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Leadership & Staff

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GO Foundation Staff

Executive Committee

Adam Weinstein
MICHAEL DUFFY
Founder and President
Vanessa Ceas Chief Talent Officer
VANESSA CEAS
Chief Talent Officer
Benjamin Chan Chief Financial Officer
BENJAMIN CHAN
Chief Financial Officer
Elie Blimes Interim Chief Program Officer
ELIE BILMES
Chief Program Officer
Lauren Perkins Chief Operating Officer
LAUREN PERKINS
Chief Operating Officer
Hector Calderon Director of Leadership Equity Anti-Racist Education
HECTOR CALDERON
Chief Equity Officer

GO Fellowship Program Team

Richard Denor Director Youth Development
RICHARD DENOR
Deputy Director of Youth Development
Khadija Marks Director of AmeriCorps CT Region
KHADIJA MARKS
Deputy Director of Program Implementation
Jen Perkins Director of Parnterships
JEN PERKINS
Director of Partnerships
ALEX JACOBS
Deputy Director of Program Implementation

Academics & Data Team

Megan Benay National Director of Program Systems and Strategy
MEGAN BENAY
National Director of Program Systems and Strategy
Kendra Giardiniere National Director of Teacher Residency
KENDRA GIARDINIERE
National Director of Teacher Residency
Jonah Liebert Deputy Data and Analysis
JONAH LIEBERT
Deputy Director of Data and Analysis
Daniel Torres Deputy Director of Data Systems and Strategy
DANIEL TORRES
Deputy Director of Data Systems and Strategy
AmirPasha Zandieh Director of Program Development and Research
AMIRPASHA ZANDIEH
Director of Program Improvement & Research

Talent & Recruitment Team

Mike Allen Recruitment Manager
MIKE ALLEN
Recruitment Manager
Deborah Dagiau Director of Human Resources
DEBORAH DAGIAU
Director of Human Resources
J'Koi Hailstock Recruitment Manager
J’KOI HAILSTOCK
Recruitment Manager
CJ Ingersoll Recruitment Manager
CJ INGERSOLL
Recruitment Manager
National Deputy Director - AmeriCorps Member Experience
SHEREEN KHALED
Deputy Director of Recruitment, Outreach
GO Foundation - Benefits & Compensation Manager
LORI MORILLO
Benefits & Compensation Manager
Darius Rose Deputy Director of Recruitment
DARIUS ROSE
Director of Recruitment

Operations Team

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ANNE FRANCOIS
Deputy Director of Communications and Marketing
Brianne Kelly Deputy Director of Development
BRIANNE KELLY
Deputy Director of Development
Tiffany Kwong Deputy of AmeriCorps and Compliance
TIFFANY KWONG
Deputy Director of AmeriCorps and Compliance
Christy Venable Director of Federal Grants
CHRISTY VENABLE
Director of Federal Grants

Finance Team

Pablo Vega
Finance Manager
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