeastern footprint. During the 2016-2017 school year, Santander supported JA programming for more than 8,200 students in more than 350 classrooms, with the help of 662 Santander Bank volunteers. Santander Bank associates are passionate about getting into the classroom and sharing their experiences with JA students. 
 
Santander District Executive, Ed Symons said, "The curriculum is so hands-on and the students love it. It made teaching very easy and fun!" 
 
This past year, because of Santander's commitment to volunteerism, they received the bronze U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award at the 2017 Volunteer Summit.
 
J. Chris Quint, a Santander Bank Manager, and JA volunteer reflected, "Growing up, my parents were never good with finances. I take pride in giving tomorrow's generation the tools to help build the skills needed to provide themselves with a better life." 
 
With Santander Bank's grant, Junior Achievement can continue making an impact on the financial readiness of young people across America.

 

 

 

 

 

 
Junior Achievement is not only one of the largest youth-serving organizations in the country, we are also one of the most impactful. Below are a few statistics that detail how JA is changing lives.

 

JA Alumni Say:

About JA

Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches over 4.8 million students per year in more than 100 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations in over 100 countries worldwide.

 


JA Students:

2016-2017

4,845,904

JA Volunteers:

2016-2017

243,756

JA Classes:

2016-2017

212,101

JA Contact Hours:

2016-2017

37,260,700

Project and Annual Funding

Junior Achievement could not prepare young people to succeed in a global economy or empower young people to own their economic success without our donors. Every single dollar makes a difference and all donations to JA USA help to continually evolve JA's enriching programs at a national and local level. The corporations, foundations, and individuals listed below have provided Junior Achievement with funding in 2016-2017. Select a level to view its members:

Corporate and Foundation

CrossKnowledge*

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and HSBC Holdings plc*

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.* and The Hartford Employee Giving Campaign

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

American Honda Finance Corporation*

KPMG Foundation*

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

Accenture LLP* and Accenture LLP Employee Giving Campaign

Junior Achievement of Georgia, Inc.*

Jackson Charitable Foundation, Inc.*

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

AT&T and AT&T Employee Giving Campaign

Capital One

Citi Foundation*

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

AIG

American Express Foundation*

Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Emerson*

ManpowerGroup*

Santander Bank, N.A.

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

El Pomar Foundation*

Ernst & Young LLP

The UPS Foundation

Voya Foundation and Voya Financial Employee Giving Campaign

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

Ally Financial and Ally Financial Employee Giving Campaign

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation*

Chick-fil-A Foundation

Donaldson Foundation*

ICE NYSE Foundation, Inc.

PMI Educational Foundation*

TD Ameritrade

* Recognition for multi-year pledge

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants* (AICPA)

FedEx

Financial & Insurance Conference Planners

The Hertz Corporation

Horace A. Moses Foundation

Robert Half International Inc.*

Bank of America Charitable Foundation and Bank of America Employee Giving Campaign

EcoMedia - A CBS Company

Fidelity Investments

Gen Re - A Berkshire Hathaway Company

NBCUniversal LLC Employee Giving Campaign

State Farm

TransUnion

CNA Financial Corporation

Comerica Bank

Financial Services Roundtable

FIS

Johnson & Johnson

Muriel F. Siebert Foundation, Inc.

U.S. Bank

The Williams Companies, Inc.

Advicent

Allstate Insurance Company Employee Giving Campaign

Amazon.com, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

Ball Corporation Employee Giving Campaign

BNSF Railway Foundation Employee Giving Campaign

Causecast Foundation Employee Giving Campaign

CenturyLink, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

CIGNA Foundation

Cisco Systems, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

Discover Financial Services

Encana Corporation Employee Giving Campaign

Fifth Street Asset Management, Inc.

FS Investments

GE Foundation Employee Giving Campaign

GMAC Employee Fund

Goldman, Sachs & Co., LLC Employee Giving Campaign

Gusto, LLC Employee Giving Campaign

Hewins Financial Advisors, LLC

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. Employee Giving Campaign

Huron Consulting Group Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Employee Giving Campaign

Lockheed Martin Corp. Employee Giving Campaign

Madison Performance Group Employee Giving Campaign

MasterCard, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

MetLife Foundation Employee Giving Campaign

Microsoft Corporation Employee Giving Campaign

The PepsiCo Foundation Employee Giving Campaign

Randstad Holding DV

Red Herring Productions, Inc.

SAP America, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

Sempra Employee Giving Network

Session M, Inc.

Stanley Black and Decker Employee Giving Campaign

State Street Foundation, Inc.

