Battelle for Kids Team

Big thinkers. Innovators. Educators. Connectors. Committed to collaborating with school systems and communities to realize the power and promise of 21st century learning for every student. This is our team—passionate people, experts in their respective fields. 

KARA ADKINS Specialist, Events
KATE ARIGA Senior Director, Marketing & Communications
TONY BAGSHAW Chief Improvement Officer
LEONDRIA BRYANT Senior Specialist, Partnerships & Events
JACQUELINE BURKE Senior Director, Design & Delivery
LORI COMPTON Accountant
HEATHER CONLEE Senior Specialist, Networks
STEPHANIE DANNEMANN, ESQ. Managing Director, Strategic Engagement
JAMIE DICKEY Director, Design & Delivery
STARLA EDWARDS Project Manager, Strategic Plan / Marketing & Communications
SCOTT FISCHNICH Systems Administrator, Technology
STEPHEN FUJII Senior Director, Design & Delivery
KAREN GARZA, PHD President & CEO
MATT GEIGER Senior Software Engineer, Technology
VALERIE GREENHILL Vice President
THOM GRIFFITH Director, Human Capital
SARA HALLERMANN Senior Director, Design & Delivery
TODD HELLMAN Chief, Strategic Engagement
ANTHONY HOLT Specialist, Strategic Engagement
J.J. JOHNSON Senior Graphic Designer, Marketing & Communications
SHANNON KING, PHD Chief Innovation Officer
JONI LANGUIS Accountant
COLON LEWIS, EDD Senior Director, Design & Delivery
BART LOWN Accountant
JOANNE MARTE Director, Human Capital & Networks
ADRIANA MARTINEZ Director, Marketing & Communications
JILL MASTROIANNI Senior Specialist, Strategic Engagement
SHAAKIRA MCMURRAY Office Manager
JAMIE MEADE Vice President & Chief of Staff
BRAD MITCHELL, PHD Senior Strategist, Partnerships
GRACE MURPHY Executive Assistant
MIKE NICHOLSON, PHD Senior Director, Design & Delivery
ALYSON NIELSON Vice President
BOB NOE Managing Director, Technology
MELISSA PONCE Director, Networks
LIZ PORTER Coordinator, Events
BERHL ROBERTSON JR., EDD Vice President/CFO
ELIZABETH RUBLE Grants Manager & Partnerships
ERIN SCHMIDT Director, Events
CARL SCHRADER Senior Software Engineer, Technology
THEA SHEFFEY Receptionist
ERICA SIDDLE Director, Project Management, Design & Delivery
KAT STEWART Senior Director, Partnerships, Marketing & Communications
ANIA STRIKER Creative Director, Marketing & Communications
COURTNEY WANAT Senior Director, Technology