Meet our team

Leadership Team

Kryn Anderson
Kryn Anderson
Chief Financial Officer
email Kryn
extension 216

Brigid Brannigan
Brigid Brannigan
Director of People and Programs
email Brigid
extension 206

Sandra Chanduvi
Sandra Chanduvi
Senior Director of Programs
email Sandra
extension 212

Carl Curran
Carl Curran
Chief Operating Officer
email Carl
extension 295

Ashley Wessier
Ashley Wessier
Chief of Staff
email Ashley
extension 261

Justine Zinkin
Justine Zinkin
Chief Executive Officer
email Justine
extension 213

Kryn Anderson
Kryn Anderson
Chief Financial Officer
email Kryn
extension 216
Brigid Brannigan
Brigid Brannigan
Director of People and Programs
email Brigid
extension 206

Sandra Chanduvi
Sandra Chanduvi
Senior Director of Programs
email Sandra
extension 212
Carl Curran
Carl Curran
Chief Operating Officer
email Carl
extension 295
Ashley Wessier
Ashley Wessier
Chief of Staff
email Ashley
extension 261
Justine Zinkin
Justine Zinkin
Chief Executive Officer
email Justine
extension 213

TrustPlus Management and Operations

Nathalie Baez
Nathalie Baez

Associate Director of Programs, TrustPlus
email Nathalie
extension 215

Milagros DuBouchet
Milagros DuBouchet
Lead Business Development Manager
email Milagros
extension 250

Brendon Kinney
Brendon Kinney
Relationship Manager
email Brendon
extension 225

Jonathan Lee
Jonathan Lee
Associate Director of Programs, TrustPlus
email Jonathan
extension 226

Andres Machuca
Andres Machuca
Business Development Associate
email Andres
extension 202


William Ramirez
TrustPlus Administrator
email William

Nathalie Baez
Nathalie Baez
Associate Director of Programs, TrustPlus
email Nathalie
extension 215
Milagros DuBouchet
Milagros DuBouchet
Lead Business Development Manager
email Milagros
extension 250
Brendon Kinney
Brendon Kinney
Relationship Manager
email Brendon
extension 225
Jonathan Lee
Jonathan Lee
Associate Director of Programs, TrustPlus
email Jonathan
extension 226
Andres Machuca
Andres Machuca
Business Development Associate
email Andres
extension 202


William Ramirez
TrustPlus Administrator
email William

External Relations

Heather Goode
Heather Goode
Associate Director for Institutional Giving
email Heather
extension 280


Lauren Jadotte
Communication Manager
email Lauren

Rosie Silber-Marker
Rosie Silber-Marker
Development Associate
email Rosie
extension 299


Matt Stern
Senior Development Officer
email Matt

Heather Goode
Heather Goode
Associate Director for Institutional Giving
email Heather
extension 280

Lauren Jadotte
Communication Manager
email Lauren
Rosie Silber-Marker
Rosie Silber-Marker
Development Associate
email Rosie
extension 299

Matt Stern
Senior Development Officer
email Matt

Finance and Operations

Priscilla Canela
Priscilla Canela
Bookkeeper
email Priscilla
extension 229

Rashawna Wilson
Rashawna Wilson
Operations Administrator
email Rashawna
extension 620

Kathery Zapata
Kathery Zapata
Controller
email Kathery
extension 208

Priscilla Canela
Priscilla Canela
Bookkeeper
email Priscilla
extension 229
Rashawna Wilson
Rashawna Wilson
Operations Administrator
email Rashawna
extension 620
Kathery Zapata
Kathery Zapata
Controller
email Kathery
extension 208

Financial Coaches


Elayna Alexander
Financial Coach
email Elayna


Sabrina Alexander
Financial Coach
email Sabrina

Alejandro Andrade
Alejandro Andrade

Financial Coach
email Alejandro
extension 604


Dametria Douglas
Financial Coach
email Dametria


Adrianna Gregory
Financial Coach
email Adrianna


Ashley Denae Hannah
Financial Coach
email Ashley


Samantha Kinney
Financial Coach
email Samantha

Michelle Morillo
Michelle Morillo
Senior Financial Coach
email Michelle
extension 606

Elise Nussbaum
Elise Nussbaum
Financial Coach
email Elise
extension 203

Tiffany Ordonez
Tiffany Ordonez
Financial Coach
email Tiffany
extension 228

Ana Paez
Ana Paez
Senior Financial Coach/Project Manager
email Ana
extension 317

Bernard Saavedra
Bernard Saavedra
Senior Financial Coach
email Bernard
extension 603


