The Mendez Foundation has built a team of enthusiastic and experienced child advocates. We are focused on helping children develop self esteem, set smart goals, and make positive decisions through social emotional learning programs and activities.

Leadership Team

Charles E. Mendez, Jr. Chairman and President
Charles E. Mendez, III Managing Director
Cindy Swartzwelder Vice President of Training and Implementation

Program Development

Laura Marolf Program Development Manager
Christianne Caldwell, M.A. Production Systems Manager
Kimberly Menendez, M.S. Forensic Psychology Senior Curriculum Developer
Adrianna Mazzole Curriculum Developer

Training and Implementation

Cindy Swartzwelder Vice President of Training and Implementation
Tracy Lewis, M.P.H. Training Services Coordinator
Annisha Sellars Account Services Coordinator

Direct Services

Kelli Fowler Direct Services Manager
Temeka Andrews-Powley Prevention Specialist
Susan Hart Prevention Specialist
Ashley Marchese Prevention Specialist
Amy Pardo Prevention Specialist
Monica Riley Prevention Specialist
Julie Rose Prevention Specialist
John Trivento Prevention Specialist
Roszell White Prevention Specialist
Andre Clark Prevention Specialist


Leon Dragon Contract Manager
Bradley Bramlett Business and Personnel Manager
Stuart Pheil Purchasing and Inventory Control Manager
Eileen Koteles Fulfillment Coordinator