The Jump$tart Coalition is supported by a small, dedicated and decentralized team of professionals anchored in Washington, DC. Jump$tart’s staff and core contractors are scattered across the country and bring to the Coalition their experience in banking, investing, insurance, and credit, as well as education, academia, communications, marketing, and a variety of business operations. Get to know the members of our team, below, or contact any of us at email@example.com or (202) 846-6780.
Amina Carter, Director of Operations and Marketing, wears two distinct hats. You might work with her on billing or supplies and behind the scenes, she works with our accounting and banking service providers – but her creative flair can also be seen in many of our exibition and video products and as event lead for Hill Day. Amina.Carter@jumpstart.org
As Advisor on Effective Financial Education, Joel Chrisler plays a pivotol role in assisting schools and educators through our Check Your School campaign, National Educator Conference, Reality Check, and National Standards. He lead the national Teen Teach-In and is staff liaison to our Education Committee. Joel.Chrisler@jumpstart.org.
After many years of handling our offsite events, Stacey Gardiner, Database and Logistics Consultant, has expanded her role to include support for the entire Jump$tart operation as our new CRM database manager. But don’t worry, you’ll still see her at Hill Day, the NEC, and our annual April events. Stacey.Gardiner@jumpstart.org.
Communications Director Susie Henson has wide-ranging responsibilities from our website to social media, newsletters, media relations, and more. She leads our Financial Literacy Month initiatives and is staff liaison to our Awards Committee and Communications Committee. Susie.Henson@jumpstart.org
As Senior Director of Education, Dan Hebert oversees Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators and the National Educator Conference, and supports our Check Your School campaign. Behind the scenes, he provides leadership to several of our technology platforms and serves as Jump$tart’s “second-in-command.” Daniel.Hebert@jumpstart.org
Suzann Enzian Knight
As Director of Curriculum Resources, Suzann Enzian Knight administers the Jump$tart Clearinghouse and directs curriculum development for Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators Online. She also serves as staff liaison for the Clearinghouse Subcommittee. Suzann.Knight@jumpstart.org
Jump$tart President and CEO Laura Levine has led the organization since 2004. She is Jump$tart’s principal spokesperson and chief strategist. She serves as an ex officio member of the national Board of Directors and represents the organization in a variety of industry initiatives and events. Laura.Levine@jumpstart.org.
Variny Yim Lomax
Variny Yim Lomax, Director of Partner and Affiliate Relations, is Jump$tart’s point of contact for our own National Partners and State Coalition Affiliates. She serves as staff liaison to the Partnership and Governance committees, where she supports new partner development and partner engagement. Variny.Yim@jumpstart.org