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Our Team

Natalie Young-Williams:
Executive Director

Natalie Young-Williams:
Executive Director

Prior to joining T3, Natalie worked in nonprofit and educational sectors, serving in leadership positions at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, where she forged strategic alliances to advance the growth goals of its Corporate Work Program and development initiatives, as well as at EdisonLearning and Friends of Magic, a community engagement effort for the Magic Johnson Bridgescape Academies. Natalie has more than a decade of experience creating effective and sustainable solutions to raise student achievement.

Natalie's organizational goals and vision are guided by her foundational belief that every student should have the ability to shape their destiny. She is passionate about turning student dreams into tangible realities and delivering on T3's mission to empower Tarrant County students to explore their education and career horizons.

Natalie has applied her passion for student achievement, sharp visionary intellect and dedication to organizational success to leading T3’s team and stewarding it through key milestones, including expanding into additional school districts, launching T3 Pathways to Careers, developing a network of partners across North Texas, and growing the T3 staff.

Katherine Smith:
Executive Assistant

Katherine Smith:
Executive Assistant

Katherine Smith’s prior experience working with city leadership and elected officials in Fort Worth provided her with a solid foundation in public service and community engagement. Her contributions to the city highlight her commitment to improving the quality of life for its residents. At T3, Katherine’s drive is fueled by the organization's data-driven approach to enhancing student and family lives. Her Fort Worth roots motivate her desire to contribute to the city's prosperity, making her an enthusiastic advocate for T3’s mission. Katherine’s openness to building relationships and her invitation to connect over lunch showcase her approachable and community-oriented nature.

Michelle Bell, MBA, MSL:
Managing Director of Operations & HR

Michelle Bell, MBA, MSL:
Managing Director of Operations & HR

Michelle Bell’s extensive background in IT Finance/Budget/HR in higher education as an Assistant Director positions her as a pivotal figure in T3's Operations and HR management. Her accomplishments include implementing a zero-based budget process and enhancing talent acquisition and retention for a significant budget. Michelle's passion for the future workforce and financial success of youth and families drives her work. Currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration, she is dedicated to optimizing operational efficiencies to support T3's mission.

Charles Campbell:
Managing Director of Workforce Development & Family Alliances

Charles Campbell:
Managing Director of Workforce Development & Family Alliances

Charles Campbell's extensive educational background and leadership in educational management set a strong foundation for his role as Managing Director of Workforce Development & Family Alliances at T3. His previous work managing a portfolio of K-12 schools and developing strategic programming for operational excellence and revenue growth highlights his commitment to educational success and community impact. Charles's goal at T3 is to bridge the workforce pipeline gaps in Tarrant County, creating equitable and sustainable opportunities for individuals to achieve high-wage incomes. His expertise in curriculum development, operational management, and professional development demonstrates his capacity to enact meaningful changes within the educational landscape.

Lauren Deen:
Managing Director of Development

Lauren Deen:
Managing Director of Development

Lauren Deen, with her background as Chief Advancement Officer at the Texas Center for Arts + Academics, brings extensive experience in fundraising, communications, and program management to T3. Promoted to oversee multiple departments due to her significant contributions, Lauren is driven by the opportunity to support her hometown community through T3. Her work aims to create life-changing opportunities for students and ensure a thriving workforce in Fort Worth. Lauren finds joy in spending time in the county with her two young children, reflecting her values of family and community.

Jason Titus, Ph.D.:
Managing Director of Programs

Jason Titus, Ph.D.:
Managing Director of Programs

Dr. Jason Titus’s extensive background in educational administration and student affairs, coupled with his achievements at Texas Christian University, where he led initiatives to support academically high-risk students, positions him as an influential Managing Director of Programs at T3. His commitment to enhancing the education ecosystem in Tarrant County through partnerships with ISDs and higher education institutions underscores his dedication to increasing college access and success. Dr. Titus’s contributions to research in education and his active community life in Fort Worth, including his interests in soccer and music, reflect his well-rounded approach to educational leadership and community engagement.

