Every child and young adult succeeds cradle to career, through shared purpose, alignment, and accountability among community partners.

“Curiosity is the engine of achievement.”

Sir Ken Robinson


Cradle to Career Team

We are proud to be a collaborative staff who cross the span of our community. The parentheses indicate what organization has provided staff resources to our cause.



Zeni Aly, Administrative Specialist (United Way of Olmsted County)
Julie Brock, Executive Director (C2C)
Shawn Timbers, Data Analyst (Olmsted County)
Kristina Wright-Peterson, Facilitator (C2C)
Kelsey Zubke, Data Analyst (United Way of Olmsted County)

Rochester Area Foundation, Fiscal Sponsor
United Way of Olmsted County, Staffing
Olmsted County, Data



Leadership Table

The Leadership Table is charged with setting the overall strategy, committing organizational/institutional resources to see that the right work gets done, and breaking down political or organizational barriers that inhibit the system from working effectively. This group includes representation from early childhood education, K-12, higher education, philanthropy, business, government, parents, students, new Americans community, and faith-based organizations.