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
EVP, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer, Rowan Companies (Retired)

Eric Calderon, Vice-Chair 
President and CEO, L-K Industries

Mickey Barrett
President and CEO, Whitespire Ventures 

Luly Castillo
YES Prep Alumna, Accelerator Manager, Halliburton 

Brian Colona
President and CEO, Colona Heavy Industries

Michol Ecklund
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Callon Petroleum

Dr. Andrea Link
Executive Director, Albert Schweitzer Fellowship 
Ben Marshall  
President, Vitol

Jordan Marye
Managing Partner, Trace Capital

Rev. Leslie Smith 
Founder and CEO, Change Happens CDC 

Amy Wright
Director, Educational Partnerships, Houston Methodist Academic Institute Affairs and                                      Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Texas A&M School of Engineering

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