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Employee Giving Campaign

USAA Employee Giving Campaign

WorkplaceDynamics LLC

ZogSports

Individual

Paul E. McKnight

Evelyn Angelle

Alan S. Armstrong

Timothy E. Baxter

Catherine S. Brune

Rodney D. Bullard

T. Randall Cain

James M. Carroll

John (Tripp) W. Davis

Jeff Hansberry

Kerry M. Healey

Loren C. Klug

Diane and Jack Kosakowski

Larry A. Leva

Robert Lloyd

Rodney O. Martin

Julie A. Monaco

David W. Paul

Helen C. Pekny

Jeanette Hernandez Prenger

Jonas Prising

Lawrence W. Sidwell

Frank Steininger

Richard A. Woods

Kate Barton

Lynne Ford

Nancy E. Gill

James R. Hemak

Perry Hewitt

Clyde D. Keaton

Michelle Y. Lee

Rodney O. Martin

Denman K. McNear

Douglas D. Olson

Edward Rapp

Buzzy Thibodeaux

Heather Wingate

Melanie and Sam Adams

Pamela and Howard Bartner

Melissa Belkin

Marilyn and Gary Blanchette

James Burch

August A. Busch

Pamela Casteel

Molly Kosakowski

Christy and Gary Kunz

Jeanette and Ron Lee

Susan and Tat Luu

Cesare and Wendy Mainardi

Julia Mann

Andrew Marino

Leslie Pierce

Julie and Steve Schmidt

Eric Sheaffer

Thomas D. Weldon

Donna and Don Abdallah

Diana and Timothy Armijo

Ayomide Asana

AJ Bartlett

Robert Berndt

Diane Birkeness

Dianne Chinnes

Karen Christie

Lisa Connor

George Cousins

Terence Cremins

Jackie and Rick Dant

Elaine and Alberto del Toro

Deborah Denmark

Howard S. Edelstein

Jody Fletcher

Tami and John Godsey

Julie S. Gordon

Jamie and Rick Granbois

Charles Harper

Luella and Randy Hartman

William Hogue

Lindsay Holland

Kyle H. Hybl, Esq.

Margaret P. Johnson

Danny Jones

Kenneth Keane

Brian Klemstein

Subramaniam Lakshmi

Tom Landsness

Crystal Law

Sharon Lents

Gail and Bruce Luckett

Julia Mann

August Matthusen

Nancy McCarty

James McMahon

Arlene Miller

James Murphy

John Najarian

Reed Parker

Sarah Pedersen

Brandon Piccione

Kris and Garrett Ponciroli

Jean Richcreek

Lisa Ring

Regina Rodriguez

Ramona Ruiz

Claudia and Andy Schenck

Gerald D. Scott

Barbara Siegel

Mark Simmons

John Stern

James Thibodeau

Denise Truitt

John R. Weil

Toby Yamashiro

William G. Yates

Mona Zielke

 

Junior Achievement USA is in the fourth year of a five-year campaign titled Share the American Dream. The purpose of this campaign is to fund the digital transformation of JA's middle and high school programs into blended learning experiences. JA thanks the following donors for their support of this important effort.

The American Dream Society

American Honda Finance Corporation

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and HSBC Holdings plc

Junior Achievement of Georgia, Inc.

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas, Inc.

Anonymous

Citi Foundation

American Express Foundation

Emerson

ManpowerGroup

Accenture LLP

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Anonymous

CenterPoint Energy, Inc.

ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Jim Gallogly

Catherine S. Brune

Ernst & Young LLP

FIS

Phillips 66

Angelle Family

Anonymous (2)

Alan S. Armstrong

Melissa Belkin

Michael Deniszczuk

El Pomar Foundation

Lynne Ford

Greg C. Garland

Halliburton Company

Kyle H. Hybl, Esq.

David P. Kunstle

Sandra Beach Lin

Bruce Macklin

Julia Mann

McGladrey LLP

Paul E. McKnight

NRG Energy, Inc.

Jonas Prising

Robert W. Reeg

Lewis Roca Rothgerber

James Runnels

Lawrence W. Sidwell

Karen and Frank Steininger

Albert E. Suter*

Buzzy Thibodeaux

*Deceased


Lifetime GIVING 

JA Free Enterprise Society

Established in 2000, the Free Enterprise Society recognizes individuals from around the world who demonstrate outstanding support in helping Junior Achievement inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Recognition is provided to individuals and families who have made gifts of $10,000 or more between July 1 and June 30 each year to any JA affiliate. Charter members and individuals who make gifts of $1 million or more to Junior Achievement over their lifetime, "Legacy Members," are entitled to permanent membership in the Free Enterprise Society. Select a level below to view its members:

 

Capdevilla/Gillespie Foundation

The Clayton Family Foundation

Daniel G. Crockett

Mike Curb, Carole Curb Nemoy & Norman Nemoy

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

Richard and Marie Edgerton*

William and Tina Flaherty

John M. Sr*. and Lyla Fluke*

Tom and Mickie Fox

The J.B. Fuqua Foundation*

The Goizueta Foundation*

Haslam Family Foundation

James R. and Patricia Hemak

The Hollingsworth Foundation

H. Wayne Sr. and Marti Huizenga

The Jones Family Foundation

The Marcus Foundation

The McGrath Family Foundation

Burton D. Morgan Foundation

Pamela and Leslie Muma

Nasgovitz Family Foundation

The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation Lynn and David Nicholson

Harry S. Patten, The Patten Family Foundation

Dr. Phillips Charities

Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation

Richard Prows*

George F. Russell Jr.

