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National Staff

Deborah Bial, Ed.D., President + Founder
Amanda Aguilar-Oliver, Career + Alumni Program Associate
Haley Andres, Graduate + Fellowship Program Associate
Regina Bain, Associate Vice President
Jaime Leiva Cabrera, Development Associate
Claire Connacher, Administrative Assistant
Tiffany Curtis, National Training Specialist
Dorcas Davis, National Director of Strategic Projects
Vy Deal, Revenue Accountant
Raechelle Ellison, Receptionist
Ebieten Elmsoxogu, Grants Writer
Germán Esquilín, Senior Accountant
Matthew Fasciano, Chief Operating Officer
John F. Gallagher III, National Training Specialist
Melanie Gisin, National Director of Development Operations
Emily Grotheer, Public Relations Associate
Tristan Haughton-Derima, Assistant to the Vice President of Development
Amberine Huda, National Director of Alumni Programs
Camille Idiaquez, National Director of Development
Pamela Phayme Jones, Director of Training + Evaluation
Gladys Kwateng, Accounting Manager
Shirley LaVarco, Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
Shantá Lindo, National Director of Career Programs
Valerie Martinez, National Training Specialist
Rachel Massey, Newman’s Own Fellow
Esther Miller, Research Associate
Asia Liza Morales, Strategic Projects Manager
Jake Moreno Coplon, Director of Strategic Projects
Liz Mulligan-Ferry, Senior Research Associate
Eberechi Obi, National Training Specialist
Francis Occeña, Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer
Barbara Ofosu-Somuah, Database Administrator and Research Associate
Stacey Pierce, Associate Vice President
Peter Raucci, National Director of Graduate + Fellowship Programs
Alba Rodriguez, Vice President of The Posse Institute
Hedy Roma, Vice President of Development
Rassan Salandy, Vice President for External Affairs
Mia Simon, Assistant to the President
Virginia Oberlin Steel, Grants Officer
George Velazquez Jr., IT Manager
Maxi Villar, HR Generalist

Posse Atlanta

Zenith N. Houston, Director
Vanessa Alamo, Assistant to the Director
TeKeyia Armstrong, Program Director
Kivatah Castilla, Senior Development Officer
Nandi Cotton, Program Coordinator
Teri Gittens, Career Program Manager
Makalani Mack, Trainer
Tevin Neal, Trainer
Nicholas Pratt, Trainer
Jamesia Terry, Trainer

Posse Bay Area

Farah Sutton, Director
Eloisa Almaraz, Program Director
Alyssa Benveniste, Career Program Manager
Alexandria Cechettini, Development Officer
Ibrahim Ibrahim, Trainer
Victoria Sánchez, Assistant to the Director
Isabella Stork, Trainer
Demi Vera, Program Coordinator

Posse Boston

Andrew Gallagher, Director
Howard dePass, Trainer
Geanina Fripp, Career Program Manager
Elizabeth Deborah Johnson, Trainer
Allison Paul, Trainer
Katya Perez, Trainer
Beatrice Sorena, Assistant to the Director
Stephanie V. Tafur, Program Director
Kathryn Torrey, Senior Development Officer
Tiffany Zheng, Program Coordinator

Posse Chicago

Jennifer Tani, Director
Samantha Bahena, Program Coordinator
Fullamusu Bangura, Trainer
Asia Calcagno, Trainer
Caroline D’Andrea, Career Program Manager
Molly Dull, Senior Trainer
Araceli Duran, Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Gutierrez, Senior Trainer
Abigail Hernandez, Trainer
Simon Jeffrey, Program Director
Marline Johnson, Trainer
Megan Legault, Assistant to the Director
Charles Lindquist, Trainer
Sara Martinez, Trainer
Danielle Moon, Career Program Manager
Eboni Prince, Program Director
Caryn Turgeon, Development Officer
Leslie Wooten, Development Director

Posse D.C.

David Barber, Director
Ashley Abraham, Career Program Manager
Kenya Bryant, Trainer
Samantha Garzillo, Trainer
Mei Lin Pratt, Trainer
Michael Trask, Program Director
Dominique Tucker, Trainer

Posse Houston

Danielle Amoah, Development Officer
Emma Basen-Engquist, Program Coordinator
Selam Kidane, Program Director
Reine Lucas, Trainer
Saúl Sandoval Navarrete, Trainer
Mel Seymour, Trainer
VanKeila Simmons, Career Program Manager

Posse Los Angeles

Tamara Y. Craver, Director
Miyelle Elise Aiken, Career Program Manager
Mary Avila, Development Director
Raymond Byrdsong, Trainer
Jamila Cervantes, Trainer
Jasmyn Culpepper, Career Program Manager
Jennifer DeGuzman, Program Director
Cameryn Harvey, Program Coordinator
Amir Haylock, Trainer
Aaron H. Henderson Jr., Senior Trainer
Fidelia Igwe, Trainer
Cristina Perez, Assistant to the Director
Darwin Rodriguez, Senior Trainer
Sandy Rodriguez, Program Director
Melvin Earl Villaver Jr., Trainer
Aaron Vogel, Trainer
Margarita Williamson, Program Coordinator

Posse Miami

Nadine Dalrymple, Director
Tyonna Brent, Trainer
Matias Buchhalter, Assistant to the Director
Karina Maria Buhler, Trainer
Denise Carter, Program Coordinator
Casey Dachs, Senior Development Officer
Zoe Fried, Career Program Manager
Myacah Sampson, Trainer
Jessica Woolverton, Program Director

Posse New Orleans

James Dabney, Director
April Defillo, Assistant to the Director
Jack Duffy, Senior Development Officer
Courtney Evans, Trainer
Nikquania Gamble, Program Coordinator
Meonyez Goodwin, Trainer
Katelyn Hope, Career Program Manager
Jorge Reynoso, Trainer
Toussaint Trahan, Trainer
Prisca Washington, Program Director

Posse New York

Shreya Malena-Sannon, Director
Cindy Almanzar, Career Program Manager
Lucero Batista, Career Program Manager
Evan Bell, Trainer
Gregory Boles, Program Coordinator
Mikasa Famorca-Benjamin, Senior Trainer
Michael Ferron, Trainer
Gabe Gaskin, Senior Trainer
Bonnie Maldonado, Trainer
Darlene Reyes, Trainer
Isabella Rogovin, Assistant to the Director
Anthony Scrima, Trainer
Kaveri Sengupta, Program Coordinator
Michelle Shin, Career Program Manager
Sofia Tomé, Program Director
Michael Williams, Senior Trainer

Posse Veterans

Marcus Felder, Director
Eric Barbour, Trainer
Nicolette Dixon, Trainer
Joshua Henderson, Trainer
Kimiko Ebata, Career Program Manager
Amanda Montana, Program Coordinator
Clareese Saunders, Trainer

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.