DIRECTOR

Role at CSBM

As Director, Heather manages a team that supports over 20 charter schools and support organizations in the NYC area. In her current role, she assists with the launching of new charter schools, participates in annual financial audits, provides professional development to Directors of Finance and Operations, and works closely with school leadership and board members throughout the year as their financial thought partner. Since joining CSBM in 2009, Heather has also worked on a series of webinars related to best financial practices for charter schools as well as compensation analyses for individual charter schools.

Prior Experience

Heather previously worked for Oasis Children’s Services, an organization providing summer camps and after-school programs in and around NYC. While there, she worked in various roles including the Director of Operations and Business Development Coordinator.

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, MPA

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, BA IN POLITICS

The CSBM Team

Althea Cope-Reid

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Ashley Herrera

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Christopher Daniels

Senior Financial Manager

Chrystal Moore

FINANCE ASSISTANT

Collin Raymond

Associate Director

Dana Burton

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Dawnisha Lane

Finance Manager

Donna Webster

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Edisson Marmolejo

Finance Manager

Elijah Smith

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Gretchen Wagner Liga

Director of Development Services

Harolyn Baez

Senior Financial Consultant

Javonn Wright

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Jeanine Taylor

Associate Director

Kamilah O’ Brien

Associate Director

Karen Daniels

President & COO

Kayla Butler

Finance Manager

Laron Walker

Senior Financial Manager

Leslie Cruz

Senior Financial Manager

Leslie Roper-Thomas

Associate Director

Marianne Howe

SENIOR FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Marly Pierrelys

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Natalie Marchan-Williams

Senior Financial Consultant

Nelson Chiu

Senior Financial Consultant

Patricia Malone

VICE-PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE & CULTURE

Perry Shandal

Senior Financial Consultant

Raj Thakkar

Founder & CEO

Raymond Alston

Finance Manager

Ronald Rodriguez

Senior Financial Consultant

Sharon Denson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Smriti Rai

SENIOR FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Stephen B. Reid II

CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER

Svetlana Gnesina

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Tia Murphy

Associate Director

Tiffany Chiu

SALES & MARKETING ANALYST

Viviana Torres

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR