Our team

Our talented staff is the heart and soul of our 25+ year organization. We share a steadfast commitment to making our city's next generation our city's best generation.


Rehana Farrell

Executive Director

Angela Dorn

Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel

Lauren Elicks McCort

Chief Program Officer

Paul Irwin-Dudek

Chief Development & Marketing Officer

staff partners

Franklin Agyare

Finance & Technology Associate

LaMarr Coles III

Senior Associate Director, Resource Generation

Soren Docken

Development Assistant

Alexis Duke

Operations Coordinator

Marc Fernandes

Director, Impact Evaluation

Tracie Gilstrap

Director, Partner Network Engagement

Jhanelle Gopie

Senior Associate Director, Resource Generation

Mayci Hicks

Program Associate, Partner Network Engagement

Paul Hoover

Associate Director, Development

Rachel Lieberman

Director, Finance, Administration & Operations

Ellie Reiter

Director, Governance & Leadership

Emma Rippee

Director, Philanthropic Strategy & Engagement

Troy Runge

Development Assistant

Krystalle Shoy

Director, Marketing & Communications

Victoriya Sonson

Program Associate of Governance and Leadership

Jaynellen Stokes-Walters

Program Associate, Governance & Leadership

Nisa Torres

Associate Director, Marketing & Digital Content

Paul Vergara

Senior Associate Director, Impact Evaluation

Taylor Wright

Director, Corporate & Institutional Partnerships