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

Senior Director, JAG Model

Karey Webb

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Brittany Mazin

Director Development and Engagement

Brittany Mazin

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Niki Childers

Nat. Coord. of Affiliate Support Services

Niki Childers

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Katy Caballero, Ph.D.

Executive Assistant to President

Katy Caballero

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Kevin Phillips

Affiliate Services

Kevin Phillips

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Sierra Smith

Learning Solutions Designer

Sierra Smith

Sierra Smith is the Learning Solutions Designer for Jobs for America’s Graduates, a national nonprofit that works with state affiliates to deliver employability and life skills to students who have faced significant challenges to success
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Tori Buell

Administrative Associate

Tori Buell

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Jennifer Beal

Learning Solutions Manager

Jennifer Beal

As the Learning Solutions Manager, Jenn serves as the administrator for the JAG Learning Management System called the Genius.
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National Center for Evidence-Based Practices
Southlake, Texas

John McConnell

Vice President, Technical Assistance and Accreditation Services

John McConnell

Vice President, Technical Assistance and Accreditation Services

Bobby Crandall

Vice President, National Center for Operations and Services

Bobby Crandall

Vice President, National Center for Operations and Services

Jeff Koeninger

Vice President, Career Association and National Student Leadership Academy

Jeff Koeninger

Vice President, Career Association and National Student Leadership Academy

Laura Sheppard

Vice President

Laura Sheppard

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

Jason Koeninger

Vice President, Information Systems

Jason Koeninger

Vice President, Information Systems

Jimmy Koeninger, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor

Jimmy G. Koeninger, Ph.D.

Having previously served as Executive Vice President of JAG, Dr. Koeninger now acts as Senior Advisor to the organization.
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Karen Koeninger

Senior Advisor

Karen Koeninger

Having previously served as Corporate Vice President of JAG, Ms. Koeninger now acts as Senior Advisor to the organization.
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