We are led and governed by a team of diverse people who love God and are whole-heartedly committed to the well-being of families in Kenosha.
HEAD OF SCHOOL
Justin and his family have been invested in the Wilson neighborhood for many years now, with a growing affection for the families of center-city Kenosha. Justin brings a mixture of academic and professional experience to KCA as Head of School. Prior to launching in 2022, Justin worked for the United States Department of Justice, was a pastor at CrossWay Community Church, and also led the after-school program at Wilson Elementary School, where he oversaw curriculum and managed classroom teachers. Justin earned a bachelor's degree in prelaw from Cedarville University and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has been accepted to the MA program in educational leadership for classical schools at Gordon College, which he will begin in the summer of 2023. He has studied at Oxford University, guest lectured at Baylor University, and is a fellow in the Spreading Hope Network’s Founders Program. Justin is married to Catherine and they live with their three children in the Wilson neighborhood.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS & DEVELOPMENT
Vince has a heart for serving others in the City of Kenosha and brings along with him a unique professional background. He served as a Kenosha police officer for 10 years. Vince left his policing career, seeing the school as an effective way to impact the community. As a Sergeant in the Kenosha Police Department, he was responsible for leading, training and evaluating police officers. In addition to his law enforcement leadership experience, Vince co-founded a local real estate brokerage where he leads and manages a team of real estate agents. Vince also brings a passion for pioneering, often in the form of building organizations and helping those entities become as effective as possible. Vince is married to Brittany and has three sons. His children attend KCA, and Brittany volunteers in the school. They are members of Crossway Community Church.
Jeff Trimark, M.D.
Medical Director, NorthShore University Health System
Jeff has lived in Kenosha since 1997 and serves as an elder at CrossWay Community Church, which he helped plant in 1999. Vocationally, Jeff has been practicing internal medicine since 1997. He currently serves as a clinician educator at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is also a practicing clinician and administrator at NorthShore University Health System in Evanston, Ill. He has been married to Jenny for 30 years and they have two adult sons. Jeff and Jenny homeschooled their kids through eighth grade and experienced first-hand the benefits of a classical Christian education.
Business Analytics Manager, Agile1
Jaran was born in Racine and grew up going to school in Kenosha. He is passionately invested in the Uptown neighborhood. He is a longtime member of 23rd Ave Church of Christ, where he currently serves on the Education and Youth Committee and teaches young adult Bible classes. He has also served as a regular volunteer and mentor at Wilson Elementary's after-school program. He is married to Ashley and the father of six children. Jaran has a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago and an MBA from UW-Parkside. He is a business solutions analyst for Agile1.
BOARD VICE PRESIDENT
Greg Forster, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Greg has worked in the school choice movement for 20 years. Greg is a “Friedman fellow” at EdChoice, a leading national think tank and advocacy organization promoting school choice. He has published 17 studies, co-authored and co-edited books, and has also written more than 200 articles, including in the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal. He currently serves as an assistant professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Greg has a Ph.D. in political theory from Yale University.
CEO, Frontida Assisted Living
Crystal is a principal owner and president of Frontida Assisted Living, a business operating in southeast and northeast Wisconsin. Frontida Assisted Living has been awarded Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplace award for six consecutive years and Crystal was recognized as the Kenosha Area Business Alliance Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018. Crystal has been active in leadership of several non-profit organizations and offers unique perspectives on how government, service agencies, and business can work together to accomplish positive outcomes. She is married to Steve, and they are parents to three children, Evan, Naomi, and Simon. She and her family attend and serve at Christ the King Church in downtown Kenosha.
Pastor, CrossWay Community Church
Josh was born and raised in Kenosha and has spent most of his life in this city, which he is proud to call his hometown. Since 2014, Josh has been a pastor at CrossWay Community Church, serving in a wide variety of roles. His passions include the good news of Jesus Christ, the uniqueness and wonder of people, food, and personal finance. Josh is married to Ruthie and a dad to Olive. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in accounting, was a CPA, and then transitioned to complete his Masters of Divinity at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Teacher, Zion-Benton Township High School
Tiffany joins the KCA Board with nearly 20 years of teaching experience. She's deeply passionate about educational equity and committed to serving diverse school communities. She is currently a doctoral student in the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago. Tiffany is a member of CrossWay Community Church.