Our Team Small but Mighty

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

National Director of Programs

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

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Damaris Herron-Watkins

Director of Finance and Administration

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
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  • Programs

Alexa Fusselbaugh

Assistant Program Manager, Schools and Placements (West Coast)

Alexandria Fuentes

Program Manager, Operations and Special Projects

Ali Malik

Assistant Manager, Information Technology

Andrew Koskinen

Program Manager, Scholar & Alumni Success

Brittany Moore

Assistant Program Manager, Schools and Placements (Mid-Atlantic States)

Claribel Azcona

Program Manager, Preparation & Success

Dayna Richardson

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Gabriel Aviles

Program Director, Admissions, Schools and Placements (Northeast)

Janette Prudhomme

Assistant to the National Director of External Affairs

Kate F. R. Malakoff

Assistant Director of Programs

Kimone Reeves

Assistant Program Manager, Preparation and Success

Lily Wong

Assistant Program Manager

Maka Omar

Programs Assistant

Marilynn Honeycutt

Development Associate/Special Events

Randy Richardson

Administrative Intern

Richard R. Martin

Schools Manager (Midwest & Southeast)

Roy Dale Cox

Annual Fund Manager

Sakinah Garcia

Deputy Director of Development

Stephen “Bob” Proctor

Development Associate

Tessa Minardi

Assistant Program Manager, Schools & Placements (NY Metro)

Wes Young

Receptionist/Finance Assistant