Our Staff

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Chief Executive Officer

sly@sidebysidekids.org

Born and raised in the small cotton-farming community of Lamesa, TX, Sly first attended Midland Community College with the help and encouragement of his high school journalism teacher, a man who demonstrated to him the impact an educator can have on the life of a student. Later attending West Texas State University and majoring in criminal justice administration, Sly...

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Development Director

stacy.albrecht@sidebysidekids.org

A native Texan, Stacy grew up in Fort Worth. She is a graduate from The University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Her professional background includes nursing, medical sales, marketing, and business administration. Highlights of her nursing career include Neonatal Nurse Clinician, Austin, Pediatric...

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Human Resources Director

allie.rodgers@sidebysidekids.org

Allie was raised in the small ranching community of Lampasas, TX. Shortly after graduating high school she attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she completed a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. After taking a few classes in Human Resources, Allie realized she had found helping people and...

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Afterschool Program Director

megan.timko@sidebysidekids.org

Megan is a dancer, arts educator, and nonprofit professional with over 15 years of teaching experience. She's built her career working in the nonprofit sector as well as arts-based education settings such as the YMCA of Greater San Antonio, YMCA of Austin, Paramount Theatre, and Mission Capital. These positions afforded her unique opportunities to...

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Volunteer & Intern Manager

colton.lathram@sidebysidekids.org

Colton was born and raised in the heart of West Texas, Midland. He moved out to Austin in 2012 to attend The University of Texas, where he graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Economics. Deciding to stay in Austin, Colton took an internship with a local church’s Kids Ministry where he met his now wife...

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Afterschool Program Manager

allie.jeffers@sidebysidekids.org

Texas native, Allie Jeffers’ love of storytelling began through media and photography. With a camera in hand she has worked in Dallas, Oklahoma, Los Angeles, and eventually found her way to the best city there is: Austin! In studying art media and communications as well as pursuing freelance photography, the Lord grew in her a passion for people and...

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Development Specialist

devin.miranda@sidebysidekids.org

Soon after graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Devin found her way to Austin through an internship at the State Capitol. Throughout her journey in the political world, she felt God calling her to a different path of service; one that not only enabled her to serve her community's needs, but to share...

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Communications Specialist

annaclaire.minter@sidebysidekids.org

Fresh out of Baylor University, Anna Claire is humbled to be a part of what the Lord is doing in Austin through her work at Side by Side Kids. After moving to Austin in middle school, Anna Claire instantly fell in love with the hills, tacos, and people in Austin and is thrilled to be back!

Throughout her time at Baylor, she learned how...

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Afterschool Program Coordinator – TA Brown & Barrington

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Afterschool Program Coordinator – Webb Primary

anna.khayyat@sidebysidekids.org

Anna was raised in the tip of Texas; Brownsville, Texas. After graduating high school, she moved to San Marcos, Texas to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Anthropology. After working in New Orleans for RELAY graduate school and teaching E.L.A. (English Language Arts) to art and self-exploration classes, she found her passion for...

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Afterschool Program Coordinator – J.J. Pickle

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Afterschool Program Coordinator - Oak Hill