Alvaro Aguilar:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Polytechnic HS

Alvaro Aguilar:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Polytechnic HS

Alvaro Aguilar brings a diverse and creative background to his role as a Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at Polytechnic High School. His experience as an Extended Day Teacher in Philadelphia, where he supervised a wide range of after-school activities and founded a hip hop club, highlights his ability to connect with students on multiple levels. Alvaro's passion for supporting first-generation and low-income students in overcoming academic hurdles is driven by his personal journey through similar challenges. His commitment to education is paralleled by his involvement in the arts, where he thrives as a performer, choreographer, director, and member of various theatre crews, showcasing his multifaceted talent and dedication to fostering creative expression alongside academic achievement.

Lauren Artis:
IT Manager

Lauren Artis:
IT Manager

Adagui Aguilera Gomez:
Sr. Manager of Postsecondary Success

Adagui Aguilera Gomez:
Sr. Manager of Postsecondary Success

Adagui Aguilera Gomez, with a rich background in educational support and postsecondary success, has significantly contributed to the promotion of college and career readiness initiatives. Before joining T3, she excelled as the Postsecondary Success Coordinator for Fort Worth ISD, where her leadership in collegiate testing coordination, financial stewardship, and partnership support marked her tenure. Adagui's journey also includes over a decade of service as a Project Director for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers in various school districts, underscoring her dedication to educational advancement. Driven by a personal connection to T3's mission, she is deeply invested in enhancing post-secondary access and resources for students and families. Outside her professional life, Adagui cherishes exploring new places with her family, nurturing their farm, and her fervent support for the Texas Rangers, showcasing her diverse interests and community spirit.

Lexie Bimansha:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, North Side HS

Lexie Bimansha:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, North Side HS

Lexie Bimansha, currently serving as a Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at Northside HS, has quickly made a significant impact by building strong relationships with students and helping them explore post-high school plans. Lexie's dedication to empowering students and expanding their horizons through internships and volunteer opportunities demonstrates her passion for making a difference in the lives of the next generation. Originally from Arkansas and pursuing a master's degree in Child and Family Studies, Lexie brings eight years of experience working with students of all ages to her role at T3, driven by a lifelong passion to help others.

Tanisha Buggs-Davis:
Sr. Manager of Human Resources

Tanisha Buggs-Davis:
Sr. Manager of Human Resources

Tanisha Davis, with over ten years of HR and Risk Management experience, serves as the Senior HR Manager at T3. Her background encompasses a variety of industries, with her most recent progression prior to joining T3 being from HR Generalist to Interim HR Director in the healthcare sector. This trajectory highlights her leadership capabilities and a comprehensive understanding of HR practices. As a mother to her blended family of seven children, Tanisha's personal investment in education fuels her professional dedication to T3’s mission, which aims to positively impact students and families. Her career, which began in education, has come full circle at T3, reflecting her ongoing commitment to fostering educational support systems and exemplifying her role as a servant leader of excellence.

Cory Caldwell:
Manager of Postsecondary Pathways

Cory Caldwell:
Manager of Postsecondary Pathways

Cory Caldwell's journey from a CCMR Coach in FWISD to the Manager of Postsecondary Pathways at T3 illustrates his deep commitment to student success and community empowerment. His achievements in increasing college enrollment and developing a college-going culture speak to his ability to inspire belief and action among students. Cory's work at T3 continues his mission to support students on a larger scale, focusing on bridging the gap to obtain credentials for desired careers and enhancing the student experience within partner districts and institutions. His personal drive to give back to the community and support students reflects the core values of T3.

Tyler Casteel-Provost:
Manager of College Success

Tyler Casteel-Provost:
Manager of College Success

Tyler Casteel-Provost’s experience as Manager of Learning and Talent Development, along with his success in revitalizing a varsity basketball program, informs his role at T3. Believing strongly in the advocacy of student scholars, Tyler is motivated by the transformative potential of educational support. His personal mantra, inspired by faith, alongside his commitment to family and community, fuels his work, reflecting a deep dedication to enhancing educational and career success pathways for students.

