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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.

Julia Chih

Julia Chih
CEO

Michelle Capobres
Vice President of Strategy and Learning

ALEC L. LEE, JR.

Stacey Palevsky Lewis
Vice President of Development

ALEC L. LEE, JR.

Matt Reno
Vice President of People and Operations

Terrence Riley
Vice President of Programs

Benjie Achtenberg
Program Director – East Bay

 Jaqueline Arreola
Program and Admissions Associate

Alexis Bayley
Director of Program Evaluation

Fiorabella Cogley

Data and Program Associate

Leticia Dorado
Director of Aspiring Teacher Program

Maya Nieto
Director of Admissions and Student Opportunities

Jessica Suen
Alumni and Student Engagement Manager

Denny Tsang
Program Director – San Francisco

Marianne Evans
Director of Development

Amira Samaha
Development Associate

Calvin Van
Development Assistant

David Schleifer-Lee
Director of Institutional Giving

Kelly Ellis
Director of Finance

Erica Ching
System Administrator/Developer

Russell Gong
Director of IT