Staff

Amy Hall

Coach

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A Piñata
Favorite childhood pet?
Well, I loved *all* of my childhood pets but Harley, the goat, who slept in my room, wore a diaper, and drank from a bottle was easily the most memorable!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Ankit Gupta

Data Scientist, Machine Learning and Data Engineering

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Johnny Bravo (it doesn’t take a lot to do!)
Most impromptu thing ever done?
Got three tattoos: two morse codes and a celtic trinity knot (no regrets!)
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Assaf PackinAssaf Packin

Software Engineer

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Wolverine
Best gift you’ve ever received?
Belt with Automatic Buckle
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Baylee GreenbergBaylee Greenberg

COO

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A bag of jellybeans (yes, I wore a trash bag stuffed with balloons to sixth grade)
How do you take your eggs?
Omelette with spinach and (extra crispy) bacon
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Becka Ross

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Halloween scares me, but I guess the Tin Man from Wizard of Oz
What was the name of my childhood imaginary friend?
Davin
Geographic Location
Chicago, IL

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Bob Filbin

Chief Data Scientist

Issue you’re most passionate about?
Isolation
Which Quidditch team do you support?
Chudley Cannons.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Briana Hollis

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
The Undertaker (WWE)
Best gift you’ve ever received?
My sister! Our birthdays are two weeks apart and she came home from the hospital on my birthday.
Geographic Location
Cleveland, OH

Christine Morrison

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
I’ve been both a hamburger and a hotdog!
Best gift you’ve ever received?
Coldplay tickets…I’m a shameless Chris Martin fan
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Coe Bethea

Coach

Best gift you’ve ever received?
The gift of Life.
How are you able to have it all and balance career, family and success?
Magic, plus my boyfriend works here too…that helps.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Danny Johnson

Supervisor

Issue you’re most passionate about?
LGBTQ bullying
What was your childhood nickname?
Daniel Boone, which my grandmother still calls me to this day. She uses that special grandma tone when saying it to make me feel like I’m 8 years old all over again.
Geographic Location
Detroit, Michigan

Darren Mastropaolo

Coach, Head of Retention

Best gift you’ve ever received?
Signed jumper from my Aussie Rules Football club team when I was living in Melbourne
What is your spirit animal?
Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose
Geographic Location
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Earl Lewis

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Big Bad Wolf
Best gift you’ve ever received?
A Los Angeles Lakers Jersey
Geographic Location
Ewing, NJ

Elana Jacobs

Director of International

Best gift you’ve ever received?
A road bike from my boyfriend for my 30th birthday
Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A clown
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Elif Anda

Special Projects Associate

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
In 3rd grade I was mac & cheese. My mom made the costume (and it’s still my fave food, btw)
What’s one place you’d like to visit?
Antarctica – it’s the only continent I haven’t been on!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Elisha Ferguson

Head of Supervision

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
David Bowie
Best gift you’ve ever received?
Barbie dream house. My four year old mind was blown.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Elizabeth Borukhovich

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
I usually just stick to the classics either a vampire or witch but last year I wore a Jack Skellington onesie and I that was super cool! =0]
Best gift you’ve ever received? Other than this beautiful life, I would have to say my two spoiled rotten puppies!
Geographic Location
Papillion, NE

Elizabeth Sweezey Morrell

Coach

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
In high school, some friends and I were the stages of a butterfly metamorphosis. I was the cocoon. Nailed it.
Any missed callings?
Tons! Geologist, travel blogger, dog whisperer.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Garrett Shotwell

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A popsicle… See what I did there?
Can you lick your elbow?
Proudly.
Geographic Location
Seattle, WA

Heather Kam

Coach, Head of Training Product

Best gift you’ve ever received?
My cat
What’s your favorite movie?
Nightmare Before Christmas
Geographic Location
Hampton, VA

Hira Raja

Coach

Best gift you’ve ever received?
Handknitted quilt made by my grandmother
Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Myself!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Jared Wolf

Media Manager

Best gift you’ve ever received?
My smile. Thanks, Mom!
If you’re Jared Wolf by day, who are you by night?
Carly Rae Jepsen.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Jason Bennett