Arrianna Cervantes:
Sr. Manager of Postsecondary Pathways

Arrianna Cervantes:
Sr. Manager of Postsecondary Pathways

Arrianna Cervantes, M.Ed., serves as the Senior Manager of Postsecondary Pathways at T3, where she has led the development and implementation of impactful educational programs. Arrianna has spearheaded a successful intensive summer enrollment support program, established a comprehensive pledged student journey, and set best practices for continuous student support. Her work is fueled by a deep belief in the transformative power of education and a commitment to creating accessible pathways for students to explore, engage, and excel in their chosen fields. Arrianna champions student autonomy, ensuring that every student feels heard, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential. Passionate about community service, she advocates for a nurturing environment where diversity is celebrated and individual growth is encouraged, embodying the principle that supporting and uplifting one another is not just a responsibility but a duty.

Gabby Clark:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Carter Riverside HS

Gabby Clark:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Carter Riverside HS

Gabby Clark's transition from a 7th-grade math and AVID teacher to a Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at Carter Riverside HS reflects her enduring commitment to educational success. Her ability to develop strong connections with students and improve their academic outcomes, recognized through a Teacher of the Year award, underscores her dedication to student achievement. At T3, Gabby continues to assist students in reaching their college and career goals, embodying T3's mission of educational support. Outside of work, Gabby's love for travel and exploring new experiences and restaurants showcases her adventurous spirit.

Bailey Cockerham:
Manager, College Success

Bailey Cockerham:
Manager, College Success

Bailey Cockerham, as the Manager of College & Career Success, brings a rich history of supporting students through various stages of their educational journey. From her early days with the College Advising Corps at Everman High School to her pioneering role at Texas Woman’s University, Bailey has been at the forefront of creating pathways for student success. Her collaboration with organizations like T3 and various Promise initiatives exemplifies her commitment to guiding students through their post-secondary experiences. Driven by the unique stories of each student she encounters, Bailey's work is a reflection of her belief in the power of education to transform lives, supported by a strong network of family, friends, and colleagues.

Baylee Conerly:
Development, Corporate & Community Impact Manager

Baylee Conerly:
Development, Corporate & Community Impact Manager

Baylee Conerly, in her role as Development, Corporate & Community Impact Manager, leverages her experience in community relations to forge meaningful connections between T3, local businesses, and the community at large. Her success in launching the "Insider" Program in Mid-Illinois showcases her ability to innovate and create impactful community engagement initiatives. At T3, Baylee's work focuses on educating students and parents about life-changing educational and career pathways, embodying the organization's commitment to transforming lives and strengthening communities. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Baylee's life is rich with personal connections, from her supportive husband and sisters to her nieces who share her love for soccer, underscoring her commitment to family and community.

Maggie Conlee:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Castleberry HS

Maggie Conlee:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Castleberry HS

Maggie Conlee's transition from a Psychology student and writing tutor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to a Postsecondary Advisor at Castleberry HS is marked by her passion for mentorship and community service. As a first-generation college student herself, Maggie is driven by the desire to support students in their educational journeys, hoping to provide the guidance she received. Her background in Memphis and interests in community building, trauma-informed care, and equity showcase her holistic approach to advising and her excitement about bringing her passions to T3.

Robert Cramer:
Director of IT & Data Systems

Robert Cramer:
Director of IT & Data Systems

Robert Cramer brings extensive experience in systems and data support from his time with SEAL to his role as Director of IT & Data Systems at T3. A Certified Scrum Master and U.S. Air Force veteran, Robert is driven by a commitment to education equity and the power of technology to bridge gaps for underprivileged communities. His work at T3 leverages his leadership and technical expertise to support diverse communities in pursuit of educational and economic growth, underscored by a personal journey of overcoming adversity.

