Juli Cannon
Direcor of Operations

Staff

THE BOSS
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A former national champion boxer and Teach for America Alumni with a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and a Masters in Education, Cannon combined his love for youth development, boxing, and education to form The Bloc. What started as an after school program in his classroom has grown to impact hundreds of youth yearly.

Jamyle Cannon

Executive Director

Jamyle Cannon

Executive Director

jcannon@theblocchicago.org

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Carla is the organizational powerhouse of The Bloc. After receiving a Masters in Music Education from Bowling Green State, Carla amassed decades of success in the corporate banking and nonprofit fields before joining The Bloc's team.

Carla Alcorn

Administrative Assistant

Carla Alcorn

Administrative Assistant

carla@theblocchicago.org

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Freddy is Chicago boxing's best kept secret. A professional boxer with a master of the sport's subtleties, Freddy prepares Bloc fighters for elite competition.

Fredric Bowen

Fight Team Trainer

Fredric Bowen

Boxing Trainer

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A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Masters Degree in Secondary Education from Arizona State University, Juli is a Teach for America Alum, former Director of Science Curriculum and Instruction for KIPP Chicago, and 10-year teaching veteran, who ensures the operational excellence of The Bloc.

Juli Cannon

Director of Operations

Juli Cannon

Director of Operations

juli@theblocchicago.org

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With a bachelor's in psychology and experience as a public school dean, Jeremy combines his knowledge of youth development with his love for education to usher youth to unprecedented academic success.

Jeremy Allen

Academic Coordinator

Jeremy Allen

Program Director

jeremy@theblocchicago.org

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Christina left a successful career in corporate banking to pursue a life of impact with The Bloc. Drawing on her business background, Christina maintains strategic partnerships and maximizes relationships to help The Bloc achieve its ambitious growth objectives.

Christina Garcia

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Christina Garcia

Director of Strategic Initiatives

jcannon@theblocchicago.org

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A graduate of The Bloc studying to become a personal trainer, Corey assists with youth boxing training while working to establish an adult boxing program at The Bloc.

Corey Rowland

Boxing Trainer

Corey Rowland

Program Assistant

corey@theblocchicago.org

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Graduate of The Bloc, former Golden Gloves champion, United States Intercollegiate Boxing Champion, and a senior in college, Tyler has returned to spread a love of boxing to youth who may follow in his footsteps.

Tyler Matthews

Youth Boxing Trainer

Tyler Matthews

Boxing Trainer

Board of Directors

David Stumbras, President
CEO, Marshall Associates
Rodney Brown, VP
Executive Director, North Lawndale Chamber of Commerce
Phil Masters, Secretary
Jamyle Cannon, Treasurer
Jacob Weiner
Google
Zak Rudzki
BLDG
Elena Fresquez
Education Law
Cecelia Alcaraz
Noble Network of Charter Schools
Shakeyna Jeanes
AIU Online
Fernando Beltran
Quo Vadis Performance