C-Level Team

The C-Level Team ensures that all components of this service are in check and also crafts plans for future growth.
All C-Level Team members are also tutors.

Stanley Zhao, American

Chief Communications Officer

Hi! My name is Stanley and I am a freshman at Vanderbilt University. I joined Kata Tutoring to share my passion for tutoring and helping the community. I am interested in discussing politics, playing the saxophone, and unsuccessfully dieting. I am passionate about immigration law, health care reform, and equal educational opportunities.


Ashley Parker, American

Chief Marketing Officer

I am a student with a passion for market planning and global business. In school, I serve as the Vice President of Member Involvement for our FBLA chapter, am an SGA senator, and previously served as the DECA Vice President of Chapter Events. For the past three years, I have been competing on the regional, state, and international stage in DECA and FBLA. My events (International Business Plan, Marketing Communications, Marketing, and Global Business) have imparted useful knowledge on the realm of business, as well as assisted in my problem-solving and decision-making skills.


Justin Banh, Chinese-American

Chief Operating Officer

Greetings, my name is Justin, and I am proud to live and study at The Gateway to Silicon Valley. This organization is an amazing example of people from all backgrounds coming together to help others, and through it, I hope to replicate the joy I have felt and seen from classmates I have tutored. Youth are the future, and Kara Tutoring contributes to the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 4 - Quality Education. I am also very passionate about my involvement in various city and county climate action committees. I also have varying degrees of fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese, Teochew, and French.


Iris Fleming, American

Chief Financial Officer

My name is Iris and I’m a student in high school. I love math and science, and I’m glad to be in a position where I can potentially help others.


Katherine Forbes, American

Chief Information Officer

Hi! I’m Katherine, a senior at The Academy of Science and Technology in Houston, Texas. My hobbies include dancing, tennis, DECA, and playing the violin. In the future I hope to either major in business or the medical field, and I have a huge passion for learning! I’m super excited to be able to do something good for the community through this organization and I love being able to help others, whether it be tutoring for AP classes or SAT practice!


Dylan Nguyen, American

Chief Technology Officer & Chief of Staff

I am a Junior at a High School in Virginia. My interests include programming, cybersecurity, Linux, and computers. In my free time I find myself messing around with technology of all sorts. My current project is building an autonomous drone! In the future I hope to pursue a major in either Computer Science or Cyber Security.