Board & Staff


Board Officers

James W. March
Board Chair

Retired, Zurich North America

Antonia Yuille Williams
1st Vice Chair

Con Edison

Rev. Dr. Emma Jordan-Simpson
2nd Vice Chair 

Concord Baptist Church of Christ

Jacob DeVries
Treasurer

Ernst & Young

John Ciraulo
Secretary

Cushman & Wakefield

Board Members

Jennifer Jones Austin

FPWA Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Robert S. Bridges, Jr.

Wilmington Trust

Derrick D. Cephas

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Richard A. Debs

Morgan Stanley

Rev. Dr. Thomas P. Grissom, Jr. 

Retired, Mount Calvary United Methodist Church

Robert H. Gutheil

Retired, Episcopal Social Services

Mitchell Lee

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.

Craig C. MacKay

England & Company

Jennifer Peterson

McCann

Marion Phillips, III

Empire State Development Corporation

Valerie A. Reardon 

Stephen J. Storen

Retired, BNY Mellon

Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor

Urban UpBound

Wendy Van Amson

Independent School Diversity Network, Tempro and Associates

J. Fred Weintz, Jr. 

Retired, Goldman Sachs

Emeritus Members

Hon. David N. Dinkins

Dr. James R. Dumpson

* In memoriam

Dr. Patricia G. Morisey

* In memoriam

Phoebe R. Stanton

Executive Office

Jennifer Jones Austin

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Tiffany O'Neal

Senior Advisor and Director of Special Initiatives

Karen Wilkerson

Executive Assistant to the Office of the CEO/ED

Program & Policy Team

Emily Miles

Chief Program & Policy Officer

Aleciah Anthony

Director of Programs

Gilda Flores

Member Support Coordinator

Nakia Johnson

Program Manager, Training and Development

Lauraliz Morales-Silva

Program Coordinator

Yolanda Richard

Faith-based Engagement & Outreach Coordinator

Jeanette Estima

Director of Policy

Osman Ahmed

Senior Policy Analyst

Ashley Garner

Policy Associate

Derek Thomas

Senior Fiscal Policy Analyst

Gaurav Gupta-Casale

Fiscal Policy Analyst

Development & Communications Team

Catherine Carpentieri

Chief Development and Communications Officer

Amy Brenna

Director of Marketing & Communications

Sarah Elliott

Director of Institutional Giving

Jordan Kifer

Development Associate

Finance Team

Frank DiMaiuta

Chief Financial Officer

Yvonne Bennett

Senior Accountant

Mary Emery-Doswell

Assistant Director of Finance

Radhiyah Kaiyum

Junior Accountant/ Accounts Payable Specialist

Operations Team

Alexandros Hatzakis

Chief Operating Officer

Eric Askew

Facilities Assistant

Nicasio Burke

Office Manager

Andre Davidson

Facilities Assistant

Duane Hill

Facilities Assistant

Raschaad Hoggard

Director of Outreach & Engagement

Elizabeth Molina

Operations Associate