Our Team

Jocelyn Graf
Jocelyn Graf

Principal

Jocelyn brings together teams of technical experts, finds funding, and facilitates people-oriented tech projects. Her international experience includes stints at HSBC Bank in Mexico and Samsung in Korea. Engineer, activist, entrepreneur, and educator, Jocelyn enjoys connecting people with resources for their success

Sebastian Roldan Gomez

Financial Analyst

Evan Ruiz
Evan Ruiz

Training/Talent Development

Evan combines her background in education and program design with skills in computer-aided drafting and project management. She leads Proficia’s development of training programs for upskilling job seekers and incumbent workers through on-the-job learning.

Matthew Drake
Matthew Drake

Mobile Developer

Matthew draws upon media and marketing expertise to design and develop for the web and mobile. His experience leading large technical teams at Yahoo and other software companies informs his ability to interview and select software developers.

Our Advisors

Severin Leonard
Severin Leonard

Data Scientist

Sev’s expertise encompasses machine learning and data science, full-stack software development, and hardware development. His consulting is informed by his his successes at Intel and working on his own tech startup. Sev is enthusiastic about empowering people to use data for good.

Severin Leonard
Asya Spears

Statistical Modeling

Asya is accomplished in applying quantitative research methods to fields such as epidemiology and education. She advises on statistical modeling and performs data analysis through her consulting work from Pardee RAND Graduate School. She conveys her insights clearly to beginners and experts alike.

Matthew Drake
Mackenzie Bristow

Educational Administration

Mackenzie has a knack for leading people, guiding them to maximize their skills and learn something new. She can grow an organization aggressively without leaving its people behind, winning her enthusiastic followers. She builds alliances across departments and helps people from diverse cultures connect and communicate through her work at Emory University.