Board of Trustees
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Jessica Baker, Board Chair
Jessica Baker is the Chief Program Officer for AchieveUnite, a consultancy organization focused on performance partnering, strategy, partner program and education. Jessica is a seasoned Channel expert with over 20 years of experience working with hardware and software vendors to help them win with solid channel strategies. Prior to joining the AchieveUnite team, she held leadership positions at Progress Software, Compuware, Signiant and Softek.
Jessica has received many honors from her time in the channel. She was recognized as one of the 2012 People You Don’t Know But Should by The Channel Company’s CRN magazine, as 2011- 2015 Women of the Channel by CRN magazine and awarded a 5- Star Program distinction 4 times by CRN magazine. She sits on several channel leadership boards and regularly writes for her blog and is a contributing author for many channel publications.
Jessica is also the proud mother of a Kreiva student and is actively involved in the Hooksett BSA organization where she currently serves as the Fundraiser Chair.
Nicole Tower, Board Treasurer
Bio and picture coming soon.
Amy Perez, Board Secretary
Amy Perez comes to the Kreiva board with the heart of a teacher. She is currently the Director of Learning for Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Real Estate. With most of her career in nonprofit housing she is passionate about helping others be the best they can be. Her previous roles had her traveling all over VT managing multiple housing projects and training staff all over the state. Before that she was the Director of a licensed child care center which utilized her college coursework in education. She and her son recently moved closer to family in Southern NH after 17 years in VT.
Jake King, Board Member
Jake is the Founding Partner, Lead Instructor and CEO of Thrive Outdoors. He has spent thousands of hours in the wilderness, in group and solitary settings, learning and growing. He has led hundreds of youth and adult day and overnight trips, teaching wilderness survival and leadership skills and is passionate about passing this knowledge on. A father of four, Jake has made it a point to be prepared and to know his family will have every opportunity to Thrive in any emergency situation.
Jake has spent the last 20 years in social services, working with at-risk youth, recovering addicts, the homeless, and inner city adults & youth in various roles such as yormer Army Airborne Ranger, former local Police Officer, former Police Explorers Leader, former security director for an inner-city high school, former Skills Clinic Coordinator for Eastern Mountain Sports, former youth counselor for a local youth detention center, former fitness director and personal trainer for area YMCAs, former youth leader at Journey Church and currently lead outreach and instructor for Thrive Outdoors. Jake also sits as the Program Director of The CCEH Concord Emergency Cold Weather Shelter , is a member of Hooking for the Homeless board and sits on Reality Check's board.
Jake, along with his partners Ed, Vinnie, and Geralynn started Thrive Outdoors as a way to increase knowledge of the natural world, help instill confidence and positive self worth in all its students, teach survival in extreme circumstances, and help guide people to a better understanding of stress reduction & real leadership.
Jake is the creator of Thrive Outdoors BIG 5 Principles of survival and their everyday life application, the Life Triangle, and other Thrive Outdoors original curriculum.
Peter McCaffrey, Board Member
Bio and picture coming soon.