As the father of twin boys and an accountant by trade, no one understands the importance of starting financial education at a young age more than JA Volunteer Orin Schepps.
On Saturday, April 6, 2019, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington presented the first annual JA Spark Tank Competition, the culminating Shark Tank-style pitch competition and exposition for all JA Company Program® students in the region. The event was hosted at Marymount University – Ballston Center in Arlington, VA.
A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that 63 percent of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by the age of 30, meaning that more than a third of teens surveyed do not hold this belief. The survey is being released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, which is April.
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Board members: Julie Coons of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, John Durrant of Capital One, Cecilia Hodges of M&T Bank, Eric Lewis of BB&T, and Neil Smith of CrossCountry Consulting.
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Board members: Jonathan Aberman of Amplifier Ventures, Mark Rothman of MYTA Technologies, Jacob Streit of HSBC, Rishi Vyas of PNC Wealth Management, and Tien Wong of Lore Systems.