Our Team

  • Nancy

    Nancy Peters-Lewis, Executive Director/Advisor - nancy@jacksoncac.org

    Nancy Peters-Lewis joined the CCAC team as Executive Director in the Fall of 2014. Before joining the CCAC, Nancy was the Education Director and Community Outreach Coordinator for the YMCA in Battle Creek.  Prior to that, she served as the LCAN Coordinator of the Greater Albion College Access Network. Nancy is a Jackson, Michigan native and a proud alumna of Jackson High School.

    Ms. Peters-Lewis obtained her Bachelor of Economics and International Studies from Albion College, where she also minored in French. She continued on to acquire her Masters in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University. Throughout her professional career, she has served in various capacities within government, non-profit, education, and business arenas; with a strong focus on providing equal access to programming for underrepresented populations.

    Nancy spends her personal time reading, running, biking, swimming, and enjoying the Arts.  She also appreciates the togetherness she finds with her husband and six children.

    Favorite Quote: 

    "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."  Margaret Mead 

    Specialty Areas:

    Leadership and Management • Fundraising and Grant Writing • Communications • Business Direction and Strategic Planning • Public Relations • Organizational Management • Agency and Staff Evaluation • Community Advising/Presenting/Speaking

  • brian

    Brian Green, College & Career Advisor/Co-Office Community Initiatives Coordinator - brian@jacksoncac.org

    Brian Green is a Jackson native.  A graduate of Michigan Center High School, Brian continued his education at Eastern Michigan University, where he studied Language, and the University of Michigan; receiving his BA in Communications.

    Brian returned to further his education at Baker College of Jackson; building core competencies in Human Services and Psychology. It is through a Baker internship that Brian arrived at the College & Career Access Center. After the term, he was hired to assist in the Summer Melt Program; later transitioning into an advisor position. 

    In his free time, Mr. Green serves the Jackson community as a volunteer and mentor. Brian is also a dedicated father who enjoys spending quality time with his daughter; particularly developing culinary skills together. Brian's other interests include: writing fiction and poetry, long distance running, and musical performance.

    Favorite Quote:

    “I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you possess is a hammer, to treat every problem as if it were a nail.” - Abraham Maslow

    Specialty Areas:

    Newsletters • Press Releases • Marketing Initiatives • Monthly Scholarships • Website Maintenance • Social Media • Summer Outreach • Internship Coordination • Juniors Over the Local Circuit Coordination • Kids2College/Pathways to Professional Skilled Trades Coordination • Special Projects Support • Fund Drive Support • Summer Outreach • College & Career Advising • Training Mentor

    Brian Advises:

    • Michigan Center High School
    • Springport High School
  • Mary

    Mary Rodriguez, College & Career Advisor/Co-Office Community Initiatives Coordinator - mstanley@jacksoncac.org

     Mary Rodriguez is a native of Morenci, Michigan. Ms. Rodriguez studied at Baker College of Jackson, where she earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services. Along with her busy schedule as the CCAC's Office Community Initiatives Coordinator, Data Specialist, and College and Career Advisor to Columbia Central, and Hanover Horton High Schools, Mary is currently pursuing her Master of Social Work degree at Eastern Michigan University.

     In her free time, Mary is an avid gamer and enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, 4-wheeling, and snowmobiling. Mary is also an artist with a love of photography, especially subjects found in wildlife and nature settings. Fun Fact: Ask Mary about the cow incident.

    Favorite Quote: 

    "I have so many things to do today! Go home early, eat snacks and finish the rest of my game" - Usagi

    Specialty Areas:

    Data Compilation • Office Scheduling and Maintenance • Internship and Volunteer Support • Summer Melt Coordination • Board and Team Meeting Support •  Juniors Over the Local Circuit Coordination • Kids2College/Pathways to Professional Skilled Trades Coordination • Special Projects Support • Fund Drive Support • Summer Outreach  • College & Career Advising

    Mary Advises:

    • Columbia Central High School
    • Hanover Horton High School
  • Travis

    Travis Miller, College & Career Advisor - tmiller@jacksoncac.org

    Travis Miller was born and raised in Brooklyn, Michigan where he graduated from Columbia Central High School. Travis went on to study at Indiana Wesleyan University; earning his Bachelor of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Mathematics. Mr. Miller brings a wealth of experience in the college planning process to his position. Before arriving to the College & Career Access Center, he spent four years working in college admissions and financial aid at Marygrove College as well as Madonna University.

    In his free time, Travis enjoys watching sports, playing video games, and spending time with his cat and dog, Anakin and Major.  

    Favorite Quote:

    “Some people want to see you fail. Disappoint them.” – Anonymous

    Specialty Areas:

    Career Assessment • Cover Letters/Resumes • Soft Skills/Interviewing Skills • Job Shadowing • Employment Exploration • Scholarships • FAFSA Completion • College & Skilled Trades Applications • Presentation Construction • Summer Outreach 

    Travis Advises:

    • Grass Lake High School
    • Vandercook Lake High School
    • Western High School
  • Megan Pitts

    Megan Pitts, College & Career Advisor - mpitts@jacksoncac.org

    Megan Pitts was born and raised in Danville, Virginia and recently moved to Michigan. She attended the University of Virginia, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Before joining the CCAC, Megan worked as a High School Career Coach and a Student Success Coach at Danville Community College, where she helped students create a post-secondary plan and navigate through academic barriers within higher education. 

    In her free time, Megan loves working on different craft projects and spending time with her husband and their dog, Lacey.

    Favorite Quote:

    “Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” - Walt Disney

    Specialty Areas:

    Juniors Over the Local Circuit Coordination • Kids2College/Pathways to Professional Skilled Trades Coordination • Special Projects Support • Fund Drive Support • Employment Exploration • Scholarships • FAFSA Completion • College & Skilled Trades Applications • Summer Outreach • College & Career Advising

    Megan Advises:

    • East Jackson High School
    • Napoleon High School
    • Northwest High School
  • Tevin

    Tevin Mojume, College & Career Advisor - tmojume@jacksoncac.org

    Tevin Mojume was born and raised in the Metro Detroit region. Tevin graduated from Spring Arbor University with his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling at Spring Arbor University. Tevin’s dream is to become a school counselor where he will have the opportunity to work with students and help equip them with the necessary tools to succeed. 

    In his free time, Tevin enjoys watching and playing sports, spending time with family and friends, watching anime, and playing video games. Tevin also enjoys cooking and going for bike rides.

    Favorite Quote:

    “Growth occurs when one goes beyond one’s limits. Realizing that is also a part of training.” – Itachi Uchiha

    Specialty Areas:

    Career Assessment • Cover Letters/Resumes • Soft Skills/Interviewing Skills • Job Shadowing • Employment Exploration • Scholarships • FAFSA Completion • College & Skilled Trades Applications • Presentation Construction • Summer Outreach 

    Tevin Advises:

    • Concord High School
    • DaVinci Institute High School
    • Jackson High School
  • Stacy

    Stacy Bell, Finance Coordinator - stacy@jacksoncac.org

    Stacy Bell, a native of Kalamazoo, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Spanish from the University of Michigan, and continued on to acquire her Masters of Business Administration from Western Michigan University. Prior to joining the CCAC, Stacy worked for PNC Bank as a Treasury Management Officer and Business Banker.

    Stacy now resides in Jackson with her husband and daughters. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, attending college football games and spending family time in northern Michigan.

    Favorite Quote: 

    "When writing the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen." - Unknown

    Specialty Areas:

    Payroll • Annual Fund Drive • Accounts Payable/Receivable • Preparation of Financial Reports Budget and Audit Review