JA Blog

Celebrating JA Alumni Month with Board Member, Brian Cahill

As we continue the tradition of celebrating January as JA Alumni Month, we are proud to feature one of our "WOW" JA graduates: Brian Cahill. The President of the CA Division at Balfour Beatty Construction has been a dedicated supporter of Junior Achievement since his high school days. Brian was first introduced to JA in his home town of Battle Creek, Michigan, when he was encouraged to get involved in the JA Company Program, a hallmark of JA dating back to 1919. His teen company sold radio ads to local businesses. Read More

JANUARY 31, 2018

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Holiday provides the opportunity to come together to impact San Diego's youth

Junior Achievement recognizes the importance of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of service. Of all Dr. King’s lasting legacies, one of the most powerful was his belief in strengthening communities and empowering individuals. This belief propelled Dr. King to accomplish a great many things for this country that have inspired generations of Americans. Read More

DECEMBER 25, 2017

LPL Volunteers Make An Impact

We are proud to partner with LPL Financial to bring the lessons of “JA Career Success” to 65 Hoover High seniors during a one-day interactive symposium this month. The students worked closely with LPL professionals to explore various career paths and to learn how to apply critical thinking skills during a job interview. Read More

OCTOBER 31, 2017

Board Spotlight: Jan Marshall

“Our kids are the key to our future and JA gets kids ready for the real world by delivering knowledge and experiential learning on important life skills, like budget management,” said new JA Board Member, Jan Marshall, VP & Chief Information Officer at Cubic Corporation. "They deliver the programs in a way that is fun and more importantly, kids remember.” It is with great pleasure, we recognize Jan Marshall as the JA Board Spotlight this month. Read More

OCTOBER 31, 2017

Board Spotlight: Amy Winhoven

It is with great pleasure we recognize Amy Winhoven as the Board Spotlight this month. Amy is the SVP and Head of Strategic Planning at i.d.e.a., one of the leading marketing and branding agencies in San Diego. The young mom has been a dedicated supporter of Junior Achievement since her high school days. Read More

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017