Our Team

Heather D. Adams

Heather D. Adams

College Affordability Advisor

Nico Amaro

Nico Amaro

Finance & Operations Manager

Bernadette Astacio

Bernadette Astacio

Director of Internal Training

Britt Bass

Britt Bass

Program Director

Chelsea Bernstein

Chelsea Bernstein

College Affordability Advisor

Breanna Branch

Breanna Branch

Manager of Talent

Ali Caccavella

Ali Caccavella

Senior Director of Policy and Systems Change

Emma Chavenson

Emma Chavenson

College Affordability Advisor

Yue Chen

Yue Chen

Manager of Training and Technical Assistance

Ann Coles

Ann Coles

uAspire Senior Fellow

Sarah Crooker

Sarah Crooker

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Yassi Davoodi

Yassi Davoodi

Regional Director, New York

Yesenia Del Carmen Ortiz

Yesenia Del Carmen Ortiz

College Affordability Advisor

Claire Dennison

Claire Dennison

Chief Program Officer

Calliope Desenberg

Calliope Desenberg

Director of Technology

Melina Dominguez

Melina Dominguez

College Affordability Advisor

Dave Dore

Dave Dore

Chief Finance and Operating Officer

Carrie Fethe

Carrie Fethe

Marketing Director

Janeira Forté

Janeira Forté

Senior Director of Program Partnerships

Bob Giannino

Bob Giannino

Chief Executive Officer

Mya Goodman

Mya Goodman

College Affordability Advisor

Cora Hirschfeld

Cora Hirschfeld

College Affordability Advisor

Alex Houston

Alex Houston

Manager of Virtual Advising Systems and Infrastructure

Heather Jenkins

Heather Jenkins

Chief of Staff and Equity

Audrey Jerome

Audrey Jerome

Manager of the Executive Office

Jason Johnson

Jason Johnson

Director of Communications & Public Relations

Melissa Joseph

Melissa Joseph

College Affordability Advisor

Laura Keane

Laura Keane

Chief Policy Officer

Joyce Kim

Joyce Kim

FAO Schwarz Programs and Performance Fellow

Omar Laaroussi

Omar Laaroussi

College Affordability Advisor

Ayeesha Lane

Ayeesha Lane

Senior Director of Talent and Culture

Sarah Lassonde

Sarah Lassonde

National Director of Foundation Relations

Simone Lawrence

Simone Lawrence

Strategic Partnerships Manager

Lynna Lei

Lynna Lei

College Affordability Advisor

Jonathan Lewis

Jonathan Lewis

Senior Director of Program Design

Kate Malekoff

Kate Malekoff

Senior Director of Human Resources

Elsa Martinez-Pimentel

Elsa Martinez-Pimentel

Regional Director, Massachusetts

Leah McLean

Leah McLean

Senior Director, Development Operations and Strategy

Katelyn Montalvo

Katelyn Montalvo

Senior College Affordability Advisor

Holly Morrow

Holly Morrow

Senior Vice President of Knowledge

Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy

Director of Business Development

Jermaine Myrie

Jermaine Myrie

Chief External Affairs Officer

Aiden Nguyen

Aiden Nguyen

College Affordability Advisor

Thalia Peña

Thalia Peña

College Affordability Advisor

Aki Peterson

Aki Peterson

Senior Manager of Training & Technical Assistance

Jaclyn Piñero

Jaclyn Piñero

Chief Regional Officer

Redjan Quarto

Redjan Quarto

College Affordability Advisor

Jessica Rivera

Jessica Rivera

Senior Director of Program Operations

Michelle Roman

Michelle Roman

Data Coordinator

Christine Roque

Christine Roque

Program Director, Massachusetts

Erica Rose

Erica Rose

Senior Director of Programs, Massachusetts

Sage Ruth

Sage Ruth

Senior Vice President of Finance & Operations

Mireya Sandoval

Mireya Sandoval

Manager of Training and Technical Assistance

Kassandra Sweatt

Kassandra Sweatt

College Affordability Advisor

Lilibeth Tapia

Lilibeth Tapia

College Affordability Advisor

Jasmine Tejeda

Jasmine Tejeda

College Affordability Advisor

Marina Turlakova

Marina Turlakova

Senior Director of Research and Evaluation

Shane Watson

Shane Watson

Development Manager

Nicole White Caiazzo

Nicole White Caiazzo

Senior Director of Individual Giving & Events

Karen Wilber

Karen Wilber

Program Director

Brendan Williams

Brendan Williams

Director of Knowledge

Emily Wolfson

Emily Wolfson

Succeed Knowledge Manager