John’s role is to provide executive leadership and work directly and collaboratively with the Board of Directors to establish the vision and direction of the Plunk Foundation. John has spent the last 10 years helping college students, veterans, and professionals connect through various grant opportunities and university affiliations.
Yelena Simonova, MBA
BOARD MEMBER & VP OF THE BOARD
Yelena has spent 10 years at Procter & Gamble and is currently a leader in their IT purchasing department and recipient of the P&G CEO Award. Yelena has received her MBA from Chicago Booth is a servant leader who believes in the empathetic approach to leadership.
BOARD MEMBER & SECRETARY
Brian has worked his way up as a Sr. Network Engineer at Cincinnati Financial. He is passionate about helping people understand that they are NOT their qualifications. He spends his time guiding people on how to learn skills and build connections to get started on their dream careers.