Our Team


Leadership

Priscilla Steinmetz

Founder & Executive Director

Jason Marion

Thrift Store Director and Store Co-Founder

Amanda Speakman

Director of Afterschool Programs

Aaron Heldt

Director of Marketing & Partnerships

Joy Lavens

Director of Student Care & Programs

Full-Time Staff

Jess Wasik

Student Care & Program Assistant

Matt Jung

Program Operations Assistant

Summer Lecas

Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Kelsey Salto

Volunteer and Job Readiness Program Coordinator

Taylor Scanlon

Volunteer Coordinator & Program Assistant

Grace Hendricks

Thrift Store Manager & Marketing Specialist

Part-Time Staff

Leah Wideman

Job Readiness Program Assistant

Nichole Murphy

Administrative Assistant

Taylor Jacobs

Friday Night Support Staff

Justin Rink

Friday Night Support Staff

Mr. Squirrel

Inanimate Gladiator

Student Ambassadors

Bella

Andrew High School

Cassie

Oak Forest High School

Ian

Homeschooled

Khloe

Carl Sandburg

Ian

Tinley Park High School

Josh

Southwest Chicago Christian

Will

Andrew High School