Committed to leading by example

Our talented and dedicated staff are passionate about Greater Hartford and share the values that make it unique and special. They are committed to building relationships in the community that can inform and guide their work, and ultimately contribute to a shared vision for our future.

We encourage you to reach out and contact us. Every opportunity starts with a conversation.


Office of the President

Jay Williams President
Julie Feidner Executive Assistant to the President and Manager of Board Relations
Scott Gaul Director of Research & Evaluation
Elysa Gordon Vice President & Senior Advisor
Kate Szczerbacki Research and Evaluation Officer
Nicole Updegrove Policy and Philanthropy Fellow

Communications & Marketing

Nancy Benben Vice President for Communications & Marketing
Doretta Andonucci Communications Manager
Autumn Gordon-Chow Communications Assistant
Stephanie MacGillivary Senior Associate, Digital
Chris Senecal Senior Communications Officer
Tom Zeleznock Senior Communications Officer

Community Investments

Judy Rozie-Battle Senior Vice President
Juana Baribeau Rondeau Grants Database Specialist
Yvette Bello Senior Community Investments Officer
Joyce Bosco Family & Community Engagement Specialist
Megan Burke Community Investments Officer
Jacqueline Coleman Education Investments Officer
Liz Delton Associate Grants Operations Manager
Diana Figueroa Grants Database Specialist
Erika Frank Community Investments Officer
Dawn Grant Community Investments Officer
Karen Hartenstein Operations Manager, Early Childhood Investments
Susan Hills Senior Community Investments Associate
Tauheedah Jackson Director, Hartford Partnership for Student Success
Judy McBride Director of Grants and Partnership Investments
Kate Nicome Community Investments Associate
Cynthia Sanchez Education Investments Associate
Sara A. Sneed Director, Education Investments
Tara Sundie Community Investments Senior Associate
Richard A. Sussman Director, Early Childhood Investments
Elena Trueworthy Associate Director of Early Childhood Investments
Kandianna Valiotis Community Investments Associate
Leah Wade Grants Operations Manager
Michael Wotorson Senior Community Investments Officer

Nonprofit Support Program

Betsy Johnson Senior Nonprofit Support Program Associate
Monica Kelly Nonprofit Support Program Associate
Doug Shipman Senior Nonprofit Support Program Officer
Meher Shulman Associate Director, Nonprofit Support Program
Amy Studwell Senior Nonprofit Support Program Officer


Deborah Rothstein, J.D. Vice President for Development
Chari Anderson Prospect Management and Development Officer
Sarah E. Carlson Senior Scholarship and Development Associate
Wanda Correa Senior Development Officer
Pam Dawkins Development Assistant
Reid DiRenzo Development Administrative Assistant
Liana Garcia Fresher Senior Development Officer
Francesca Borges Gordon Senior Development Officer
Betty Ann Grady Development Officer
Jennyfer A. Holmes Senior Scholarship and Development Officer
Ryan O'Halloran Donor Grants Officer
Rachel Salyers Development Associate
Susanne M. Seney Senior Development Funds Manager
Sally Weisman Director of Development

Finance and Administration

Bonnie Malley Vice President for Finance and Administration
Tracy Bradley Office Clerk
LouAnn Campanello Director of Finance
Louise L. Galvin Director, Human Resources
Alison Granger Chief Investment Officer
Annetta Green Receptionist 860-548-1888
Andrew Halpryn Senior Information Technology Manager
Susan Harmon Accountant
Josephine Morrison Senior Accountant
Yobielania Santana Finance/Human Resources Associate
Isaiah Torres Information Technology Associate
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