Liza Gomez

Liza comes to Codeup from the education sector after a career of serving as teacher and athletic coach in San Antonio and working for a K-12 EdTech company. Liza is excited to continue working in an education environment while helping students find their path after graduation from Codeup. With a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College, Liza has always found her way back home to San Antonio. Outside of Codeup, you can catch her spending time with her family and doggo, traveling, reading, or playing adult rec sports.

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Meghan Desai

Meghan Desai

Meghan is our current Operations Intern, as well as a student at Trinity University, where she is studying Business Management. At Codeup, Meghan works on Finance, Compliance, and HR projects. Meghan was born and raised in Houston, but she’s also lived in The Netherlands and London, and loves to travel. When not at work or in class, you can find her exploring the San Antonio food scene, watching movies with friends, discovering local coffee shops, learning about all things birth charts, or reading a good book.

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Jenny Stark

Jenny Stark

Jenny graduated from UTSA with a BBA in Management and Marketing. Prior to Codeup, Jenny worked at an accounting firm as their Marketing Coordinator and assisted with Client Services. She currently serves as our Marketing Associate with a focus on our traditional marketing efforts. Outside of work, she is either on a transatlantic adventure or sleeping, there’s no in between. She loves Marvel and interactive video games which makes Codeup the perfect nerdy environment for her to thrive in.

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Haley Mercer

Haley graduated from Texas A&M with a BA in Communications. Prior to joining the Admissions team, she entered the IT industry as a Technical Recruiter in the San Antonio area. This prior experience gives her a unique perspective on the local and national market for IT talent. Outside of work, She can be found exploring the growing city and eating all the tacos! She has a love for art galleries, local coffee shops, cooking new recipes and T.V. documentaries.

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Stuart Rowe

Stuart Rowe

Stuart is one of Codeup’s Admission Managers and focuses on placing students in Codeup’s data science classes. Prior to landing in San Antonio, Stuart’s journey has taken him all over the US. Born north of Boston, he earned a BS in Neuroscience from Tulane University in New Orleans, then spent 3 years at a biotech startup in Cleveland as a Venture for America fellow where he worked in business analysis and operations. Outside of Codeup, Stuart is a huge transit nerd and would love nothing more than to talk your ear off about why you should love and support the bus in your city. He’s also a wannabe chef and enjoys biking and enjoying local parks.

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Bernice Willis

Bernice Willis

Bernice joins the codeup team with over 15+years in a learning environment helping students advance their career. A Texas native, Bernice graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Masters Degree in Education. She has a passion for helping people learn. When not helping students, you can find Bernice cheering on her kids from the sidelines or just enjoying time with her family.

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Sarah Mellor

Sarah joined the Codeup team as a Venture for America Fellow. Prior to being part of the Admissions team, Sarah worked in fundraising and development at education-focused nonprofits in Washington, DC and Boulder, Colorado. She’s originally from northern Virginia and graduated from Wake Forest University.When not at work, you’ll most likely find Sarah enjoying her favorite things about San Antonio: sunshine and tacos. Her hobby is food – eating it, talking about it, cooking it. She also enjoys being outdoors, whether that’s going for lunchtime walks, hiking, camping, or any others forms of being active.

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Yumi Jeon

Born and raised in Orange County, CA, Yumi travelled to Texas to attend Trinity University. After graduating from Trinity, she joined the Codeup team to put what she learned in action. Yumi “The Yumicorn” is a Californian at heart, moonlighting as a Texan. Outside of the office, she enjoys hanging with her bunny and cat and going to music festivals. Yumi’s ultimate dream is to own a monster truck and pet panda.

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Stephen Salas

Stephen is a San Antonio native and Texas A&M alum, with an IT background in sales, partner management, and operational experience. Stephen previously worked at Rackspace for 9 years, bringing his wide net of networking skills and connections to Codeup’s employer relations and student career development.

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Liz Maya

Liz Maya

Liz serves as the COO of Codeup. Previously, she served 14 years with Rackspace where she developed superior operational skills. Liz accomplished these skills through building and executing strategic processes, developing talent, improving overall engagement…simply, all-around inspiring. Liz graduated with a BBA, from the University of Texas San Antonio. Her greatest passion when not leading Codeup is her family.

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