Our Team


Leadership

Meet our Results for America Leadership Team

Results for America is led by a diverse group of experts dedicated to making investing in what works the new normal, and who make our progress possible.

Our Team


Kelsey Berkowitz

Senior Manager, Local Practice

Kelsey Berkowitz

Senior Manager, Local Practice

Elise Allari

Assistant, Certification, What Works Cities

Elise Allari

Assistant, Certification, What Works Cities

Pete Bernardy

Vice President and State Practice Lead

Pete Bernardy

Vice President and State Practice Lead

Heather Boughton

Director, Education Policy Implementation

Heather Boughton

Director, Education Policy Implementation

Cheryl Burnett

Director, Strategic Communications

Cheryl Burnett

Director, Strategic Communications

Jessica Bundage

Associate, Education

Jessica Bundage

Associate, Education

Samuel Christensen

Associate Director, State and Federal Policy Implementation, Opportunity Accelerator

Samuel Christensen

Associate Director, State and Federal Policy Implementation, Opportunity Accelerator

Zachary Coile

Vice President, Strategic Communications

Zachary Coile

Vice President, Strategic Communications

Emily Collins

Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships

Emily Collins

Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships

Tlahuilli Cortez

Associate, Executive Team

Tlahuilli Cortez

Associate, Executive Team

Daniel Craig

Senior Manager, What Works Cities Systems and Platforms Administrator

Daniel Craig

Senior Manager, What Works Cities Systems and Platforms Administrator

Pankti Dalal

Senior Manager, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Pankti Dalal

Senior Manager, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Molly Daniell

Director, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Molly Daniell

Director, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Nichole Dunn

Vice President and Federal Practice Lead

Nichole Dunn

Vice President and Federal Practice Lead

Katherine Ferguson

Manager, Strategic Communications and Marketing

Katherine Ferguson

Manager, Strategic Communications and Marketing

Emily Ferris

Associate Director, Certification, What Works Cities

Emily Ferris

Associate Director, Certification, What Works Cities

Danielle Francis

Associate, Finance and Operations

Danielle Francis

Associate, Finance and Operations

Brittany Giroux Lane

Director, Solutions

Brittany Giroux Lane

Director, Solutions

Ariana Goertz

Senior Manager, Impact Measurement and Data

Ariana Goertz

Senior Manager, Impact Measurement and Data

Rochelle Haynes

Managing Director, What Works Cities

Rochelle Haynes

Managing Director, What Works Cities

Daniel Herrera

Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Daniel Herrera

Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Morgan Golin

Associate Director, Workforce Development

Morgan Golin

Associate Director, Workforce Development

Tess Hetzel

Associate Director, Strategic Communications

Tess Hetzel

Associate Director, Strategic Communications

Dakota Homsey

Manager, Opportunity Accelerator

Dakota Homsey

Manager, Opportunity Accelerator

Ellen Hur

Vice President, Solutions and Early Childhood

Ellen Hur

Vice President, Solutions and Early Childhood

Haley Kadish

Associate Director, Local Practice

Haley Kadish

Associate Director, Local Practice

Michele Jolin

CEO and Co-Founder,
Chair of the Board

Michele Jolin

CEO and Co-Founder,
Chair of the Board

Veronica Kapnick

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Veronica Kapnick

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Sara Kerr

Vice President, Education Policy Implementation

Sara Kerr

Vice President, Education Policy Implementation

Olivia Leonard

Associate Director, Federal Evidence Based Policy Implementation

Olivia Leonard

Associate Director, Federal Evidence Based Policy Implementation

Zachary Markovits

Vice President and Local Practice Lead

Zachary Markovits

Vice President and Local Practice Lead

David Medina

COO and Co-Founder

David Medina

COO and Co-Founder

Kenneth Megan

Associate Director, Federal Practice

Kenneth Megan

Associate Director, Federal Practice

Jack Monahan

Associate, Workforce Development

Jack Monahan

Associate, Workforce Development

Lisa Morrison Butler

Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer

Lisa Morrison Butler

Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer

Christian Motley

Senior Advisor

Christian Motley

Senior Advisor

Samatha Nemana

Associate Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Samatha Nemana

Associate Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Owen O’Malley

Associate Director, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Owen O’Malley

Associate Director, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Nana Osei

Manager, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Nana Osei

Manager, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Jennifer Park

Executive Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Jennifer Park

Executive Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Giovanna M. Piragua Romero

Associate Director, Grants and Contracts, Finance and Operations

Giovanna M. Piragua Romero

Associate Director, Grants and Contracts, Finance and Operations

Chelsea Powell

Associate Director, Local Practice (Recovery, Evidence, Evaluation)

Chelsea Powell

Associate Director, Local Practice (Recovery, Evidence, Evaluation)

Yvonne Reyes

Senior Manager, Human Resources

Yvonne Reyes

Senior Manager, Human Resources

Celeste Richie

Vice President, Workforce Development

Celeste Richie

Vice President, Workforce Development

Brittney Rose

Manager, Events and Communications

Brittney Rose

Manager, Events and Communications

Shelby Rothstein

Senior Manager, Talent

Shelby Rothstein

Senior Manager, Talent

Jadeen Samuels

Associate, Solutions

Jadeen Samuels

Associate, Solutions

Aaron Samulcek

Vice President, Finance and Operations

Aaron Samulcek

Vice President, Finance and Operations

Mi-Mi Saunders

Associate Director, Federal Education and Workforce Policy

Mi-Mi Saunders

Associate Director, Federal Education and Workforce Policy

Ross Schwartz

Associate Director of Communications, What Works Cities

Ross Schwartz

Associate Director of Communications, What Works Cities

Quinn Stevenson

Manager, Local Practice

Quinn Stevenson

Manager, Local Practice

Lauren Su

Director, Certification, What Works Cities

Lauren Su

Director, Certification, What Works Cities

Yera Tavarez

Senior Manager, Talent

Yera Tavarez

Senior Manager, Talent

Mala B. Thakur

Director, Workforce Development and Mobility

Mala B. Thakur

Director, Workforce Development and Mobility

Ross Tilchin

Director, Economic Mobility Catalog, Solutions

Ross Tilchin

Director, Economic Mobility Catalog, Solutions

Jen Tolentino

Director, Local Practice

Jen Tolentino

Director, Local Practice

Jessica Valand

Director, Workforce and Economic Development

Jessica Valand

Director, Workforce and Economic Development

Cole Ware

Associate, Economic Mobility Catalog, Solutions

Cole Ware

Associate, Economic Mobility Catalog, Solutions

Kaydrianne Young

Associate Director, Communication and Mobilization

Kaydrianne Young

Associate Director, Communication and Mobilization

Pingjing Zou

Director, Technology and Impact Systems

Pingjing Zou

Director, Technology and Impact Systems

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