Meet our Staff
Founder and CEO
Grossman is a passionate backpacker, diver, skier, and hiker. Motivated by his experiences in the arts, music, and Scouting, he encourages youth to explore the world in a whole new way through the activities and events provided by the Felix Ventures Foundation. Today you can find him participating the program's camping, museum, and backpacking trips.
Yuridia Duran was introduced to the program at the end of her sophomore year at Workman High School. She quickly fell in love with Felix ventures and became the President her senior year in 2002. As a college student, she came back to help and joined the staff team in 2004.
Some of her favorite memories as a student were her first backpacking trip to Mt. Baden Powell and the Sierra Nevada mountains. As an advisor, she uses her experiences to provide insight and suggestions to the Felix Ventures Staff.
Andrea Chavez was introduced to the program at a young age, due to her family's involvement. She fell in love with Felix ventures and became the Vice President of her senior year in 2018. As a college student, she came back to contribute and joined the staff in January of 2019.
Her favorite memories as a student were car camping trips and rock climbing. She made friendships that would last a lifetime. As a Coordinator, she uses her experiences to provide insight and suggestions to the Felix Ventures Staff.