Meet Our Staff

Click on a photo to learn more about each member of Breakthrough Silicon Valley’s team!

John Hiester Executive Director

John Hiester
Executive Director

DeAndra Hicks Director of Development

DeAndra Hicks
Director of Development

Dora Beyer Sr. Coordinator of Student Success

Dora Beyer
Sr. Coordinator of Student Success

Ariel Morris Spector, Director of Curriculum and Programming

Ariel Morris Spector, Director of Curriculum and Programming

Delaney Bantillo Middle School Program Coordinator

Delaney Bantillo
Middle School Program Coordinator

Karen Camacho Middle School Program Coordinator

Karen Camacho
Middle School Program Coordinator

Tina Briceño, Director of Admissions and Middle School Programs

Tina Briceño, Director of Admissions and Middle School Programs

Makenzy Bennett, Sr. Coordinator of Leadership Development Program

Makenzy Bennett, Sr. Coordinator of Leadership Development Program

Johnny Du Development Manager

Johnny Du
Development Manager

Andrea Garcia High School Program Coordinator

Andrea Garcia
High School Program Coordinator

Danielle Serrano Operations Coordinator

Danielle Serrano
Operations Coordinator

Maria Valle College Advising Manager

Maria Valle
College Advising Manager

Bryan Tomlinson College Advising Manager

Bryan Tomlinson
College Advising Manager