Craig McClain, Cofounder and Executive Director
Joe Sigurdson, Cofounder and Director of Development
Anthony Hutchings currently serves as Program Director for Boys to Men. Anthony works with hundreds of teenage boys each week and is one of the key developers of the curriculum used in Boys to Men’s middle and high school on-site mentoring programs throughout San Diego. Anthony has always been passionate about helping at-risk boys. Before working with Boys to Men, Anthony mentored at-risk youth from 2002 – 2005. Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in Human Health Services from the University of Phoenix. Anthony is also the primary caregiver for his granddaughter, Aria.
Anthony Hutchings, Program Director
John Fojtik, our Program Manager, joined Boys to Men in June of 2014 as our Mentor Coordinator after volunteering as a mentor for two years. He also serves as a lead group facilitator for our middle and high school groups in East County. For John, working with middle and high school boys is his passion. Before Boys to Men, John was an attorney specializing in financial and estate planning, elder law, and business planning. He also served as a substitute teacher in LMSV School District for nine years. John has been a resident of La Mesa since 1979 with his wife of 40 years, Irene. Together they have two daughters, Angela and Erica.
John Fojtik, Program Manager
Marco Rodriguez is our Mentor Coordinator for Boys to Men Mentoring. Marco is responsible for identifying and screening individuals interested in mentorship. He also oversees all mentor communications ensuring that our mentors feel empowered and supported. In addition, he assists with the logistics of our BTM groups, events, trips, training, and Adventure Mountain Weekends. Marco is driven by his passion to serve boys who share life experiences similar to his. Marco participated in BTM as a teenager and believes the program positively influenced his journey to manhood. A product of divorced parents, Marco believes that the program’s power comes from its mentors and their ability to support and encourage the boys without judgment.
Marco Rodriguez, Mentor Coordinator
Oscar Banuet, Group Facilitator
Jose Garcia is a Senior Group Facilitator and Journeyman Coordinator facilitating over ten groups a week. He assists with daily office operations, program initiatives, and events. Jose also hosts our monthly podcast, Behind Their Eyes, a behind-the-scenes look at Boys to Men. After being expelled from his high school for being involved in gang activities, Jose was first introduced to Boys to Men Mentoring Network while at a continuation high school in 2013. While very skeptical at first, he soon began to open up and has since rededicated his life to providing the same mentorship that he received as a teenager to the boys who are now in the program.
Jose Garcia, Senior Group Facilitator
Mark Anthony Hall serves as a group facilitator and our Director of Diversity Outreach. Mark is a writer and publisher of over 49 books. He is the past Director of Blue Skies For Library Children in Chicago, IL. Mr. Hall served as a consultant for The Parenting Institute of Mt. Sinai Hospital and created Entrepreneurship Education Through Poetry and Children Reading Children, alternative education curriculum for designed for children. Mark worked with Northern Illinois University teaching educators how to emphasize entrepreneurship in their lesson plans. He is also a certified administrator of the Great Books Project and has worked with Junior Achievement throughout the public schools in Chicago.
Mark Anthony Hall, Director of Diversity and Group Facilitator
Francisco V. Munguia was born to immigrant parents from Nicaragua in Los Angeles, CA. Francisco served his country as a cavalry scout in the US Army for 15 years. While his mission in the U.S. Army has been completed, Francisco believes that his service to his country is not. This is what led him to join Boys to Men. He is passionate about nurturing the future generation of leaders by creating a safe place for them to discuss their hardships and triumphs. He is a husband to his wife, Alla, and father to three healthy boys: 16-year-old Angel, 12-year-old Diego, and 7-year-old Venancio.
Francisco Munigua, Group Facilitator
Joe Ross, Group Facilitator
Rose Courtney, our Office Manager, manages a growing staff of 14 employees in and out of the BTM office. Rose is a seasoned office manager that has brought positive growth to Boys to Men Mentoring since 2013. Her responsibilities include overseeing and managing BTM’s financials, supporting the co-founders and grant writer, collaborating and developing community and fundraising events, and ensuring management, employee performance, and communications continue to be program focused on BTM’s mission and goals. Rose was motivated to join BTM because of her matching passion and desire to support a community of underserved youth that desperately need positive mentoring to guide them to their future of success. Her “momma bear” personality also fits well into BTM’s family environment. Rose received her degree in Human Resources, studied elementary education, co-owned a wedding photography business with her husband, and is Quickbooks certified. She is a native of New England and moved to California in 2012 with her husband of 28 years and two children.
Rose Courtney, Office Manager
Lauryn Semere joined our team in June of 2017 and currently serves as our Communications Manager. Lauryn is primarily responsible for all BTM messaging which includes donor communications, BTM publications, and social media. She also assists with fundraising, event coordination, and donor cultivation. A Louisiana native, Lauryn relocated to San Diego in 2016 after graduating with her M.A. in History from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Lauryn felt compelled to serve her community after an internship at the Louisiana State Capitol and knew her efforts would be most impactful with a nonprofit organization like BTM. For Lauryn, the unparalleled passion of the BTM community continues to inspire her and fulfill her call to service.
Lauryn Semere, Communications Manager
Luis Hernandez is a Journeyman leader for the young boys also an office and event assistant. His leadership has grown to now being responsible for all of the boys that participate in events and other activities. He was first introduced to Boys to Men during his 7th grade year in middle school. Now a senior in high school, what Luis loves most about Boys to Men is the strong relationships he’s built with the mentors and boys have over the last five years.
Luis Hernandez, Intern
Timothy Morales is an Intern and Assistant Journeyman Coordinator. Tim was first introduced to Boys To Men for 6 years after being invited to attend an in-school group. Now a senior in high school, Tim works in the office assisting with daily tasks and event preparation. Tim enjoys sports such as soccer and learning new instruments. Tim also serves as a leader of the praise and worship team and plays the piano for his church.
Tim Morales, Intern
Molly Bowman-Styles is a native San Diegan who has appeared in television commercials, modeled, and performed with regional theatre companies before beginning her career in public affairs. Her gratitude for growing up in a loving family and her passion for surfing inspires Molly’s work as a Donor Cultivation and Public Relations consultant with Boys to Men Mentoring Network. Since earning her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of San Diego, Molly has honed her public affairs skills in a variety of positions, including Policy Advisor to Congresswoman Lynn Schenk, Communications Director and Senior Advocacy Director of the American Heart Association’s Western States Affiliate, and member of the American Lung Association of California’s Public Policy team. In her consulting role, Molly provides media and donor relations, policy development and implementation, strategic partnership cultivation, and campaign strategy with BTM.
Molly Bowman- Styles, Donor Cultivation and Public Relations
Caroline Salazar serves as our contract Grant Writer. Caroline’s expertise in grant acquisition is crucial to BTM’s sustainability, and she works tirelessly to increase the organization’s fundraising dollars through foundations, corporations and civic entities interested in supporting at-risk boys in San Diego County. She was attracted to BTM because of the passion and dedication of BTM’s staff and volunteers. Caroline has been a grant writer at BTM since 2013. She has a B.A. in Business from the University of California, Riverside, an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and a Certificate of Fundraising Management from the University of Indiana School of Philanthropy. She enjoys bicoastal living splitting her time between California and Connecticut, spending time with her family and American Bulldog, Max, and hiking on local mountain trails.
Caroline Salazar, Grant Writer