Wes Bender

Project Consultant

Wes has more than 25 years of educational experience, including 15 years at the University of Maryland teaching and coordinating EMS and injury prevention. He also has years of event/exhibit management experience, which makes him perfect for his job as a liaison to program partners, coordinating Safe Kids presence and messaging at national events and conferences. Based in the Los Angeles area, Wes is frequently called upon by Hollywood celebrities to assist with their child safety needs and concerns. “I love being part of the team that will make child safety a cause.”

Wyatt Becquette

Information Technology Manager

“I have an adorable little niece. By working at Safe Kids, I get to be the ‘cool’ uncle but still know how to help her stay safe.”

Wyatt provides desktop support for Safe Kids employees, ensures compliance with technology advances and assists with the intranet. Before working at Safe Kids, he worked at NACCRRA as a Windows system administrator, KEI Pearson as a network system administrator and Grand Hyatt as an assistant management information system manager

Zhong Zheng

Program Intern

Zhong (John) is a graduate of State University of New York at Albany, where he earned an MA degree in Health Communication. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Anhui University, P. R. China. He is interested in behavioral intervention, ICT4D, social dynamics, and program evaluation.