Staff

Leadership

Jim Burch

Jim Burch

President
Robin Engel

Robin Engel, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President
Jane Mott-Palmer

Jane Mott-Palmer

Chief of Staff
Nick Cunningham

Nicholas Cunningham, CPA, ChFC®

Senior Director
Frank Straub

Frank Straub, Ph.D.

Director
Travis Taniguchi

Travis Taniguchi, Ph.D.

Director of Research
Jane Dorsey

Jane Dorsey

Director
Jaime Owens picture

Jaime Owens

Director of Marketing and Communications
Jennifer Zeunik

Jennifer Zeunik, MPA

Director of Local Programs
Amanda Burstein

Amanda Burstein, MPA, PMP

Director of National Programs
Humberto Cardounel

Humberto I. Cardounel, Jr.

Director of International Programs

Research

Karen Amendola

Karen L. Amendola, Ph.D.

Chief Behavioral Scientist
Jennifer Cherkauskas

Jennifer Cherkauskas, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Stacey Clouse

Stacey Clouse, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Jie Gao

Jie Gao, M.S.

Research Data Scientist
Katherine Hoogesteyn

Katherine Hoogesteyn, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Gabrielle Isaza

Gabrielle T. Isaza, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Hannah McManus

Hannah McManus, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Maria Valdovinos Olson

Maria Valdovinos Olson, M.A.

Senior Research Associate
Annelise Pietenpol

Annelise M. Pietenpol, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Eiryn Renouard

Eiryn Renouard

Research Associate
Patricia Sattler

Patricia L. Sattler, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Programs

Rebecca Benson

Rebecca Benson

Senior Project Associate
Dominique Burton

Dominique Burton

Project Associate
Brett Cowell

Brett Cowell, M.A.

Program Manager
Colby Dolly

Colby Dolly, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Organizational Assessment & Management
Dean Esserman

Dean M. Esserman, J.D.

Senior Counselor
Elyse Hansen

Elyse Hansen, M.A.

Project Coordinator
Caroline Huffaker

Caroline Huffaker, M.S., M.Ed.

Senior Program Manager
Alan Hughes

Alan Hughes

Project Associate
Christine Johnson

Christine Johnson, M.S.

Project Associate
Alonso Mendez

Alonso Mendez

Regional Manager
Nat Mullins

Natalie Mullins

Project Associate
Samantha Rhinerson

Samantha Rhinerson, M.A.

Program Manager
Lorena Singer

Lorena Singer

Assistant Director
Reginald Thomas

Reginald Thomas, M.S.

Project Associate
Sarah Vanselow

Sarah Vanselow, M.A.

Project Associate
Sammie Wicks

Sammie Wicks, M.A.

Senior Program Manager
Kerry Yerico

Kerry Yerico, M.S.

Senior Program Manager

Operations

Jeanine Burchard

Jeanine Burchard

Program Specialist, Operations & Finance
Sarita Hill Coletrane

Sarita Hill Coletrane

Human Resources and Operations Manager
Elizabeth Fontaine

Elizabeth Fontaine

Senior Accounting Manager
Tony McCain

Tony McCain, MBA

Grants and Contracts Manager
Scarlett Ojeda

Scarlett Ojeda

Finance Assistant
Trenay Wren-Evans

Trenay Wren-Evans

Administrative Coordinator