Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Marisa Peacock, Chair
Founder & Principal
The Strategic Peacock

Rachelle P. Nigro, Vice Chair
Senior Community Relations Specialist 
Pepco Holdings

Ann McCormick, Secretary
Senior Social Science Analyst (Retired)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Evan Piekara, Treasurer
Senior Manager, Public Sector Management Consultant Practice

Anitra D. Androh, Esq
Of Counsel
Miles & Stockbridge P.C

Debra Curtis
Deputy Director for Policy and Exchange Programs
DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority

Kristen Grigorescu
Senior Manager

Anika Harden
Web Developer
New Target, Inc.

Roderick Johnson
Vice President
Industrial Bank

Christina Kane, Esq.
Of Counsel
Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP

Anne Sullivan de Leon
Relocation Specialist

Jessica Sanderson
Public Sector -- Business Development Leader
Oliver Wyman

Petrina L. Williams, New Endeavors by Women Alumna
So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Wanda F. Steptoe   
Ex officio, Executive Director
New Endeavors by Women

NEW Staff

Executive & Operations

Wanda F. Steptoe, Executive Director

Tracy Frish, Director of Development & Communications

Sylvia HogueAccountant

Constance TurnerBookkeeper

Annette Taylor, Facilities Coordinator

Patrice Brown, Food Services Coordinator

Housing Programs & Support Services

James Brown, Director of Programs

Tracey Lassiter-ButlerProgram Manager

Lolita Mason, Program Manager

Antoinette Norris, Program Manager

Naisha Price, Lead Case Manager

Earl Staley, Lead Case Manager

Case Managers

Mozell Brown
Karen McNeal
Millicent Owusu
Renee Roberts
Wanda Robinson

Denise Ziegler

Shirley Tolbert, Life Skills Specialist

Amarachi OnyimaResident Resource Specialist

Tyondra JeffersonYouth Enrichment Program Teacher

Safyia Harvey, Youth Enrichment Program Manager