(210) 816-1982

1254 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, Texas 78209

(210) 816-1982

1254 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, Texas 78209

Our Team

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” Steven Spielberg

Meet Our Administrative Team

Lara Kilgore

Founder, CEO, Hiring Manager

Trinity University, BS in Biology, Minor in
French
10+ years Tutoring/Teaching Experience

Jen Belyea

Billing&Administrative Manager

Sarah Clausen

Lead Mentor, Phonics Specialist, Marketing Manager

Trinity University, Master of Arts in
Teaching, Elementary Ed.

7 years of education experience

We hire our Beyond Mentors based on their passion for learning and their desire to ignite that passion in the next generation.

Interested in joining our team?

Meet Our Mentors

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” Oprah Winfrey

We have an incredible team of Mentors with experience in a variety of subjects and grade levels. Whatever your student may need support in, we have a Mentor who is prepared and excited to help.

Monica Stolp

Beyond Education mentor

BS in Psychology & Math from Texas
State University
1 0 years of tutoring experience
5 years of teaching experience

Abby Williamson

Beyond Education Mentor

University of Oklahoma, BA in English

6+ years of tutoring experience

Katie Whitaker

Beyond Education Mentor

Trinity University, BS in Chemistry and Neuroscience

6+ years of education experience

Brenda Vanek

Beyond Education Mentor

Texas State University, BS In Mathematics

27+ Years of Teaching and Tutoring Experience

Krishna Patel

Beyond Education mentor

Bachelors from UTSA (in progress)

Prajna Srinivas

Beyond Education mentor

B.S in Psychology with a Minor in Education and History from Trinity University

2.5 years of tutoring Math and English
1 year experience as a peer tutor/
essay editor for Trinity University

Kate Rickels

Beyond Education Mentor

Bachelors in French and Physics from
Furman University (anticipated 2028)

Tutoring Experience: 2 years

Zeev Premer

Beyond Education mentor

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UTSA
(anticipated May 2024)
1 year of tutoring experience in Math,
including Calculus AB

Emmanuella Oduguwa

Beyond Education mentor

B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Minor in Spanish, Trinity University

4 years of tutoring experience in Math,
Science, and Spanish

Marion Westmoreland

Beyond Education Mentor

Bachelors in Business Administration/Marketing from Texas A&M in Texarkana, Texas

12 years of teaching experience

Pat Connolly-Crespo

Beyond Education mentor

Trinity University, BA in Sociology, Spanish Minor

5+ Years of Teaching Experience

Lynn Gillaspy

Beyond Education mentor

Masters in Education from TX A&M (A&I) University, Kingsville, TX

3 years of tutoring experience
14 years of teaching experience

Dawn Fenerty

Beyond Education Mentor

University of the Incarnate Word, BA in
Interdisciplinary Studies and Early
Elementary Education
Certified Self Contained PK-6,
Elementary PK-6, ESL
20+ years of teaching experience

Giani Crow

Beyond Education mentor

Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Texas at Arlington

16+ years of teaching experience

Joya Holden

Beyond Education mentor

MA in Elementary Education from Oakland
University

Teaching Experience: 23 years of classroom
teaching

Matt Smith

Beyond Education Mentor

Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Florida International University

15+ years of teaching experience

Suzanna Kincaid-Ochoa

Beyond Education mentor

Bachelor of Arts from UTSA
27 years of teaching/tutoring
experience

Yvonne Gonzalez

Beyond Education mentor

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from UTSA

10 years of teaching experience in Math
(Grades 4-8)

Ted Slauson

Beyond Education Mentor

Bachelors in Mathematics from California
State University, Sacramento
Tutoring Experience: 38 years in math

Jaye Constanzo

Beyond Education mentor

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Language
and Literature from the University of Texas

Teaching/Tutoring Experience: 8 years of
high school English

Missy Watts

Beyond Education mentor

Bachelors of Arts in History from Trinity
University

15 years of tutoring and teaching
experience across various grade levels