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Executive Directors

Guylaine Saint Juste

Executive Director at Year Up National Capital Region and Year Up Baltimore

Guylaine Saint Juste, fondly called Guy, joined the Year Up team as its Executive Director of the National Capital Region this past September.  Guy is a passionate and spirited leader who believes that a culture of intention is instrumental to growth and transformation.  Her passion is to help Year Up students, her team, stakeholders, to scale, grow, contribute, thrive and prosper.

Prior to joining Year Up, Guy served as the Business Banking Virginia Market Executive at Capital One Bank. She provided strategic oversight, cultivated a culture of purpose and significance, and created a learning organization where a team of banking professionals provided good advice and expertise to clients in the emerging market.

A thought leader with a keen sense of “perceptual acuity”, adept at creating a culture of intention and purpose where human capital grows, learns performs and contributes. She is a dynamic, enterprising and seasoned executive with broad-based management and leadership experience in retail and commercial banking, talent, operational and organizational strategy development, leadership and implementation of major business lines/units to improve performance and profitability, brand development to enhance value and competitive positioning.

Guy is thrilled to be a part of the Year Up movement and she often quotes Dr. Seuss “Oh the places we’ll go…”

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