Leadership Team & Staff

Leadership Team

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Bertina Ceccarelli
Chief Executive Officer
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Kim Mitchell
Vice President, Program Development & Operations
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Felecia Webb
Vice President, Philanthropy
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Patrick Cohen
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
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Binta Vann-Joseph
Vice President, Marketing
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Tom Sussman
Vice President, Finance & Business Operations
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Melody Brown
Executive Director, Human Resources
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Robert Vaughn
Executive Director National Instructor Institute
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Bea Tassot
Executive Director, New Jersey, National Liaison for Military Strategy & Programs
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Helen Kogan
Executive Director, New York
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Trina Clark James
Executive Director, Missouri
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Camille Walker Banks
Executive Director, Michigan
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Russ Medina
Executive Director, Texas

US Army (Retired)

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Chris Starling
Executive Director, California

US Marine Corps (Retired)

Regional Staff

Headquarters (NY)
Dale Ann Brooks
Development Director, East
Leah Cullum
National Director of Operations
Abby Shapiro
Director, Development Operation & Analytics
Gary Scharfman
Director, Corporate & Foundation Grants
Matt Velez
Director, Strategic Partnerships
Haniyyah Glenn
Senior Program Manager
Katharine Riggle
Senior Marketing Manager, Cultivation
Michelle Pedraza
Senior Grant Writer
Ashley Desroches
Manager, Salesforce Operations & Data Analytics
Tara Penny
Strategic Partnerships Program Manager
Kelli Antonucci
Volunteer Program Manager
Joanna Rouse
Program Marketing Manager
Mark Robinson
Grant Writer
Trudy Adams
Grant Writer
Abigail Hazel
Research & Data Analyst
Yanna Rosario
Human Resource Specialist
Amanda Santiago
Volunteer Projects Specialist
Antonio Ruggiero
Financial Analyst
Jaron Castilleja
System Data Analyst
Marguerite Durret
Senior Executive Assistant, Board Liaison
New York
Helen Kogan
Executive Director, New York
Theresa Suarez-Johnson
Program Director, Brooklyn
Meghan Brown
Program Director, Harlem
Nelson Abbott
Program Manager, Advanced Programs
Kashif Jones
National Training Instructor for Tech Fundamentals
Fahad Javaid
National Training Manager, Advanced Programs
Nelson Resto
Senior Career Placement Manager, Brooklyn
Lawrence Rossiano
Internship Placement Manager, Harlem
Corinne Bletz
Social Support Manager
Mattid Haspil
Career Placement Manager
Lisa Lowe
Recruitment and Admissions Manager, Brooklyn
Lainie Marte
Recruitment and Admissions Manager, Harlem
Alexis Perez-Gonzalez
Alumni Engagement Specialist, Harlem
Careline Ruiz
Social Support Manager, Harlem
Katie Wilt
Internship Placement Manager, Brooklyn
Amanda Aguilar
Alumni Engagement Specialist, Brooklyn
Asia Miller
Social Support Manager, Brooklyn
Joseph Rodriguez
Technical Instructor, Harlem
Ryan Hall
Career Placement Manager
Christopher Chan
Technical Instructor, Brooklyn
Andrew Jung
Technical Instructor, Cloud Computing
Dennis Sullivan
Internship Placement Manager, Brooklyn
Ryan Bharat
Student Recruiter
Lloyd Brown
Assistant Technical Instructor
Latifah Thomas
Assistant Technical Instructor
Javita Nauth
Social Support Manager
New Jersey
Bea Tassot
Executive Director, New Jersey, National Liaison for Military Strategy & Programs
Michael Rasmussen
Program Director
Sereyna Wallace
Placement Director
Kendall Givens
Career Placement Manager
Nicollette Vaillant
Senior Social Support Manager
Wilson Santiago
Internship Placement Manager
Julio Zelaya
Technical Instructor
Anna Perrotti
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Derick Felix
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Sara Herman
Social Support Manager
Brahima Jules Soumahoro
Technical Instructor
Chelsea Gioffre
Alumni Engagement Specialist
D'Angelo Stowe
Career & Internship Placement Manager
Ricky Green
Internship Placement Manager
Joy Osahon
Social Support Manager
Kevin Bacon
Technical Instructor
Missouri
Trina Clark James
Executive Director, St. Louis
Adande Lane
Program Director
Anthony Lemons
Placement Director
Amanda Hunt
Career Placement Manager
Tia Byrd
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Aziza Harris
Social Support Manager
Courtney Walker
Assistant Technical Instructor
Ebonie Young
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Ben Kesler
Internship Placement Manager
Shaylon Moorehead
Career Placement Manager
Robert White III
Social Support Manager
Cauiterra Matthews
Recruitment & Admissions Manager
Sayed Kazimi
Assistant Technical Instructor
Brianna Goodrum
Assistant Technical Instructor
Adelaide Aboagye
Assistant Technical Instructor
Michael Gonzalez-Rubio
Technical Instructor
Texas
Russ Medina
Executive Director, Texas
Brittany Worden
Program Director
Mack Campbell
Development Director
Scott Smith
Placement Director
Connie Rios
Internship Placement Manager
Adrian Silva
National Apprenticeship Manager
Maricza Mckenzie
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Clifton Bland
Career & Internship Placement Manager
Akriti Sharma
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Haley Tyler
Research and Development Manager
Daniel Frye
Technical Instructor
Thomas Brown
Technical Instructor
Darius Johnson
Student Recruiter
Brittany Waites-Harrington
Social Support Manager
Abdul Hafiz
SR. Technical Instructor/Curriculum Developer
Rubiela Crowder
Assistant Technical Instructor
D'Andrea Jefferson
Coding Assistant Technical Instructor
Maryland
Demetrius Goodwin
Program Director
Sidney Wilson
Placement Director
Aviance Morris
Internship Placement Manager
Jonathan Freeman
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Kyle Wise
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Jor'Danna Bogan-Davis
Social Support Manager
Cameron Dyson
Technical Instructor
William Davis
Technical Instructor, Advanced Cyber Security
Fancie Kirby
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Winnola Chesney
Social Support Manager
Calvin Greenway
Technical Instructor
Christian Reeves
Internship Placement Manager
William Davis
Technical Instructor, Advanced Cybersecurity
Diamond Staley
Assistant Technical Instructor
California
Chris Starling
Executive Director, California
Pedro Remotti
Program Director
Federico Pacheco
Development Director
Leo Corella
Placement Director
Mikala Hughes
Social Support Manager
Jason Arana
Internship Placement Manager
Corey Hashimoto
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Francisco Alfaro
Technical Instructor
Ron Kendall
Assistant Technical Instructor
Emily Bolanos
Social Support Manager
Michigan
Camille Walker Banks
Executive Director, Michigan
Kevin Weeks
Program Director
Alicia Pearlman
Technical Instructor