Hugh Schilling

Stephan Sharf

Albert E. Suter*

Lorraine Thomas

WEM Foundation

Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation

Estate of John Brooks Williams

*Deceased

The Esther B. O'Keeffe Foundation

Anonymous

Bianconi Family Foundation

Dave and Jamie Cummings

James and Tamarra Giertz

Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation

Salah Foundation

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

The Zeigler Family Foundation

Blessey Charities, LLC

Betsy Considine

Sallie and Don H. Davis

Howard S. Dvorkin, MBA, CPA

Barry and Sharon Florescue, The Florescue Family Foundation

The Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation, Inc.

Ambassador and Mrs. Sam Fox

Lucy B. Gooding Charitable Foundation Trust

Kent S. Greenawalt

Phillip and Holly Huffines

JE and LE Mabee Foundation

Patricia B. and Daniel F. McKeithan, Jr.

Robert W. Merrick

The Jim Moran Foundation

Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation

Redgrave Family Foundation

The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation

Lorraine Thomas

Anonymous

Frank and Evelyn Angelle

Winifred and Joseph Amaturo

The Martin Andersen - Gracia Andersen Foundation, Inc.

James and Dorothy Baer Foundation

The Batchelor Foundation, Inc

Chapman Charitable Trusts

Anne and Theodore D. Crandall

The Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation

Mark and Mary Davis

Steve and Julie Dolcemaschio

Mike and Ann Duffy

James R. & Adelaide H. Duncan Foundation

Robert and Sandra Flick

The Mary Alice Fortin Foundation, Inc.

Kathy and James H. Fuchs

Jim and Janet Gallogly

Greg and Gail Garland

Cindy and Murry Gerber

Grayson Foundation

James Grote

Katherine and Thomas J. Hauske

Kim Hendricks

Inasmuch Foundation

Janet and Shawn Johanson

Diáne Johnson, A.D. Johnson Foundation

Mary and Ted Kellner

John and Jennifer Kelly

Lakeside Foundation

Laura and Fred Lay

The Leon Levine Foundation

Light A Single Candle Foundation

Louis and Carolyn Lucido

Suzanne and James MacDougald

Neil and Kate Malik

Tom & Laurie McCarthy

Paul and Georga McGunnigle

Edward and Peggy McIntyre

Herman Meinders

David B. Miller

Moore Family Foundation

Pam and Les Muma

Michael Neidorff

Noel Foundation

Gavin O'Connor

Marcy and Wayne Oldenburg

The P.B. and K. Family Foundation

Ross Perot, Jr.

Ramil/Perez Family

Michael Roos and Cindy Goplen

Saigh Foundation

Siegel Family Endowment

The Solstice Foundation

Rick & Lesley Stone Family Fund

Chris T. Sullivan Foundation

Tracy Family Foundation

The Tolleson Family Foundation

Vinik Family Foundation

Tim and Lisa Walsh

Yvonne and James Ziemer

Anonymous

The Abington Foundation

Brian and Jean Addy

Akers Foundation

Jeff Allen and Libby Anschutz

Sue Anschutz-Rodgers

Alan S. Armstrong

Randy Austin

Duke Austin

Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation

Shawn and Jennifer Barker

Colleen Barrett

Manuel H. and Claire Barron

Harris and Margaret Bass

Kevin and Debra Bastien

Diane Pellegrin and Chris Bauer

Timothy E. Baxter

Mark Beffort

Janet and Tom Behanick

Bellevue Foundation

Grace and Franklin Bernsen Foundation

Marla and Larry Black

Gina and Jim Blayney

Melanie and Steven Booth

Craig Boyan

Boyd Youth Education Fund

Brandenburg Family Foundation

Niko and Monica Bringleson

Dana Brown Charitable Trust

Oscar Brown

The Bruening Foundation

Catherine S. Brune

Rodney D. Bullard

Jeffrey Burgess

Kathryn and John Burke, Jr.

