Board & Staff

Board of Directors

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

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

Kristen Grigorescu, Secretary
Senior Manager

Roderick Johnson, Treasurer
Licensed Sales Producer

Kanch Algama
Senior Associate
Toffer Associates

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

Jeff Hild
Policy Director
Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, GW School of Public Health

Laura Itzkowitz
Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Advisor

Christina Kane, Esq.
Krooth & Altman LLP

Shiree Monterio
CEO and founder
7 and M Development, LLC

Jessica Sanderson
Public Sector Leader
Oliver Wyman

Anne Sullivan DeLeon

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

Moira E. McLaughlin, Development Associate

Patrice Brown, Food Services Coordinator

Housing Programs & Support Services

James Brown, Director of Programs

Antoinette Norris, Program Manager

Naisha Price, Program Manager

Case Managers

Mozell Brown
Wakeena Corbin
Matthew Lang
Millicent Owusu
Alana Roberts
Renee Roberts
Wanda Robinson-Scott

Denise Ziegler

Dominique Dipini, Resident Resources Coordinator
Shirley Tolbert, Youth Enrichment Program (YEP) Life Skills Specialist
Tyondra JeffersonYouth Enrichment Program (YEP) Teacher

Support Staff

Coretha Robinson
Marshilla Davis
Andreas Grauton
Hilary Knuckles
Tecoy Bailey-Wade
Consuela Hilton