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Office of the Executive Director

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Executive Director

Ryan Tauriainen (he, him, his)




Raiza Lisboa-Cruz

Chief Development Officer

Ráiza Cruz Lisboa (she/her/hers)

Hanford Lin

Director, Institutional Giving & Grants

Hanford Lin (he/him/his)

Sean Byrne

Manager, Individual Giving

Sean Byrne (he/him/his)

Joanna Peters

Senior Associate, Stewardship & Events

Joanna Peters (she/her/hers)


Rachel Lange

Director, Talent Matching

Rachel Lange (she/her/hers)

Sterling Grimes

Manager, Talent and Culture

Sterling Grimes (he/him/his)

Talent Hub

Helda Morad

Chief Impact Officer

Helda Morad (she/her/hers)

Robin Durrante

Managing Director, Program Strategy

Robin Durrante (she/her/hers)

Dwayne Douglas

Director, Program Strategy

Dwayne Douglas (he/him/his)

Manager, Program Strategy

Ashley Wharton (she/her/hers)

Kelley king

Managing Director, Talent Development and Partnerships

Kelley King (she/her/hers)

Jen Omegna

Director, Teacher Learning and Development

Jen Omegna (she/her/hers)

Kelsey Trudo

Director, Community Engagement

Kelsey Trudo (she/her/hers)

Ashley Martorana

Director, Network Talent and Certification

Ashley Martorana (she/her/hers)

Kendra Coy

Associate, Network Talent and Certification

Kendra Coy (she/her/hers)

Mark Hazelgrove

Managing Director, Central Virginia

Mark Hazelgrove (he/him/his)