Our Team


Priscilla Steinmetz

Founder & Executive Director

Jason Marion

Thrift Store Director and Store Co-Founder

Joy Lavens

Director of Student Care & Programs

Austin Bilotto

Director of Program Operations

Amanda Speakman

Director of Afterschool Programs

Aaron Heldt

Director of Marketing & Partnerships

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

Sarah Scott

Seasonal Program Assistant

Justin Rink

Friday Night Support Staff

Mr. Squirrel

Inanimate Gladiator

Student Ambassadors


Lincoln-Way East High School


Oak Forest High School


Oak Forest High School


Carl Sandburg High School


Oak Forest High School