OBT Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Liliana Polo-McKenna

Chief Executive Officer

Dani Smejkal

Vice President, Programs & Impact

Janet Tsakos

Vice President, Administration

Bryant Lee

Vice President, Finance

Courtney Granger

Vice President, Programs & Organizational Learning

Program Leadership

Rebekah Cross

Senior Director, Development

Katya Zaitseva

Senior Director, Workforce Innovation

Georgia Trim

Director, Adult Education & Literacy Program

Alice Goncalves

Director, Educational and Career Advancement

Yanni Deconescu

Director, Strategic Initiatives

Robin Blanc

Director, College Access Program

Terri Saucier

Director, Employment Services

Caroline Iosso

Director, Community & Government affairs

Mary Cosme

Director, Immigration Services

Susan Gambale

Director, Math Curriculum and Instruction
Sunset Park

Wayne Small

Director, YAIP Bed-Stuy

Jackie Ordonez

Director, OBT Programs, Jamaica

Jessica Cuttone

Director, Youth Programs – Sunset Park

Peter Cruz

Director, Youth Programs – Bushwick

Jacqueline M. Harris

Assistant Director, OSY Programs – Bushwick

Kelsey Reenstra

YAIP Plus Manager

William Ortiz

Site Administrator/ Senior Counselor, Bushwick

Timothy O’Donnell

Communications & Marketing Manager