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Leadership Team

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Caroline Allen
Vice President, Leadership, Development, & Design
Caroline is responsible for designing world-class leadership development programs, experiences and courses inspiring LEE members to investigate their values and articulate a theory of change to their leadership journey.
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Cassie Blausey
Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Organizing
Cassie is responsible for building the pipeline of leaders working in policy & advocacy, as well as supporting the development of LEE members’ skills to organize community-based people power, and impact policy.
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Michael Buman
Executive Director
Mike is LEE's executive director.
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Steven Francisco
Vice President, Technology
Steven is responsible for imagining, developing and sustaining innovative technologies that power the LEE network to create impact.
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Christine Green
Vice President, General Counsel
Christine is responsible for compliance and legal support across all of LEE’s work.
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Sheri Leo
Vice President, Talent, Learning, & Culture
Sheri is responsible for the people strategy and staff experience of more than 150 LEE staff members.
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Sarah McLean
Senior Vice President, Partnerships & infrastructure
Sarah is responsible for LEE’s scalable operations and strategic alignment across national and regional programs to drive the LEE network to impact.
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Mildred Otero
Senior Vice President, National Impact
Mildred is responsible for LEE’s national strategy, designing and developing life-changing civic leadership programs, experiences and tools serving LEE members across the phases of four leadership pathways.
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Nam Patel
VP Marketing, Communications
Namrata is LEE's bridge builder. She is responsible for connecting members to our work and inspiring them to take full advantage of their benefits; as well as attracting supporters and partners to end educational inequity.
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Taylor Stewart
Vice President, Organization and Community Impact
Taylor is responsible for supporting LEE-wide major initiatives to ensure members attain high-impact roles and realize transformational change in their communities.
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Lori Turner
Vice President, Regional Impact
Lori is responsible for supporting and developing LEE member leadership in deep alignment with their community and regional contexts.
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Carl Zaragoza
Vice President, Elected Leadership
Carl is responsible for inspiring LEE members to run for and win elected office.
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Theresa Mooney
Director, Digital Engagement
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Kristina Rosario
Senior Director, Brand & Digital Marketing
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Troy Segala
Coordinator, Marketing Operations
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Raymond Allmon
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Nora Antoine
Director, Regional Impact South Dakota
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Maggie Bove-LaMonica
Director, Regional Impact Los Angeles
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Jazmyn Ferguson
Director of Organizing Strategy, DFW
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Natalia Fernandez
Director, Houston
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Erica Henry
Director, Illinois/Northwest Indiana Impact
Hi, I’m Erica, the Director of Regional Impact for Illinois and Northwest Indiana. I work closely with LEE members to maximize their leadership potential to aid in the advancement of equity. Using relationships in Illinois and Northwest Indiana and my bac
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Jonathan Leon
Senior Director, Regional Impact Atlanta
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Ar'Sheill Monsanto
Director, Organizing Strategy Houston
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Yissely Ortiz
Manager, Regional Impact New York
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Celeste Perilla
Director, Maryland Impact
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Barry Tyler
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Michael Whaley
Director, Regional Impact Memphis