Fred Bystry

T. Randall Cain

James and Carmen Campbell

Matthew Weber and Lucia Capozzoli

James M. Carroll

Americo Cascella

Edward Kadletz and Cathy Casey

Peter L. Cella

Eddy Chaltiel

Jason Chan

Daniel P. and Valerie Cockerell

David and Carolyn Colburn

Sarah D. Collier

Peter and Marilyn Coors

Bob and Jeanne Coughlin Fund

Colleen and Robert Cowen

Randy and Claudean Cox

Carol Craig

Cross Charitable Foundation

Michele and Craig Cuffe

Terri and Paul Danola

Darr Family Foundation

Susan and Russ Darrow

Fred Davis

Tripp W. Davis

Lynn and Eric Delzer

Joseph Dempsey

Michael and Debra Deniszczuk

Doug and Maria DeVos

Richard and Helen DeVos

The Joseph and Anna C Dias Family Foundation

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

Barbara and William H. Easter III

Greg and Terri Ebel

Marriner S. Eccles Foundation

Clyde R. Evans Charitable Trust

The Ruth U. Fertel Foundation

Filstrup Family Foundation

Fishman Family Foundation

Mike and Linda Fiterman

H.A. Flannery Family and James R. Flannery Family Fund of the Akron Community Foundation

Jim Fosina

The Alta and John Franks Foundation

Phillip Z. Fretwell and Priscilla Fretwell

A. Friends' Foundation Trust

Harry Frisch

Kevin and Peggy Gaffney

The Galloway Foundation

Bill Gay

John Georges

Shelly and Tim Geske

Christopher Giermek

Goldring Family Foundation

Henry and Lorie Gordon

Darryl Green

Jeffrey Greig

Gloria and Richard Giunta

Jeff Hansberry

Hunt and Diane Harris Family Foundation

Brook and Monique Harvey

Susan Hascall

Steve and Eleanor Haussler Fund

Kerry M. Healey

The Helis Foundation

Zach and Kirsten Maas Helvey

Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Foundation

Darice Henritze

The Sandy Hill Foundation

Thomas and Kim Holman

Greg Davis and Lynn Hopton

Bob Hottman

Bob Hottman

J.C. and Tammy Huizenga

Ingram White Castle Foundation

John and Kate Ives

Tammy Izzo

Leslie R. Jacobs

Christy and Brian Jacoby

Thomas A. and Mary S. James Foundation

Mike and Sue Jandernoa

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

Verne C. Johnson Family Foundation

Emil M. and Gertrude E. Johnson Fund administered by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Clyde and Marion Keaton

Herb Kelleher

Mike and Nancy Keller

Kevin Kelley

Joe and Michelle Kelly

Kinsey Family Endowed Fund

Steve and Allison Kinsley

Kiwanis Club of Riviera Beach

Loren C. Klug

Patrick J. and Audrey Knipe

Bill Koch

Sean and Ann Kono

Len Kortekaas

Diane and Jack Kosakowski

The Koski Family Foundation, Inc.

Gary Kozlowski

Michael & Kimberly Krantz

Don Landoll

Kyle and Kathy Lehne

Leslie Family Foundation

Harry P. Leu Foundation

Larry A. Leva

Mark Linsky

Robert Lloyd

Levi Lupercio and Lisa Hemmat Lupercio

MacKinnon Family Foundation

Bruce G. Macklin

The Chesley G. Magruder Foundation

Ron and Barb Mann

Ryan Mansour

Sherry Marlow

Landis and Sharon Martin

Rodney O. Martin

Nasgovitz Family Foundation

Marshall and Karen Mathison

John A. McAlonan Fund of Akron Community Foundation

Diana McCutchen

Chuck McDaniel

Dick and Joyce H. McFarland Family Fund

Michael and Robin McGrath

John B. McKibbon Fund

Paul E. McKnight

Frank and Vikki McMahon

Micky and Louann Miller

Julie A. Monaco

Thomas and Terry Montminy

Harry C. Moores Foundation

Anne and Thomas Mootz

Laura Jane Musser Fund

Ed and Wendy Nekritz

Nicholas Family Foundation

The Nord Family Foundation

William Oldenberg

Alan and Doris Orechwa

Gregory R. and Cynthia Page

Vickie Anne Palmer

Abhilash and Kelly Patel

Dean Mathew and Neeta Patel

Pam Patsley

David W. Paul

Helen Pekny in Memoriam of Frank Pekny

Jon Qvistgaard-Petersen

Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation

Keith Pinniger

Scott Pranger

Jeanette Hernandez Prenger

Jonas Prising

Quest Foundation

S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation

Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation

Andy and Kathi Ratner

The Reinberger Foundation

The Reinberger Foundation

Suzanne Ricklin

Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation

Sandy and Leslie Rothe

James and Erin Runnels

Crystal Sampson

Holly and Brad Schlossmann

Harold C. Schott Foundation

John C. Schroeder

Robert and Rosemarie Schuler

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Steve and Laura Sharpe

The Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation

Sam and Kay Sheth

Lawrence W. Sidwell

Siemer Family Foundation

Lisa and Jerry Simon

Bill and Caren Simpson

The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation

Sherman Smith Foundation

The V.O. Smith Family Foundation

Sorenson Impact Foundation

Sorenson Legacy Foundation

Mary and John Splude

Gus and Frances Stavros

Karen and Frank Steininger

Frank Steininger

Charlie and Ellen Steinmetz

Kathleen and David Stover

Jeffrey Tackett

Thomas and Beatrice Taplin Family Fund of the Denver Foundation

Andrew Taylor

Steve Taylor

Sheryl and Joe Teague

The Smarter Tomorrow Foundation, Inc.

