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Robin Hood staff members bring a variety of backgrounds and experience to the organization. The team includes Ph.D.'s, attorneys, former executive directors of grassroots organizations and management experts. Together, they work to build better futures for poor children and their families in New York City.

 


David Saltzman
Executive Director
Deborah Winshel
President and Chief Operating Officer

Program

Michael M. Weinstein
Chief Program Officer

Grants

Dana Archer-Rosenthal
Senior Program Officer
Jobs & Economic Security
Emary Aronson
Managing Director
Education & Relief Fund
Veyom Bahl
Program Officer
Survival
Kristin Barlup Toombs
Senior Program Officer
Survival
Pam Davis
Senior Program Officer
Jobs & Economic Security
Beatriz De La Torre
Managing Director
Housing Advisory Board
Kwaku Driskell
Senior Program Officer
Early Childhood & Youth
Jamie Elfenbein
Program Officer
Education
Susan Epstein
Managing Director
Jobs & Economic Security
Cynthia Esposito Lamy
Manager
Metrics
Michael Kirwan
Program Officer
Early Childhood & Youth
Steven Lee
Managing Director
Income Security
Daree Lewis
Program Officer
Education
Deborah McCoy
Managing Director
Early Childhood & Youth
Elizabeth McNamee
Program Officer
Education
Karen Moody
Manager
Grants
Sarah Oltmans
Senior Program Officer
Survival
Patricia A. Priolet
Senior Program Officer
Education
Kimberly Smith
Senior Program Officer
Jobs & Economic Security
Rasheba Stevenson
Program Officer
Early Childhood & Youth
Cecelia Tanaka
Program Officer
Jobs & Economic Security
RuthAnne Visnauskas
Managing Director
Housing Advisory Board
Eric Weingartner
Managing Director
Survival

Management Assistance

Christine AuYeung
Associate Manager, Real Estate
Program Officer, Jobs
Amy Houston
MD, Management Assistance
MD, Human Capital
Greg Kieser
Technology Strategy Consultant
Deborah Miller Sakellarios
Senior Management Consultant
Jobs & Economic Security
Eric Mulkowsky
Senior Management Consultant
Education
Sarah Najarian
Manager
Board Placement
Stephanie Phillips
Senior Management Consultant
Survival
Susan Sack
Managing Director
Real Estate

Development

Pamela Ellison
Managing Director
Development
Molly Brethauer
Donor Communications
Rose Bromka
Special Initiatives
Development
Lisa Careccia
Associate
Donor Data, Operations and Analytics
Claire Chamberlain
Managing Director
Development
Laura Gamble Sullivan
Investor Relations
Laurence Jahns
Senior Vice President
Advancement
Heather Janoff Johnson
Development Operations
Devon Lawrence
Associate Manager
Development
Sara Levy
Senior Manager
Donor Relations
Sunny Longbons
Investor Relations
Marianne Macrae
Manager
Family Philanthropy
Tim Maloy
Manager
Donor Data, Operations and Analytics
Suzanne McCoy
Associate Manager
Research
Anna Orchard
Associate
Research
Caroline Page
Associate Manager
Development
Katherine Regalado
Executive Assistant
Development
Dina Satti
Associate Manager
Donor Engagement
Krissy Sudano
Senior Vice President
Development
Bonnie Thornton
Investor Relations
Carolyn Vine
Investor Relations
Diane Weslowski
Associate Manager
Donor Data, Operations and Analytics
Jasmine Wood
Associate
Development

Marketing, Communications & Events

Mark Bezos
Senior Vice President
Marketing, Communications, & Events
Harish Bhandari
Director
Digital Engagement and Innovation
Lindsay Carroll
Events and Production
Hanna Chen
Project Manager
Marketing, Communications & Events
Melissa Mouzalas
Project Manager
Marketing, Communications, & Events
Jayme Rubright
Director
Events and Sponsorships
Daniel Sheehan
Senior Copywriter
Alex Silverman
Associate
Digital Engagement
Patricia Smith
Managing Director
Corporate Communications

Administration

Jorge Altamirano
Project Manager
Renée Arnaudo
Executive Assistant
Tina Beyers
Controller
Nadine Harris
Technical Support Specialist
Information Technology
Grace Kim
Associate
Human Capital
Greg Levin
Manager
Special Projects
Jean Morantus
Technical Support Specialist
Information Technology
Rita Oviedo
Associate Manager
Accounting
Sne Patel
Director
Human Capital
Chiiko Peizer
Manager
Accounting
Joanna Pressman
General Counsel
Silvia Ray
Operations Assistant
John Rodriguez
Customer Service & Network Manager
Information Technology
Jeffrey Silverman
Associate Manager, Accounting/
Donor Data, Operations and Analytics
Kenny Wright
Operations Assistant
Beth Zolkind
Chief Financial Officer
“We wanted to apply investment principles to charitable giving. We're socially responsible venture capitalists.”
— David Saltzman
Mr. David Saltzman has been the Executive Director of Robin Hood since 1989. Prior to joining Robin Hood, Mr. Saltzman served as the Special Assistant to the President of the Board of Education of the City of New York for three years. Before working at the Board of Education, he ran AIDS education programs for the New York City Department of Health. Mr. Saltzman began his career in public service working with homeless families for the Human Resources Administration of the City of New York, the city's Department of Social Services. Mr. Saltzman earned a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelors degree from Brown University. In 2001, Mr. Saltzman was named as one of Time Magazine's 100 Innovators.
“Robin Hood is truly an inspiring place to work, and I’m so fortunate to be working for an organization that focuses on helping New Yorkers in need.”
— Deborah Winshel
From 1998 – 2006, Ms. Winshel was the executive vice president for administration and chief financial officer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she was responsible for the financial stewardship and overall operating activities of the Museum. She resigned from the Met in 2006 to move with her family to Italy. Prior to the Met, Ms. Winshel was a managing director at JPMorgan in Investment Banking. Ms. Winshel holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and lives in New York City with her husband and their three boys.