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


Devin Helmgren


Kaida Masaki

Instructional Assistant

Chris McAnally

CS Fundamentals Instructor

Program Services & Philanthropy

Sarah Ervin

Program Manager, Student Services

Jenna Hanchard

Director of Corporate Learning & Culture

Laelah Ndifon

Program Assistant, Communications & Revenue

Emma Neiman

Program Manager, Internships and Alumni

Jane Park

Admissions Specialist

Gabriela Pinto

Program Manager, Philanthropy & Communications

Rakia Wells

Communications Specialist, Philanthropy

Advisory Board

Rachel Klein

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

Miriam Cortés

Ada Alum, Cohort 6; Software Development Engineer, Zillow

Liz Rush

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

Michelle Broderick

CMO, The Esalen Institute

Jeffrey Spector

Co-founder, Karat

Melina Garcia

Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Justin Beals

CEO & Co-Founder, Strike Graph Inc.

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