Thompson Charitable Foundation

Gregg and Heather Throgmartin

Tippins Foundation

John and Carolyn Tipton

Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

Christine Toretti

Victor Trione

Walter W. Turner

Jim and Judy Vaughn

Gary Verplank

Midge Verplank

Karla and Greg Vesey

Jim Victor

Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund

Tim and Marcia Wepfer

The Werth Family Foundation

Graham Weston Gift Fund

Frank L. Weyenberg Charitable Trust

The Thomas White Foundation

Scott White

Robert R.Wiener

Dr. Lacy H. Williams

Kelly and Raymond Wilson

Wittern Family

Richard A. Woods

Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation

John Steele Zink Foundation

Diane and Edward J. Zore

The 1525 Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Barry Ackerly

Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Aebi

The AIM High Foundation

Brian and Jean Addy

Amelior Foundation

Bradbury and Janet Anderson

Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin

John H. Bauer

Mr. and Mrs. Ned Bechthold

The Becker/Mohanco Family

Ms. Bonnie Becker and Mr. George Mohanco

Ms. Robin Mohanco and Mr. Becker Mohanco

Thomas E. Becker*

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin L. Beebe

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Behnke

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Benaroya

Berger-Solano Foundation

John E. Bernhard*

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bevier

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Blanc

Jim and Gina Blayney

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bliss

Mr. and Mrs. William E. Boeing Jr.

Linda Bowers

Thomas J. Bowers

Stephen and Camilla Brauer

Harold L. Brock

Charles and Camilla Brumder

Samuel Bryant

Edward H. Budd

Capdevilla/Gillespie Foundation

Wendy Gillespie and Martin J. Capdevilla

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen T. Carter

Howard and Sue Carver

Jerry and Sue Chicone Jr.

John T. Collins

John A. Conover

Lodwrick and Carole Cook

Steve Cortopassi

Mr. and Mrs. Bryan C. Cressey

Gerald and Lois Czarnecki

William H. Darr

Russ and Sue Darrow

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Dembinski

Douglas and Maria DeVos Foundation

Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation

Boh and Marilyn Dickey

Mr. and Mrs. James C. Dowdle

W. Ted Dudley

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

Marriner S. Eccles Foundation

Arnold J. Eckelman

Richard and Marie Edgerton*

Karl and Stevie Eller

Filstrup Family Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. John M. Fluke Jr.

Lyla Fluke

In Memory of John M. Fluke Sr.

Jane Folwell*

Mr. and Mrs. Allan Frank

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Freeman

William and Ellen Freeman

Michael H. Freund

J.B. Fuqua*

Stephen A. Furbacher

Louis J. Fusz Jr.

Donald and Adele Garretson

In Honor of Ronald D. Cody

Bill *and Vieve* Gore

Elsie R. Griffin

Raymond and Harriet Haas

James T. Hackett

Michael L. Hackworth

David E. Hall

Hall Family Foundation

Mr.* and Mrs. Jerry Hank

Hunt and Diane Harris Family Foundation

Gerald L. Hassell

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Hatch

John and Judy Helm

James R. Hemak

Herbster Family Foundation

Henry R. Hillenmeyer

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Horne

Elwood and Ginger Howse Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Hubbard

Gina Hubbell

Thomas M. Hudson Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Huisingh

Ingram Charitable Advised Fund

Ron Insana

William Janetschek

The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Bradford M. Johnson

Dennis and Judy Jones

Ove Jorgensen

Clyde and Marion Keaton

John and Nancy Kennedy Family Foundation

Norman and Teri Klein

Patrick and Audrey Knipe

John and Linda Knox Foundation

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Wei-Tai Kwok

Todd and Fran Langley

Phillip B. Lassiter

Raymond P. Lavietes Foundation*

Dr. Sarah Layton, CMC

Thomas A. Leipzig

Arthur D. Little and Jann Leeming

Jerome* and Carol Loeb

Dr. Walter Loewenstern

Dan Lovinger

William and Ernestine Lowrie

Janis Machala and David R. Stenberg

Christopher and Elaine Mahoney

Jim and Sue Marriott

Mr. and Mrs. Dan McAuliffe

John H. McConnell

The McDonald Fund of the Cleveland Foundation

Daniel and Patricia McKeithan Jr.

