Help build a financially free future for all! Kiddie Kredit is a mobile app designed to educate children on the credit system by completing chores. In our new weekly podcast, Kiddie Kredit's Director of Community aka Chief Mom, Anika Jackson, will interview parents, tech CEOs, financial experts, kid entrepreneurs and others to talk about wealth equity, financial literacy, our own credit stories, and much more. Join us to learn tips, tricks and trends to help children learn about the value of credit and money from an early age, including our own credit journeys!
Meet Sarah Aubert, Higher Education Analyst, Founder, Mother
For over 15 years, Sarah has had a professional career in the field of higher education. Having been a first-generation college student, Sarah is energized by developing and supporting structures that ultimately contribute to the successful educational journey of underserved student populations. Through her strategic partnerships, she has been able to unite her passion for visual representation and storytelling with her desire to promote student success and academic achievement.
Working in both the California Community College and California State University systems, Sarah has collaboratively partnered with a wide range of faculty, staff, administrators and the public to enhance the student learning experience. In her current role as an Analyst, Sarah is committed to providing leadership, project management and support in the areas of curriculum development, curriculum technologies and educational effectiveness. In her time away from campus, Sarah operates a small business in the area of media production empowering individuals, other small businesses and nonprofits to share their stories in creative and inspiring ways. Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and a master’s degree in Communication with a focus in Media Studies, which she leverages to make the future of the next generation brighter.
Reach her at victoriavisionmedia.com
Meet Justin Lane, Founder, Adalane Media Group
Justin Lane is a tech founder, husband, and a father of five. With 20+ years of advertising technology expertise, Justin has a deep knowledge and understanding of media buying. His experience comes from leading strategic efforts to optimize paid and organic media at LegalZoom, BigRentz, MusclePharm and King’s Hawaiian. Justin is currently the Head of Media Buying and Strategy for Adalane Media Group. Leveraging his technical background and diverse experience, Justin develops the strategy and execution of measurable, cost effective omni-channel media strategies that drive overall brand revenue.
Meet Carlos Vazquez, Educational Disrupter
Carlos Vazquez is Director of Community Education and Empowerment at Hotwire Communications — one of the nation’s leading fiber optics telecommunications provider — and President and CEO of Miami EdTech - a non-profit that provides professional development to teachers and helps them integrate Computer Science, Computational Thinking, and Entrepreneurship into Core Content areas like Math and Science.
Carlos is Puerto Rican and Dominican and grew up in the South Bronx where he attended Public School through middle school. He was the first in his family to graduate college and credits his passion for supporting teachers to his experience as a student and then as a teacher through the New York City Teaching Fellows program. Carlos graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Fordham University and holds an M.S. in Web Strategy and Design and an M.S. in Education. He has taught from the elementary to the college level for over 15 years in New York City, San Francisco, and Miami. Passionate about Workforce Education, Carlos co-founded a virtual training platform that uses brain science and social learning in an innovative way that allows students to take control of their learning and get feedback from their peers and mentors in a multitude of ways.
Meet Matt Cohen, KK Head of Product and Serial Tech Entrepreneur
Matt was an early adopter of digital social platforms who has been following current trends and developments of social media and its impact on society and future evolution. His first mobile app had scaled to over 100k active users.
Meet John D. Saunders, Multiple Entrepreneur and CMO at Kiddie Kredit
John D. Saunders is a Web Designer and Founder at 5Four Digital, CMO at Kiddie Kredit and an Automation Expert with a decade of experience building brands online. He's worked with clients including Audi, NAACP and Apps Without Code.
Meet Mike Gross, COO of Kiddie Kredit
Mike Gross is a dynamic speaker, facilitator, entrepreneur coach, and youth development professional. He has spent more than 10 years creating, designing, and facilitating programs for tomorrow’s leaders and those that serve them. Spreading a message emphasizing entrepreneurship, motivation, leadership, and changing the paradigm on young people of color. He is also the founder of the WesGold Fellows Summer Internship (www.wesgoldfellows.com), co-founder of educational app startup Kiddie Kredit (www.kiddiekredit.com) and the author of the youth entrepreneurship book You Can, You, Should, You’re P.A.I.D., a Guide to the Successful Entrepreneur Mindset, which can be found on Amazon or directly on his website at http://www.mikegrossonline.com (www.mikegrossonline.com).