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962 Meals

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THE STAFF

These are the people on the ground everyday. Teaching. Feeding. Caring. Thank you!

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LEADERSHIP

They will tell you they were young, idealistic, and clueless when this all started.

 

We are very thankful for that.

Jit Vaitha

Co-Founder. Chairman.

Jit has three wonderful children with his wife, and Rise's Medical Director, Neha. They live in Boulder, CO.

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Lisana Fidele

Director

Lisana has been director of Rise since the day we opened. She lost her 10-year old in the earthquake of 2010 when his school collapsed.

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Neha Vaitha

Medical Director

Neha is a world-class pediatrician. She received her medical training at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

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Lisa Polk

Classroom Director

Lisa is our incredible classroom director.. In charge of developing a curriculum that is age appropriate and high-impact.

Naz Beheshti

Director of Marketing

Naz began her career as the executive assistant for Steve Jobs at Apple. She is an author and executive coach.

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Paul Neary

Chief Financial Officer

Paul is the brains behind a budget that maximizes every dollar at Rise. 

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Opening Day 2011

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WE BELIEVE

Life is never perfect. The conditions to give back are never right.

 

But the time to give back is today.

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