Our Board


Education Opens Doors benefits from the wisdom, experience and passion of our Board of Directors.

Bob Wright
Board Chair
Partner, Wright Connatser
Christy Chin
Board Advisor
Managing Partner, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Jayda Batchelder
Founding Executive Director
Education Opens Doors
John Gasko
Board Advisor
Dean, UNT Dallas School of Education

Advisory Team

We are privileged to work with a talented team of subject matter experts to support operations across the organization.

Brian Shultz
Technology Advisor

Global VP of Sales and Marketing, ABB
Charles Glover
Strategic Planning Liaison

Senior Program Officer, The Meadows Foundation
Chris Kroeger
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

Global Senior Executive, Sabre Holdings
Chris Manfredini
Business Liaison & Publicity Specialist

President, Mavich Branding Group
Dick Evans
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

President/CEO, Proliance Resource Group
Ellen Wood
Business Liaison

Co-­‐Founder and Fundraising, The Teaching Trust
Jim Young
Technology Advisor

Chairman, The Margate Group
Kathy Tran-Davis
Sales & Marketing Advisor

Senior Education Sales Consultant, Cengage Learning
Ken Barth
Business Liaison

President and CEO, Symphonic Source, Inc.
Kiah Wesson
Program Delivery & Support Advisor

Middle School Road to College Counselor, Uplift Education
Michael Duffy
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

Chief Operating Officer, Trammel Crow Company
Rick Jackson
Sales & Marketing Advisor

Founder & CEO, Biz Accelerator
Stan Woodward
Technology Advisor

President & COO, MVPIndex/ Stout
Steven Dennis
Business Liaison

Founder of SageBerry Consulting
Steven Raab
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The InSource Group
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