Year Up

Year Up’s mission is to provide urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.







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Gerald Chertavian
Founder & CEO
Chrystal Stokes Williams
Chief Financial Officer
Mimi Jennings
Interim Chief People Officer
Roberto Zeledon
Chief Marketing Officer
Ronda Harris Thompson
Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer
Gary Flowers
Chief Information Officer
Michelle Sims
CEO, YUPRO Placement
Ellen McClain
Elyse Rosenblum
Principal, Grads of Life
John Bradley
Special Advisor to the CEO
Meredith Jaremchuk
National Director of Program
Susan Murray
National Director of Development
Jamie Grant
National Director of Enterprise Partnerships
Morris Applewhite
National Director of Corporate Engagement
Elisha Gilliam
Managing Director, Scalable Solutions, Year Up
Janice Lindsey
National Director of Alumni Relations
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