Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

Staff

Our work would not be possible without our staff and leadership team and their passion for making our city a better place for all New Yorkers. As an organization, we are committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion as we bring our mission to life.

Four members of New York Cares Staff during a revitalization project

 
Fahim Ahmed
IT Helpdesk Associate

 

Irina Anilovich
Officer, HR & Operations

Irina ensures that all staff members are following the necessary employment policies and procedures as well as overseeing employee compensation.

 
Keishorea Armstrong
Program Design Specialist

 

 
Alfonso Arriola
Junior Developer

 

Doug Axenfeld
Director, Finance & Administration

Doug is responsible for maximizing the return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. He ensures legal and regulatory compliance with all accounting and financial reporting functions.

 
Alhasan Bah
Talent Specialist

As the Talent Specialist, Alhasan plans and executes programs that support New York Cares' greatest asset-its staff. He manages the programs that help New York Cares attract, develop, and retain its talent, and ultimately move toward becoming a nonprofit employer of choice.

Willa Bugnon
Senior Executive Assistant

 

Christine Coffey
Director, Individual Giving & Special Events

 

Darian Dawkins
Marketing Specialist

 

 
Caroline Dean
Development Officer, Major Gifts

 

 
Trevor DeMilt
Specialist, Innovation & Operations

 

Kathy Edouard
Associate Director, Program Design

 

Carla Fabiani
Development Officer, Individual Giving

 

 
Suzanne Farrell
Director of Foundation, Government Relations & Evaluation

 

 
Michael Fracentese
Production Coordinator

 

Michael Gamber
Director, Technology

 

Todd Gayle
Community Engagement Associate

 

Marie Georgantzas
Development Officer, Individual Giving & Special Events

 

 
David Giglio
Full Stack Developer

 

 
Eddie Glass
Volunteer Relations Associate

 

Jennifer Goldschein
Chief Development Officer

 

 
Erin Hiatt
Marketing & Communications Associate

 

Anke Ho
Revenue Manager

Anke reconciles corporate accounts to ensure the accuracy of all transactions recorded in New York Cares' financial accounting systems.

Nyisha Holliday
Chief Talent Officer

As Chief Talent Officer, Nyisha designs strategies to support New York Cares’ greatest asset, its staff. She helps to shape the organization’s culture, drive employee engagement, and advance New York Cares’ commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

 
Jannelle Johnson
Corporate Service Manager

 

Noah Kudman
Event Production Coordinator

 

Ed Lada
Chief Finance & Operations Officer

Ed keeps the New York Cares running, managing all areas of operations from finance and human resources to technology and facilities.

Darline Lalanne
Director of Development, Institutional Relations

 

 
Angela LaMarch
Event Production Coordinator

 

Caroline Leary
Officer, Corporate Service

 

 
Roberto Levin
Corporate Service Manager

 

Ester Levy
Corporate Finance Manager

Ester reconciles corporate accounts to ensure the accuracy of all transactions recorded in New York Cares’ financial accounting systems. 

Emily Liew
Officer, Volunteer Relations & Support

 

Erica Lockwood
Director, Marketing & Communications

Erica shares the vision of the organization through strategic messaging and storytelling, from charming tweets to billboards in Times Square.

Arlene Lozano
Chief Program Officer

 

Jillianne Malabed
Senior Officer, Volunteer Relations & Support

 

Adam Maldonado
Community Engagement Associate

 

 
Maya Manaktala
Community Partnership Coordinator

 

Tyler Mancini
Leadership Coordinator

 

Sheryl McFadden
Officer, Corporate Engagement

 

Mara McGuinness
Officer, Corporate Relations

 

Victor Mendoza
Accounting Manager

Victor balances the books. Overseeing accounts payable, departmental credit cards, and the general ledger.

 
Julie Metrione
Specialist, Program Operations

 

 
Khadija Mohammed
Volunteer Support Coordinator

 

Lucy Nguyen
Multimedia Designer

 

Cierra Ossege
Program Design Associate

 

 
Lakeba Outley
Community Partnership Coordinator

 

 
Emily Parent
Program Design Specialist

 

Christopher Pearson
Community Partnership Coordinator

 

Sapreet K. Saluja
Executive Director

 

Vijay San
Technology Manager

A straight shooter with a passion for information security. Vijay is responsible for maintaining the network infrastructure and keeping New York Cares Technology up and running.

 
Dinah Schmeltz
Development Coordinator

 

Rahel Semegn
Director, Community Relations

 

 
Ovini Sinclaire
Procurement Specialist

 

Samantha Thomas
Event Production Coordinator

 

Alejandro Tinajero
Program Evaluation Associate

Alejandro helps manage teen education programs that provide opportunities for volunteers to assist high school students to pursue higher education and reach their academic goals. 

Davin Turkewitz
Junior Copywriter

 

Juan Carlos Vasquez
Officer, Event Production

 

 
Melinda Vazquez
Community Partnership Coordinator

 

Sandra Velez
Front Desk Coordinator

Sandra assists the staff with their general operating needs, from answering phones and scanning documents to distributing packages and fixing anything that needs fixing.

Glenn Wolff-Eisenberg
Director, Program Design & Evaluation

Glenn leads the team that manages relationships with Community Partners and executes program evaluation to ensure programs are impactful.

Career Opportunities

Interested in pursuing a career where you can live out your values?

Check our current list of job opportunities.