Executive Leadership

Stephanie Nilva, Esq., Executive Director

Sashay Turner, Communications and Development Manager

Lata Mahishi, Grants Manager

Emma Grinspoon, Outreach Coordinator 

Andrew Sta. Ana, Esq., Director of Law and Policy

Lisa Alexander, Senior Staff Attorney

Bianca Hernandez, Staff Attorney

Michele Martinez, Paralegal

Shaina Weisbrot, Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow

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Lucia Rivieccio, Interim Director of Administration & Development

Jeanine Carpenter, Human Resources & Operations Manager 

Zaneta Wilkerson, Associate Director of School Training & Community Programs

Jonathan Pena, ERAPP Educator

Zomely Grullon, Senior Educator

Sam Verdugo, Community Educator

Natalie Rentas, LCSW, Associate Director of Social Services

Dilcia Erazo, LMSW, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator

Jamie Lim, LMSW, Social Worker

Megan De León, Social Worker

Tashika McBride, LMSW, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator

Joanna McIntyre, LMSW, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator

Jahnavi Mehta, Case Manager

Jack Skelton, LMSW, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator

Irene Syriac, LMSW, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator

Yaniel Wynter, Case Manager

Zephyr Doles, LMSW, Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) Coordinator

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Board of Directors

Day One’s Board members are uniquely talented in a range of social services including expertise in domestic violence, education, legal services, policy, fundraising, event planning, media relations, and engagement with New York City’s diverse communities. The Board provides hands-on direction and innovation to Day One and its staff. With strong social and ethical ties to the community, the Board is committed to philanthropy and volunteerism.

Marjorie Berman, Partner, Krantz & Berman LLP; (Secretary)

Kristen Coletta, Director, BlackRock; (Treasurer)

Laura Clennell, Executive Director, JP Morgan

Laura Dukess, Managing Partner, On Point Leadership, LLC; (Chair)

Cara Edwards, Co-Managing Partner, DLA Piper LLP

Whitney Gaston, Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Onex Partners

Tom Guilbride, Director, Credit Suisse

Beryl Harold, Senior Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, WNET

Hih Song Kim, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, BlueTriton Brands

Moun Seo, Director, Moody’s Analytics

Kyle Sell, Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Finance & Audit Committee Chair

Whitley Richards, Chief Program Officer, Cause Strategy Partners; (Vice Chair and Governance Committee Chair)

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