Executive Team

  • Andrea Bazán headshot

    Andrea Bazán


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    Andrea Bazán was promoted to the role of President at After-School All-Stars in July 2021 after serving as Chief Development Officer. Previously, Andrea was CEO of PUENTE Learning Center, a prominent Charter School, Adult Education Center and nonprofit serving the immigrant community in the famous Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

    Andrea has had a career in nonprofits, philanthropy, academia and politics. She’s recognized nationally as a Latina leader and has dedicated her life to ensuring that opportunities exist for all. She has served as SVP of Development at United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, President of Triangle Community Foundation, and Executive Director of El Pueblo, a statewide Latino organization she co-founded. As the first Latina lobbyist at the NC General Assembly, she pushed for the first legislation on in-state tuition for immigrant students and drivers’ licenses for undocumented workers in the nation.

    Her board service includes Farmworker Justice, National Council of La Raza (now UnidosUS) where she also served as Chair, The Duke Endowment, The Rex Endowment, Wachovia Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, The Nasher Museum, and The Women’s Forum, among others.

    She worked in President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign and political appointments include being named to the Medical Care Commission and NC Institute of Medicine by NC Gov. Hunt and NC Gov. Mike Easley as well as serving as an advisor to UNC President Erskine Bowles in the UNC Tomorrow Commission. She had the honor of being named to President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Community Partnerships and was also a member of the Homeland Security Council’s Southwest Border Task Force under Secretary Shalala.

    Andrea has an MSW and an MPH from the University of NC at Chapel Hill. She grew up in Argentina and moved to New Orleans as a young teenager with her family after fleeing Argentina during the Dirty War. Andrea is the proud mother of three daughters, Carolina, Juliana, and Victoria.

  • Tyler Chandler headshot

    Tyler Chandler

    Senior Vice President of Field Operations

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  • Ben Paul headshot

    Ben Paul

    Chief Executive Officer

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    Ben Paul is CEO of After-School All-Stars (ASAS), a national non-profit organization founded in 1992 by Arnold Schwarzenegger. ASAS provides free daily after-school programs to over 80,000 low-income children across  America. Since joining ASAS in 2003, Paul has led the organization’s expansion from 45 to nearly 400 schools, broadened the mission to include the three pillars of academics, enrichment, and health & fitness, and expanded the chapter network reach from 15 to over 50 cities.  Today, ASAS is the largest national after-school network uniquely focused on providing comprehensive school-based programs.

    Ben combines his passion for helping kids and families with nearly 20 years of business management and entrepreneurial experience. Prior to ASAS, Ben was a founding partner of a Los Angeles real-estate investment group, worked at International Consultants on Targeted Security (ICTS), an anti-terrorism flight-security firm, and served four years in the Israeli army, retiring as a company commander.

    Ben has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the Board of Trustees of America’s Promise Alliance, a collaborative network founded by Colin and Alma Powell and the Board of Advisors of the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. Ben was the co-founder and Board Chairman of three charter school networks, Larchmont Charter Schools, Valley Charter Schools, and City Charter Schools.


  • Eric Zoberman headshot

    Eric Zoberman

    Vice President of Development, Major Gifts

  • Mani Arumugam headshot

    Mani Arumugam

    Raiser's Edge Administrator

  • Andrew Eastwick headshot

    Andrew Eastwick

    Senior Grant Writer & Chapter Liaison

  • Diane Lee headshot

    Diane Lee

    Senior Government Grants Manager

  • Oliver Mulherin headshot

    Oliver Mulherin

    National Individual Giving VISTA

  • Julia O’Dwyer headshot

    Julia O’Dwyer

    Special Events Coordinator


  • Ty McGregor-Wilkerson headshot

    Ty McGregor-Wilkerson

    National Data Coordinator

  • Rachel Johns headshot

    Rachel Johns

    Senior Manager, Evaluation and Impact


  • Luis Maldonado headshot

    Luis Maldonado

    Finance Analyst

  • Jenna O’Dwyer headshot

    Jenna O’Dwyer

    Finance Operations Manager

  • Pierre Parker headshot

    Pierre Parker

    Federal Grants Manager

  • Adrian Peran headshot

    Adrian Peran


  • Carlos Pineda headshot

    Carlos Pineda

    Finance and Grant Manager

  • Jose Valdez headshot

    Jose Valdez

    Financial Edge Administrator

Human Resources

  • Mary Sánchez-Alarcón headshot

    Mary Sánchez-Alarcón

    Director of Human Resources

  • Estrella Argueta headshot

    Estrella Argueta

    HR Generalist

  • Candace Banks headshot

    Candace Banks

    HR Generalist

  • Yesenia Cordero headshot

    Yesenia Cordero

    Paylocity Administrator

  • Tiffany Harris headshot

    Tiffany Harris

    Associate Director of HR & Payroll

Information Technology

  • Megan Donahue-Nieves headshot

    Megan Donahue-Nieves

    Director of Systems & Technology


  • Tara Blake headshot

    Tara Blake

    Vice President of Marketing & Communications

  • Miriam Acosta headshot

    Miriam Acosta

    National Marketing VISTA

  • Lynda Licastro headshot

    Lynda Licastro

    Senior Digital Designer

  • Mat Ogin headshot

    Mat Ogin

    Assistant Director of Marketing

  • Sara Salazar headshot

    Sara Salazar

    Social Media Manager


  • Kathy Lally-Beares headshot

    Kathy Lally-Beares

    Vice President of Field Operations

  • Alicia Russell headshot

    Alicia Russell

    Executive Assistant to President

  • Connie Tam headshot

    Connie Tam

    National Field Operations Manager


  • Guillermo Escobar headshot

    Guillermo Escobar

    National Director of Programs

  • Margarita Bossa-Bastidas headshot

    Margarita Bossa-Bastidas

    Grants Manager & VISTA Coordinator

  • Blakeley Davenport headshot

    Blakeley Davenport

    DOL Youth Pathways Grant Manager

  • Mallory Davis headshot

    Mallory Davis

    National Curriculum Manager

  • Tori Schwarzlose headshot

    Tori Schwarzlose

    National Professional Development and Training Manager