Our Team

Jennifer Gore
Executive Director
John Storm
Program Director
Alison Welch
Family Literacy Manager
Erik Hill
Workforce Development Manager
Teresa Ahrens
Accountant and Office Manager
Laura Mims
Marketing Manager
Lisa Escue
Project Manager
Karen Evans
Volunteer Coordinator and Instructor
Shayla Hilton
ABE Coordinator
Anna Sibley
ESOL Coordinator
Mary Lin Brewer
High Point Coordinator
Zach Smith
Assistant High Point Coordinator
Rebekah King
Family Literacy Program Coordinator
Sha’lay Williams
Program and Office Assistant
Ben Michelson
Lead instructor
Tracie Altabet
Fatima Khribi
Student Success Coach

Board Members 2020-2021

Dana Adams
Empathy/CX, LLC

Paula Barger
City of Greensboro

Mary Jo Cagle, M.D.
Cone Health

Wendell Calhoun

Rudolph Clark, Jr.
Rudolph H. Clark Jr. CPA


Jakki Davis
D-Up, Inc.

Larry Eisenberg

Lisa Garrett
Community Volunteer

Susan Harman
The Hayden-Harman Foundation

Jim Kennedy
Jim Kennedy CMA


Shane Lukas
A Great !dea

Diana Marsh
Caring Services

Astrid Mesa
Astrid’s Detailed Cleaning

Anne Murr
Community Volunteer

Cheminne Taylor-Smith, Board Chair
Business Consultant