Meet the Team

Latasha Wilson Batch, M.S., Executive Director

Latasha Wilson Batch, M.S., serves as the Executive Director of Best of the Batch Foundation. The role and the Foundation’s mission is her passion. The passion empowers Latasha to fulfill the vision of making the impossible, possible for countless …

Ryan McConnell, Director of Operations

Ryan McConnell is a life-long resident of Steel Valley, currently living in Munhall. As Director of Operations with Best of the Batch Foundation, Ryan fulfills his desire to help the families of the Steel Valley area. Ryan’s family is the center o…

RyKai Wright, STEAM and Volunteer Coordinator

RyKai Wright serves as our STEAM and Volunteer Coordinator for the Batch Foundation. As the STEAM Coordinator, she assists with creating hands-on, quality STEAM programming for middle school participants, and develops curriculum materials and learnin…

Kelsey Thompson, Program Manager

Kelsey, originally from Honey Brook, PA, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016, where she earned a degree in Administration of Justice with a concentration in Adult and Juvenile Corrections and a minor in Political Science with a concen…

Jasmine Costello, Coro Fellow

Jasmine is a current Coro fellow placed at the Best of the Batch Foundation to increase support and resources to students placed in the credit recovery program. Jasmine has worked as a middle school Science teacher, and in administrative roles in two…