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Community. Opportunity. Respect. High Expectations. Aim High’s leaders and educators embody our CORE values every day.

Aim High’s dedicated staff works everyday to advance their belief that every student has the right to a quality education. Collectively, we strive to create a welcoming community where all our middle school students feel seen and supported, and develop the confidence to succeed in high school and beyond. Get in touch with us today.

Alexis Bayley

Director of Program Evaluation

Amira Samaha

Development Associate

Benjie Achtenberg

Program Director – East Bay

David Gallagher

Chief Operating Officer

Denny Tsang

Program Director – San Francisco

Erin Miller

Associate Grant Writer

Frank Delgado

Program Manager – North Bay

Jackie Arreola

Program and Admissions Associate

Jacqueline Zimny

Director of Development Operations

Jennifer Brooks

Communications Manager

Jessica Suen

Alumni and Student Engagement Manager

Jesús Galindo

Chief Executive Officer

John Zabala

Interim Director of Partnerships

Kat Da Silva

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Leticia Dorado

Director of Aspiring Teacher Program

Matt Reno

Program Director & Senior Advisor

Maya Nieto

Director of Admissions and Student Opportunities

Michelle Deng

Development Manager

Ray Mhoon

Operations Assistant

Sandra Becker

Interim Finance Director

Russell Gong

Director of IT

Toni Adams

Program Manager - South Bay