Staff | Junior Achievement of New York

JA of New York Team

Leadership

Joseph Peri
President and CEO
 
Kelly Melvin
Executive Assistant to the President
 

Education

Jessica O'Brien
Vice President, Programs
 
Natasha Arocha
Associate, Programs
 
Damaris Cardi
Data Associate, Programs
 
Diana Lee
Senior Director, Programs
 
Cara Minnix
Associate, Programs
 
Emma Ross
Associate, Programs
 
Carol Sharrouf
Senior Manager, Programs
 
Aruem Shin
Associate, Programs
 
Rosio Alfonsina Frías Vargas
Manager, Programs
 
Bridgette White
Senior Manager, Programs
 
Mireille Youssef
Senior Manager, Programs
 

Operations

Christopher Malin
Vice President, Finance and Administration
 
Cecilia Ho
Accounting/HR Manager (P/T)
 

Development

Renee Colombo
Vice President, Resource Development and Communications
 
Ariel Bagley
Manager, Institutional Giving
 
Steven Sherrick
Director, Institutional Giving
 
Shahna Sherwood
Director, Special Events
 
Alexandra Wyatt
Manager, Special Events
 
Stephanie Zlotnick
Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
 

Long Island Team

Leadership

Kristen Clark
Director, Long Island Operations
 

Education

Tina Fiorentine
Senior Manager, Long Island Programs and New Business Development
 
Linda Furey
Manager, Long Island Programs
 
Dawn Chiuchiolo
Senior Manager, Long Island Programs (P/T)
 
Lorraine Englander
Programs Associate, Long Island (P/T)
 

Lower Hudson Valley Team

Leadership

Catherine Danyko-Sage
Interim Director, Lower Hudson Valley Operations
 

Education

Caroline Tzelios
Associate, Programs
 
  • "JA activities support our college and career readiness expectations as they bridge connections to real world experiences and professions" – Hazel Cruz, PS 83

    -Junior Achievement Teacher
  • "I learned that running a business includes a lot of work! You have to know how to run it, how much to pay your employees and much more." – PS 83

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Guess what? A volunteer from Junior Achievement came to my class! I learned that cities are places to live, eat, work and play." – Justin, PS 83

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement has given me my blueprint for success in college and beyond. JA has allowed me to grow as a student, entrepreneur, and as a future college student." – Kaiyell Pettie

    -Junior Achievement Alumnus
  • "JA volunteers give children tangible examples of the unlimited opportunities available to them."

    -Junior Achievement Volunteer

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