Neil Peterson, Founder, Chairman and CEO

Neil Peterson, Founder, Chairman and CEO

Neil Peterson is a social entrepeneur. He has served in a variety of leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. He was the CEO of the public transportation agencies in the Seattle, Oakland, and Los Angeles metropolitan regions; … Read More

Jan Carruthers, Deputy Director

Jan Carruthers, Deputy Director

Jan Carruthers has performed a wide range of functions for Edge since 2012.  Previously, she was a Capitol Hill aide, serving as Chief of Staff for two House members and Staff Director of the International Development Institutions and Finance Subcommittee.  … Read More

Terry Matsumoto, CFO

Terry Matsumoto, CFO

Terry Matsumoto founded Matsumoto Consulting LLC in 2014 to provide financial and administrative consulting to governmental and transit agencies and the private sector that supports them.  Previously, he was the Chief Financial Services Officer (CFO) of the Los Angeles County … Read More

Denise von Pressentin, Coach Matchmaker

Denise von Pressentin, Coach Matchmaker

Denise von Pressentin has a special ability to make matches between our students and our Edge Coaches.  She has performed this role with the Edge Foundation since its founding in 2005. She also performs a variety of accounting and administrative … Read More

Tim Kniffin, Program Director<BR /> Edge In-School – Washington

Tim Kniffin, Program Director
 Edge In-School – Washington

Tim Kniffin has a special connection with young people. He served as a youth minister in Chicago, Lima (Peru), Sioux City (IA) and Vancouver (Canada) for more than ten years, in both urban and rural areas. He served as Edge … Read More

Derreck Torres, Lead Trainer <br />  

Derreck Torres, Lead Trainer
 

Derreck Torres, ACC, CSS is the Lead Trainer for the Edge Foundation. He is a certified life and AD/HD coach, having received training through JST Coaching and Fast Track Coaching. For the past decade, he has been working to transform … Read More