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Every member of our organization is committed to college success for DCP students and alumni.

DCP’s leadership team is comprised of individuals with diverse personal experiences unified around one mission: preparing first-generation students for college success.

Executive Team

Jennifer Andaluz

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Co-founded DCP in: 1999 Since opening in 2000, DCP has served as a catalyst for educ...

Amy Fowler

Chief Academic Officer

Ruth Wamuyu Schriver

Chief Operating Officer

Year joined DCP: 2011 “Growing up in a rural village in Kenya, watching my gra...

Thomas Madson

Managing Director of Schools

Paula Gallant


Year joined DCP: 2007 “DCP helps so many students who would otherwise never dream...


Heather Ferguson

Director of Special Education

Year joined DCP: 2011 “As a first-generation college graduate, I work at DCP t...

Lynnette Hawkins

Director of Learning Design & Systems – Humanities

Year joined DCP: 2018

Michelle Icenogle

Director of Student Services

Year joined DCP: 2018

Joyce Noble

Director of Operations

Year joined DCP: 2015 “Being a first generation college student myself, it is ...

Kathryn Zazueta

Director of Advancement

School Site Leaders

Dr. P. Antonio Cuevas

Founding Principal, DCP El Camino Middle School

Year joined DCP: 2014 “I work at DCP because I believe in the mission. My fath...

Cosmo-Guines Mejia

Assistant Principal, DCP El Camino Middle School

Jordan Apgar

Principal, DCP El Primero High School

Year joined DCP: 2012 "DCP is where students begin to see themselves as co...

Lori Hartmann

Assistant Principal, DCP El Primero High School

Leticia Villa-Gascon

Principal, DCP Alum Rock Middle School

Year joined DCP: 2015 “My entire life connects to DCP’s mission. I am a ...

Jose Zavala

Assistant Principal, DCP Alum Rock Middle School

Terri Furton

Principal, DCP Alum Rock High School

Year joined DCP: 2013 “Despite peoples’ low expectations for me, I often...

Genevieve Lau

Vice Principal, DCP Alum Rock High School

Administrative Staff

Mercedes Carbajal

Family Engagement Manager

Year joined DCP: 2017

Steve Cunningham

Tech Team

Year joined DCP: 2005 “Volunteering to do network design gives me a chance to give bac...

Kris Ho

HR Administrator

Year joined DCP: 2016 “The level of dedication to DCP’s mission can be seen at every l...

Alice Huang

Grants and Compliance Manager

Year joined DCP: 2016 “DCP gives me the opportunity to make a difference in the commun...

Diemmy Huynh

Senior Accountant

Year joined DCP: 2011 “I am inspired by DCP’s mission, and its people who are working ...

Thomas Leavitt

Data and Assessment Coordinator

Ha Tran

Junior Accountant

Year joined DCP: 2018

Marisa Yoshioka

HR/Payroll Assistant