CTO

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
My wife and I went as Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris
What is your favorite meal of the day?
All of them
Geographic Location
New York, NY
Also look for me at CTOs for Good

Jeff Fairchild

Dev Ops Engineer

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Toilet Paper Mummy
Best gift you’ve ever received
An electric guitar
What’s your favorite Steven Seagal movie? Under Siege
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Jen JamesJen James

Founding Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
I was Wendy from the fast food place and adorable!
What is your spirit animal?
My spirit animal is a mix between a magical unicorn, Amy Schumer and Fat Amy from Pitch Perfect.
Geographic Location
Commerce Township, MI

Jill Arendt

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
My friends and I went as Sigmund Freud’s idea of the human psyche. I was the Ego and my friends were the ID and the Super Ego. Pretty much the most nerdy and best costume!
Best gift you’ve ever received?
When the CLEVELAND CAVALIERS won the NBA championship!! CLEVELAND ROCKS!
Geographic Location
Bethlehem, PA

Kait Vanderlaan

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
I’ve never been anything cool, but my dog was a taco last year
Favorite animal?
Fox
Geographic Location
Philadelphia, PA

Kaitlyn Murphy

Coach

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
I was a raisin one year in middle school and believed it to be very cool.
Best gift you’ve ever received?
For Christmas, my sister wrote me a full length sequel to the movie Crazy, Stupid, Love. No joke – it’s 107 pages.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Keith Morris

Platform Engineer

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Ninja Turtle
What’s your superpower?
I can type one-handed
Geographic Location
Durham, NC

Kristal Choy

Director of Finance

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A mailbox
Issue you’re most passionate about?
Opportunity gap and access to education
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Libby Craig

Director, Bay Area

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A sugar skull!
Best gift you’ve ever received?
A video that my best friends made while I was traveling in Peru. They were at all corners of the world — Nicaragua, Brazil, India, New York — wishing me a happy birthday. Digital gifts are the best!
Geographic Location
San Francisco, CA

Lindsay-ML-scaledLindsay Marrinan-Levy

Supervisor, Head of Platform Product

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Mrs. Potts
What’s your favorite self care activity?
Roller Derby!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

LindsayM-scaledLindsay Martin

Supervisor

What’s your dog’s name?
Snookie Love
Best gift you’ve ever received?
Trip to Disney World with my son
Geographic Location
Philadelphia, PA

liz-scaledLiz Eddy

Director of Communications

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A bunch of grapes (aka covered in purple balloons)
If you could eat 1 thing forever what would it be?
Hot sauce. On everything.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Maddy Forster

Supervisor

Best gift you’ve ever received?
It’s hard to pick just one, but my favorite gifts are generally cheese related
Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
A rabid bat!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Mariya Bogorodova

Junior Software Engineer

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween??
Me dressed as a queen when I was 6.
Best gift you’ve ever received?
A picture of me dressed as a queen when I was 6, printed on a phone case. With the word “queen” written under it.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Matt Morris

Senior Software Engineer

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Ash from Army of Darkness
Best gift you’ve ever received?
My kids
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Max Kamowski

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Dilbert
What do you do in your time off the platform?
Knit, crochet and CRAFT
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Megan Schulze

Office Manager

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
For my 4th or 5th Halloween my father made me a princess riding a unicorn costume.
Best gift you’ve ever received?
One of my best friends paid for my tattoo of one of our favorite song lyrics.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Michael Howard

Junior Software Engineer

Geographic Location
New York, NY

Michelle Azzi

Graphic Designer

Best gift you’ve ever received?
I have a ridiculous collection of Disney VHS movies that my grandfather gave me. The Three Caballeros is still my all time favorite.
Childhood dream job?
Volcanologist. That quickly changed after watching Dante’s Peak.
Geographic Location
Miami, FL

Michelle Murphy

Coach

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
The Rainbow Fish from the children’s storybook. Nothing beats handing out sequins to unsuspecting strangers all day!
Best gift you’ve ever received? Surprise visit from a friend who lived in a far away land.
Geographic Location
San Francisco

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Nancy Lublin

Founder and CEO

Best gift you’ve ever received?
My husband proposed to me with a grandfather clock (way better than a ring)
Any strange talents?
I can make a flower with my tongue
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Natalia Dayan

