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Our Staff

These wonderful people make it all possible
Anna Ayala
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Ext. 1023
Christopher Afram
Program Director
Ext 1018
Clay Atchley
Construction Manager
Ext 1013
David Mangus
Grants Manager
Ext 1011
Ellie Torres
AmeriCorps Construction Aide
Ext. 1013
James Socrates Rivers
Major Gifts Manager
Ext 1008
Jennifer Olson
Donor Relations Manager
Ext 1012
Jordan Hoffmann
Education Manager
Ext. 1003
Kashmir McElrath
Career Access Coach
Ext. 1009
Kristen Perry
Development and Communications Coordinator
Ext 1021
LaDena Chisum
Success Coach
Ext 1005
Lynette Yearwood
Finance Director
Ext 1007
Mary Green
Member Services and Operations Manager
Ext. 1010
Patty Lopez
File Clerk
Ext 1030
Pedro Delgado
Construction Site Manager
Sandy Magee
Education Development VISTA
Ext. 1024
Tameka Wilson
Executive Director
Ext 1006

Student Quotes

Stay dedicated and strive for success. It’s not where you are but where you want to be.

Shemual, YBLC alum

Don’t give up just because there’s an obstacle. The fulfilling outcome will be worth the struggle.

Alan, YBLC alum

Change is not a problem; it’s a part of growth.

Melissa, YBLC alum