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Meet the Team

Our Staff

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Daniel Allen
Buffalo Crew Member

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Ty Bailey
Communications Intern

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Mark Booker
Chief Training Officer

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Anthony Bracy
Director of Employment Support & Alumni

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Antoine Brown
Buffalo Crew Member

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Aviance Contreras
Administrative Assistant & Buffalo Crew Member

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Demetreus Gonzales
Deputy Chief, Buffalo Handcrew

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DaTon Harris
Superintendent, Buffalo Handcrew

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Tailor Liedtke
Development and Communications Manager

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Cherise Murphy
Director of Career Readiness Team

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Cari Pang Chen
Director of Innovation & Strategy


Royal Ramey
Chief Program Officer & Co-Founder

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Dr. Genevieve Rimer
Director of Supportive Services

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Sara Sindija
Chief Operations and Finance Officer

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Brandon Smith
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

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Carisa Speth
Executive Assistant

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Jonala Vann
Crew Captain

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Kris Vaughn
Career Readiness Coordinator

Our Board

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Toree Elston-Moore
Community Organizer & Nonprofit Consultant

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Benjamin Freedman
President & CEO,
Weiser Innovations

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Bishop L.J. Guillory
Ombudsman General, National Ombudsman and Ombudsman International Inc.

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Ray Hollans
Vice President Community Manager,
JP Morgan Chase

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Matt Joyce
Partner, Envoy

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Payal Patel

Senior Director of Finance and Operations, Beyond 12
 

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John Kositzin
Retired, San Francisco Fire Department

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Lisa Spinali, Board Chair
Founder & Managing Director,
 Consulting Adjunct Professor, NYU

Supporters & Partners

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