We are extremely fortunate to have a talented team of high-quality professionals who share a passion for our mission and our dedication to excellence. Finding, training and empowering our team is a process we take seriously. Meet the people who make our work possible.

Executive Leadership

Charles Schusterman- z"l
Lynn Schusterman
Founder and Co-Chair
Stacy Schusterman
Sanford R. Cardin


Kate Belza
Program Associate
Michelle Boyers
Director, Education
Randee Charney
Research Associate
Seth Cohen
Director, Network Initiatives
Colleen Cruikshank
Program Manager
Eboni Dunbar
Executive Assistant, Education
Michael DuPont
Program Associate
Lisa Eisen
Vice President
JaQuanda Elder
Executive Administrative Assistant
Deidra Esau
Executive Assistant
Nora Feinstein
Program Associate
Kristen Foshee
IT Support Specialist
Marcus Frieze
Program Officer, ROI Community
Dania Frink
Education Pioneer Fellow, Education
David Gappell
Director, Schusterman Foundation- Israel
No'a Gorlin
Associate Executive Director, ROI Community
Galia Gross
Chief Financial Officer, Schusterman Foundation- Israel
Ariel Hirsch
Communications Associate, ROI Community
Alana Hughes
Chief Operating Officer
Jenny Jordan
Associate, Education Operating Officer
Rella Kaplowitz
Program Officer
Jen Keys
ROI Community
Justin Korda
Executive Director, ROI Community
Elissa Krycer
Community Manager, ROI Community
Janice League
Executive Assistant
Sharon Lemel
Financial Coordinator, Schusterman Foundation- Israel
Renana Levine
Communications Manager
Cindy Livingston
Program Associate
Erica Mandell
Communications Associate
Julie Mikuta
Senior Director, Education
Julie Mirman
CareerHub Manager
Dennis Neill
Senior Program Officer
Ambler Ochstein
Associate, Education
Lesley Ohana
Office Administrator, Schusterman Foundation- Israel
Shannon Oliver
Operations Manager
David Rittberg
Senior Program Officer
Yaniv Rivlin
Program Officer
Sharon Robinson
HR and Grants Administrator, Schusterman Foundation- Israel
Galit Romanelli
Program Assistant, ROI Community
Abby Saloma
Program Officer
Mariel Schwartz
Executive Assistant
Adam Simon
Director, Leadership Initatives
Roben Smolar
Director, Communications
Emily Weil
Communications Associate
Grace Yi
Analyst, Education