Staff

Commit Backbone Staff
Erica Adams
Senior Director, Strategic Relationships
Marie Appel
Manager, Analytics
Eric Ban
Managing Director, Dallas County Promise
Amanda Bandt
Manager, Communications & Marketing
Kendra Boyle
Director, Operations & Finance
Betsy Cook
Deputy Director, Best in Class at Communities Foundation of Texas
Roberto Delgado
Associate, Analytics
Sagar Desai
Managing Director, Operations
Phillip Fabian
Associate, College Access & Success
Jonathan Feinstein
Director, Community Engagement
Mark Flanagan
Director, Operations & Technology, Dallas County Promise
Carissa Grisham
Manager, Best in Class Coalition
Chris Hudgens
Senior Manager, Regional Analytics
Chelsea Jeffery
Manager, Early Matters Dallas
Sarah Jensen
Director, College Access & Success
Leighton Johnson
Policy & Strategy Senior Associate, Dallas County Promise
Ashwina Kirpalani
Senior Director, Analytics
Ryanne Legrand
Manager, Strategic Philanthropy
Kimberly Manns
Managing Director, Early Matters Dallas
Libby McCabe
Senior Director, Advocacy
Brittany Meyer
Administrative Assistant
Kathryn Mikeska
Manager, Communications & Marketing
Skiler Miller
Associate, Dallas County Promise
Brenda Molina
Associate, Dallas County Promise
Erik Moss
Manager, Strategic Philanthropy
Erica Ogboenyiya
Manager, Analytics
Jennifer Richardson
Manager, Operations
Rob Shearer
Director, Communications & Marketing
Dottie Smith
Managing Director, Best in Class
Taylor Toynes
Manager, Community Impact
Chris Walters
Associate, Analytics
Todd Williams
Chairman & CEO

Fellows & Interns
Austin Carey
Intern, College Completion & Early Matters Dallas
Paul Quinn College
Undergraduate Class of 2018
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Maya Josiam
Intern, Analytics
University of Texas at Austin
Undergraduate Class of 2018
Hometown: Plano, TX
Timothy Montequin
Intern, Educator Effectiveness
University of Texas at Dallas
Undergraduate Class of 2020
Hometown: Cedar Hill, TX
Michael Wood
Fellow, Policy
University of Texas at Dallas
Master of Public Policy Class of 2018
Hometown: Arlington, TX