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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Cathy Morgan
Executive Director, Maryland
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Trina Clark James
Executive Director, Missouri
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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
Associate Director, Corporate 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
Kathryn Harriman
Marketing Manager, Digital Media
Joanna Rouse
Program Marketing Manager
Mark Robinson
Grant Writer
Amanda Santiago
Volunteer Projects Specialist
Abigail Hazel
Research & Data Analyst
Yanna Rosario
Human Resource Specialist
New York
Helen Kogan
Executive Director, New York
Theresa Suarez-Johnson
Program Director, Brooklyn
Meghan Brown
Program Director Harlem
Nelson Abbott
Program Manager Advanced Training Programs
Kashif Jones
National Training Instructor for Tech Fundamentals
Fahad Javaid
Senior Instructor, Cybersecurity
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
Tylencia Selph
Social Support Manager, Brooklyn
Careline Ruiz
Social Support Manager, Harlem
Katie Wilt
Internship Placement Manager
Selina Faulkner
Alumni Engagement Specialist, Brooklyn
Asia Miller
Social Support Manager
Joseph Rodriguez
Technical Instructor, Harlem
Alexis Perez-Gonzalez
Alumni Engagement Specialist, Harlem
Christopher Chan
Technical Instructor, Brooklyn
Ryan Bharat
Student Recruiter
Lloyd Brown
Assistant Technical Instructor
Lissette Ventura
Assistant Technical Instructor
Latifah Thomas
Assistant Technical Instructor
New Jersey
Bea Tassot
Executive Director, New Jersey, National Liaison for Military Strategy & Programs
Michael Rasmussen
Program Director
Wilson Santiago
Internship Placement Manager
Kendall Givens
Career Placement Manager
Nicollette Vaillant
Social Support Manager
Edwin Rosado
Technical Instructor
Julio Zelaya
Technical Instructor
Anna Perrotti
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Chelsea Gioffre
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Mailen (May) Nguyen
Assistant Technical Instructor
Missouri
Trina Clark James
Executive Director, St. Louis
Adande Lane
Program Director
Anthony Lemons
Placement Director
D. Marie Thornton
Recruitment and Admission Manager
Tia Byrd
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Aziza Harris
Social Support Manager
Amanda Hunt
Career Placement Manager
Ebonie Young
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Ben Kesler
Internship Placement Manager
Sayed Kazimi
Assistant Technical Instructor
Courtney Walker
Assistant Technical Instructor
Texas
Russ Medina
Executive Director, Texas
Brittany Worden
Program Director
Thomas Brown
Technical Instructor
Scott Smith
Placement Director
Connie Rios
Internship Placement Manager
Adrian Silva
Program Manager, DOL
Maricza Mckenzie
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Clifton Bland
Career Placement Manager
Akriti Sharma
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Emmanuel Asare Kumah
Social Support Manager
Haley Tyler
Development Manager
Daniel Frye
Technical Instructor
Rubiela Crowder
Assistant Technical Instructor
Maryland
Cathy Morgan
Executive Director, Maryland
Demetrius Goodwin
Program Director
Sidney Wilson
Placement Director
Kwane Wyatt
Career Placement Manager
Jaquetta Graham
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Jor'Danna Bogan-Davis
Social Support Manager
Cameron Dyson
Technical Instructor
Calvin Greenway
Technical Instructor
Aviance Morris
Internship Placement Manager
Diamond Staley
Assistant Technical Instructor
California
Bea Tassot
Interim Executive Director
Pedro Remotti
Program Director
Leo Corella
Placement Director
Anne Donker
Development Director
Victor Aguirre
Career Placement Manager
Jason Arana
Intern Placement Manager
Symone Colon
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Corey Hashimoto
Recruitment and Admissions Manager
Hashim Khader
Internship Placement Manager
Ron Kendall
Assistant Technical Instructor
Justin Bullard
Social Support Manager
Francisco Alfaro
Technical Instructor
James "Jim" Rodriguez
Technical Instructor
Loc Bao
Internship Placement Manager