Rod Swain
  • Senior Recruitment Manager


Why I Serve: I recruit to bring other young adults into the national service movement, which means so much to me.

Fun Fact: I used to worked as a loose leaf tea salesman

Advice: Have a genuine passion for service and show your commitment to helping children graduate from high school.

Todd Marsh
  • Recruitment Manager


Cleveland- '11 and '12

Why I Serve: I serve because I believe a year of service will spark lifelong leaders, commitment to improving the lives of others

Fun Fact: I grew 7 inches from the beginning of 7th grade until the beginning of 8th grade

Advice: City Year has given me the tools and skills to be the person I want to be in the world. Be open to learning from others as much as possible and immerse yourself in the city you serve.

Eric Barbour
  • Regional Recruitment Manager, Midwest


Sacramento '13 & '14

Why I Serve: I serve because I've experienced the power and transformation that comes with having a positive mentor and role model. I also believe it is our duty and privilege to pay it forward to the communities that raised us.

Fun Fact: Every February I travel to Las Vegas for the U.S. Rugby 7's Tournament.

Advice: Be ready to have your life changed! ...but only if you come in with an open heart and an open mind.