our team

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Allison Luthe
Executive Director
Israel Shasanmi
Deputy Director

Advocacy & Community Engagement

Leintz Belony
Community Engagement Coordinator
Mary Dicken
Advocacy & Engagement Director

Best Buy Teen Tech Center & 40 West Digital

Alberto Montero
Assistant Producer, 40 West Digital
Deania Wise
Assistant Editor, 40 West Digital
Douglas Morris
40 West Digital Director
Matthew Officer
Social Enterprise Coordinator, 40 West Digital
Pharoah Smith
Assistant Editor, 40 West Digital
R’Quiya Ruffin
Pathways Coordinator, Best Buy Teen Tech Center
Seth Allen
Best Buy Teen Tech Center Coordinator
Wonsehlea Tea
Job Training Coordinator, 40 West Digital

Family & Community Programs

Alex Lipsey
Wellness Coach
Evelyn White
Wellness Coach
Jalen Sultzer
Wellness Coach
Jasmine Black
Wellness Coach
Octavia Williams
Mental Health Coordinator
Shalonda Kelley
Wellness Coach
Terrence Sanford
Family & Community Program Director

Midtown Get-Around

Jerry Hood
Driver
LaTasha Boyd
Midtown Get-Around Coordinator
Stephen Woods
Driver

Operations and General

Christina Rodriguez
Grants Coordinator
Jami Perkins
Operations Director
Shaun Mills
Facility Maintenance
Valorie Woods
Receptionist

Youth Programs

Aaronda McGowan
Youth Worker
Adam Thomas
Middle School Coordinator
Ashley Young
Wellness Coach
Azure Riley
Elementary School Coordinator
Deon Banks
Intensive Supports Program Director
Gabriel Clark
Academic Wellness Coach
Jonna Lee
Youth Worker
Kamyra Lyles
Middle School Program Assistant
Lacrisha Hollins
Youth Program Director
Monique Love
Literacy Program Director
Shila Shelby
Youth Worker