Our Leadership

Executive Team

Led by President and CEO, Dawn Saffayeh, our Executive Team brings diverse and deep experience to their respective roles overseeing all aspects of HSVS' operations.

Dawn Saffayeh, MPADawn Saffayeh, MPAPresident & CEO, HeartShare Human Services, Executive Director, HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services
Brooke RosenthalBrooke RosenthalDeputy Executive Director & Chief Program Officer
Shawnta SalazarShawnta SalazarChief Operating Officer & Chief Equity Officer
Justin NardillaJustin NardillaChief Financial Officer
Shanon ShawShanon ShawChief of Staff & Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Shanna GonzalezShanna GonzalezSenior Vice President of Foster Care
Sherry BrumelSherry BrumelVice President of Preventive Services
Jude AlexandreJude AlexandreVice President of Integrated Health Services, MSW
Sophia ShawSophia ShawVice President of Residential and Housing Programs
Dawnasia FreemanDawnasia FreemanVice President of Youth Development and Community Programs
Joan BaimJoan BaimVice President, Family Recruitment, Support and Matching
Katy BrownKaty BrownSenior Director of Data Analysis and Accountability

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors share their expertise and compassion to improve the lives of New York children, adults and families in our care.

Junior Board

A group of young professionals who fundraise, advocate and share their resources with our youth in care, so that they have a fair shot at achieving their college and career dreams.

Jonathan FoucaultJonathan FoucaultChair
Jack NolanJack NolanVice Chair
Zachary ColeZachary ColeSecretary
Dani ChenDani ChenTreasurer
Ciara McConeCiara McConeMembership Committee Chair
Kate ConlonKate Conlon
Sean EaganSean Eagan
Christopher EatonChristopher Eaton
Ari InnisAri Innis
Anushka KannanAnushka Kannan
Nicole LeeNicole Lee
Maurice ReidMaurice Reid
Ariane RinehartAriane RinehartFundraising & Engagement
Jermaine SmithJermaine Smith