Arin Dixon, MSW:
Associate of Family Engagement

Arin Dixon, MSW:
Associate of Family Engagement

Arin Dixon, MSW, serves as an Associate of Family Engagement for Crowley ISD within the T3 framework, bringing extensive experience in financial literacy, career readiness, and community partnership coordination from the Dallas nonprofit sector. Her work is deeply influenced by the support and dedication of her single mother, underscoring the critical role of parents in a child's educational future. Arin is committed to ensuring that parents are not only educated but also feel included and supported throughout their child's academic journey. Her dedication to serving youth and families is complemented by her active involvement in advocating for racial equity in education, a testament to her passion for making a meaningful impact in her community.

Tatyana Dotie:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Dunbar HS

Tatyana Dotie:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Dunbar HS

Tatyana Dotie, driven by a passion for mentoring young adults, serves as a Postsecondary Advisor at Dunbar HS. Her commitment to guiding students through their academic, personal, and social challenges is fueled by the transformative impact of education. With a master's degree in social work on the horizon, Tatyana's dedication to student welfare and mental health advocacy enriches her role, enabling her to offer comprehensive support and mentorship to students navigating their post-high school plans.

Marissa Durante, MSW:
Postsecondary Advisor, Benbrook Middle-High School

Marissa Durante, MSW:
Postsecondary Advisor, Benbrook Middle-High School

Marissa Durante’s career transition from a case manager at a long-term acute care hospital to a Postsecondary Advisor at Benbrook Middle-High School reflects her deep commitment to supporting individuals in reaching their health and educational goals. Her experience in creating realistic discharge plans and improving patient and family lives now informs her approach to guiding students towards successful post-secondary futures. With a Master's in Social Work, Marissa aspires to own a practice in grief counseling for adolescents, aiming to empower them with coping skills and support.

Kasandra Fernandez:
Systems Analyst

Kasandra Fernandez:
Systems Analyst

Kasandra Fernandez transitions from her role as an Associate of Family Engagement, where she successfully piloted the Family Alliance program for FWISD, to a Systems Analyst at T3. Her achievements in expanding the program and exceeding recruitment goals reflect her ability to create impactful community engagement initiatives. As a first-generation college graduate, Kasandra is dedicated to making education accessible and fostering representation within the community. Her work at T3 continues her career focus on bridging opportunities and innovating in education access, aligning with her commitment to community improvement.

Mayra Flores:
Sr. Manager of Family Engagement

Mayra Flores:
Sr. Manager of Family Engagement

Mayra Flores brings a wealth of experience as a middle school assistant principal to her role as the Senior Manager of Family Engagement at T3. Her background in teacher evaluation, data analysis, and restorative practices aligns with her commitment to advocating for first-generation and low-income students and their families. Mayra, the daughter of an immigrant family, is passionate about creating generational change through education and resource awareness. An advocate for mental health, she enjoys traveling, listening to true crime podcasts, and reading in her downtime.

Emi Gomez, M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling:
Associate of Postsecondary Pathways

Emi Gomez, M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling:
Associate of Postsecondary Pathways

Emi Gomez brings her experience as a Senior College Adviser and her dedication to student advocacy to her role as an Associate of Postsecondary Pathways at T3. Her work at TCU College Advising Corps, where she was part of a team advocating for postsecondary resources, showcases her commitment to student success. Emi's motivation stems from her own college experiences, driving her to support students in finding their purpose and path after high school. As she works towards her LPC-A, Emi is excited to offer counseling services in both English and Spanish, further contributing to the diverse needs of T3 students.

Alexis Gonzales:
Manager, Scholarships & Student Leadership

Alexis Gonzales:
Manager, Scholarships & Student Leadership

Alexis Gonzales has seamlessly transitioned from a Scholarship & Program Associate within the T3 College & Career Success Team to her current role, where her initiatives have dramatically expanded scholarship accessibility and student leadership opportunities. Under her guidance, the introduction of Submittable revolutionized the T3 First Dollar process, resulting in a significant increase in recipients. Additionally, her leadership in launching the T3 Ambassador Program has been instrumental in fostering a supportive community among college students aligned with T3’s mission. A Fort Worth native, Alexis's passion for educational access is deeply personal, driving her commitment to empowering the next generation. Her academic pursuits in Communication Studies and Higher Education Administration, coupled with her personal interests in running, attending concerts, and being a devoted dog mom, reflect a well-rounded and dynamic professional dedicated to making a difference.

