Executive Team

Sam Schaeffer

Chief Executive Officer
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Samra Haider

President
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Christopher Watler

Executive Vice President
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Yuri Okumura

General Counsel and Head of Compliance
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Sarah Glenn-Leistikow

Deputy Executive Director, California
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Eric Walker

Chief Information Officer
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Mary Bedeau

Deputy Executive Director, NYC
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Jessica Centeno

Deputy Executive Director, Upstate, NY & Midwest Regions
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Patience Lewis-Walker

Deputy Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Region, Southern Regions & Mountain Plains
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Amber Greenleaf

Senior Director, Employee Experience
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Shih-Chang Lu

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
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Nate Garcia

Chief of Staff
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Senior Leadership Team 

Cynthia Brackett

Senior Director, NYC Vocational Services
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Ashley Cheng

Manager, Inclusive Experience
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Thailia Elcock-Bowen

Director, Employee Relations
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Victor Ellis

New York State Regional Director
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Jacqueline Fusco

Regional Director, Mid-Atlantic Region
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Robert Garcia

Director, Controller
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Michelle Guelbart

Senior Director of Development
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Valerie Greenhagen

Regional Director, Central Region
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Christina Johnson

Regional Director, Northern California
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Christine Kidd

Director, Constituent Advancement
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Pamela Lachman

Senior Director, Investment and Power Building
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KaShonda Lawson

Regional Director, Northern California
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Olu Martins

Regional Program Director, Midwest
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Casey Pheiffer

Director, Federal Policy
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Simone Price

Director of Organizing
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Sierra Rigotti

Director, External Affairs Operations
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Genevieve Rimer

Senior Director of Inclusive Hiring
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Matt Sutton

Director of Communications
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Ayanna Teesdale

Director of Financial Operations
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Johanna King-Vespe

Senior Director, Program Services
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Pat Viklund

Director, Strategic Implementation
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Aaron Walling

Regional Director, Southern California
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Dane Worthington

Director, Mobility Foundations
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Board

Emary Aronson

Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Advisor to the CEO, The Robin Hood Foundation
New York, NY

Elizabeth Balfour

Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
San Diego, CA

Brandon Belford

Chief Commercial Officer, Applegreen Electric
New York, NY

Melanca Clark

President and CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation
New York, NY

Bruce Evans

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Deutsche Bank
New York, NY

Katie Beirne Fallon

EVP of Communications, Public Affairs and Policy, Fidelity Investments
Washington, DC

Ellen V. Holloman

Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
New York, NY

Abd’Allah Lateef

Senior Strategist & Racial Equity Specialist, Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth
Philadelphia, PA

Kathryn Mannes

Vice President, Jobs For The Future
Washington, DC

Michael Mendoza

Director of National Advocacy, Anti-Recidivism Coalition
Los Angeles, CA

David Moskovitz

Senior Managing Director, Accenture
New York, NY

Cristine Soto DeBerry

Executive Director, Prosecutors’ Alliance of California
San Francisco, CA

Andrew van der Vord

Global Co-Head of Consumer Retail, Deutsche Bank
New York, NY