Raymond McLaughlin

D. W. McMillan Foundation

Denman and Barbara McNear

The Meinders Foundation

John and Linda Mellowes

Thomas C. Melzer

Steven and Lois Mihaylo

Mr. and Mrs. James J. Morris

The Morris Foundation

The Horace Moses Foundation

Leslie and Pamela Muma

Jerry V. Mutchler

Jeff Nadeau

NewCity Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. John D. Nichols

Scott M. Niswonger

The Dick and Mary Nunis Charitable Gift Fund

Wayne C. Oldenburg and Melodie Wilson

William R. Oldenburg

Gloria J. Olin

In Memory of Thomas F. Olin Sr.

F. J. O'Neill Charitable Corporation

Peter and Susan Ordway

Frank* and Helen Pekny

Suzanne and Richard Pieper Family Foundation

Norman and Elaine Polsky

Andrew and Kathryn Potos

Michael R. Preston

Dennis R. Purdum

Larry and Kathi Rambo

Bruce E. Ranck

The Reinberger Foundation

Gary and Gail Reynolds

Mr. and Mrs. William Riss

Grover and Jill Robinson IV

Ian Rolland

Roper Brothers Foundation

Jack Rudel and Billy Jo Harned

Charles and Elizabeth Schellhorn

Hugh K. Schilling

In Memory of Paul A. Schilling

Scott C. Schnuck

Ron A. Sege

David L. Shedlarz

Dr. A. Jess Shenson*

Thomas Marsha Slaight

Alex and Kathy Smith

Kay L. Spruill

John and Carole Steiner

The Stiles-Nicholson Foundation

Albert E. Suter

Mark and Patricia Suwyn Family Fund

Cliff and Betty Swenson

Nick and Julie Takton

Richard and Ann Teerlink

Ten Talents Foundation

John E. Toffolon

Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Tooker

Michael and Pamala Towers

Jean-Paul Valles

Jim Victor

Anthony G. Viscogliosi

The Waldron Family Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Wasson

Thomas D. Weldon

Linda M. Wendt

In Memory of Martin J. Wendt

Tim and Marsha Wepfer

Diane Widder*

Wilson Wilde

James and Ruth Wilcox

John F. Williamson

Liane Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. Keith Withycombe

Thomas and Frances Wolf Fund

F. Stansbury Young*

*Deceased


Junior Achievement Heritage Society

Junior Achievement established the Junior Achievement Heritage Society to recognize and honor ardent supporters who include the organization in their estate planning. Founding members are those who notified Junior Achievement of their inclusion of JA in their estate planning by June 30, 2006. Select tab below to view its members:

 

Bradley B. Wegner and F. Ashley Allen
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

James and Pam Anderson
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Evelyn Angelle
Junior Achievement USA

Arthur and Judith Angood
Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan

Brendan Bannigan and Kathleen Just-Bannigan
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

David and Donna Beach
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

John and Muriel Bernhard
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Jack and Debbie Blitch
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Sylvia R. Bova
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Joe Brancucci
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Harry and Jane Briscoe
Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

Donna and Terrance Buchanan
Junior Achievement of Georgia

Susan Bulkeley Butler
Junior Achievement USA and Junior Achievement of Arizona – Southern District

Howard and Sue Carver
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England

Sam Chechele
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Brian and Marcy Chermside
Junior Achievement of Northeast Michigan

H. Derek and Paula Cockrell
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Ronald D. Cody
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

Maryanne Gallo Courtney
Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland

Janell Damon
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Charles and Ann Dana
Junior Achievement of Northwestern Ohio

Russ and Susan Darrow
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Mike H. and Terry Davis
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Jeffrey and Suzanne Delahaut
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Jonathan Dewar
Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina

Jeremy Dicker
Junior Achievement of Southern California

John* and Sam* Dickinson
(1929-2016) (1931-2005)
Junior Achievement USA

Adam and Deborah Dingwall
Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan

Dr. George R. Dunbar*
(1923-2010)
Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut

Emily Duty
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Herbert and Arlene Elliott * 
(1915-2005) (1919-2010)
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Doug and Cynthia Evans
Junior Achievement – Rocky Mountain

Sharon and Dale Fiehler
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Gilbert P. Folleher
Junior Achievement USA Pioneers Trust Fund

Mona and Ted Fox
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Ambassador Sam Fox
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Michael H. Freund
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Susan Fronk and William Thiel
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

James and Kathy Fuchs
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Dolores and Ralph Garcia
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Lillian and Raymond Garcia
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Donald and Adele Garretson
Junior Achievement USA

Pamela J. George
Junior Achievement USA

Dr. Michael and Diane Grossi
Junior Achievement USA and Junior Achievement of Rhode Island

James R. and Patricia Hemak
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

Dave and Kathy Hensch
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Ryan Herington
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England

Gary* and Linda Hickman
(1952-2014)
Junior Achievement of Southern California

Harold P. Higgins
(1932-2015)
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Diane M. Holmquist
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England

James and Carol Horstmann
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Woody and Ginger Howse
Junior Achievement of Washington

