Our Team

Our staff, which works from our headquarters in New York, and often the road, is listed below by category.
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Benjamin Bingman-Tennant

Chief Program Officer

Benjamin has dedicated his career to helping students from all backgrounds obtain access to education and realize…

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Damaris Herron-Watkins

Chief Finance and Operations Officer

Damaris has 15+ years of experience in the Non-Profit industry in NYC and for the last 10+…

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Francisco Tezén

President & Chief Executive Officer

Francisco Tezén became President and CEO of A Better Chance in February 2020. He joined A Better…

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All Staff
  • All Staff
  • Administration
  • Development
  • Programs

Abigail Saltzman

Manager, Events and Development Operations

Alex Fuentes

Assistant Director, Chief Program Office & Assistant to the CPO

Alexa Fusselbaugh

Manager, Schools and Placements, West

Ali Malik

Manager, Information Technology

Amea Jefferson

Assistant, Chief Program Office

Andrew Koskinen

Director, Scholar and Alumni Success

Brittany Moore

Manager, Schools and Placements, Mid-Atlantic

Cesar Moran

Manager, Scholar and Alumni Success, Career Programs

Eden Lynch

Development Associate, Annual Fund and Communications

Gabriel Aviles

Director, Schools and Placements, Northeast

Gabriela Valette

Manager, Parent Programs

Haydee L. Sun-Acosta

Manager, Recruitment and Admissions

Ivanie Cedeño

Assistant Manager, Schools and Placements, NY Metro

Janette Prudhomme

Receptionist and Office Assistant

Jon Kornfeld

Interim Director, Development

Kate F. R. Malakoff

Director, Chief Program Office

Kate Kerin

Development Associate, Institutional Giving and social media

Kimone Reeves

Coordinator, Chief Program Office

Lily Wong

Assistant Manager, Scholar & Alumni Success, Career Programs

Lindsey Lorine

Associate Manager, Scholar and Alumni Success, College Programs

Margaret Stolte

Assistant Director, Recruitment and Admissions

Randy Richardson

Administrative Intern

Richard R. Martin

Manager, Schools and Placement, Southeast, Midwest & Community Schools Program

Sasha Khan

Manager, Finance and Administration