Elisabeth Mason, CEO and Co-Founder
Angela Dorn, COO and General Counsel
Nate Falkner, Vice President of Strategy
Michael Lumpp, Chief Technology Officer
Cathryn McAleavey, Chief Finance and Administration Officer
Lauren Spitzer, Chief Development Officer
Andrew Stettner, Chief Program Officer
Janice Adelson, Development Associate
Ana Agudelo, HR Associate
Diane Adler, Director of Development
Katie Beal, Program Officer – Community Colleges
Molly Blumgart, Training Associate
Gregg Broome, Human Capital Fellow
Jennifer Chen, Senior Grant Writer
Marilyn Curiel, Health Care Navigator
Nichole Davis, Program Officer, NY
Vincent DelSignore, Program Officer – New York
Timothy Deng, Tier 1 Desktop Support Specialist
Kanika Garraway, Receptionist
Denise DelSignore, Director of Community Colleges
Frederick Gonzalez-Burgos, Outreach Associate
Gloria Grant, Accounting Clerk
Sophia Heller, Managing Director
Denise Ireland, AmeriCorps VISTA
Morgan Kennedy, Eligibility Support Specialist
Stefanie Lewin, Executive Assistant
Faizah Malik, Counsel & Manager of Special Projects
Vanessa Marquez, Development Officer
Emily Marano, Policy Analyst
John Mei, Director of Software Development
Kara Mikulich, Regional Development Director – Gulf
Marques Myrie, BEN Support Specialist
Franklyn Pintado, Senior Director of Finance and Administration
Juan Pinzon, Senior Program Officer
Adela Prignal, Senior Accountant
Lee Reagan, Senior Director of Training and State Director – New Mexico and New Jersey
Simon Rosen, Director of the Office of the CEO
Adele Ruiz, Program Associate
Eliano Sanchez Jr., Quality Assurance Analyst
Roslyn Sandy, Grants Manager
Rebecca Scheer, Research & Evaluation Associate
Christopher Sharon, Research and Evaluation Director
Karen Shelley, Grant Writer
Steven Strauss, Program Officer – Community Colleges
Larisa Sunderland, Junior Development Officer
Joniel Thomas, Administrative Assistant of Operations
Anna Verdiyan, Director of Special Initiatives
Matt Winters, Deputy to the VP and Program Manager
Adren Wilson, Regional Director Gulf Coast
Alex Wu, Application Developer
Andrew Wu, Senior Program Officer
Huei Yang, Budget Manager
Executive Team Bios
Elisabeth Mason is the CEO and one of the founders of Single Stop USA, a major national not-for-profit that uses existing resources and infrastructure to restart the engine of American mobility. Elisabeth is an expert on venture philanthropy, children’s rights, start-up organizations, and poverty-fighting programs.
In five short years, Single Stop USA has grown to serve 150,000 low-income families a year in over 90 sites in 7 states. Notably, Single Stop has been at the forefront of groundbreaking work in the community college and veterans-serving sectors.
Elisabeth has over 20 years of experience, including her work at Atlantic Philanthropies developing a $1 billion, 10-year spend-down plan to help disadvantaged children. She was also a Managing Director at the Robin Hood Foundation, Senior Advisor at Innovative Philanthropy, and practiced Law at Cleary, Gottlieb, and Steen & Hamilton in New York City. In her early career, Elisabeth was the founder and Executive Director of Fundacion Kukula, an agency serving street and working youth and their families. During her tenure with Fundacion Kukula, she was one of the founding members of the Central American branch of the Latin American Street Kids Movement.
Elisabeth has also served as an advisor to the United Nations and to local and international agencies on various human and children’s rights, legislative reform, juvenile justice, and community and youth development programs throughout the Latin American region. Additionally, she has participated in projects in India and Africa and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica, where she lived for six years. A lifelong resident of East Harlem, where she still lives with her husband and two sons, Elisabeth holds a J.D. from Columbia University and an A.B. and a M.A. from Harvard.
Angela Dorn is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Single Stop USA, where she oversees, among other things, the organization’s operations, internal and external relationships, and has oversight over all legal and administrative issues. Prior to joining Single Stop USA, Angela worked as General Counsel and Managing Director at Fletcher Asset Management, an investment management company in New York City. She also served as General Counsel to the Fletcher Foundation, and served in a legal and advisory capacity on a number of innovative philanthropic initiatives, including managing the Foundation’s relationship with the New York Community Trust and several major universities. Prior to that, Angela had a distinguished career practicing employment law with Mayer, Brown & Platt in Chicago, Illinois where her clients included individuals, Fortune 100 companies and nonprofit corporations.
Angela’s other prior experience includes serving as pro-bono counsel to the NAACP and as a law clerk for a federal judge in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois. She is a graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges where she received a degree in Economics, and Harvard Law School, where she served as the Executive Editor of the Harvard Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Law Review. Additionally, Angela has volunteered her time for numerous pro bono projects, including cases involving claims of employment discrimination and police brutality and has represented nonprofit organizations and numerous individuals in employment discrimination cases. She has also served as a board member for several organizations, including the Harvard Alumni Association and the Apple Seed Foundation. She currently serves as a trustee of the NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, on the board of the NAACP’s Special Contribution Fund.
Nate Falkner is the Vice President of Strategy at Single Stop USA, where he guides the organization’s focus on non-traditional distribution channels, technological innovation and new business ventures that seek to overcome barriers to financing and scale. Prior to joining Single Stop, Nate worked in Afghanistan where he managed a multi-year research project on the impact of conflict on community schools and child security. Nate’s professional background includes extensive experience working on issues of social and economic justice, as well as non-profit development and strategic communications, both domestically and abroad. Nate received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. He holds an M.P.A from Columbia’s School for International and Public Affairs and has pursued coursework towards an M.B.A. at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
Michael Lumpp is the CTO of Single Stop USA and is responsible for managing the ongoing technology efforts of the organization. He is in charge of overseeing the Benefits Enrollment Network (BEN), managing the IT infrastructure demands of both SST and SSUSA, and establishing policies for technology procedures and best practices.
Michael has over 11 years of experience in the software development industry, where he had developed customized content managed solutions, product integrations, and intranet applications. He has also performed numerous vulnerability assessments and security audits for systems and solutions on various platforms. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stony Brook University and has a passion for software development, information security, and researching upcoming technology trends.
Cathryn McAleavey is the Chief Finance and Administration Officer of Single Stop USA where she manages the organization’s financial, accounting, and administrative functions, ensuring that Single Stop has the internal processes and infrastructure necessary to fulfill its mission. She previously served as an associate at Fiscal Management Associates, LLC, working with a variety of national and local nonprofit organizations to design and strengthen their financial systems; implement sector best practices; identify process efficiencies; and improve internal controls. Cathryn has significant experience managing complex financial systems, diverse revenue streams, multi-site distribution models, and sub-grant programs. She is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business where she received a B.S. in Finance and International Business, and also holds an M.P.A. from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.