The Study Smart Tutors Team

The Study Smart Tutors team is comprised of passionate educators dedicated to the communities we serve.  Our team is comprised of TRIO and GEAR UP alumni, first-generation professionals, and experts in college access and retention.

Alejandro Segura

Education Services Coordinator, Southern CA

Ashley Garretson

Education Services Coordinator, Southern CA

Ashley Schmerbeck

Tutoring Coordinator

First-Generation Professional

Bree Beltran

Director of Operations

First-Generation Professional

Brenna Neri

Administrative Associate

Casey Weld

SoCal Partnership Manager

Cassandra Schmitz

Education Services Coordinator, Northern CA, National

First-Generation Professional

Damien Enriquez

Academic Success Manager

First-Generation Professional

Dr. Hulya Odabas

Director of Education

First-Generation Professional

Elise Dunaway

Partnership Manager, Northern and Central CA

Fabiola Tucux

Partnership Manager, National

First-Generation Professional

Fernanda Arellano

Marketing Associate

Heath Alexander

Director of Grants and Program Evaluation

TRIO Alumni

Jack Friedman

Founder

Jasmine Uehara

Accounts Coordinator

Jonathan Lego

Associate Director of Curriculum

Jordan Vargas

Associate Director of Instruction

Kelly Largent

San Francisco Public Library Lead Instructor

Kristen Kidd

Curriculum Associate

Kristian Markus

Associate Director of Educational Technology

First-Generation Professional

Laura Orozco

Sr. Associate Director of Partnerships, Southern CA

TRIO Alumni

Lynn Friedman

Educational Consultant

Ryan Goldsher

Instructional Support Associate

Stephanie Marino

Administrative Coordinator

First-Generation Professional

Tara Webster

Education Services Coordinator, Northern CA, National

TRIO Alumni (She/They)