Staff & Board

President’s Office

Andrea Custis
President & CEO
215.985.3220 (ext. 206)

Diane Staton
Manager of Administration
215.985.3220 (ext. 207)


Scott Schusko
215.985.3220 (ext. 218)

Kaysia Anderson
Staff Accountant
215.985.3220 (ext. 209)


Kathy Epps
Director of Operations
215.985.3220 (ext. 236)

Workforce Development

Hoa Pham
Director of Workforce Development
215.985.3220 (ext. 217)

Rochonne Preston
Career Services Coordinator
215.985.3220 (ext. 231)

Sherry Wherry
Program Manager, Urban Tech Jobs Program
215.985.3220 (ext. 212)

Darcel Laurie
Career Coach, Urban Tech Jobs Program
215.985.3220 (ext. 200)

Ethan Tan
Job Developer, Urban Tech Jobs Program
215.985.3220 (ext. 222)

Tomeka Lee
Director of Youth Programs and Urban Leadership Forum
215-985-3220 (ext. 238)

Greg El
Director of Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum
215-985-3220 (ext. 238)

Youth Programs

Gabrielle Hodgson
Program Manager, Project Ready and Scholarships
215.985.3220 (ext. 214)

Program Manager, Gear Up
215.985.3220 (ext. 208)

Housing Counseling

Deserie N. Hill
Director of Housing
215.985.3220 (ext. 203)

Danyielle Gray
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 225)

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

Dianna Lynch
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 226)

Entrepreneurship Center

Keith Ellison
Business Manager, Urban League Entrepreneurship Center
215.985.3220 (ext. 230)

Marta Coles
Urban League Entrepreneurship Center, Program Coordinator
215.985.3220 (ext. 213)


Shirley P. Thomas
Vice President/Director, Child Care Information Services

Board of Directors

Keith Bethel
Chief Growth Officer, Aramark Growth

Ken Blaize
Transportation Ops Manager

Atif Bostic
Executive Director
Uplift Solutions

Seetal Charotari
SVP, National Fulfillment Business Support & Controls
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

Lawrence Holmes
Dilworth Paxson, LLP

Cedric Edwards
Application Development Director
CIGNA Corporation

David Koppersmith
Vice President/General Manager Vertical Lift
The Boeing Company

Sonya Lawrence
SVP and Chief Compliance Officer
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Kafi Lindsay
Vice President, Market Manager Philadelphia-Southern New Jersey
PNC Bank

Allen Love
Executive Vice President Co-Head Global AML | US BSA Officer and US FCFMG
TD Bank

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

Lorina Marshall-Blake
Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Jason Mitchell
NExT Philadelphia Young Professional Affinity Group

David Neff
Neff & Associates

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

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

Robert Stefani
SVP/CFO and Treasurer
PECO Holdings

Barbara Tavares
Urban League Guild Affinity Group

Anzio Williams
Vice President of News

Robert Young