About Us

ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

Texas Jump$tart Coalition

Financial Smarts For Students

Texas Jump$tart is a statewide member-driven organization that brings together education champions committed to advancing financial literacy for young Texans. The Coalition supports the financial education efforts of its partners and affiliates and works to:

  • Raise awareness of financial education requirements for Texas youth;
  • Foster innovation and collaboration among partners;
  • Serve as a resource hub for Texans interested in financial education;
  • Create dialogue for financial education in Texas through its affiliation with the National Jump$tart Coalition based in Washington, D.C.

HISTORY

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VISION

We envision a nation of financially capable youth.
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MISSION

Texas Jump$tart connects diverse financial education champions who work together to prepare Texas youth for lifelong financial success.
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EFFORTS

Texas Jump$tart creates awareness, shares best practices, and forms collaborative partnerships among diverse financial education champions. The Coalition gathers and shares financial education information specific to Texas.

OFFICERS

Texas Jump$tart Coalition is a statewide, volunteer-led non-profit organization made up of individuals who believe in the financial education and empowerment of young Texans. Meet our leadership!

Christy Bachmeyer

Chairman - Frost Bank

Aimee Martin

Vice-Chairman — Independent Financial

Bill Marley

Treasurer – Life Path Wealth Advisors

Christina Carney

Secretary – Propel Financial Services, LLC

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Sam Anderson IV

Dallas I.S.D.

Teresa Beasley

Director - Tyler Junior College

Susan Doty

Director - University of Texas - Tyler

Marina Garcia

Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation

Andrea Johnson

Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

Angela Joiner

Director - SouthWest Bank

Mary E. Lange

Director – Texas Bankers Association

Nick Murja

Director - Palo Duro High School
Armida Riojas

Armida Rojas

Dallas Federal Reserve

Taylor Vogelsang

Junior Achievement of Central Texas

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Jocelyn Carby

Advisor - Texas Bankers Association

Linda Gabriel

Advisor - FDIC

Melissa Lopez

Advisor - Region 1 Education Service Center

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