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


Sophie Bergmann

Manager, Solutions

Sophie Bergmann

Manager, Solutions

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

Jessica Bundage

Associate, Education

Jessica Bundage

Associate, Education

Cheryl Burnett

Director, Strategic Communications

Cheryl Burnett

Director, Strategic Communications

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

Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Emily Collins

Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Tlahuilli Cortez

Associate, Strategy & Innovation

Tlahuilli Cortez

Associate, Strategy & Innovation

Pankti Dalal

Manager, Community & Implementation, What Works Cities

Pankti Dalal

Manager, Community & 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

Senior Manager, Certification, What Works Cities

Emily Ferris

Senior Manager, Certification, What Works Cities

Jeanine Forsythe

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Jeanine Forsythe

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Danielle Francis

Finance and Administrative Assistant

Danielle Francis

Finance and Administrative Assistant

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

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

Ellen Hur

Vice President

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

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

Jack Monahan

Program Associate, Workforce Development

Jack Monahan

Program Associate, Workforce Development

Lisa Morrison Butler

Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer

Lisa Morrison Butler

Executive Vice President and Chief Impact Officer

Samatha Nemana

Associate Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Samatha Nemana

Associate Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Owen O’Malley

Associate Director, Community & Implementation

Owen O’Malley

Associate Director, Community & Implementation

Nana Osei

Associate, Community and Implementation, What Works Cities

Nana Osei

Associate, 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

Giovanna M. Piragua Romero

Associate Director, Grants and Contracts

Talia Ramella

Manager, Solutions

Talia Ramella

Manager, Solutions

Gavriel Remz

Manager, Economic Mobility Catalog

Gavriel Remz

Manager, Economic Mobility Catalog

Jessica Reveri

Vice President, Talent and Operations

Jessica Reveri

Vice President, Talent and Operations

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 and Operations

Shelby Rothstein

Senior Manager, Talent and Operations

Jadeen Samuels

Associate, Solutions

Jadeen Samuels

Associate, Solutions

Aaron Samulcek

Vice President, Finance

Aaron Samulcek

Vice President, Finance

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 and Operations

Yera Tavarez

Senior Manager, Talent and Operations

Mala B. Thakur

Director, Workforce Development

Mala B. Thakur

Director, Workforce Development

Ross Tilchin

Associate Director of Economic Mobility

Ross Tilchin

Associate Director of Economic Mobility

Jen Tolentino

Director, Local Practice

Jen Tolentino

Director, Local Practice

Jessica Valand

Director, Workforce Development

Jessica Valand

Director, Workforce Development

Cole Ware

Associate, Economic Mobility Catalog

Cole Ware

Associate, Economic Mobility Catalog

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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