Our Team

  • Sara Elaqad, Executive Director
  • Danielle Best, Chief Program Officer
  • Lily Vanderbloemen, Director of College Admissions
  • Dante Marinucci, Director of College Admissions
  • Carolyn Algee, Director of Student Engagement
  • Michelle Nguyen, Director of Student Engagement
  • DaLisa Delk, Director of Student Recruitment
  • John Shoemaker, Director of Summer Programs
  • Jacob Stoller, Director of Summer Programs
  • Olaronke Oshilaja, Director of Volunteer Engagement
  • Shanina Knighton, Director of Writing Council
  • Chris Sledzik, Director of Writing Council
  • Cindy Wong, Tutoring Coordinator
  • Francis Fungsang, Director of Fundraising
  • James Eberts, Director of Outreach
  • Kurt Low, Director of Outreach
  • Vincent Bartolone, Lead Graphic Designer
  • Gregory Draheim, Tech Coordinator