Our Team

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Our annual spring fundraiser | golf tournament & dinner

sly guzman

Chief Executive Officer

sly@sidebysidekids.org

Born and raised in the small cotton-farming community of Lamesa, TX, Sly first attended Midland Community College with the help and encouragement of his high school journalism teacher, a man who demonstrated to him the impact ... more

SARAH RIBEIRO

Vice President of Development + Communications

sarah.ribeiro@sidebysidekids.org

Sarah’s love for people and adventure began in the quiet little town of Mankato, Minnesota. Although an Austinite since 2008, Sarah was raised in Hawaii and later, she and her family spent a decade in Europe where...

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Dani moffett

Communications Specialist/Social Media + Events Coordinator

dani.moffett@sidebysidekids.org


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ANNETTE YANEZ

Executive Assistant

annette.yanez@sidebysidekids.org

Annette Yanez was born in San Salvador, El Salvador but raised in Austin, TX, since she was 6 months old, so she claims to be an honoree native of Austin.

She is currently attending Liberty University pursuing her Christian Counseling Degree. Annette has a passion for helping the lives around her know the truth of God’s Word through counseling, whether it may be emotional or healthy living.  In addition, she is a Certified Personal Trainer and Women’s Fitness Specialist. She has also co-hosted for Exhale Women’s Podcast and writes devotionals for the ministry.

Together with her husband Bobby, they have three teenagers, Alex (17), Delisa (16), and Noah (15), who are being raised to love and serve God where ever they go.

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katy lanier

Afterschool Program Director

katy.lanier@sidebysidekids.org

Katy grew up in a small town south of Houston, making her a Texas girl through and through. She graduated high school early to attend a biblical studies program at Texas Bible Institute, and then went on to attend the University of ... more

TRAVIS REES

Afterschool Program Manager

travis.rees@sidebysidekids.org

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ileana tubella

T.A. Brown Afterschool Program Coordinator 

ileana.tubella@sidebysidekids.org

Ileana is a native resident of Austin and she loves serving and being an example to her community. She attended Southern Careers Institute and received a license in Medical Billing and Coding and has ample experience as an ... more

NATHANIEL FOMBY

J.J. Pickle Afterschool Program Coordinator 

nathaniel.fomby@sidebysidekids.org


CECI Delgadillo

Ceci is a native Texas girl, born in Laredo, but grew up in the Rio Grande Valley. Ceci graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interpersonal Communication and a minor in Educational Psychology. She has always had a passion for child development and the study of people.

Ceci found her love of Christ early in childhood while her parents were youth ministry leaders. Every Thursday for about 10 years, Ceci would sit in her parent’s ministry class where she gained an abundance of love and knowledge for Jesus. She is excited to be able to give back to the community and serve the youth through Side by Side Kids.

Ceci enjoys cuddling with her Corgi, Casper, rewatching her favorite Netflix series, and finding vegan brunch spots around Austin with her boyfriend.

JENNY GRANADOS

Houston Afterschool Program Coordinator 

jenny.granados@sidebysidekids.org

tori jensen

Travis Heights Program Coordinator

tori.jensen@sidebysidekids.org

Tori was born and raised in Salem, Oregon where she worked in the professional world for a few years and then became a youth leader with the middle school ministry at her home church for 6 years.  In those 6 years, Tori discovered a ... more

bill daniel

Board Chair

CEO, All Web Leads

Bill is the current Chair of Side by Side Kids. He joined the board in June 2008 and most recently served as the Chairman of the Love More Kids Expansion Campaign Committee. Bill and his wife, Laurel, have lived in Austin since 1999 after 19 ... more

taylor holcomb

Secretary

Attorney, Jackson Walker LLP

Taylor joined the board in November 2017. A native Austinite, Taylor grew up in some of Austin’s public schools. He and his wife Erin have two boys and a girl – Jimmy (7), John David (5), and Louisa (2). They have been active members of All Saints ... more

mike shannon

Board Member

Partner, Vianovo

Mike joined the board in 2010 and has served as Chair (2013-2015, 2017-2018), Vice Chair (2011-2013) and head of the Development Committee (2010-2013). He was a Side by Side volunteer tutor in 2006-2007 and has been involved in  ... more

julie ann hartman

Board Member

Associate Booking Agent, The Booking Biz

Julie Ann Hartman joined the SBSK board of directors in June 2019. Julie Ann and her husband, Doug, have lived in Austin since 1993. They have four children, Benjamin (24), Samuel (22), Alexander (19), and Thomas (18). Julie Ann and Doug are  ... more

tollie bernard

Board Member

Partner, Sequoia Holdings Management Company, LLC

Tollie joined the board in 2002. He has served in various roles on the board and more recently led our annual golf fundraiser. A native Texan, Tollie grew up in Dallas and has been in Austin since 1992. He and his wife Ann have 4 children – Kate ... more