Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Ana Sejeck

Ana Sejeck has recently joined the WELS Systems Foundation as its COO. Ana Sejeck
is going to focus on the administrative side of the WELS Systems Foundation. She
will also support both the marketing and sales aspects for our future prospects.

Previously, she was the COO of The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation for over
13 years. The foundation’s work focuses on providing parents and caregivers with
information and supports so children are ready for first grade. In that position,
Ana was the program director for the Kellogg Foundation-funded program SPARK – a
longitudinal study of 1,600 children and their families being followed from age
3 to second grade. She led the Ready Schools Miami work which involved multiple
community partners and the work of improving quality throughout Miami-Dade County
in early care and education centers and elementary schools. Both projects focused
on improving child outcomes.

She also brings her experience from working on Wall Street for both PaineWebber
and Smith Barney, as well as Knight Ridder and The Miami Herald. She is a trustee
of the board for United Way of Miami-Dade.

She lives in Miami with her husband David, a high school English teacher. She is
the mother of 5 children and has four magnificent and brilliant grandchildren.

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