Our Team

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.



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, initially focusing on organizational structure and our expansion into Colorado. She currently manages the organization’s finances and records as well as purchasing for all of our Programs.

Programs and Operations Coordinator

Katherine moved to Baltimore in 2017 to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Bedtime in a Box. In this role, she built relationships with local schools, nonprofits, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, overseeing the distribution of nearly 1,000 Boxes. Now, serving as the Programs and Operations Coordinator for Bedtime in a Box and Learning in a Box, Katherine manages Box distributions, new partner acquisition, volunteers, and scaling our impact across the state and country. 




Keyona joined the team in November 2022. As an Associate, Keyona is responsible for packing and customizing Boxes, receiving and tracking inventory, and helping to keep all aspects of our warehouse operating smoothly.