Executive Team 

Sixto Cancel
Founder and CEO

Sixto is the founder and CEO of Think of Us, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging technology to improve the life outcomes of foster youth aging out of the system. Sixto was selected as Forbes Top 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs in 2017. Sixto has served as a Young Fellow at Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative since 2010, where he has worked on youth engagement, asset development and permanency. Sixto currently leads a working committee that focuses on the learning of vulnerable youth demographics for Dell.

Darrell Booker
Chief Technology Officer  

Darrell has a vast background in developing enterprise applications starting early in his career serving the state and federal sectors. Darrell later brought his development and management skills to the private sector including the tech and banking industries while also co-founding a tech startup in the fitness industry.  More recently he served as Chief Information Officer for a nationwide auto parts distributor. Darrell brings his experience and a thriving passion for developing native mobile apps to child welfare.

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Elizabeth Jacobs
Deputy Director  

Beth Jacobs has a diverse background in nonprofit and for profit sectors. She was responsible for growing a product from $3M in revenue to over $10M in two years. Beth received her Bachelor’s degree and Masters of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Beth is also a foster parent which has ignited a passion for child welfare and social justice.


The Team 

     Elisabeth Clumpkens         Executive Assistant

     Elisabeth Clumpkens

        Executive Assistant

           Daniel Torraca        Designer & Illustrator              

           Daniel Torraca

       Designer & Illustrator              

                Joe King                Developer 

                Joe King


        Torian Ugworji           Video Director

        Torian Ugworji

          Video Director

          James O'Brien   Developer & Professional  Development Coordinator

          James O'Brien

  Developer & Professional
 Development Coordinator

      Meredith Brindley                Developer 

      Meredith Brindley


               Ru Zheng    Post-Production Manager 

               Ru Zheng

   Post-Production Manager 

         Brianna Ondris                Developer                                    

         Brianna Ondris


       Melanie Rodriguez      Administrative Support

       Melanie Rodriguez

     Administrative Support