Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Marisa Peacock, Chair
Founder & Principal
The Strategic Peacock

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

Kristen Grigorescu, Secretary
Senior Manager
Deloitte

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

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

Anne Sullivan DeLeon
Relocation Specialist
Global-LT

Anika Harden
Web Developer
New Target, Inc.

Roderick Johnson
Vice President
Industrial Bank

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

Jessica Sanderson
Public Sector 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

Lolita Mason, Program Manager

Antoinette Norris, Program Manager

Naisha Price, Program Manager

Case Managers

Mozell Brown
Wakeena Corbin
Karen McNeal
Millicent Owusu
Alana Roberts
Renee Roberts
Wanda Robinson

Denise Ziegler
Shirley Tolbert, Life Skills Specialist
Tyondra JeffersonYouth Enrichment Program Teacher