Our Team

JARROD BOLTE
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jarrod is the founder of Bedtime in a Box and has spent over 20 years working in education and the non-profit sector. He worked as a teacher, school administrator, and was the Executive Director of the office of Teaching and Learning in Baltimore City Public Schools. Jarrod has also worked on a number of national education initiatives to align services to improve educational and health outcomes for disadvantaged youth.


KEYONA JACOBS
Associate

Keyona joined our Team full time in November 2022 and has been a key player ever since. As an Associate, Keyona is responsible for packing and customizing Bedtime Boxes and Learning Boxes, receiving and tracking inventory, and helping to keep all aspects of our warehouse operating smoothly.

WENDY BOLTE
Director

Wendy spent the first 20 years of her career as a Legal Analyst negotiating complex financial contracts and advising traders and business units on applicable legal rules and regulations. Having been involved with Bedtime in a Box from its inception, Wendy officially joined the Improving Education team in 2018, managing the organization’s operations, partnerships, and finances.

 


 

LINDA MANVILLE

Coordinator of Warehouse & Program Operations

Linda joined our Team in August 2023 after a 9 year career with Feeding America-partnered food banks. She brings to the team a keen eye for inventory control, warehouse management, logistics, and process improvement. She is currently managing Bedtime in a Box and Learning in a Box production, inventory and warehouse maintenance, as well as making Box deliveries in our van to schools and partner organizations across the state of Maryland.

 

 

KELLY ANDREWS

Coordinator of Partnerships

Kelly joined our Team in August 2023 after a 6 year career as a special education teacher in Prince George's County Public Schools. She has a passion for helping children with disabilities and advocating for their rights. Kelly manages the development of partnerships with schools and organizations to increase our reach in the community, as well as marketing opportunities for the organization.