Xavier Simpson

Xavier is our Admissions and Operations Manager for our Dallas campus. Before Codeup, Xavier worked various startups in the gig-economy space. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Management. Off campus, you can find Xavier strutting his way to the nearest taco stand. He also enjoys live music, theme parks, and volunteering.

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Khanh Le

Khanh graduated from Boston College with a Sociology degree. Her favorite sociologist is W.E.B. Du Bois because his work transformed the way Black citizens were seen in American society. Khanh has lived in Boston for 18 years and found herself at Codeup because she loves their mission of empowering others through economic opportunity, community, and tech. She cannot live without music and you can always find her making a Spotify playlist. Fun fact- she has 2000+ followers on one of her playlists! Besides listening to music 24/7, she loves dancing and was on a Bollywood Fusion team in college.

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Olivia Lucero

Olivia joins Codeup as a Content Copywriter. She studied relationships and psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. She uses her previous experience coaching clients at Match and creating content for Mend, a company that helps people through heartbreak, to write content that empowers people. She brings skills in branding, content marketing, and copywriting. Her hobbies include working on her own blog, baking, hiking, and playing board games. A Parisian at heart and former French Club President, she loves all things French culture. She’s also our resident fashionista.

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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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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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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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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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John Aschenbeck

John Aschenbeck serves as Codeup’s Director of Finance. For nearly a decade, he has served as a strategic partner to investors and business executives while operating in investment banking and corporate finance positions of increasing responsibility. John holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Houston.

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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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Dimitri Antoniou

Dimitri Antoniou , Director of Delivery | Coding Tech Bootcamp San Antonio

Dimitri graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Urban Studies, and came to Codeup as a 2016 Venture for America Fellow. At Codeup, he serves as our Director of Delivery, overseeing delivery of our programs and student experience. He hopes to start his own company someday! Don’t let the fancy socks and chinos fool you. This Bostonian would much rather be wearing a plain white t-shirt and jorts. When not helping prospective students, Dimitri plays office DJ, complete with tracks from musicals, classic jazz albums, and cheesy post-funk jam bands.

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