Sheri Zoratti

Sheri earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from San Diego State University and was hired directly out of college as a National Account Representative for AT&T Global Information Solutions and moved to San Francisco, where she sold and managed computers systems and software. She eventually returned to southern California where she continued […]

Steve Temple

Steve’s father was a geologist who took his family all over the world. Steve was born in Australia and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Steve struggled through high school before going to Colorado College where he spent his first year of college before having to take a year off to save enough money to continue […]

Donna Schieffer

Donna has spent her entire life in the Fresno area. After considering a variety of professional possibilities, she decided to major in Biology at Fresno State University where she graduated with a Bachelors of Science. She went directly from college to be trained and licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician. She also became a CPR […]

Ryan Pryor

Ryan grew up in the Mountain town of Murphy, California, located in the foothills of the Sierras. He was an active athlete in high school, and studied only so he could play sports. Following his high school graduation, Ryan moved to Santa Cruz, California to attend Carbrillo Junior College to play baseball. In college, he […]

Gary Childs

Gary grew up and attended school in Carmel, California. His father was an elementary and middle school teacher for 32 years. Gary grew up admiring how his father treated his students and saw how much they respected his father. Consequently, Gary decided early in his life that he, too, wanted to become a teacher. ​ […]

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