Valerie Gonzalez:
Manager of Marketing, Development, & Digital Media

Valerie Gonzalez:
Manager of Marketing, Development, & Digital Media

Valerie Gonzalez, with a Master of Liberal Arts degree, is the Marketing, Development, & Digital Media Manager at T3, bringing a wealth of experience from her previous role at The Ladder Alliance. At TLA, Valerie made significant impacts through her management of the Success Store, providing essential resources to women affected by domestic violence. Her drive in this field stems from her background as a first-generation college student and her firm belief in the transformative power of education. Having served as a College Adviser at Western Hills HS, Valerie is deeply committed to empowering students to achieve their full potential. Currently, she is advancing her education with a Doctorate of Education at Baylor University, focusing her research on Generation Alpha's educational and career perceptions in the age of AI, highlighting her forward-thinking approach to educational opportunities and challenges. She plans to graduate in December 2025!

Rimaujhi'a Greenlee:
IT & Data Technician

Rimaujhi'a Greenlee:
IT & Data Technician

Rimaujhi’a Greenlee transitions from a role in student guidance as a Postsecondary Advisor at Carter-Riverside High School to an IT & Data Technician with T3, bringing her passion for equitable access to education and healthcare into the tech domain. A Certified Scrum Master, Rimaujhi'a's background equips her to enhance T3’s data systems and support structures, ensuring students remain at the forefront of educational success. A native of Tacoma, Washington, Rimaujhi’a is a devoted fan of the Seahawks and Huskies, showcasing her community spirit and team loyalty.

Beatriz Gutierrez, M.Ed.:
Sr. Manager of College Success

Beatriz Gutierrez, M.Ed.:
Sr. Manager of College Success

Beatriz Gutierrez, with her extensive experience in higher education and dedication to diversity and inclusion, has significantly contributed to the T3 team as the Senior Manager of College & Career Success. Her previous role at TCU as an assistant director of admission saw her managing both domestic and international territories, spearheading the Community Scholars program, and supporting the STEM Scholars program. Beatriz's leadership in the International Association for College Admission Counseling underscores her commitment to making higher education accessible to all. Driven by a desire to impact students in her immediate community, Beatriz is passionate about guiding students through their college journey and beyond, reminding them that growth often comes from overcoming challenges.

Quintina Hairston:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Trimble Tech HS

Quintina Hairston:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Trimble Tech HS

Quintina Hairston, a military veteran with a deep background in youth engagement, brings over 15 years of experience to her role at Trimble Tech High School. Her dedication to empowering young people is evident in her volunteer work and educational contributions, including leading a school community garden to promote healthy living. As a Postsecondary Student Advisor, Quintina is committed to guiding students through their educational and career pathways, leveraging her vast experience to support student success. Her hobbies in travel, cooking, and mixology add a vibrant dimension to her professional endeavors.

Arielle Hamilton:
Director of Analytics

Arielle Hamilton:
Director of Analytics

Arielle Hamilton, M.S., is the Director of Analytics at T3, where her expertise in data science is pivotal to understanding and advancing the organization's mission. Her journey from a Teach For America educator to a data analyst at Texas 2036, and finally to T3, reflects her dedication to educational equity and her personal commitment as a first-generation college graduate. Arielle's academic challenges and the obstacles she overcame in college have motivated her to work towards a world where college is accessible and welcoming for all. Now a newlywed and a mother, Arielle's drive to make a difference is more potent than ever, with her family serving as a constant inspiration for her work.

Isaiah Herbert, M.Ed.:
Lead, Postsecondary Pathways Advisor

Isaiah Herbert, M.Ed.:
Lead, Postsecondary Pathways Advisor

Isaiah Herbert, with a background as a College Professor of English at Texas Wesleyan University, brings a wealth of experience to his role as the Lead Postsecondary Pathways Advisor. His success in assisting international students in preparing for college-level courses demonstrates his dedication to student achievement. Motivated by the lack of guidance he experienced as a high school student, Isaiah is passionate about ensuring that students have the support they need to plan for their future. He finds great fulfillment in helping students explore their career goals and passions, making him a valuable asset to the T3 team.

