Our Team

Our Team

Meet the people whose passion, creativity, and commitment to change make an every day impact in the lives of NYC kids.


CFK is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring practices. We aim to hire from within the communities we serve.

Travis Welcome (he/him/his)

Senior Director of Programs & Innovation

Milagros Acosta

Program Director

Rachel Ducrepin

Program Director

Darrell Dove (he/him/his)

Director of TALNT

Eli Odinga

Division Head

Liz English

Teaching Artist

Nicole Javorsky

Teaching Artist

Erica Peña

Afterschool Group Leader

CFK Board of Directors

Board of Directors
Meet our Board, a dynamic group of individuals who help shape our organizational direction and make CFK’s work possible.

  • *Natalie Auerbach (Chairperson)
    *Maya Burgos (Nominating Committee Chair) - Director, American Express
    *Terrence McLean (Treasurer) - President & CEO, Sagesure Insurance Managers
    *Karen Schub Epstein (Governance Committee Chair) - Deputy Director, PennPAC
    Zach Barratt - Managing Director, Apollo Global Management
    Lorenzo Castillo - Director, Strategic Engagement, KIPP
    Laura Farah - Sagesure Insurance Managers
    Florence Faucon - Philanthropist
    Peter Herzberg - Head of School, The Mead School; Partner, The Wellington Engagement Project
    Kevin Hammond - Managing Director, JLL Partners
    Drew Skelton - Vice President, RBC Capital Markets
    Bronwen Smith - Owner and Lead Designer, B Floral
    Colin Smith - Chief Operating Officer, Sagesure Insurance Managers
    Sheila Spence - Vice President, Spotify

    *denotes a member of the Executive Committee

Junior Board

Meet our JB, the group of young professionals who champion our mission through critical ambassadorship and volunteerism.

Join Us

Want to join the team? If you are dedicated to helping kids dream big and bold, then we’d love to get to know you. Don’t see anything right for you? Check back often as we are always interested in hearing from new talent!

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