Our exceptional team of staff and advisory board members are laser-focused on the success of every Adie. See our Careers page for opportunities to join the Ada team.

Leadership Team

Lauren Sato

Chief Executive Officer

Alexandra Holien

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Development

Bethany Lindsey

Director of Education

Lisa Flores

Director of Program Services and Operations

Education Team

Simon Del Rosario

Lead Instructor

Becca Elenzil


Jared Maddox


Chris McAnally

CS Fundamentals Instructor

Kaida Masaki

Associate Instructor

Jasmine Lopez

Associate Instructor

Audrey Andoy

Associate Instructor

Claire Elliot

Associate Instructor

Program Services & Philanthropy

Sarah Ervin

Program Manager, Student Services

Jenna Hanchard

Director of Corporate Learning & Culture

Jane Park

Admissions Specialist

Emma Neiman

Program Manager, Internships and Alums

Rakia Wells

Communications Specialist, Philanthropy

Priyanka Anand

Program Assistant

Alina Brunner

Finance Manager

Eryn Strong

Program Assistant, Revenue and Partnerships

Advisory Board

Rachel Klein

Ada Board Chair &
Partner, Strategic Initiatives, Catalyst: ED

Justin Beals

CEO & Co-Founder, Strike Graph Inc.

Michelle Broderick

CMO, The Esalen Institute

Michael Chang

Sr. Strategy Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Miriam Cortés

Ada Alum, Cohort 6; Software Development Engineer, Zillow

David Daniels

HR Manager & Seattle Site Lead @ Snap, Inc.

Melina Garcia

Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Tina-Marie Gulley

VP Business Marketing, Edelman

Jeffrey Spector

Co-founder, Karat

Liz Rush

Ada Alum, Cohort 1; Anti Trafficking Technology Director, Seattle Against Slavery

Latoya Singleton

CFO, Math for America

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