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Our Team

Meet the YPIE Team

Our talented team comes from diverse backgrounds and experiences and is dedicated to ensuring that every student is prepared for success in college and beyond.

STEPHANIE ABIVA

College Success Advisor

WILL COHN

Teacher, College Zone

KRISTINE CROTTY

Senior Director, Administration

ALDINA KENNEDY

College Advisor
(Charter School of Educational Excellence)

HEIDY LOMBERT

Associate, Operations

MANNY RAWLINGS

Manager, Operations

SUSAN SCHWARTZ

Senior Director, Communications

STACY WINITT

Senior Director, Volunteer Engagement

ANNA BIRRITTELLA

Director, Community Engagement

JONICE CONCHA

College Readiness Manager, YPIE Jersey City

ALEXA DALBIS

College Advisor
(Saunders Trades and Technical High School)

EMILY LATAINER

College Readiness Manager
(Gorton High School, Lincoln High School); Director, Special Programs

OLGA MURPHY

College Advisor
(Yonkers High School)

EMILY ROSEN

Senior Director, Academic Readiness

MARISA SWIFT

Senior Director, Operations

SUSAN WOLFERT

Manager, Grants

CATHERINE BUCK

Site Director, YPIE Jersey City

JACLYN COOKE

Director, College and Career Success

ANNE DANIEL

Senior Director, Post-Secondary Access & Success

DARIA LEE

College Readiness Manager
(Barack Obama School for Social Justice, Yonkers Montessori)

JOSE NUNEZ

College Readiness Manager
(Riverside High School, Roosevelt High School)

SHAYLA SANCHEZ

Manager, Development and Communications

MARYAM TOBIAS

College Advisor, YPIE Jersey City

SHAINA ZARZUELA

College Advisor
(Barack Obama School for Social Justice, Yonkers Montessori)

KIARRA CHRISTIAN

College Readiness Manager
(Saunders Trades and Technical High School)

BRIANNA COTZA

College Readiness Manager
(Yonkers High School)

RAISSA FITZGERALD

College Success Advisor

ELLEN CUTLER LEVY

Senior Strategy Advisor

ASHLEY POLANCO

College Advisor
(Riverside High School, Roosevelt High School)

JACOB SCHOFIELD

Director, YPIE Regeneron Science Research

SAMUEL WALLIS

Executive Director

CINDY ZARZUELA

College Advisor
(Gorton High School, Lincoln High School)

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