David Shusman
Financial Coach
email David

Ivania Teran
Ivania Teran
Senior Financial Coach
email Ivania
extension 610

Jeffrey Veras
Jeffrey Veras
Financial Coach
email Jeffrey
extension 601


Elayna Alexander
Financial Coach
email Elayna

Sabrina Alexander
Financial Coach
email Sabrina

Alejandro Andrade
Financial Coach
email Alejandro
extension 604

Dametria Douglas
Financial Coach
email Dametria

Adrianna Gregory
Financial Coach
email Adrianna

Ashley Denae Hannah
Financial Coach
email Ashley

Samantha Kinney
Financial Coach
email Samantha
Michelle Morillo
Michelle Morillo
Senior Financial Coach
email Michelle
extension 606
Elise Nussbaum
Elise Nussbaum
Financial Coach
email Elise
extension 203
Tiffany Ordonez
Tiffany Ordonez
Financial Coach
email Tiffany
extension 228
Ana Paez
Ana Paez
Senior Financial Coach/Project Manager
email Ana
extension 317
Bernard Saavedra
Bernard Saavedra
Senior Financial Coach
email Bernard
extension 603

David Shusman
Financial Coach
email David
Ivania Teran
Ivania Teran
Senior Financial Coach
email Ivania
extension 610
Jeffrey Veras
Jeffrey Veras
Financial Coach
email Jeffrey
extension 601

Product Development and Technology

Amauris Belen
Amauris Belen

Product Development Associate
email Amauris
extension 600


Stef Campolo
Marketing Designer
email Stef

John Figueroa
John Figueroa
Product Owner
email John

Jason Glastetter
Jason Glastetter
Director of User Experience and Design
email Jason
extension 204


Ilinca Munteanu
Product Marketing Coordinator
email Ilinca

Amauris Belen
Amauris Belen
Product Development Associate
email Amauris
extension 600

Stef Campolo
Marketing Designer
email Stef
John Figueroa
John Figueroa
Product Owner
email John
Jason Glastetter
Jason Glastetter
Director of User Experience and Design
email Jason
extension 204

Ilinca Munteanu
Product Marketing Coordinator
email Ilinca

Program Management and Technical Assistance

Iliana Diaz
Iliana Diaz
Associate Director of Training and Technical Assistance
email Iliana
extension 253

Justin Enany
Justin Enany
Project Manager – Training & Technical Assistance
email Justin
extension 612

Hector Hidalgo
Hector Hidalgo
Project Manager-Technical Assistance
email Hector
extension 609

Elio Pichardo
Elio Pichardo
Associate Director of Programs, Partnerships
email Elio
extension 207

Leo Rayfiel
Leo Rayfiel
Associate Director, Data and Analytics
email Leo

Fitz Restituyo
Fitz Restituyo
Associate Director of Programs
email Fitz
extension 201

Chris Starr
Christopher Starr
Senior Director of Innovation
email Christopher
extension 254


Sana Waleed
Senior Salesforce Administrator
email Sana

Iliana Diaz
Iliana Diaz
Associate Director of Training and Technical Assistance
email Iliana
extension 253
Justin Enany
Justin Enany
Project Manager – Training & Technical Assistance
email Justin
extension 612
Hector Hidalgo
Hector Hidalgo
Project Manager-Technical Assistance
email Hector
extension 609
Elio Pichardo
Elio Pichardo
Associate Director of Programs, Partnerships
email Elio
extension 207
Leo Rayfiel
Leo Rayfiel
Associate Director, Data and Analytics
email Leo
Fitz Restituyo
Fitz Restituyo
Associate Director of Programs
email Fitz
extension 201
Chris Starr
Christopher Starr
Senior Director of Innovation
email Christopher
extension 254

Sana Waleed
Senior Salesforce Administrator
email Sana

Board of Directors

Aliah Greene is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Percapita Group, LLC, a social impact fintech company. Prior to this, Aliah had a 21 year career at Morgan Stanley in various roles within Finance, Treasury, and Risk Management in both the US and the UK. Her most recent role was Managing Director, Head of Enterprise Risk Management and Analytics for the firm’s Wealth Management segment and Morgan Stanley Private Bank, N.A.

Aliah also serves on the boards of KEEN NYC, which provides free recreational activities for disabled children, and the League Education and Treatment Center, which provides educational and support services for children and young adults with developmental or psychiatric challenges. Additionally, she is the founder of Specially Centered, a support network for parents of neurodiverse and/or disabled children. An alumna of Brown University, Aliah is a proud New York City native raised in Harlem and The Bronx, and currently resides in Brooklyn with her partner and son.

