Staff Contacts

Cheryl Ann Lafferty
Executive Coordinator/Fund Development Support Specialists

Connie Majka
Director, Special Projects

Corvette Kittrell
Associate Director, Business of Hospitality Academies

Grace Cannon
Director, Programs

Iesha Coates
Program Specialist

Ilene G. Merlino
Director, Finance & Administration

Jay Vazquez
President & CEO

Jonthan Jacobs
Project/Work Based Learning Specialist

Laurese Harper
Sr. Hospitality Business Specialist

Marquis Coates
Academy Specialist

Nadia Schafer
Data Specialist, Evaluation and Technology

Orneno Wright
College and Career Specialist

Ronmil Hoop
Administrative/Finance Coordinator

Roosevelt Tucker
College and Career Specialist

Sarah Hill
Manager, Programs

Sharleen vanAms
Hospitality Business Specialist

Stephanie Smith
Director, Business Partnership Development


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Philadelphia PA 19102