OUR Leadership

Erin Ballard

Chief Operating Officer and Executive VP

Su Hyun Lim

Chief Financial Officer and VP of Infrastructure

Alicia Wade

Chief of Staff

Shelby Geter

Director of Human Resources

Maura Hackett

Director of Operations

Laura Henderson

Director of Fiscal Sponsors

Sarah Motola

Director of Fiscal Sponsors

Margarita Rubalcava

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Aileen Sánchez

Director of Donor Services

Rutledge Simmons

Vice President and General Counsel

OUR Staff

Cynthia Brothers

Senior Program Officer

Marietta Carre

Assistant Director of Grants Management

Tia Ellis

Program Coordinator

Laura Fairman

Assistant Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Melissa Francisco

Operations Manager

Emily Gelbaum

Partnerships and Communications Manager

Veronika Geronimo

Director of Immigrant Justice

Page Gleason

Director of State Strategy

Ariana Holland

Project Manager

Chelsea Hornick-Becker

Assistant Director of Finance Operations

Rebecca Hyde

Grants Manager

Brandon Jones

Portfolio Manager

Nuzhat Khandaker

Senior Financial Analyst

Maria Klimenko

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Ana Lin

Assistant Director of Accounting

April Lindsay

In Memoriam

Gabrielle McNamara

Salesforce Analyst

Reyna Moya-James

Senior Grants Coordinator

Charles Nuñez

Program Officer, Civic Engagement

Raymond Partolan

Program Officer, Voting Rights

Chhandasi Patel

Director of Inclusive Democracy

Harpreet Pelia

Project Manager

Monica Rabii

Assistant Director, Economic Mobility and Opportunity

Marc Santora

Operations Manager

Thomas Saylor

Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis

Rakia Seaborn

Portfolio Manager

Sarah Strnad

Program Manager

Kayla Tyrrell

Senior Portfolio Manager

Crystal Tsoi

Deputy Director

Tina Whitegeese

Portfolio Coordinator

OUR Board of Directors

Kerrien Suarez

First Vice Chairperson

Kristen Ruff

Second Vice Chairperson

Christina Schatz

Secretary Treasurer


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