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 TIO and GEAR UP alumni, first-generation professionals, and experts in college access and retention.

Aaron Joseph

Academic Services Manager

Afwandi Karunwi

Partnership Manager

Alexandra Cerda

Partnership Success Manger

Alysha Cordova

Senior Partnership Success Manager

First-Generation Professional

Alyssa Maciow

Partnership Manager

Andy Schmegel

Partnership Success Manager

April Rice

Grants Coordinator

FIRST-GENERATION PROFESSIONAL

Ashley Schmerbeck

Educator Success Manager

First-Generation Professional

Ashley Yelavich

Recruiting Coordinator

Ayo Strange

Associate Director of Partnership Development

Benjie Purol

Education Technology Support

Brenda Camarillo

Lead Academic Services Manager

FIRST-GENERATION PROFESSIONAL

Casey Weld

Associate Director of Partnership Success

Celina Franzine Magallanes

Accounting Administrative Support

Charley Taylor

Partnership Manager

Cherish Joy Tabosares

Lead Partnership Support

Christian Jesson Tanutan

Support Specialist

Christine Anne Carpio

Senior Lead Partnership Support

Clark Basoc

Partnership Support

Dadrian Allen

Recruiting Coordinator

Daisy Manansala

Partnership Success Manager

First-Generation Professional

Danika Kaye Navarroza

Support Specialist

Dante Nash

Academic Services Manager

Dina Martinez

Academic Services Manager

Dora Mighty

Partner Success Manager

Dr. Hulya Odabas

Vice President of Education

First-Generation Professional

Elise Dunaway

Partnership Manager

Enrico Joaquin Santos

Accounting Administrative Support

Ezel Aira Tolentino

Curriculum and Data Support Specialist

Fabiola Tucux

Partnership Manager

First-Generation Professional

Fatima Latif

Recruiting Coordinator

FIRST-GENERATION PROFESSIONAL

Fernanda Arellano

Marketing Coordinator

Francis Lawrence Laus

Support Specialist

Gregory Edwards

Academic Services Manager

Halle Popok

Recruiting Manager

Hannah Crump

Lead Recruiting Coordinator

Heath Alexander

Sr. Director of Grants and Program Evaluation

TRIO Alumni

Honnesty Asur

Payroll Support Specialist

Jack Friedman

Founder

Jacqueline Popok

Sr. Director of Human Resources

James Diaz

Accounting Manager

Jan Lauren Ilagan

Human Resources Coordinator

Jasmin Sofia Uy

Staffing Specialist

Jazaella Ma. Lagura

Payroll Support Specialist

Jean-Jean Ramos

Staffing Specialist

Jelyn Candido

Staffing Specialist

Jesse Diaz

Partnership Success Manager

Joanne Lucero

Support Specialist

John Oh

Curriculum & Assessment Manager

Joner Cordero

Lead Support Specialist

Jordan Vargas

Sr. Director of Education

Judy Ann Jorgio

Accounting Administrative Support

Justin Polk

Partnership Manager, Arts, Media and Entertainment

Justin Worlock

Partnership Success Manager

Krissia Flores

Academic Services Manager

Kristian Markus

Associate Director of Educational Technology

First-Generation Professional

Kyle McDaniel

Academic Services Manager

Laura Orozco

Sr. Director of Partnerships

TRIO Alumni

Laura Taylor

Associate Director of Education

Leojan Emmanuel Cam

Payroll Support Specialist

Leslie Hermones

Curriculum and Assessment Support

Lyndsey Gold

Recruiting Coordinator

FIRST-GENERATION PROFESSIONAL

Madison Raaf

Partnership Success Manager

Maria Ellaine Santos

Academic Support Specialist

Maria Kreenah Grace Evangelista

Partnership Support

Marlou Tanaya

Payroll Support Specialist

Mecca Milton

Recruiting Coordinator

FIRST-GENERATION PROFESSIONAL

Melca Andrade

Payroll Support Specialist

Mizza May Amora

Senior Lead Staffing Specialist

Nieva Pearl Candia

Senior Lead Human Resources Support

Noah Redfield

Partnership Success Manager

Peter Petroff

Associate Director Of Education

Prashansa Banepali

Partnership Manager

First-Generation Professional

Rebecca Suan

Partnership Success Manager

First-Generation Professional

Regine IbaƱez

Lead Onboarding Support Specialist

Robert DeBerry

Senior Partnership Success Manager

Ryan Goldsher

Educational Support Associate

Sandra Salinas

Academic Services Manager

FIRST-GENERATION PROFESSIONAL

Shyrel Eumague

Senior Lead Support Specialist

Stephen Jess Tagsa

Curriculum and Data Support Specialist

Strady John Lee

Academic Support Specialist

Sylvia Stevenson

Partnership Manager

Tugba Adanur

Associate Director of Curriculum and Assessment

Valerie Salgado

Partnership Success Manager

Viviana Galvez

Human Resources Manager

Willis Cohen

Senior Partnership Manager

Yayette Marielle Barimbad

Lead Payroll Support Specialist

Yud Katu Tomaro

Onboarding Support Specialist