we make good things happen

Much like the challenges we aim to solve, our team comes from a diverse set of backgrounds. Our focus is simple, impact.

Meet The Team

Jesse Herrera

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Founder | Executive Director

"What's your passion?

Amanda Arizola

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Co Founder |  Chief Analyst

"Know why before how."

Juan M. Villalpando

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Co Founder | Chief Designer

"Think beyond."

Board of Directors

Debby Kraky


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Director of Capacity Building and Training

Workforce Solutions

John Avila

Vice President

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Chairman of the Board

Thomas S. Byrne

Roderick Miles


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Executive Administrator


Office of Commissioner Roy Brooks 

Chris White


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Audit Manager

Sproles Woodard, LLP

Sandra Acedevo

Board Member

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Diversity and Compliance Specialist

DFW Airport

Simeon Henderson

Board Member

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Senior Project Manager



Urban Strategies

Stacy Grau

Board Member

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Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation Practice

Texas Christian University


Kiri Bird

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Investment Readiness Program Coordinator

Vancouver Foundation

David Aftandilian

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Associate Professor of Anthropology


Texas Christian University

Pat Alva


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Majestic Coaching

Together, we can build an inclusive and creative future. 
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