YES Prep Public Schools

Board of Directors

YES Prep is fortunate to have excellent volunteer leadership on the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is comprised of a fervently committed and diverse group of individuals who consistently bring strong business skills, strategy, vision, and leadership to the organization. 

Melanie Trent, Chair
Retired Executive VP, Rowan Companies PLC

Eric Calderon, Vice-Chair 
President and CEO, LK Industries

Mickey Barrett
President and CEO, Whitespire Ventures 

Tom Castro 
Founder and CEO, El Dorado Capital 

Mark Gregg, Chair Emeritus
President and CEO, KiwiEnergy 

Denise Hester
Managing Director at KPMG
Ben Marshall  
Managing Partner & Company Director, Vitol

Jordan Marye
Managing Director, Denham Capital

Rev. Leslie Smith 
CEO, Change Happens! 

Ann Davis Vaughan 
Investment Research Analyst, Select Equity Group 

Special Advisors to the Board

Luly Castillo, Special Advisor to the Board
YES Prep Alumna Senior Account Representative & Mechanical Engineer, Halliburton 

Eric Chan, Special Advisor to the Board 
Partner, Charter School Growth Fund 

Luis Elizondo-Thomson, Special Advisor to the Board 
Senior Director, Safal Partners 

To view Board Notices, Meetings & Recordings, click here.