Our Team


Leadership

Priscilla Steinmetz

Founder & Executive Director

Rob Steinmetz

Founder & Director of Marketing and Development

Jason Marion

Thrift Store Director and Store Co-Founder

Rob Scott

Director of Student Engagement & Operations

Joy Lavens

Director of Programming & Student Care

Full-Time Staff

Amanda Speakman

Senior Program Associate

Aaron Heldt

Community Relations and Marketing Coordinator

Becca Sipek

Program Events Assistant

Kelsey Van Dyken

Volunteer and Job Readiness Program Coordinator

Rachel Webb

Volunteer Coordinator

Brock Lockenour

Creative Marketing Associate

Part-Time Staff

Thrift Store Team

Retail Gladiators!

Anna Fratto

Director of Events & Partnerships

Taylor Jacobs

Program Assistant

Emily Sauer

Program and Marketing Assistant

Jenna Parente

Friday Night Support Staff

Ashley Quinlan

Friday Night Support Staff

Justin Rink

Friday Night Support Staff

Wayne (the UPS Guy)

Adjunct Gladiator

Mr. Squirrel

Inanimate Gladiator

Student Ambassadors

Bella (Andrew HS)

Student Ambassador

Cassie (Oak Forest HS)

Student Ambassador

Doria (Oak Forest HS)

Student Ambassador

Gabby (Homeschooled)

Student Ambassador

Josh (Univ. of Chicago Laboratory Schools)

Student Ambassador

Patrick (Lincoln Way East HS)

Student Ambassador