About

Our Team

Joan Barclay

Chief Operating and Financial Officer
National

Ruby Berlin

Assistant Development Manager
National

A’mari Bing-Way

Assistant Communications Manager
National

Patricia Ayres Crawford

Director of Philanthropy
National

Amy Cress

Executive Director of The Sorkin Center
National

Wendy Gualtieri

Managing Director of The Sorkin Center
National

Courtney Howell

Assistant Program Manager
National

Suzanne B. Laporte

President
National

Rumbidzai Mufuka

Strategic Advisor, National Expansion
National

Suzanne Piner

Director of Communications
National

Tonya Miles

Program Manager
Washington, DC

Alexandra Rivera

Associate Program Manager
Washington, DC

Hallie Smith

Executive Director
Washington, DC

Shelley Dinehart

Program Manager
Philadelphia

Melinda K. Johnson, EdD

Executive Director
Philadelphia

Megan Tomey

Associate Program Manager
Philadelphia

Melissa Rodriguez Lapica

Managing Director, Consulting Programs
Chicago

Brigitte Ozzello

Managing Director, Development and Partnerships
Chicago

Natalie Tessler

Executive Director
Chicago