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Board of Directors and Senior Leadership


Executive Team

James Winans
President & CEO
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Karen E. Gaines, MBA
Chief Financial Officer

Cheryl Mitchell, LMSW
Chief Program Officer

Isabella White, MSc-HRM, MSEd, MDiv, SHRM-SCP
Chief Human Resources Officer

President Emeritus

Edward Morgan
New York, NY

Program Leaders

Robert DeGuzman
Senior Director, Program Effectiveness & Strategy

Thomas Jones
Director, Mont Lawn Camp

Deborah Smith
Program Director, Choose Help

Administrative Leaders

Elizabeth Caraballo, Esq.
General Counsel, Senior Director, Risk Management

Brian Ourien
Director, Brand Marketing & Communications

Emily Reasor
Director, Human Resources

Development Leaders

Karl Chan
Interim Senior Director, Partnerships & Strategy

Kim Collins
Interim Senior Director, Major Gifts & Development Operations

Melanie Donato
Director, Direct Response Marketing

Ellen Hwang
Director, Volunteer Services & Events

James Macklin
Director, Outreach

Emily Solway
Executive Advisor, Development

Board of Directors

Scott Stephenson, Chair
Former Chairman, CEO and President of Verisk Analytics
Chairman of Buckle
Jersey City, NJ

Bryan Cho
Executive Vice President
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New York, NY

Summer Ellis
Certified Public Accountant, Retired
New York, NY

Gini Elmore
Bloomington, IN

John P. Goetz
Managing Principal & Co-Chief Investment Officer
Pzena Investment Management
New York, NY

Addison Hardy
Senior Program Financial Analyst
MAG Aerospace
Tinton Falls, NJ

Pamela Leggett
Upper Montclair, NJ

Charles W. Veth
Founder & President
CVM, Inc.
Madison, CT

Rev. Dr. Leon D. Williams, Jr.
Senior Pastor, Praise Tabernacle, Albany, NY
Executive Director, Stand Ministries Outreach Center
Brooklyn, NY

Laura Woodard
New York, NY

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