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Staff & Board


President’s Office

Patricia Coulter
Interim President & CEO
215.985.3220 (ext. 206)


Mary Harper 
Accounting Specialist
215.985.3220 (ext. 209)


Kathy Epps
Director of Operations & Programs

215.985.3220 (ext. 236)

Career Services

Carla Baptiste 
215.985.3220 (ext. 200)

Rochonne Preston 
215.985.3220 (ext. 231)

Sherry Wherry
Career Coach, Urban Tech Jobs
215.985.3220 (ext. 212)

Jamaine Jackson
Business Developer
215.985.3220 (ext. 224)

Youth Programming

Zahir Ahmad

Youth Program Manager
 215.985.3220 (ext. 228)

Community & Economic Development

Deserie Sills 
Director of Community and Economic Development
215.985.3220 (ext. 203)

Danyielle Gray
Housing Counselor
215.985.3320 (ext. 225)

Dianna Lynch
Housing Counselor
215.985.3220 (ext. 226)

Cynthia Pugh Ellis
Housing Coordinator
215.985.3220 (ext. 201)

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

Keith Ellison                                                                                                            

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

TriZen, Inc.
Urban Leadership Forum
215.985.3220 ext. 214





Robert Keyes
Vice President/General Manager – Greater Philadelphia Area, Enterprise Holdings

Scott Bass
Co-Vice Chair
Vice President, Cross Functional Portfolio Management and Execution, AmeriHealth Caritas

Mellanie K. Lassiter
Co-Vice Chair
External Affairs Manager, Philadelphia County, PECO

Kim Bonner Massey
Regional Underwriter Officer & Director, CIGNA

Thomas S. Biemer
Legal Counsel
Partner, Dilworth Paxson, LLP

Hope Foote
Partner, Ernst & Young


Keith Bethel
Chief Growth Officer, ARAMARK

Lorina Marshall-Blake
President, Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Ken Blaize
Transportation Director, UPS

Atif Bostic                            
Executive Director, UpLift Solutions

Gregory Burrell
President & CEO, Terry Funeral Home, Inc.

Sue Ann Eckell
Managing Attorney, GEICO

Karl Fritton
Partner, Reed Smith, LLP

Allison Green
Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Lincoln Financial Group

David Koopersmith
Vice President/General Manager, Vertical Lift, Boeing

Michele Lawrence
Senior Vice President & Area President, Philadelphia Community Bank, Wells Fargo

Kafi Lindsay
Vice President/Community Development Market Manager, PNC

Malik Majeed
President, CEO & General Counsel, PRWT Services

Sandy Moon-Hightower

President, Urban League Guild Affinity Group

Kevin D. Nesbitt
Senior Vice President & Customer Segments Strategy Executive, Bank of America

Jasmin Senior

President, NExT Philadelphia Young Professional Affinity Group

Anzio Williams
Vice President of News, NBC10 & Telemundo 62

Robert Young
Partner, PwC, LLP