Management Team

George Guerrero
Co-Founder

George Guerrero earned a BS from the School of Management of SUNY Binghamton and later followed that up with an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Today he heads the information management operations team of the Funds Management Group (FMG) of AXA Financial. Trained in the tenets of Six Sigma, he applies statistical and technical analysis to help FMG manage over $60 billion in assets. In his role as an AXA Way Black belt for the group, he provides fact-based technical and operational solutions to meet fiduciary mandates, organizational demands and realize continual, replicable efficiency and effectiveness gains. George plans to lend his expertise in these areas to establish a solid foundation upon which CHANCE can grow and extend its reach.

Born and raised in the New York metropolitan area, he could imagine no better place to earn his education and build a career.

Beverly Oden
Co-Founder

Beverly Oden earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Stanford University. She went on to earn her Masters degree across the Bay at the University of California, Berkeley where she studied Journalism with an emphasis on Documentary Film.

Beverly excelled at the sport of volleyball and earned a full athletic scholarship to Stanford University where her team won an NCAA Championship in 1992. She went on to represent the United States as a member of the USA Volleyball team at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Since graduate school, Beverly has worked in the journalism and documentary fields and founded Four in the Fire Productions, a video production company, in Orange County.

Beverly grew up in Irvine, CA, a suburban Orange County community one hour south of Los Angeles. She considers herself fortunate to have had access to great community schools and has always appreciated and enjoyed academic pursuits.

Dawn Staley
Co-Founder

Dawn Staley graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Communications Studies and is currently working on her MBA at Temple University. Ms. Staley, won Olympic Gold in 1996 in Atlanta, in 2000 in Sydney, and in 2004 in Athens as a member of the U.S. women’s basketball team, was an 8-year veteran of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA),  served as the head women’s basketball coach at Temple University for seven seasons, and is currently the head coach at the University of South Carolina.

Ms. Staley created the Dawn Staley Foundation (DSF) in the fall of 1996. The foundation is dedicated to building a future of hope for at-risk youth by providing opportunities to help them realize their dreams and become productive and responsible citizens. The foundation has started an after-school project, a basketball league, clinics and an annual event called “Dawn Staley: Day in the Park”. Her efforts have reached tens of thousands of young people in the North Central Philadelphia area.

A native of the City of Brotherly Love, Ms. Staley has been honored on numerous occasions for her work with inner-city Philadelphia children through the foundation that bears her name, winning the 1999 WNBA Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, and the 1998 American Red Cross Spectrum Award, which celebrates women who have made outstanding contributions to their communities. She was selected by the U.S. delegation of athletes to serve as the flag bearer as the athletes march into the stadium in Athens for opening ceremonies.

Angela Taylor
Co-Founder

Angela Taylor completed her undergraduate degree in Economics at Stanford University while playing on the women’s basketball team that won two NCAA National Championships. She then went on to earn her MBA, with an emphasis on Marketing and Management, from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

After completing her undergraduate degree, Ms. Taylor spent four years coaching women’s basketball at the collegiate level, nine years as an executive (most recently as Senior Director of Player Personnel) with the Women’s National Basketball Association, 3 years as Vice-President of Business Operations with the Minnesota Lynx, and is currently Vice-President & General Manager with the Washington Mystics.

Ms. Taylor was born and raised in Mountain Home, Idaho a rural town located approximately 40 miles from the state capitol in Boise. Angela grew to understand the value of an education and capitalized on the many opportunities that were presented to her primarily because of the dynamic impact her parents had on her decisions.

Over her twenty years in collegiate and professional athletics, Ms. Taylor has developed an extensive network of contacts in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education as well as in the entertainment and sports industries. CHANCE will draw upon these relationships to help with establishing a strong brand image.