Anna Quagliata serves as Program Manager at Future for KIDS. She been working in education and youth services for over 17 years. Anna has extensive knowledge and experience in grant writing, youth program development and implementation, evaluations, curriculum development, fundraising, and relationship management.
Her responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of Future for KIDS signature Discover Your Future program and our new middle school LEAD program. She constantly works diligently on curriculum alignment and evaluation of the program to guide the success of Future for KIDS mission to improve the lives of youth who face adversity. Anna has successfully launched Future for KIDS professional development, Lunch and Learn series. Lunch and Learn offers free training to community members, educators, parents, students and volunteers in collaboration with the Fiesta Bowl. Anna directs the Volunteer Management department, and is the staff trainer. Camps and all special youth programs are led by Anna and her staff. Anna sits on various boards, Phoenix Children’s Hospital ACE’s Consortium, Phoenix National STEM Consortium, Tempe Community Council, and ACE’s Trauma sensitive schools.
Anna is originally from New York, but has made Tempe, Arizona home with her two Children, Holden- 8 and Mia-9. She teaches youth Yoga with a focus on trauma and resilience.
Kelli is a senior at Arizona State University, pursuing her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Education and Health Promotion, as well as her credential as a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP). She is passionate about empowering youth who face adversity and reducing the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) by building positive, supportive relationships. As a mentor in the Discover Your Future program for the past two years, she believes the program allows mentors to aid in just that. Kelli is excited to build new relationships with dedicated volunteers and community members who are passionate about making a difference in youth’s lives, just as she is. She is beyond thrilled for the opportunity to grow as a nonprofit professional, all while doing what she loves!
Jessie is the Volunteer Coordinator for Future for KIDS. Her life and work experiences have shown her that compassion and understanding set the backbone for a trusting relationship. Starting as a Program Leader for our Discover Your Future (DYF) program she has seen first-hand how much of a difference it can make to empower and encourage youth to build a brighter future. She is excited to be a part of creating lasting relationships and new bonds between dedicated volunteers and the youth in our DYF programs that create such a wonderful community. You can always spot her joining in the sports activities, because she loves to move.
Jessie has her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Healthy Lifestyle Coaching, as well as a minor that focused on Healthy Living and Nutrition, from Arizona State University. She is also a certified NASM personal trainer and has been in the fitness industry through sports and training many different clients at Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center.
Rhonda Keene, CPA
Executive Board Members
Chris Rossi has been an enthusiastic participant on the Future for KIDS Board of Directors since 2011. He has served in multiple capacities and continues to mentor and volunteer on a regular basis. His strong belief in the Future for KIDS mission and vision has led him to roles with increased responsibility. Rossi will serve as Board Chair for the 2017/18 term. As a veteran Information Technology Sales Professional, Chris continues to use his industry contacts to benefit the philanthropy. Rossi holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara.
Jim Kebert is vice president and general manager, NetApp Solutions, for the Converged and Data Solutions business unit of Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas. Kebert is responsible for NetApp sales and marketing efforts for Converged and Data Solutions as well as for managing Avnet’s relationship with NetApp which includes expanding FlexPod® solutions across the channel.
Kebert joined Avnet in 2009 as the vice president of financial solutions, and has since worked closely with TS Americas’ reseller partners to help them better understand and leverage Avnet solutions and services offerings Most recently, Kebert led the supplier business management and solutions marketing functions within Technology Infrastructure Solutions (TIS) which evolved into the Converged and Data Solutions business unit in January 2013.
Kebert has been in the IT industry for 20 years. He served in several executive capacities at Insight Enterprises, Inc. and at one of its subsidiaries, Direct Alliance Corporation. As president of Direct Alliance, Kebert was instrumental in its sale to TeleTech Holdings and stayed on as president through the transition period.
Kebert is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University.
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Junior Board Members