Our Team

The Whole Life Learning Mentors

  • Michael Carberry

    WLLC's Director & Co-Founder - Michael graduated from the University of Illinois in 2006 with a…

  • Caroline Riley Carberry

    WLLC's Co-Founder & Co-Director. Caroline is a Texas native who grew up in the garden…

  • Bining Taylor

    Office Manager and Director of Admissions. 

  • Debra Martinez

    Director of Early Childhood and Lead Mentor for the Ruby Class. Debra graduated in 2000…

  • Gia Bendandi

    Assistant Mentor for the Ruby Class & Lead Mentor for Freedom Fridays. Born in São…

  • Lori Dinsmore

    Lead Mentor for the Sapphire Class - Lori grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she…

  • Nico Romo

    Lead Mentor for the Amethyst Class & Friday Explorations. Nico Romo's passion as an educator is…

  • Adam Whitney

    Lead Mentor for the Opal Class & Program Director for Friday Explorations. Adam was born to…

  • Cheryl Dore

    Events Coordinator and Extended Care Mentor. Cheryl knew from the age of 6 that she…