Franco Baseggio recently was a Managing Director of HBK’s statistical arbitrage strategy, a position he had held for over 12 years.

Prior to that, Franco built a statistical arbitrage strategy at PCM, a hedge fund, and co-headed the fund-of-funds group at Commerzbank. Franco started his career with a 6 year stint at D. E. Shaw & Co. in a variety of programming, quant, and investing roles.

Franco received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Harvard.

When he gets the chance he likes to play tournament bridge, where he has one major national victory.

Matthew Rhodes-Kropf is the Managing Partner at Tectonic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital company with a focus on finance, technology, and biotech companies. He is also a visiting associate professor of finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, hedge funds, and corporate governance. He has been published in leading finance and economic journals including The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Business, Journal of Financial Economics, and The RAND Journal of Economics.

Matt previously managed RK Ventures and served as acting CFO of Avid Radiopharmaceuticals and has been a member of its board of directors since its founding. In addition to being a member of the board of directors of Neighborhood Trust, he is on the boards of Duke University’s Graduate School, Ada Investment Management, a process driven hedge fund that uses long-run economic signals, and Correlation Ventures, a quantitatively-based venture fund.

Matt was formerly an Associate Professor at the Harvard School of Business and the Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he received the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence. A graduate of Duke University, he holds a B.A. in computer science and economics and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics.

Chauncy Lennon, Ph.D., Vice President for the Future of Learning and Work at the Lumina Foundation, helps build out new ideas to advance the foundation’s attainment agenda. He joins Lumina from JPMorgan Chase where he drove the firm’s $350 million investment in philanthropic initiatives as Managing Director and Head of Workforce Strategy. He previously led large portfolios of work at Ford Foundation related to economic advancement and workforce development, and was responsible for the growth and operation of national initiatives that connect low-wage workers to income-enhancing benefits and services as Senior Vice President for Asset Building at Seedco, a national workforce development intermediary. He earned his Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University, master’s degree from the University of Chicago and bachelor’s degree from Williams College. He has taught urban studies at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs and at Barnard College.

Benjamin S. Appen, CFA, is a Founding Partner, Co-Chair of the Investment Committee, and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for developing and managing the Magnitude investment business.

Mr. Appen was previously a senior vice president at the D. E. Shaw group, a New York-based investment firm focusing on quantitative trading and technology venture capital activities. During his seven-year tenure, he co-founded and managed the firm’s fund of funds business. In this role, he oversaw the evaluation of investment strategies, manager selection, and quantitative research. Mr. Appen also managed the D. E. Shaw group’s venture capital investments, he served on the board of directors of Schrödinger, Inc., a computational chemistry software pioneer.

Immediately before joining Magnitude Capital, Mr. Appen was the chief executive officer of Alkindi, Inc., based in New York City. He was responsible for overseeing the development of a collaborative filtering application based on n-dimensional clustering algorithms. Alkindi’s improvements to this technology led to the company’s software being rated highest in user tests.

Mr. Appen has been invited to speak about hedge funds as a guest lecturer at Columbia University and New York University. Mr. Appen is also on the board of directors for Innovations for Poverty Action, which administers rigorous evaluations of development work around the world. He is a trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission.

In 1992, Mr. Appen graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in political science from Columbia University.

Allison Beer is the chief executive officer for Chase’s Card and Connected Commerce businesses. She was previously the Chief Product Officer for Consumer & Community Banking (CCB), leading the bank’s product teams across lines of business. She was also the head of customer experience and digital, driving the design and experience for Chase’s 57 million digitally active customers on its website and mobile app.

Prior to these roles, Allison was Head of Corporate Development for Banking and Payments for JPMorgan Chase and negotiated new partnerships with tech giants and other major distribution platforms.

Allison joined JPMorgan Chase in 2017 to lead payments partnerships in Chase’s Digital division where her team managed partnerships with Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay and others — as well as drove the strategies for digital payments. Her team also managed Chase’s tokenization partnerships and development of the third party token vault with The Clearinghouse.

Before joining Chase, Allison held a number of executive roles at American Express spanning digital partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and card benefits across Amex’s Travel, Consumer Card and Payment divisions.

Allison is a graduate of Yale University.

Sebastián Ceria is one of the world’s foremost authorities on optimization. Sebastian Ceria is Chief Executive Officer of Qontigo. He previously served as the CEO of Axioma (now part of Qontigo), which he founded and led since 1998. Before that, Ceria was an Associate Professor of Decision, Risk and Operations at Columbia Business School from 1993 to 1998. He was honored with the prestigious Career Award for Operations Research from the National Science Foundation, which is given annually to the two best researchers and teachers in the area. While at Columbia he was also recognized as the “best core teacher” by his students and the school. Additionally, Ceria has served as administrator for the Computational Optimization Research Center and as co-principal investigator in two National Science Foundation research projects.

