Executive Staff

Eduardo Penaloza

Eduardo Penaloza

  • Interim Executive Director
Diana Noriega

Diana Noriega

  • Chief Program Officer

Early Care & Education Institute

Jocelyn Rodriguez

Jocelyn Rodriguez

  • Director for the Early Care & Education Institute
Leah van Halsema

Leah van Halsema

  • Research & Evaluation Manager
Diana Díaz

Diana Díaz

  • Bilingual ECE Trainer
Jennifer Gudahl Schmidt

Jennifer Gudahl Schmidt

  • Professional Development Coordinator MSW
José Ortiz

José Ortiz

  • Healthcare Consultant Manager
Nicolas Vermylen

Nicolas Vermylen

  • ECE Bilingual Trainer
Kenia Rodriguez

Kenia Rodriguez

  • ECE Bilingual Trainer
Johanny Espinal Cabral

Johanny Espinal Cabral

  • ECE Home Visitor
Heidi Alonso

Heidi Alonso

  • Parent Services Coordinator
Alexandra Portillo

Alexandra Portillo

  • Bilingual ECE Trainer
Jazmin López

Jazmin López

  • Provider Advisor

Youth Development

Vanessa Tineo

Vanessa Tineo

  • Director of Youth Development
Helena Yordan

Helena Yordan

  • Program Director P.S./M.S. 279
Evelyn Rodriguez

Evelyn Rodriguez

  • Community School Director, Bronx High School of Business
Keila Jiménez

Keila Jiménez

  • Coordinator of Elementary School Program @ PS/MS 279
Rosmery Marte

Rosmery Marte

  • Attendance Monitor and Data Collection @ PS/MS 279
Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz

  • Youth Development Coordinator
Felix Cuma

Felix Cuma

  • Youth Development Program Associate
Jessyca Saavedra

Jessyca Saavedra

  • Manager of Parent Engagement
Kelvin Santillan

Kelvin Santillan

  • SONYC Site Coordinator
Mauro Satalino

Mauro Satalino

  • Advantage Site Supervisor

Policy and Advocacy

Danielle Demeuse

Danielle Demeuse

  • Policy Fellow

Development

Melvilin Rodriguez

Melvilin Rodriguez

  • Assistant Director of Development
Mary Susnjara

Mary Susnjara

  • Development Consultant

Administration

Helen Marte

Helen Marte

  • Receptionist
Andrea Ordonez

Andrea Ordonez

  • Administrative Assistant
Charisse Jones

Charisse Jones

  • Interim Executive Assistant to the CEO/President
Christy Genao

Christy Genao

  • Human Resources Assistant