Mr.Hogan is the founder and CEO of TeenForce. He had a successful 24 year career in
the mortgage industry, including as a founding partner and CEO of Princeton Capital in
Los Gatos. He retired from the mortgage industry in 2007 and earned an MBA from
Santa Clara University in 2009, where the TeenForce concept represented his final project.
He has a BA in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.
Julie Berkovatz is our Foster Youth Coordinator, a new position within the TeenForce Team that
has arisen from our expanding work with the foster youth community. She just completed
her Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies at San Jose State University. Julie has
worked extensively with foster youth as a mentor with the Guardian Scholars Program and t
he California Youth Connection. TeenForce is excited to have Julie Berkovatz on the team!
Katee Peek is our Youth Development Coordinator, working with
TeenForce’s outreach to the community. She is currently working
on her Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in
Correctional Psychology at Santa Clara University. Katee also
volunteers her time with FLY (Fresh Lifelines for Youth), guiding
youth on probation through the legal system. With Katee’s extensive
knowledge and diverse experience with at-risk youth, she is an asset
to the TeenForce Team.
Brandy graduated from Los Gatos High School in 2010 and attends American University in
Washington DC, studying Peace and Conflict Resolution in Africa. She began working
for TeenForce in the summer of 2012 as a Marketing and Administrative Intern. Currently,
Brandy manages the TeenForce Facebook, Twitter, and website while away at school.
Elana graduated from Leigh High School in June of 2012 and is continuing at West Valley to
complete her General Education before transferring to a 4 year university to study Nutrition.
Elana has been working for TeenForce since October of 2011 and is TeenForce's accounting/HR
clerk and manages our pay roll and accounting projects.
Becky Wells is the director of Youth Development, working closely with our corporate clients
and community partners. She joins us with 10+ years sales and management experience in the
corporate world. She earned a B.A. degree in Communications from California State University,
Fullerton and has spent much of the past 15+ years volunteering with organizations that provide
supportive services to youth with the highest needs, including the National Crittenton
Foundation. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the CSUF Guardian Scholars
Jamealle graduated from Mission College with his degree in Fire Science and plans to attend San Jose
State in the Fall 2013. As the newest member to the team, he brings knowledge and expertise in foster
youth affairs. As Youth Coordinator, he plays an important role in developing and preparing the
youth for job placement.