FINALIST SELECTION COMMITTEE
Campolindo High School's Entrepreneurship Club members
Founder, Chairman, Former CEO
As Marqeta’s founding CEO from 2010 to 2023, Jason lead the company through its IPO on the NASDAQ (Ticker: MQ) in June 2021 before transitioning into the Executive Chairman role in January 2023. In 2020, Jason was named an E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year and one of the Most Admired CEOs by the San Francisco Business Times. Jason is considered an expert on global electronic payment systems, the fintech ecosystem and entrepreneurship. Jason grew up in New Jersey, where he had numerous businesses that included making and selling tie-dyed T-shirts. Jason graduated from Arizona State University.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
CFO and Controller
Since joining PG&E in 2010, Stephanie Williams has held numerous positions in Finance and Risk, including: serving as Vice President, Business Finance and Planning; leading the Corporate Accounting's Technical Accounting and the International Financial Reporting Standards teams; serving as the Director of IT Business Finance and Director of Business Finance Gas Operations; and leading Business Finance Electric Operations. Prior to PG&E, Williams was at Ernst and Young, where she became a certified public accountant. Williams is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
Girls Crushing It
Founder & CEO
Roxanne Christophe is the founder & CEO of Girls Crushing It, a Bay Area-based nonprofit delivering entrepreneurship programming that cultivates confidence and leadership skills in girls ages 8-18. Through partnerships with Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center and Square, she expanded Girls Crushing It nationally, serving more than 5,000 participants since 2018. Prior to Girls Crushing It, Roxanne founded Pampered Pixel, a publishing firm that partnered with Shutterfly to offer bespoke photobook services. She earned a BA in Communication from Tulane University and an MA in Public Relations from the University of Houston.
As President of thredUP, a pioneer in powering the $36bn apparel resale market, Anthony is responsible for the profitable growth of the thredUP marketplace. Before thredUP, Anthony was on the leadership team of Virgin Group, leading its investment program and product innovation teams in North America. As Managing Partner, he led the creation of multiple Virgin businesses, including Virgin Money, Virgin Voyages and Virgin Hotels. Anthony previously was a Principal at Venrock and worked closely with start-up founders to develop highly-disruptive products and scale their businesses through periods of rapid growth. Anthony is a graduate of Princeton and Harvard Business School.
Moon Blossom Collection
Maya started Moon Blossom Collection in 2020 during the Covid lockdown. With nearly 10,000 followers on Instagram, Moon Blossom Collection provides affordable jewelry and accessories to customers around the world. Her prior business, Maya’s Henna, was forced to close during the pandemic due to the in-person nature of henna tattooing. Maya created the Contra Costa Shark Tank youth competition to encourage other young entrepreneurs. She is on the Teen Advisory Board of Girls Crushing It, an organization that supports girls interested in entrepreneurship, and the President of Campolindo High School’s Entrepreneurship Club.