National Homestay Director
Krista Mainess, National Homestay Director, has over 25 years’ experience in managing large government departments. These
have been spread over many cities and states. She understands the need for effective communication, especially considering the distance the student is from their parents most of the time. The A+ Homestay program is the foundational support program that makes the student’s
time in school that much more effective. Krista’s leadership of the Homestay Managers is what makes the program so successful.
David is a fully trained accountant and has been involved in the field of education for many years. He was the Business Manager for two different schools.
David brings financial perspective to all of the services offered. He analyzes each potential project implementation to make sure that it makes financial sense for the school, and that all elements are accounted for adequately.
Jane was born and raised in Michigan and attended HOPE College where she was a student athlete playing soccer, volleyball, and tennis. She graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Education and a K-12 teaching certificate.
She has been working in the field of international education for the past 10 years. She has visited several different countries including China and Russia. Jane is married and has 4 children. In her spare time, she coaches high school tennis, plays pickleball, volunteers with her church, and advocates for young adults with disabilities.
Golf Program Facilitator
David attended Liberty University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. He has more than 40 years of experience in public speaking including schools, universities and as a host on a radio station.
He has spoken in many schools in China and has now joined our team as the spokes person for our exclusive golf program manged by Carl Rabito.