The Opportunity Institute’s staff is dedicated to eradicating poverty and racial inequality. We bring together leaders in early childhood development, Pre-K through 12 education, juvenile and criminal justice, and higher education to collaborate across policy sectors for broader and deeper impact.

Our projects currently include Partners for Each and Every ChildRenewing CommunitiesJust Equations, and Whole Child Equity.

The Opportunity Institute

   Christopher Edley, Jr.     Co-Founder and President

Christopher Edley, Jr.
Co-Founder and President

   Kimiko Martinez   Director of Communications

Kimiko Martinez
Director of Communications

   Molly J. Mauer   Executive Vice President

Molly J. Mauer
Executive Vice President

   Natasha O'Dell Archer   Vice President for Strategy and Development

Natasha O'Dell Archer
Vice President for Strategy and Development

   Sivan Orr   Executive Assistant

Sivan Orr
Executive Assistant

   Cynthia Palmerin   Director of Operations

Cynthia Palmerin
Director of Operations

   Sean Simplicio   Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Sean Simplicio
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

   Richard Tiras   Controller

Richard Tiras
Controller

 
 

Just Equations

   Jenn BeVard   Project Manager

Jenn BeVard
Project Manager

   Pamela Burdman   Senior Project Director

Pamela Burdman
Senior Project Director

 
 

Partners for Each and Every Child

   Maria Echaveste   Senior Fellow

Maria Echaveste
Senior Fellow

   Sophie Green   Program Director, Network Resources

Sophie Green
Program Director, Network Resources

   Guy Johnson   Senior Program Director, Federal and National Networks

Guy Johnson
Senior Program Director, Federal and National Networks

   Hayin Kimner   Senior Program Director, State and Local Networks

Hayin Kimner
Senior Program Director, State and Local Networks

   Kedda Williams   Deputy Director

Kedda Williams
Deputy Director

 
 
 

Renewing Communities

   Danny Murillo   Research and Program Analyst

Danny Murillo
Research and Program Analyst

   Kellie Nadler   Deputy Director

Kellie Nadler
Deputy Director

   Rebecca Silbert   Senior Fellow and Director

Rebecca Silbert
Senior Fellow and Director