Our Board


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

Jayda Batchelder
Founding Executive Director
Education Opens Doors
Jeff George
Board Chair
Managing Partner, Maytal LLC
Jayde M. Ashford
Governance Officer, General Counsel
Labor and Employment Attorney, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Kaitlin Guthrow
Board Advisor
Director of Sponsorships and Nonprofit Relations, CFT
Anne Wicks
Vice Board Chair
Director of the Education Reform Initiative, George W. Bush Institute
Jonica Lockwood
Board Advisor
Principal, D.A. Hulcy STEAM Middle School
Leandre Johns
Board Advisor
Mentor, Capital Factory
John Gasko
Board Emeritus
Dean, UNT Dallas School of Education
Christy Chin
Board Emeritus
Managing Partner, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Bob Wright
Board Emeritus
Partner, Wright Connatser

Advisory Team

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

Rick Jackson
Sales & Marketing Advisor

Founder & CEO, Biz Accelerator
Kathy Tran-Davis
Sales & Marketing Advisor

Senior Education Sales Consultant, Cengage Learning
Kiah Wesson
Program Delivery & Support Advisor

Middle School Road to College Counselor, Uplift Education
Jim Young
Technology Advisor

Chairman, The Margate Group
Brian Shultz
Technology Advisor

Global VP of Sales and Marketing, ABB
Steven Raab
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The InSource Group
Chris Kroeger
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

Global Senior Executive, Sabre Holdings
Dick Evans
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

President/CEO, Proliance Resource Group
Michael Duffy
Social Venture Partner -­ Dallas

Chief Operating Officer, Trammel Crow Company
Steven Dennis
Business Liaison

Founder of SageBerry Consulting
Charles Glover
Strategic Planning Liaison

Senior Program Officer, The Meadows Foundation
Stan Woodward
Technology Advisor

President & COO, MVPIndex/ Stout
Ellen Wood
Business Liaison

Co-­‐Founder and Fundraising, The Teaching Trust
Chris Manfredini
Business Liaison & Publicity Specialist

President, Mavich Branding Group
Ken Barth
Business Liaison

President and CEO, Symphonic Source, Inc.
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