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SparkNC is a transformative new initiative that will accelerate learner progress along pathways to careers in high-tech fields like artificial intelligence and machine learning, software development, computer systems engineering, and cybersecurity.

Our Advisors

Members of the SparkNC Business Advisory Council serve as thought partners in our work, brainstorming with our team to vet bold new ideas from the perspective of business leaders with a deep commitment to k-12 public education.

The SparkNC Business Advisory Council

Adam Garry

ArtificiaI Intelligence Consultant

Jena Collins

Manager, Strategic Initiatives

Apple, Inc.

Jennifer Bell

Director of Educational Partnerships


Kate Groat

Director of Corporate Philanthropy

Live Oak Bank

Steve Isaacs

Education Program Manager

Epic Games

Allen Mask

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