Board of Directors

Governing Board

James Patchett, CEO, NYCEDC

James Katz, Chief of Staff, NYCEDC

Nathan Bliss, Senior Vice President, NYCEDC

Elizabeth Verostek, Senior Vice President, NYCEDC

Sara Tranter, Senior Vice President, NYCEDC

Gbenga Dawodu, Vice President, NYCEDC

Melanie McMann, Assistant Vice President, NYCEDC

Jervonne Singletary, Vice President, NYCEDC

Advisory Board

Nancy Biberman, President, Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation

Jill Eisenhard, Executive Director, Red Hook Initiative

Gordon Bell, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Development, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Seth Bornstein, Executive Director, Queens Economic Development Corporation

Alfred Gill, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island

Jeff Ginsburg, Executive Director, East Harlem Tutorial Program

Yanki Tshering, Executive Director, Center for New Americans

Blondel Pinnock, Senior Vice President, Carver Federal Savings Bank

Jose Calderon, President, Hispanic Federation

*Alternates may be temporarily replaced for single meetings