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National Staff

Deborah Bial, Ed.D., President + Founder
Gyulnara Barnett, National Director of Posse Consulting
Sarah Beckley, Development Assistant
Rico Blancaflor, Senior Advisor, Creative Content
Faith Brewer, Program Design + Implementation Specialist
Jaime Leiva Cabrera, Development Specialist
Miho Hirozawa Carey, Executive Assistant to the President
Peter Chang, Accounting Manager
Kimberlee Curry, Training + Learning Associate
James Dabney, Regional Vice President
Nadine Dalrymple, Regional Vice President
Jennifer Daniel, National Director of Alumni Programs
Vy Deal, Revenue Accountant
Jacai Edwards, Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
Ebieten Elmsoxogu, Senior Grants Writer
Germán Esquilín, Senior Accountant
Andrew Gallagher, Associate Vice President of Development
Gabe Gaskin, Program Design + Implementation Specialist
Lauren Gibbs, Vice President of Business Development
Melanie Gisin, National Director of Development Operations
Camille Idiaquez, National Director of Development
Augusta Irele, Vice President of Training, Learning + Curriculum
Peter Kaplan, Graphic Designer
Marcela Lima, Accounting Associate
Javier Marca, Program Operations Associate
Liz Mulligan-Ferry, National Director of the Posse Institute
Francis Occeña, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer
Stacey Pierce, Chief Operating Officer
Peter Raucci, Associate Vice President
Elizabeth Ring, National Director of Career Programs
Hedy Roma, Chief Development Officer
Rassan Salandy, Vice President for External Affairs
Mickey Steiner, Program Design + Implementation Specialist
Filmore Thomas, Weil Legal Innovator Associate
Christian Vazquez, Communications Specialist
Maxi Villar, HR Generalist
Brandon Zhu Graduate + Fellowships Program Associate

Posse Atlanta

Jamaal Greer, Director
Melissa Alamo, Senior Trainer
Demarquez Grissom, Trainer
Jac’quese Hargrove, Career Program Specialist
Makalani Mack, Trainer
Tevin Neal, Program Director
Edgar Otero, Trainer
Diamond Perry, Assistant to the Director
Timani Richardson, Development Officer
Chaide Wynn, Program Coordinator

Posse Bay Area

Joshua Fenton, Director
Arsal Asal, Assistant to the Director
Brigid Behrens, Development Associate
Edward Chao, Trainer
Derrius Jones, Career Program Specialist
Daniela Lopez Lopez, Program Coordinator
Mazvita Nyamuzuwe, Trainer
Kate Packer-Dawley, Trainer
Rafaello Sampang, Program Director
Giselle Curiel Velazquez, Trainer

Posse Boston

Sakeenah Chapman, Director
Samanta Breval, Program Coordinator
Makeda Girma, Trainer
Ibrahim Ibrahim, Program Director
Phinix Knight-Jacks, Career Program Specialist
Julie Lam, Development Officer
Tariq Longsworth, Trainer
Sofia Phay, Trainer
Rhys Recker, Trainer
Violeta Villatoro, Assistant to the Director

Posse Chicago

Jennifer Tani, Director
Daisy Ayala, Trainer
Samantha Bahena, Career Program Specialist
Bailey Bagneris, Senior Trainer
Joselyn Campoverde, Trainer
Alex Garay, Trainer
Elizabeth Gutierrez, Program Director
Simon Jeffrey, Program Director
Gabriela Pantoja-Cortés, Trainer
Jada Shavers, Program Coordinator
Aida Shilwa, Career Program Specialist
Cecily Smith, Trainer
Caryn Turgeon, Development Director
Deandre Turton, Senior Trainer
Yliana Velazquez, Senior Trainer
Sage Willems, Program Coordinator

Posse D.C.

David Barber, Director
Cameron Fogle, Assistant to the Director
Samantha Garzillo, Senior Trainer
Jamila Hayes, Senior Career Program Specialist
April Johnson, Program Coordinator
Marc Monteil, Trainer
Tonia Young, Program Director

Posse Houston

Zakiya Thomas, Director
Emily Arkin, Career Program Specialist
Halle Dure, Trainer
Celine Gandingco, Trainer
Hannah Ho, Trainer
Yuliza Lara, Trainer
Reine Lucas, Program Director
Crystal Orazu, Assistant to the Director
Samsara Davalos Reyes, Program Coordinator

Posse Los Angeles

Nikki Kealalio, Director
Daniel Gross, Senior Trainer
Nathalie Lopez, Development Associate
Julius Moyo, Program Director
Joshua Pamintuan, Assistant to the Director
Leslie Alas Quijada, Program Coordinator
Cynthia Ramirez, Program Director
Christina Rozario, Trainer
Annie Saekang, Program Coordinator
Kayla Schwartz, Trainer
Rafael Solis-Segura, Trainer
Nancy Sorto, Trainer
Christopher Stern, Senior Trainer
Nick To, Senior Development Officer
Jasmin Turcios, Trainer
Jonathan Wanless, Trainer

Posse Miami

Jeremy Rosenthal, Director
Anthony Abeja, Trainer
John Manuel Alba-Cerritos, Trainer
Madelin Garcia, Trainer
Maydee Martinez, Program Director
Jake Paz, Trainer
Aaron Taylor, Assistant to the Director
Sarah Wilson, Career Program Specialist

Posse New Orleans

Sherdren Burnside, Director
Erica Berkowitz, Trainer
Justina Boyd, Senior Career Program Specialist
Ashleigh Green, Trainer
Bantu Gross, Program Director
Janna Holderer, Program Coordinator
Taylor Jones, Trainer
Dewey Sampson, Trainer
Mykeisha Tenner, Assistant to the Director

Posse New York

Michell Tollinchi, Director
Justin Barker, Program Director
Monica Bastos, Career Program Specialist
Kaz Boschen, Senior Trainer
Lorena Cariño, Senior Trainer
Posey Cohen, Trainer
Rachelle Eason, Senior Trainer
Alexandra Gaynor, Career Program Specialist
Anna Jeffers, Program Coordinator
Morgen Littlejohn, Trainer
Bryan Lucero, Program Director
Serena Rodriguez, Trainer
Jomar Velez, Program Coordinator
Michael Williams, Senior Trainer

Posse Arts Program

Lester Alemán, Director, Posse Arts + Puerto Rico Programs
Maria Bures, Trainer
Shakema Cyrus, Program Director
Devin McDonald, Trainer
Natalie Romero, Trainer
Saúl Sandoval Navarrete, Senior Trainer
Janyah Williams, Program Coordinator

Posse Veterans Program

Adam Lessuck, Director
Allison Alcena, Career Program Specialist
Samuel Finan, Veterans Support Specialist
Alexandra Hearn, Program Coordinator
Jessica Woolverton, Program Director

Posse Virtual Program

Aaron Henderson, Director
Kirsten Bourne, Career Program Specialist
Garrett Brown, Program Director
Jasmine Bruinooge, Trainer
Arriana Covington, Trainer
Nora Frias, Program Director
Whitney Herbert, Program Coordinator
Maurice Lemons, Trainer
Derlis Leyva, Trainer
Jared Nunes, Senior Trainer
Xianna Ortiz, Senior Trainer
Imoh Udoh-Warren, Program Coordinator

Board of Directors & Advisory Boards

Donella Tamika Tamara Power Of 10 Dc 2017Our boards bring industry expertise and growth support to each of our cities and nationwide. Meet Posse’s board members.