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
203-691-4226
Maria Arnold
Maria Arnold
Maria Arnold
Chief Development Officer
203-691-4215
Francesca Cleary
Francesca Cleary
Francesca Cleary
Community Engagement Coordinator
203-691-4209
Mike Degen
Mike Degen
Mike Degen
Community Impact Manager, Knowledge Management
203-691-4219
Tracy Evangelista
Tracy Evangelista
Tracy Evangelista
Staff Accountant
203-691-4205
Christina Fernandes
Christina Fernandes
Finance Director
203-691-4212
Kelly Fitzgerald
Kelly Fitzgerald
Kelly Fitzgerald
Senior Director of Financial Stability
203-691-4232
Aly Fox
Aly Fox
Aly Fox
Vice President for Community Impact
203-691-4214
Rossana Fox
Rossana Fox
Rossana Fox
Finance Manager
203-691-4217
Maria Angelita Gomez
Maria Angelita Gomez
Senior Director of Development
203-691-4223
Juakia Inabinet
Juakia Inabinet
Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Entry Manager
203-691-4216
Sylvia Jones
Sylvia Jones
Sylvia Jones
Partnership Manager
203-691-4204
Margaret LeFever
Margaret LeFever
Senior Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Manager
203-691-4228
Reina Leon-Sanchez
Reina Leon-Sanchez
Early Head Start ERSEA Coordinator
203-691-4288
Emily McLean
Emily McLean
Emily McLean
Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Entry Coordinator
203-691-4220
Kathleen Crisafi
Kathleen Norwood Crisafi
Kathleen Norwood Crisafi
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and United Way Tocqueville Society Manager
203-691-4213
Karen Pascale
Karen Pascale
Karen Pascale
Early Head Start Director
203-691-4227
Julia Scherb
Julia Scherb
Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Housing Coordinator
203-691-4203
Jessica Teta
Jessica Teta
Jessica Teta
Director of Development
203-691-4231
Dennis Velasquez
Dennis Velasquez
Volunteer Coordinator
203-691-4224
Michael Zuber-Zander
Michael Zuber-Zander
Resource Development Operations Manager
203-691-4229