People

IISC’s team will help you reach the social justice goals you want to achieve.

Our staff, affiliates and board have experience working in communities, progressive organizations and social justice movements around the world. We understand the challenges you are facing to create lasting change. We bring our skill, experience and passion to your project to help you move forward. We put together the best team for each project to help you maximize results.

Interested in working with IISC? We are hiring.

Staff

Ceasar McDowell

President

Andrea Nagel

Senior Associate

Ayesha Sohaib

Senior Accountant

Charlie Jones

Project Coordinator

Christina Savage

Director of Operations and Finance

Curtis Ogden

Senior Associate

Cyndi Suarez

Director of Development & Strategic Relationships

Cynthia Silva Parker

Senior Associate

Danielle Coates-Connor

Director of Communications

Ivy Smith

Project Coordinator

Jen Willsea

Senior Associate

Kelly Bates

Chief of Staff and Democracy Strategy

Lawrence Barriner II

Communications Specialist

Louise O’Meara

Regional Director, IISC Ireland Office

Maanav Thakore

Senior Associate

Miriam Messinger

Director of Practice

Olga Sergeeva

Staff Accountant

Paul Ryan

Chief Financial Officer

Sara Oaklander

Senior Associate

Sekou Kaba

Finance Manager

Sharon Duffy

Administration Support

Stevie Johnston

Senior Associate

Tiffany Morris

Project Coordinator

Board

Andrew Grant-Thomas

Director of Programs, Proteus Fund

Barry Rosen

President and CEO, Interaction Associates

Christopher Harris

Senior Consultant, Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre

Filiz Bikmen

Social Investment and Philanthropy Adviser

Frank Robinson, Ph.D.

Board Chairman, IISC; Executive Director, Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc.

Jamil Simon

Founder and President, Spectrum Media

Jeremy Liu

Principal, Creative Ecology Partners Managing Partner, Creative Development Partners

Louise O’Meara

Regional Director, IISC Ireland Office

Maanav Thakore

Senior Associate

Affiliates

Ana Perez

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Andria Winther

Senior Consultant - Affiliate

Bruce Truitt

Senior Consultant

Caroline Loomis

Affiliate Consultant/Content Manager

Gibrán Rivera

Affiliate

Glenn Johnson

Affiliate Consultant/Content Manager

Glenna Gerard

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Gregory Pehrson

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Kena (Eugenia) Acuña

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Kiara Nagel

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer and Content/Project Manager

Kristen Ehlman

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Linda González

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Louise DeIasi

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Madeline McNeely

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Madison (Matt) Thompson

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Marianne Hughes

Senior Consultant/First Executive Director

Max Niedzwiecki

Affiliate Consultant/Content Manager

Melinda Weekes-Laidlow

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Michael Premo

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Nancy Brodsky

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Nene Igietseme

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Nijmie Dzurinko

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Paul Cello

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Philip Abrams

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Sauda Burch

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Shoshana Cogan

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Susan Mooney

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Susan Naimark

Affiliate Consultant/Trainer

Tara Agrawal Pedulla

Affiliate/Content Manager

Founders

Barry Rosen

Founder

David Straus

Founder

Peter Gibb

Founder

Thomas Rice

Founder