Our Staff

Our team is made up of qualified, dedicated, experienced people who are committed to making a difference in the lives of youth from economically disadvantaged communities. If you have an inquiry for an Explore Austin staff member, please contact us at

Kathleen Lyons Schneeman 

Chief Executive Officer

Lauren Zurbrugg 

Chief Development Officer

Brittny Stromme 

Program Director

Blair Adams 

Events Manager

Bertha Diaz 

Parent Liaison & Administrative Coordinator

Anitra Edwards 

Program Manager

Lakinia Ramsey 

Program Coordinator

Claire Spera 

Communications Manager

Christina Treviño 

Program & Logistics Manager

Matt Williams 

Business Coordinator

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