Gene* and Mabel Johnson
(1920-2003)
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Dennis Jones
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Peter M. Kelley
Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan

John and Leah Klumph
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Barbara Koch
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

Paul and Michelle Koch
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

John and Nancy Koss Sr.
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Gary and Christy Kunz
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Barbara Dowell Lancaster and Cameron Lancaster
Junior Achievement of Southern California

The Raymond P. Lavietes Foundation
Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut

John and Sue Lawson
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Dr. Sarah and Mr. Al Layton
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Carter* and Kaye LeBeau
(1926-2013)
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

John Legato
Junior Achievement of Southwest New England

Robin Lester
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

John and Sue Madden
Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Charles and Renee Maniaci
Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Dick and Joyce H. McFarland Family Fund
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

Matt and Aileen McConnell
Junior Achievement of Rocky Mountain

Denman and Barbara* McNear
(1925-2012)
Junior Achievement USA

Glenn and Kathleen Medhus
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Jamie Mills
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Ronald and Karen Modreski
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Jerry V. Mutchler
Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

Pamela and Leslie Muma
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Debra Stinton Othitis
Junior Achievement USA

Mark N. Pankner
Junior Achievement of Northeast Michigan

Gene and Joanne Pastula
Junior Achievement of San Diego County

Helen Pekny
In Memory of Frank P. Pekny
Junior Achievement USA and Junior Achievement of Southern California

Dr. J. Mitchell and Robinette Perry
In Memory of Frank P. Pekny
Junior Achievement of Southern California

Randy and Tami Phillips
Junior Achievement of Southern California

Mike and Carol* Plunkett
(1938-2012)
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Kris and Garrett Ponciroli
Junior Achievement USA and Junior Achievement of Chicago

Julie C. Preslar
Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas

Tiffany and Scott Price
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Marie Reinkmeyer
Junior Achievement of Atlanta

Larry R. Richardson
Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Sandy and Leslie Rothe
Junior Achievement of Rocky Mountain

Charlie and Mary Rogers
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Lewis* and Kay Saxby
(1924-2012)
Junior Achievement USA and Junior Achievement of Northwestern Ohio

Amanda Sattler
Junior Achievement of Southern California

William Schawbel
Junior Achievement of Northern New England

Scott Schnuck
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Michael S. Schoedinger
Junior Achievement of Central Ohio

Mark and Kristi Shaffer
Junior Achievement – Rocky Mountain

Stephan Sharf*
(1921-2013)
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan

Hugh Schilling
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest

Julie and Steven R. Schmidt
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Phillip Schwalb
Junior Achievement of Central Florida

Melissa and Michael S. Sheppard
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Alex Sink
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Wayne and Mary* Smith
(1948-2009)
Junior Achievement USA

Barbara Stein
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Kathy Strandberg
Junior Achievement of Rocky Mountain

Frank G. Stryganek
Junior Achievement USA

Dr. Judith Stimson*
(1957-2014)
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Susan L. Stuart
Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Sheryl and Joe Teaguey
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Gene Toombs
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Michael and Pamala Towers
Junior Achievement USA

James and Judy Vaughn
Junior Achievement – Rocky Mountain

Jim Victor
Junior Achievement of the Heartland

Delores Barr Weaver Forever Event Fund
Junior Achievement of North Florida

Linda M. Wendt
In Memory of Martin "Marty" J. Wendt
Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan

Kelly and Raymond Wilson
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Steve and Robin Wise
Junior Achievement – Rocky Mountain

Cynthia and Michael "Todd" Young
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Jim and Joan Zawacki
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes
– a division of Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

Robert K. Zelle
Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee

* Deceased

Founding Member

The U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

The U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award is a presidential recognition program created in 2003 by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation for individuals of all ages who contribute a significant amount of time to volunteer service. In 2006, Junior Achievement became an official certifying organization for this award because of its national reach and standing. This status allows JA to bestow this honor to corporations with a U.S. presence that provide volunteers to teach JA programs anywhere in the world.

Recipients of the 2016-2017 President's Volunteer Service Awards are:

 

Accenture LLP

AT&T

Bank of America

Barclays

Capital One

Citi

Deloitte

Ernst & Young LLP

Financial Services Roundtable

GE

HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and HSBC Holdings plc

KPMG LLP

MetLife

National Credit Union Foundation

PwC

SunTrust Banks, Inc.

U.S. Bancorp

Wells Fargo

ExxonMobil

General Motors

Huntington Bancshares

Quicken Loans Inc.

Robert Morris University-Illinois

Santander Bank, N.A.

Starbucks

Woodforest National Bank

ADP

Allstate Insurance Company

American Express

AXA Group

BBVA Compass

Broward College

Caterpillar Inc.

Deere & Company

The Dow Chemical Company

Eli Lilly and Company

FedEx

Fidelity Investments

Grant Thornton LLP

Indiana University Health

Jackson

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

ManpowerGroup Inc.

