Meet Our Staff

Our talented and dedicated staff are passionate about greater New Haven and share the values that make it unique and special. They are committed to building relationships in our communities that can inform and guide our work, and ultimately contribute to a shared vision for our future.

We encourage you to reach out and contact us. Every opportunity starts with a conversation.

Jennifer Heath
Jennifer Heath
President & CEO
Maria Arnold
Maria Arnold
Maria Arnold
Chief Advancement Officer
Latrice Allen
Latrice Allen
Financial Stability Manager
Jon Bevis
Jon Bevis
Jon Bevis
Database and Operations Manager
Nollysha Canteen
Nollysha Canteen
Nollysha Canteen
CAN Entry Coordinator
Francesca Cleary
Francesca Cleary
Francesca Cleary
Community Engagement Coordinator
Kathleen Norwood Crisafi
Kathleen Norwood Crisafi
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and United Way Tocqueville Society Manager
Caitlin Dalton
Caitlin Dalton
Senior Director of Marketing & Engagement
Mike Degen
Mike Degen
Mike Degen
Community Impact Manager, Knowledge Management
Tracy Evangelista
Tracy Evangelista
Tracy Evangelista
Staff Accountant
Christina Fernandes
Christina Fernandes
Chief Financial Officer
Kelly Fitzgerald
Kelly Fitzgerald
Kelly Fitzgerald
Vice President of Economic Mobility
Aly Fox
Aly Fox
Aly Fox
Vice President of Community & Belonging
Rossana Fox
Rossana Fox
Rossana Fox
Finance Director
Maria Angelita Gomez
Maria Angelita Gomez
Senior Development Director
Shelly Hicks
Shelly Hicks
Vice President of Education
Juakia Inabinet
Juakia Inabinet
Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Entry Manager
Margaret LeFever
Margaret LeFever
CAN Director (Coordinated Access Network)
Kerry Oberg
Kerry Oberg
School Readiness Coordinator
Megan Neely
Megan Neely
Community Impact Operations Manager
Yardley Messeroux
Yardley Messeroux
Communications Manager
Reina Leon-Sanchez
Reina Leon-Sanchez
Early Head Start ERSEA Coordinator
Vimary Parra
Vimary Parra
Finance and Database Associate
Jose Resto
Jose Resto
CAN Assistance (Coordinated Access Network)
Katrina Quental
Katrina Quental
CAN Exit Manager
Jessica Teta
Jessica Teta
Jessica Teta
Senior Director of Resource Development
Dennis Velasquez
Dennis Velasquez
Volunteer Manager
JoAnne Wilcox
JoAnne Wilcox
Site Coordinator, Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI)

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