Passionate and committed defenders of potential

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley is blessed to have a talented and dedicated professional staff.  This group provides the bridge between children in our community and the individuals and organizations that strive to provide them support, resources and encouragement. 

Executive Team

Jay Justin
President & CEO
563.323.8006 ext. 203

Amy Barth
Chief Operating Officer
563.323.8006 ext. 202

Sarah Walker
Chief Program Officer
563.323.8006 ext. 206

Jamie Keller
Director of Recruitment & Community Engagement
563.323.8006 ext. 204

Beth Clark
Director of Development & Marketing
563.323.8006 ext. 201

Kayla Kiesey
Director of Events & Community Partnerships
563.323.8006 ext. 208


Katie Zick
Director of Elementary Programming
563.323.8006 ext. 215

Lindsay Mercer
Director of Middle & High School Programming
563.323.8006 ext. 214

Taylor Beitzel-Elias
Enrollment Coordinator
563.323.8006 ext. 211


Open Position!
Enrollment Specialist
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Erik Whitcomb
Elementary Program Specialist
563.323.8006 ext. 205

Trameka Woods
Middle & High School Program Specialist
563.323.8006 ext. 213

Alexis Arango
Enhancements Coordinator
563.323.8006 ext. 227

Ally Sweeney
Development Coordinator
563.323.8006 ext. 210

Jo Winegar
Retired VP of Administration

Barb Krajewski
Finance & Operations Coordinator
563.323.8006 ext. 218


Big Brothers Big Sisters is a proud partner with the City of Davenport and the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service in offering the AmeriCorps Service program.  This service program is part of the Corporation for National and Community Service.  Individuals from all walks of life participate as AmeriCorps Service Members, agreeing to provide up to one year of service to their local community.  Members receive a modest living allowance during their service with an educational award provided at the conclusion of your service contract.  Educational awards may be used for educational purposes such as undergraduate or graduate courses, student loans, and/or continuing education opportunities.

Mickaela Jimenez
AmeriCorps Program Specialist

Jean Clark
AmeriCorps Enrollment Specialist

Kelsey Rasmussen
AmeriCorps Match Support Specialist

Nick Fox
AmeriCorps Volunteer Recruitment Specialist

Izzy Bartscher
AmeriCorps Program Support Specialist

Open Position!
Match Support Specialist AmeriCorps Member
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Warren & McDonough County, Macomb, IL

Sarah Baca
Program Director of Warren & McDonough Counties

Ashley Hall
AmeriCorps Vista Program Support Specialist

Open Position!
Program Specialist AmeriCorps Member
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Whiteside County, Sterling, IL

Nora Wenzel
Program Director of Whiteside County

Coming September 2020!
Program Specialist AmeriCorps Member