Administrative Staff


Melissa Alameda
Programming Coordinator
Tom Armstrong
Director of Programming
Alicia Barnatchez
Sr. Program Manager
Yindy Beckim
Vice President of Programming
Christine Courtney
Meaghan Cross
Field Supervisor
Tatiana Dominguez
Vice President of Operations
Jazmine Dugall
Operations Coordinator
Matt Flynt
Program Manager
Carla Gomilla
Sr. Manager of Data Systems
Jenny Greeman
Sr. Program Manager
Susana Han
Operation Systems Assistant
Thom Holme
Digital Strategy Architect
Ali Mercier
Manager of Marketing Content
Daniella Ortiz
Programming Coordinator
Suzanne Otis
Erika Petrelli
Sr. Vice President of Leadership Development
Phil Pierre
Program Manager
Elaine Porcher
Sr. Director of Business Development
Wendell Ramsey
Sr. Director of School and Community Partnerships
Nadley Reid
Finance Coordinator
Lucille Rivin
Sr. Director of Curriculum and Resource Development
Ayanna Sanders
Field Supervisor
Greg Shamie
Director of Staff Development
Blonka Winkfield
Sr. Vice President of Development & Expansion
Ana Zaldarriaga
Sr. Director of Employee Development (Team Lead)
Ray Vicencio
Crowd whisperer. Solutionist. Drummer.
Yindy builds company culture while bridging vision with strategy and action.

An undercover teacher.

Clumsy through life, laughing all the way

Wild and free with my feet on the ground – puzzling through this journey to solutions.

Carla “The Firecracker” Gomilla finds humor in flux to cheer on members of our team and organization. She ensures that high-quality, city-wide programming and initiatives are met with a warm, thoughtful smile. Challenges are met with charming belligerence.
  • Why not be happy?
  • It’s easier to do your best.
  • Never turn down free food.

Thom went to school for modern central Asia studies… this doesn’t necessarily help him in IT, but it does pay off sometimes at trivia night.

Celebrating growth. Offering strategies to help youth, educators and professionals expand their vision, strengthen their skills, and realize their goals.

The runway upon which others take flight.

Transforming possibilities into something real and purposeful.
Always on: seeing potential for making change.

Lucille synthesizes a passion for arts and advocacy with the intuition of a trend spotter in education, answering evolving issues innovatively.

Greg “All In” Shamie – eternal optimist – his fundamental belief in the unlimited power in each individual inspires him to commit his life to unlocking the potential hidden within.

Strategies and solutions, served stylishly. As the VP of Marketing and Development, Blonka works to expand Leadership by writing grants, creating strategic partners, and developing innovative products.
Experiential archeologist: envisioning the future, observing the present, uncovering the past.

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