Jeffrey Nimersheim

Director of Resource Allocation

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. jeff nimersheim nimersheimj@strivetogether.org Director of Resource Allocation As director of resource allocation, Jeff Nimersheim is responsible for preparing and analyzing organizational budgets and forecasts to ensure that StriveTogether leadership has the data needed to make informed business decisions. Jeff is…

Melissa Yankee

Specialist, People Experience

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. melissa yankee yankeem@strivetogether.org Specialist, People Experience Melissa Yankee is people experience specialist at StriveTogether. In this role, she owns the people operations processes for the organization. Prior to joining StriveTogether, Melissa served as human resources manager for multiple organizations, including…

Paris Woods

Chief Program Officer

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. paris woods woodsp@strivetogether.org Chief Program Officer Paris Woods, Ed.D. is chief program officer at StriveTogether. In this role, she leads impact acceleration and scale to create better, faster and more equitable outcomes for youth across the StriveTogether Cradle to Career…

Systems Specialist

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. catherine small smallc@strivetogether.org Systems Specialist Catherine “Cat” Small is systems specialist at StriveTogether. In this role, she supports the design, development and implementation of The Training Hub, powered by StriveTogether. Previously, Cat designed curriculum and taught English as a second…

Mara Timmeney

Senior Manager of Network Experience

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. mara timmeney timmeneym@strivetogether.org Senior Manager of Network Experience Mara Timmeney is senior manager of network experience at StriveTogether. In this role, she works to ensure Cradle to Career Network members have access to and engage strategically in network supports to…

Gina Trieste

Vice President of People, Values and Culture

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. gina trieste triesteg@strivetogether.org Vice President of People, Values and Culture Gina Trieste is vice president of people, values and culture at StriveTogether. In this role, she is responsible for building and leading the strategy for our culture, equity, and talent,…

John Benton

Senior Manager of Insights and Analytics

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. john benton bentonj@strivetogether.org Senior Manager of Insights and Analytics John Benton is senior manager of insights and analytics at StriveTogether. In this role, he extract insights from data and delivers impactful solutions. John is a focused leader who brings proven…

Tim Andersen

Executive Assistant to the CEO

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. tim andersen andersent@strivetogether.org Executive Assistant to the CEO Tim Andersen is the executive assistant to the CEO at StriveTogether, partnering with the executive services team to operate strategically and drive our mission.  Prior to joining StriveTogether, Tim served as executive…

Ashwina Kirpalani-Vasanjee

Vice President of Insights and Analytics

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. ashwina Kirpalani-Vasanjee  kirpalani-vasanjeea@strivetogether.org Vice President of Insights and Analytics Ashwina Kirpalani-Vasanjee is vice president of insights and analytics. In this role, she leads the vision for StriveTogether’s data and analytics function and oversees the implementation of these strategies across the…

Cara Long Corra

Director, State Coalition

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. cara long corra longcorrac@strivetogether.org Director, State Coalition Cara Long Corra is director of state coalition at StriveTogether. In this role, she collaborates with StriveTogether’s policy team and partners to develop strategies that support the Cradle to Career Network’s goals. Cara…

Adama Diallo

Office Administrator

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. adama diallo dialloa@strivetogether.org Office Administrator As office administrator at StriveTogether, Adama provides a range of administrative services in support of StriveTogether’s organization and mission. Prior to joining StriveTogether, Adama served as a mentor at a local Cincinnati non-profit, Ladies of…

Vanessa Carlo-Miranda

Chief Operating Officer

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. vanessa carlo-miranda carlo-mirandav@strivetogether.org Chief Operating Officer Vanessa Carlo-Miranda is the Chief Operating Officer at StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working in about 70 communities across the United States to enable 14 million young people to succeed in school and life. Vanessa…