Head of Supervision

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Dexter victim
What is your dream job?
Being a trapezist at the circus
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Nicole Kraus

Supervisor, Head of Spike

What’s the most B.A. thing you’ve ever done?
Skydiving!
Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
DC’s Poison Ivy
Geographic Location
Raleigh, NC

Nitya Kanuri

Data Scientist

Best gift you’ve ever received?
Animal onesies (my dress-up zoo is 4 strong and growing)
Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Abu from Aladdin
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Nya Wilson

Supervisor

Best gift you’ve ever received?
Personal journal
Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Dancer
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Rachel Kopelan

Coach

Best gift you’ve ever received
My black lab puppy!
What’s your favorite meal of the day? Definitely Breakfast :) Eggs Benedict are my fav...
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Rachel Stephens

Director of Community

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Pot of Gold Underneath a Rainbow
Best gift you’ve ever received?
Limited edition Kevin McAllister Home Alone pin
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Ramneet SachdevRamneet Sachdev

Coach, Head of Application Product

Issue you’re most passionate about?
Racial bias based bullying
If you were a hot dog would, you eat yourself?
No, but if the question was pizza, then absolutely.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Rebecca Kan

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Harley Quinn
Best gift you’ve ever received?
My dog, Hudson
Geographic Location
Boston, MA

Ricard Cabrera

Platform Engineer

Best gift you’ve ever received?
Any graphic novel, I love graphic novels
What’s your favorite video game?
Loom!
Geographic Location
Barcelona, Spain

Sarah-scaledSarah Buckingham

Supervisor

Best gift you’ve ever received?
When the Seahawks won the Super Bowl! SEAAAAHAWWWKS!
What are three things you totally geek-out about?
The Wizard of Oz, turtles, and anthropology!!
Geographic Location
Seattle, WA

Scotty Huhn

Data Scientist

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Pacman with a group of friends at school, chased each other around all day
Craziest trip you’ve ever taken?
Skiing in Jasna, Slovakia during a trip for my best friend’s 21st birthday. We were the only Americans on the mountain.
Geographic Location
San Francisco, CA

Shaniqua JonesShaniqua Jones

Supervisor

Best gift you’ve ever received?
My kids
What’s your passion?
Helping people come up with tools to get through this thing called life.
Geographic Location
San Antonio, TX

Shannon GreenShannon Green

Supervisor

Best gift you’ve ever received?
My dog, Chewbacca
What is your favorite meal of the day?
Dessert, of course!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Sherri-scaledSherri Bishop

Supervisor

Issue you’re most passionate about?
Child Abuse
What’s your favorite animal?
Tigers (very beautiful and graceful)
Geographic Location
Berkley, MI

Shinise Muse

Supervisor, Head of Referrals

Best gift you’ve ever received?
Walkman when I was a teen
What is your favorite hobby?
Making everything from scratch like laundry detergent, mayonnaise, butter, dog treats, lotion, hair products…
Geographic Location
Hyattsville, Maryland

Shoko Morikawa

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Stella Carlin in OITNB, played by Ruby Rose. I actually ended up featured in a Buzzfeed article!
Geographic Location
San Francisco, CA

Tatiana Albandos

Coach

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Puss in Boots
Best gift you’ve ever received? Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book
Geographic Location
New York, NY

TCToshiro “TC” Kida

Platform Engineer, Head of CC Tech

Issue you’re most passionate about?
economic justice
What’s your favorite typeface?
DIN Mittelschrift. Although Neutraface comes a close second. Gill Sans third.
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Teddy Maghrak

Head of Supervision

Best gift you’ve ever received?
A gigantic Pegasus pool float!
If you had to be a bird, what kind would you be and why?
I’d be a loon – masters of sky and sea, with a haunting song to boot!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Tessa Shapiro

Coach

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Definitely the red teletubby named Po. What could possibly be cuter than that!
Who is your spirit cereal box mascot?
Tony the Tiger. He’s so encouraging!
Geographic Location
New York, NY

Tiffany Bridgett

Supervisor

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween?
Chucky’s girlfriend, Tiffany
What type of roller coaster are you the most afraid to ride?
…FERRIS WHEEL
Geographic Location
Washington, DC