Staff & Board

President’s Office

Andrea Custis
President & CEO
215.985.3220 (ext. 206)

Iliana Matos
Manager of Administration
215.985.3220 (ext. 207)


Scott Schusko
215.985.3220 (ext. 218)

Abdiel Brown
Staff Accountant
215.985.3220 (ext. 209)


Kathy Epps
Director of Operations/Health & Wellness
215.985.3220 (ext. 236)

Advocacy & Communications

Tomas Varela
Director of Advocacy & Communications
215.985.3220 (ext. 214)

Workforce Development

Charles Hill
Director of Workforce Development
215.985.3220 (ext. 217)

Rochonne Preston
Career Services Coordinator
215.985.3220 (ext. 231)

Howard Pinder
Workforce Development Manager
215.985.3220 (ext. 220)

Lisa Woodford
Workforce Development Manager
215.985.3220 (ext. 212)

Dennis Nicholson
Director of Re-entry Program
215.985.3220 (ext. 219)

Sean Robinson
Director of Re-entry Program
215.985.3220 (ext. 200)

Greg El
Director of Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum
215.985.3220 (ext. 238)

Tomeka Lee
Director of Youth Programs and Urban Leadership Forum
215.985.3220 (ext. 238)

Youth Programs

Darcel Laurie
Youth Program Manager
215.985.3220 (ext. 208)

Housing Counseling

Abraham Reyes Pardo
Director of Housing
215.985.3220 (ext. 203)

Danyielle Gray
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 225)

Elena Maldonado
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 222)

Crystal Walker
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 204)

Mary Harper
Manager, Housing Counseling
215.985.3220 (ext. 237)

Sakinah Lester
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 226)

Bernadette Prater
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 223)

Vicky Lim
Housing Intake Coordinator
215.985.3220 (ext. 235)

Entrepreneurship Center

Keith Ellison
Program Director
215.985.3220 (ext. 230)

Marta Coles
Program Coordinator
215.985.3220 (ext. 213)

Board of Directors

Keith Bethel
Triple B Hospitality Group

Atif Bostic
Executive Director
Uplift Solutions

Ernest Campbell
Mortgage Retail Market Manager, Greater Phila., DE, MA
Wells Fargo

Seetal Charotari
SVP, Business Operations Executive National Fulfillment
Bank of America

Andrea Custis
President & CEO
Urban League of Philadelphia

Justin Davis
Plan President & CEO
PA Health and Wellness

Sue Ann Eckell
Managing Attorney

Samantha Funk
Managing Director
PNC Capital Markets, LLC

Sonia Hardaway
Global Head of Organizational Development – Human Resources

Katharine Hartman
Counsel, Global Legal

Larry Holmes
Offit Kurman Attorney at Law

Andrew Jordan
Ernst and Young

Kafi Lindsay
Managing Director, SVP Public Finance
PNC Bank

Allen Love
Head Fraud Risk Management and Global Security & Investigations, US BSA Officer
TD Bank

Malik Majeed
President, CEO & General Counsel
PRWT Services, Inc.

Lorina Marshall-Blake
Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Lisette Martinez
EVP and Chief Diversity Officer
Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University

Julie Morales
Vice President Finance & CFO
The GIANT Company

David Neff

Thomas Porcelli
Market Director of Stores
Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc.

Latoya Richie
NExT Philadelphia Young Professional Affinity Group

Harold Singleton
VP & Managing Director, Manager Selection & Portfolio Construction
Lincoln Financial

Christopher C. Nana-Sinkam
Dilworth Paxson LLP

Robert Stefani
SVP/CFO and Treasurer
PECO Holdings

Gloria Temple-Epperson
Urban League Guild Affinity Group

Orlando “Jahill Beats” Tucker
Record Producer & Song Writer

Elizabeth Walker
EVP & Chief Human Resourec Officer
CSL Behring