National Staff

JAG National Headquarters
Alexandria, Virginia

Kenneth M. Smith

President and CEO

Kenneth M. Smith

Mr. Smith has served as the President and CEO of Jobs for America's Graduates, Inc. since its inception in 1979.
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Janelle Duray

Executive Vice President

Janelle Duray

Janelle is a key resource to JAG's 33 State Affiliate Executive Dirctors, helping them to foster relationships with funders and other organizations to further JAG's mission.
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Katherine Travis

Senior VP, Finance and Administration

Katherine Travis

Mrs. Travis serves as the Senior Vice President of Finance
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Karey Webb

Vice President, JAG Model

Karey Webb

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Jennifer Beal

Director of Education

Jennifer Beal

As the Director of Education, Jenn is responsible for overseeing the research, creation, coordination, implementation and reporting of educational initiatives across the JAG program applications. The primary focus of this role is the development of virtual elements to support the JAG model.
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Jan Ennis

Director of Affiliate Development

Jan Ennis

Jan oversees the development and delivery of comprehensive services to JAG’s affiliate partners operating across 40 states to achieve a sustainable national network strategy.
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Tori Buell

Social and Digital Media Manager

Tori Buell

Though her chief ambition is to one day control the entire Internet, Tori busies herself in the meantime managing JAG’s social and digital media.
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Melissa Lanham

JAGForce Data Manager

Melissa Lanham

JAGForce Data Manager
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Niki Childers

Director of Partnerships

Niki Childers

Director of Partnerships
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Heather Maximuk

Executive Assistant to the EVP

Heather Maximuk

Heather serves as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President and Affiliate Support Services.
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Jessica Dohmen

Executive Assistant to the President

Jessica Dohmen

Jessica serves as the Executive Assistant to Ken Smith.
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Bridget Merriman

Learning Solutions Manager

Bridgett Merriman

Learning Solutions Manager
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John McConnell

Vice President, Technical Assistance and Accreditation Services

John McConnell

Vice President, Technical Assistance and Accreditation Services

Linda Moyo

Student Engagement Intern

Linda Moyo

Linda serves as the Student Engagement Intern for JAG National.
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Sebastian Villa

Communications Intern

Sebastian Villa

Sebastian serves as the Communications Intern for JAG National.
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JAG National Center for Evidence-Based Practices
Southlake, Texas

Bobby Crandall

Vice President, JAG National Center for Operations and Services

Bobby Crandall

Vice President, National Center for Operations and Services

Jeff Koeninger

Senior Director, NSLA and National Career Association

Jeff Koeninger

Senior Director, NSLA and National Career Association

Laura Sheppard

Senior Director, Meeting Management

Laura Sheppard

Ms. Sheppard focuses on conference and meeting management and strategic initiatives.