JA Blog

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

JA Announces New VP of Development

Junior Achievement of San Diego County (JA), is delighted to announce Karolyn Dale has joined the nonprofit as its new Vice President of Development. In this role, Dale, will lead fundraising initiatives to advance JA’s mission and help diversify philanthropic giving to support the nonprofit's growth and expansion. Read More

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Honoring JA San Diego Volunteer of the Year, Bill Sears

JA is delighted to recognize Bill Sears as “JA San Diego Volunteer of the Year.” The former U.S. Navy helicopter pilot has volunteered at nearly every JA Day in South County during the 2016- 2017 school year. The active Bonita Kiwanis member is always the first to ask, “When is the next JA Day?” and “How can I help?” With Bill’s support and dedication, JA reached a record-breaking 80,344 students this year. To celebrate the successful school year, we asked Bill to share his passion in the below Q&A segment: Read More

JULY 31, 2017