MasterCard Worldwide

Microsoft

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

MUFG

PepsiCo

Regions Bank

SAP America

State Farm

TD Bank, N.A.

University of Central Florida

The University of Texas at San Antonio

UPS

Voya Financial

YMCA of the USA

JA USA Financial Statements

Junior Achievement USA consistently receives high grades for accountability and transparency. View JA USA's Audited Financial Statements. To view a full version, visit www.ja.org.


 
 
 
 

Board Members

Mr. Asheesh Advani (Ex Officio)
President and Chief Executive Officer
JA Worldwide®
Mr. Jack E. Kosakowski (Ex Officio)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Junior Achievement USA®
Mr. Ainar D. Aijala, Jr.
Chief Global Corporate Development Officer
Deloitte 
Ms. Evelyn Angelle - Treasurer
Mr. Alan S. Armstrong
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Williams Companies
Mr. Timothy Baxter
President and Chief Operating Officer
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Ms. Catherine S. Brune
President – Eastern Territory (Retired)
Allstate Insurance Company
Mr. Rodney D. Bullard
Vice President of Community Affairs and Executive Director
Chick-fil-A Foundation
Mr. Randy Cain
Vice Chair & Southwest Region Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Mr. James M. Carroll
Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations
Honeywell International
Mr. Tripp Davis
Midwest Region and Greater Chicago Market Advisory Leader
PwC LLP
Ms. Lynne Ford
Executive Vice President – Distribution & Marketing
Calvert Investments, Inc.
Mr. Charles Garcia
Chief Executive Officer
Association of Latino Professionals for America
Mr. Jeff Hansberry
President and Chief Commercial Officer
Advantage Solutions
Dr. Kerry Healey
President
Babson College
Ms. Perry Hewitt
Vice President for Marketing
ITHAKA
Mr. Kyle H. Hybl
Chief Operating Officer
El Pomar Foundation
Ms. Denise C. Johnson
Group President
Caterpillar Inc.
Mr. Clyde D. Keaton
President and Chief Executive Officer
Argo Turboserve Corporation
Mr. Loren C. Klug
Executive Vice President
Head of Strategy and Planning and Chief of Staff to HNAH CEO
HSBC North America Holdings Inc.
Ms. Michelle Y. Lee
President – Community Banking, Eastern Region 
Wells Fargo
Mr. Larry Leva
Global Vice Chairman – Quality, Risk, and Regulatory 
KPMG International
Robert Lloyd
Chief Executive Officer
Hyperloop Technologies Inc.
Mr. Rodney O. Martin, Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Voya Financial
Mr. Paul E. McKnight
Senior Vice President (Retired)
Emerson
Ms. Julie A. Monaco Board Chair
Managing Director
Global Head Public Sector Corporate and Investment Banking Division
Institutional Clients Group 
Citi
Mr. Richard Negrin
Partner
Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel LLP
Mr. Douglas D. Olson
President and General Manager
Meredith Magazines
Mr. David W. Paul
Senior Vice President Financial Services
American Honda Finance Corporation
Ms. Jeanette Hernandez Prenger
President & CEO
ECCO Select
Mr. Jonas Prising
Chief Executive Officer
ManpowerGroup
Mr. Dino E. Robusto
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
CNA Financial Corporation
Mr. Jeffrey Russell
Senior Managing Director, Products North American Chief Executive
Accenture
Mr. Larry W. Sidwell
Senior Vice President
Global Credit and Risk
John Deere Worldwide Financial Services
Mr. Richard A. Woods
Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs
Capital One

 

 


Leadership

Jack E. Kosakowski
President and Chief Executive Officer
Buzzy Thibodeaux
Executive Vice President
Tim Armijo
Chief Financial Officer
Howard D. Bartner
Senior Vice President – Operations
Diane Birkeness
Vice President – Creative Services
Jackie Dant
Vice President – Operations
Deborah Denmark
Vice President – Conference and Event Planning
MC Desrosiers
Senior Vice President – Education and Learning Technologies
Lisa Frye
Vice President – Employment and Employee Relations
Laura Goodman
Vice President – Volunteer Engagement
Rick Granbois
Vice President – Benefits & Compensation
Tim Greinert
Senior Vice President – Development
Ed Grocholski
Senior Vice President – Brand
Christy Kunz
Vice President – Operations
Jeanette Lee
Vice President – Development
Sharon Lents
Vice President – Field Program Services
Susan Luu
Senior Vice President – Business Improvement
Leslie Pierce
Senior Vice President – Talent and Organization Development
Kris Ponciroli
Vice President – Donor Relations and Development Services
Jeannine Reilly
Vice President – Educational Delivery & Technology Solutions
Andy Schenck
Curator – Entrepreneurship Experiences
Steve Schmidt
Senior Vice President – Operations
Joe Thomas, Ph.D.
Vice President – Evaluation and Research