Diamond Leaders and Core Team
We hire, train, and manage our Diamond Leaders to sign-up new Union Capitalists. Diamond Leaders support their members in accessing resources and achieving goals, while also organizing to address collective community concerns
Aginah Akbar-Diamond Leader for DSNI Myrca Augustin-Diamond Leader for KIPP Academy Boston Laura Ballek-Chief of Networks Tracye’ Booth- Diamond Leader for BPI/DSNI Daisy Coto- Diamond Leader for KIPP Academy Boston Elsa Flores-Diamond Leader for FII in East Boston Diana Garcia- Diamond Leader for Nurtury & Bromley-Heath Blanca Gomez-Diamond Leader for DSNI Soraya Harley-Diamond Leader for First Teacher Anna Leslie-Director of Development Eric Leslie-Lead Organizer Agustina Matos- Diamond Leader for KIPP Academy Lynn Dioneiris Medrano- Diamond Leader for KIPP Academy Boston Thomas Ruffen-Diamond Leader for Smart from the Start’s Fathers Sonia Salcedo-Diamond Leader for Let’s Get Movin’ Shellina Semexant-Diamond Leader for KIPP Academy Jalina Suggs-Network Coordinator Adriana Torres- Diamond Leader for EBNHC’s Education & Training Institute
Our leadership team is open to all Union Capitalists who want to have an impact on how our organization grows.
Tech and Data Consultants
George Atkinson–Attending Physician at Porter Pediatrics,
Co-founder of Logos Biotech
Drew Proud-Software Engineer at BevSpot
Duncan Renfrow-Symon–Solutions Consultant at Pegasystems
Mission driven Partner Institutions pay organizational dues to join UCB. The fee covers signing up their members as Union Capitalists and hiring a Diamond Leader to serve as point-person with their organization.
Board of Directors
Distribution Strategy at Financial Engines
E. Peter Alvarez–Vice Chair
Associate at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Vice President at C.W. Downer & Co.
Innovation Co-Lead at Boston Public Schools and Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics
Crystal Murphy–Board Member
Family Liaison/Special Projects Coordinator at Family Independence Initiative and Registration Specialist for Boston Public Schools
Liz Miranda–Board Member
Executive Director Hawthorne Youth and Community Center (HYCC)
Mike Perez –Board Member
President and COO at Exaptive, Inc.
Amy Ricigliano–Board Member
Vice President, Client Services at Eidolon Communications
Joshua Varon–Board Member
Legal Counsel, MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Chrismaldi Vasquez–Board Member
Executive Director at FII-Boston
Rev. Mariama White-Hammond–Board Member
Minister at Bethel AME Church