Staff

– Executive Team –

Alexandra-Emmanuelle Zagbayou
Executive Director

Casey Barr Rios
Executive Assistant

– Programming Team –

Bettina Umstead
Chief Program Officer

Muriel A. Smith
Program Director

Elena Maina
Associate Director of College Advising and Success

Derrick Beasley
College Success Coordinator

Bianca Lambert
College Success Coordinator

Michelle Norwood
High School Program Coordinator

Reko Daye
High School Program Coordinator

April Warren
Middle School Program Coordinator

Luke Carman
Middle School Coordinator

Bria Davenport
Middle School Coordinator Assistant

High School Advocates

After-school Instructors

2018 Summer Academy Teachers

Volunteer Tutors

– Student and Family Support Services Team –

Ashley Peters
Director of Student and Family Support Services

Alex Turner
Learning Specialist

Andrea Rodriguez
Bilingual Families Advocate

– Evaluations and Research Team –

Radhika Deshmukh-McDiarmid
Evaluations and Research Coordinator

– Business and Building Operations Team –

Amy Salo
Chief Operating Officer

Cameron Phillips
Operations and Facilities Manager

Karla Fernández
Program and Logistics Assistant

Abdullah Jones
WGPC Lead Custodian

Melvin Riley
WGPC Custodian

Yaquelin Tejada - Bilingual Receptionist

Yaquelin Tejada
WGPC Bilingual Receptionist 

– Business Finance Team –

Elena Dalsimer
Finance and HR Manager

Danielle Evans
Grants Administration Intern

– Advancement Team –

Elise Sharpe
Development Director

Brandy Luce
Marketing and Communications Manager


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