Ceria is the author of many articles and has been featured regularly in a variety of publications including Management Science, Mathematical Programming, Optima and Operations Research. He has also been an editor for Optima, and a regular referee for a number of publications in the area. Past speaking engagements include international corporate and academic conferences. Ceria completed his PhD in Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon University’s Graduate School of Industrial Administration.

Ross Garon is the Head of Quantitative Strategies at Millennium. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director at Cubist Systematic Strategies, LLC. Mr. Garon began his career in quantitative finance in 1993 when he joined D. E. Shaw & Co. Mr. Garon graduated magna cum laude from Harvard.

Sheldon Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of Proclivity Systems. Proclivity is recognized as one of the industry’s most advanced predictive analytics and real-time electronic trading platforms for data and digital media and is responsible for driving sales worldwide for leading brands in retail, travel, pharmaceuticals, insurance, sports, and several other sectors.

In 2009, Businessweek recognized Proclivity Systems as one of the “Top 50 Promising Tech Startups” and the company has been featured in Fast Company, The New York Times, AdExchanger, Internet Retailer, and many other major publications on technology and innovation.

An inventor, with numerous patents in machine learning and computational advertising, Gilbert pioneered the use of large volumes of unstructured online data with offline data from retail stores to effectively predict the purchase likelihood and transactional value of consumers relative to any product to maximize sales and profits for brands. This has led to novel applications in the emerging field of real-time automated exchanges where Proclivity enables entities to buy and sell digital ads and data signals at optimal times and prices in milliseconds to maximize sales to desired audiences.

Gilbert credits his foresight on the use of large unstructured data to predict outcomes to his academic career in molecular genetics, which he studied during his undergraduate years at Yale University, and thereafter at The Rockefeller University and Cornell University Medical Center. Gilbert is also actively involved in a number of non-profits including The Student Diplomacy Corps and serves on the boards of Neighborhood Trust and The Recording Academy Grammy Awards.

Aleksandra (Saška) Mojsilović is a scientist at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York. She received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia in 1997. She was a Member of Technical Staff at the Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey (1998-2000), and then joined IBM Research, where she leads AI Science organization. Saška is a founder and co-director of the IBM Science for Social Good program. Over the last 20 years, Saška has applied her skills to problems in computer vision, healthcare, multimedia, finance, HR, public affairs and economics. Saška is one of the pioneers of business analytics at IBM and in the industry; throughout her career she championed innovative uses of analytics for business decision support. For her technical contributions and the business impact of her work Saška was appointed an IBM Fellow, the company’s highest technical honor. Saška is the author of over 100 publications and holds 16 patents. Her work has been recognized with several awards including IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award, INFORMS Wagner Prize, IBM Extraordinary Accomplishment Award, IBM Gerstner Prize, and Best Paper awards at ECCV and SOLI conferences. She is an IEEE Fellow and a member of INFORMS and SWE.

Justine Zinkin is CEO of Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners. She has overseen the dramatic growth of the nonprofit since 2002, cultivating the organization as a national leader in the financial empowerment and asset development fields.

Justine joined Neighborhood Trust (formerly Credit Where Credit Is Due) in 2002 in order to support its mission of financial empowerment in the Washington Heights community. Neighborhood Trust’s signature Financial Empowerment Integration Model is now applied in over 40 locations around New York City, and its technical assistance arm has provided services in major cities nationally. In 2013, the New York City Mayor’s Office named Neighborhood Trust one of New York City’s ten most innovative nonprofits. In 2015 alone, the organization served over 6,000 low-income New Yorkers.

Prior to leading Neighborhood Trust, Justine served as Director of Economic Independence Programs at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development from 1999 to 2000, and as Director of Workforce Development at Common Ground Community HDFC from 1995 to 1999.

Justine was recently selected as a 2016 New Profit Accelerator Entrepreneur, a one-year program designed to accelerate the potential of extraordinary female social entrepreneurs and the impact of their organizations. She has been honored as a Hidden Hero by the Andrew Goodman Foundation and has been a featured speaker at various financial services innovation and asset development convenings, including the Center for American Progress, Center for Financial Services Innovation, Corporate for Enterprise Development, PopTech, and TEDx.

Justine holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, an M.S. in Population Studies from Harvard University’s School of Public Health, and a B.A. from Brown University.

Justine is a six-time New York City marathon runner.