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National Staff

Deborah Bial, Ed.D., President + Founder
Lester Alemán, Special Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
Regina Bain, Associate Vice President
Gyulnara Barnett, Strategic Projects Manager
Rico Blancaflor, Vice President of Creative Content
Jaime Leiva Cabrera, Development Associate
Peter Chang, Accounting Manager
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
Greisy Genao, Administrative Assistant
Melanie Gisin, National Director of Development Operations
Emily Grotheer, Communications Specialist
Tristan Haughton-Derima, Assistant to the Vice President of Development
Amberine Huda, National Director of Alumni Programs
Camille Idiaquez, National Director of Development
Peter Kaplan, Graphic Designer
Shantá Lindo, National Director of Career Programs
Esther Miller, Research Associate
Henry Monkarsh, Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
Jake Moreno Coplon, Director of Strategic Projects
Liz Mulligan-Ferry, National Director of the Posse Institute
Mackenzie Niness, Career + Alumni Program 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
Hedy Roma, Vice President of Development
Rassan Salandy, Vice President for External Affairs
Virginia Oberlin Steel, Grants Officer
Nicole Taylor, Associate Vice President
Christian Vazquez, Assistant to the President
Maxi Villar, HR Generalist
Gerry Young, Accounting Associate

Posse Atlanta

Zenith N. Houston, 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
Jamesia Terry, Trainer
Ayanna Zulu, Assistant to the Director

Posse Bay Area

Farah Sutton, Director
Eloisa Almaraz, Program Director
Ibrahim Ibrahim, Trainer
Victoria Sánchez, Assistant to the Director
Emily Sprague, Program Coordinator
Isabella Stork, Trainer

Posse Boston

Zakiya Thomas, Director
Alexander Black, Program Coordinator
Howard dePass, Trainer
Geanina Fripp Emerson, Career Program Manager
Amelia Graber-Lipperman, Trainer
Mary Meas, Assistant to the Director
Allison Paul, Senior Trainer
Katya Perez, Trainer
Stephanie V. Tafur, Program Director
Kathryn Torrey, Senior Development Officer

Posse Chicago

Jennifer Tani, Director
Samantha Bahena, Program Coordinator
Fullamusu Bangura, Trainer
Asia Calcagno, Trainer
Molly Dull, Senior Trainer
Elizabeth Gutierrez, Senior Trainer
Abigail Hernandez, Trainer
Simon Jeffrey, Program Director
Krista Kee, Trainer
Lauren Kee, Career Program Manager
Megan Legault, Assistant to the Director
Sara Martinez, Trainer
Danielle Moon, Career Program Manager
Eboni Prince, Program Director
Valeria Stutz, Program Coordinator
Caryn Turgeon, Development Officer
Yliana Velazquez, Trainer
Leslie Wooten, Development Director

Posse D.C.

David Barber, Director
Kelitah Armstrong, Program Director
Alice Flood, Program Coordinator
Samantha Garzillo, Trainer
Jamila Hayes, Career Program Manager
Nneoma Ibezim, Development Officer
Maha Kourikchi, Trainer
Ivy Missen, Assistant to the Director
Mei Lin Pratt, Trainer
Dominique Tucker, Senior Trainer

Posse Houston

Ricardo Ayala, Trainer
Emma Basen-Engquist, Program Coordinator
Tanya Jones, Assistant to the Director
Reine Lucas, Trainer
Saúl Sandoval Navarrete, Trainer
Mel Seymour, Trainer
VanKeila Simmons, Career Program Manager
Marla Turan, Senior Development Officer

Posse Los Angeles

Miyelle Elise Aiken, Career Program Manager
Jacqueline Amezcua, Trainer
Mary Avila, Development Director
Raymond Byrdsong, Trainer
Amir Haylock, Trainer
Aaron H. Henderson Jr., Program Director
Fidelia Igwe, Trainer
Nicolas Lee, Trainer
Jasmyn Masters-Culpepper, Career Program Manager
Anna Palmer, Trainer
Cristina Perez, Development Associate
Aaron Vogel, Trainer
Jonathan Wanless, Program Coordinator
Kiavanne Williams, Trainer
Margarita Williamson, Program Coordinator

Posse Miami

Nadine Dalrymple, Director
Tyonna Brent, Trainer
Denise Carter, Program Coordinator
Zoe Fried, Career Program Manager
Dominique Fitzgerald Lindsey-Gonzalez, Trainer
Samantha Lunsford, Trainer
Katiana Marchena, Trainer
Jessica Woolverton, Program Director

Posse New Orleans

James Dabney, Director
Justina Boyd, Career Program Manager
Elizabeth Comer, Senior Development Officer
April Defillo, Assistant to the Director
Nikquania Gamble, Program Coordinator
Diana Gonzalez, Trainer
Meonyez Goodwin, Trainer
Jorge Reynoso, Trainer
Toussaint Trahan, Trainer
Prisca Washington, Program Director

Posse New York

Cindy Almanzar, Career Program Manager
Lucero Batista, Career Program Manager
Evan Bell, Trainer
Kaz Boschen, Trainer
Lorena Cariño, Trainer
Valeria Cortes-Rivera, Program Coordinator
Mikasa Famorca-Benjamin, Senior Trainer
Gabe Gaskin, Senior Trainer
Bonnie Maldonado, Trainer
Isabella Rogovin, Assistant to the Director
Anthony Scrima, Trainer
Cai Imani Sherley, Program Coordinator
Naomi Solomon, Program Director
Sofia Tomé, Program Director
Michael Williams, Senior Trainer

Posse Veterans

Marcus Felder, Director
Eric Barbour, Trainer
Sidney Covington, Trainer
Nicolette Dixon, Trainer
Kimiko Ebata, Career Program Manager
Amanda Montana, Program Coordinator
Molly Pearl, Program Director
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.