Foundation Team

Sue Grant

Founder/Volunteer CEO

Sue Grant is a visionary whose passion for giving the gift of literacy to struggling readers has fueled the formation and success of The Literacy Project. Grant's focus on her college education in psychology forged a desire to help troubled youth and thus began a lifelong journey to help those who needed it most.

Laura Redd Rubin

Regional Director

As Regional Director, Laura is a consulting professional and brings more than 40 years of executive management and philanthropic experience to The Literacy Project. Laura Rubin’s extensive background in everything from managing complex organizational structures to planning annual special events helps The Literacy Project with effective communication and solid relationships with educators, volunteers, and supporters.

Allison Alvarez

Operations Director

As Operations Director, Allison is a consulting professional supporting and contributing to the forward-flowing growth and success of The Literacy Project. With over 28 years of business experience as CEO of an industry leading distribution company, Allison brings insight and experience to the efficiency and organization of TLP while maintaining best business practices. Allison currently serves as Client Services Manager with Executive Coaches of Orange County in addition to coaching non-profit leaders in the Orange County community. She and her husband enjoy traveling and spending time with their new grandbaby.