Alexis Hobson, M.Ed.:
Lead, Postsecondary Pathways Advisor

Alexis Hobson, M.Ed.:
Lead, Postsecondary Pathways Advisor

Alexis Hobson, M.Ed., brings a unique blend of personal experience and professional expertise to her role as the Lead Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at T3. Her journey from a teacher assistant to an 8th grade math teacher at Uplift Education highlights her dedication and ability to inspire students. As a first-generation college student, Alexis's passion for education and commitment to community service resonate deeply with the students she serves, motivating her to support them in achieving their educational and career goals. Her enthusiasm for mentoring is paralleled by her love for skating, bowling, and exploring the city with her nieces and nephews, embodying the spirit of community and personal growth that defines T3's mission.

Hanna Lynch:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Diamond Hill-Jarvis HS

Hanna Lynch:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Diamond Hill-Jarvis HS

Hanna Lynch, with her background in special education and diagnostic assistance at Lubbock High School, brings a wealth of experience and passion to her role at Diamond Hill-Jarvis HS. Influenced by her family's dedication to education and her own confusing postsecondary planning experience, Hanna is committed to providing clear and actionable guidance to her students. Her personal journey has fueled her determination to ensure that others find clarity and support in their educational paths. Hanna's dedication is not only rooted in her professional experience but also in her personal life, where her love for her three big dogs adds a touch of warmth and relatability to her role. Through her work at T3, Hanna embodies the belief that education holds the power to transform lives, drawing from her family's legacy and her own experiences to inspire and guide the next generation.

Tommy Magee:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Paschal HS

Tommy Magee:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Paschal HS

Tommy Magee, coming from a background in admissions evaluation and counseling, brings his expertise to Paschal HS as a Postsecondary Advisor. His achievements in increasing undergraduate enrollment and assisting international students reflect his commitment to education equity and community improvement. Motivated by a vision of economic equity, Tommy is dedicated to T3's mission of educational support as a pathway to social, racial justice, and sustainability. An avid sports fan and fantasy football champion, Tommy’s diverse interests add a personal touch to his professional dedication.

Michiah McFarland:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Arlington Heights HS

Michiah McFarland:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Arlington Heights HS

Michiah McFarland’s role as a Postsecondary Advisor at Arlington Heights HS is defined by her commitment to guiding students through their high school journey and into their postsecondary lives. By hosting college and career fairs, she expands students' awareness of their opportunities, aiming to inspire them towards achieving their goals. Driven by a desire to support students from marginalized communities and low-income areas, Michiah believes in the transformative power of education. Pursuing a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at TCU, she is a strong advocate for both physical and mental health, inspired by the belief in the empowering light within each individual.

Imani Milton:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, South Hills HS

Imani Milton:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, South Hills HS

Imani Milton’s role as a Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at South Hills HS is informed by her impactful experience as a Social Work Intern at Workforce Solutions, where she supported rural students in their transition to college. Her efforts in organizing luncheon events and managing student transitions highlight her dedication to student success. Driven by her own educational challenges and a passion for education, Imani is committed to empowering students to overcome obstacles and pursue their goals. As she enters her third year of advising, Imani’s commitment to her students and the community reflects the core mission of T3, showcasing her pride in being part of a team that supports growth for everyone involved.

Aanu Oshakuade:
IT Technician

Aanu Oshakuade:
IT Technician

Kennetha Perera, M.Ed.:
Manager of Postsecondary Pathways

Kennetha Perera, M.Ed.:
Manager of Postsecondary Pathways

Kennetha Perera brings over a decade of experience within Fort Worth ISD and a profound commitment to student success to her role as Manager of Postsecondary Pathways. Her work securing significant grant funding for parent engagement initiatives highlights her ability to empower parents and students alike. As a first-generation college graduate, Kennetha understands the unique challenges faced by students navigating higher education. She is driven by the mission of T3 and the potential to impact first-generation college students. Kennetha's personal life, filled with cooking and enjoying 90s cartoons with her family, adds a warm and relatable dimension to her professional dedication.

