Jared Gould is the State Field Director for Baylor University's Texas Hunger Initiative (THI). He oversees hiring, training, and performance of all THI field staff and AmeriCorps VISTA. He earned bachelor’s degrees in Communication and History and a master’s degree in Communication from Stephen F. Austin State University, and post-masters certification in Education Administration from Lamar University. Jared has 11 years of experience working in a variety of educational settings and nonprofit organizations. While working in a variety of roles, prior to joining THI he was a high school principal.