Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Evan Piekara, Chair
Senior Manager, Public Sector Management Consultant Practice
BDO USA LLP

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

Kristen Grigorescu, Secretary
Senior Manager
Deloitte

Roderick Johnson, Treasurer
CEO, RLJ Financial Consultants, LLC

Kanch Algama
Senior Associate
Toffer Associates

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

Iris Drayton-Spann
Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development
WETA-TV in Arlington

Joe Eggleston
Associate
Goulston & Storrs PC

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

Laura Itzkowitz
Nutrition Social and Behavior Change Advisor
USAID

Athena Katsampes
Associate
Wilmer Hale

Lindsay Spadoni
Attorney-Advisor
Office of Legal Counsel at Treasury

Noah Sullivan
Associate
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Anne Sullivan DeLeon
Consultant

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

Moira E. McLaughlin, Development Associate

Sylvia HogueAccountant

Constance TurnerBookkeeper

Renee Roberts, Facilities Manager

Patrice Brown, Food Services Coordinator

Housing Programs & Support Services

James Brown, Director of Programs

Claudine Brown, Program Manager

Antoinette Norris, Program Manager

Naisha Price, Program Manager

Case Managers

Mozell Brown
Wakeena Corbin
Matthew Lang
Millicent Owusu
Alana 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

Tecoy Bailey-Wade
Marshila Davis
Andrea Grayton
Consuela Hilton
Hilary Knuckles
Coretha Robinson
Timothy Walker