Fanny Ramirez:
Associate of Family Engagement

Fanny Ramirez:
Associate of Family Engagement

Fanny Ramirez's experience as the Director of Programming and Community Outreach at The Art of Living showcases her commitment to creating safe and supportive environments for children and families. At T3, Fanny aims to ensure parents can confidently guide their students towards achieving their academic dreams, driven by her desire to make a difference in her community. Her work is inspired by her personal commitment to serving the community and being a proud resident of 76104, along with enjoying time with her two daughters.

Marquilla Robertson, M.S.:
Lead, Postsecondary Pathways Advisor

Marquilla Robertson, M.S.:
Lead, Postsecondary Pathways Advisor

Marqullia Robertson, holds a pivotal role as the Lead Advisor for Postsecondary Pathways, bringing an extensive background in sociology, criminology, and criminal justice, along with a Master's degree focused on Applied Behavior. Her prior experience as a Special Projects Clinical Coordinator has equipped her with invaluable skills in supporting youth and families, coordinating wellness and conflict resolution workshops, and managing special events that garnered recognition. Marqullia's commitment to T3 stems from a shared vision and mission, believing in the transformative power of connecting students with resources to unlock their potential and guide them toward their aspirations. With certifications in Crisis Prevention Intervention, Behavior Health Technician, and First Aid/CPR, she emphasizes that success has many paths and definitions, but access to resources and opportunities is key to turning dreams into reality.

Itzel Sanchez, MSW:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Castleberry HS

Itzel Sanchez, MSW:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Castleberry HS

Itzel Sanchez’s journey from an Inclusion Teacher to a Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at Castleberry HS is marked by her commitment to creating inclusive educational environments. Her achievements in fostering empathy and support among students of all abilities exemplify her dedication to student advocacy. As a first-generation college graduate, Itzel is driven by the desire to empower students to make informed decisions about their futures. Her experience and educational background in Social Work from UT-Arlington equip her to guide students on their path to discovering and achieving their future goals.

Anissa Torres:
Operations Associate

Anissa Torres:
Operations Associate

Anissa Torres, a proud alumna of Texas Tech University, brings a wealth of personal experience and dedication to her role as an Operations Associate at T3. Being the first in her family to graduate from college, Anissa's story is one of perseverance and resilience, mirroring the journey of many T3 students. Her decision to join T3 stems from a deep connection to the students served by the organization, especially first-generation college students navigating the complexities of higher education. Anissa's commitment to T3's mission is fueled by her desire to ease this journey for others, driven by her own experiences and the challenges she and her family overcame.

Macalah Vazquez:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Lamar HS

Macalah Vazquez:
Postsecondary Pathways Advisor, Lamar HS

Macalah Vasquez, with her background in psychology, is a first-generation graduate dedicated to overcoming the barriers students face in accessing higher education. As a Postsecondary Pathways Advisor at Lamar HS, Macalah is committed to empowering students with the knowledge necessary for success. Her advocacy for socioeconomic equity, mental health awareness, and equitable education is integral to her role. Macalah's passion for community engagement and resource discovery underlines her commitment to supporting individuals on their paths to fulfillment.

Erika Zimmermann, M.Ed. & MBA:
Manager of Workforce Development

Erika Zimmermann, M.Ed. & MBA:
Manager of Workforce Development

Erika Zimmermann's previous role as the Director of Workforce Readiness for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County provided her with the foundation to excel as the Manager of Workforce Development at T3. Her focus on career exploration and skill development for youth and her recognition as a finalist for the Roxanne Spillett Award highlight her impact in workforce readiness. Erika's drive to support young adults in their transition to adulthood is evident in her work at T3, where she continues to develop programs that prepare students for the workforce. Her secret passion for cooking and baking adds a personal touch to her professional dedication.