our dedicated staff and committed board members are the cornerstone of service to our community.



Meet Our Staff

Headshot of staff member- Rudy Ash

Rudy Ash

Chief Development Officer

Headshot of staff member-Sara Bautista

Sarah Bautista

Welcome Center Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Alexis Benoit

Alexis Benoit


Headshot of staff member- Josiah Brown

Josiah Brown

Visual Arts Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Lauren Cohen

Lauren Cohen

Community Engagement Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Carleen Colin

Carleen Colin

Leadership and Career Development Manager

Headshot of staff member- Elle Davis

Elle Davis


Headshot of staff member- Portsha Franklin

Portsha Franklin

Senior Director College and Career Pathways

Headshot of staff member- Meyling Galvez

Meyling Galvez

College Pathways Coach

Headshot of staff member- Yelithza Galvez

Yelithza Galvez

Family Food Program Assistant

Headshot of staff member- Blanca Henrriguez

Blanca Henrriquez

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Andrew Howard

Andrea Howard

Chief Executive Officer

Headshot of staff member- Joyce Huang

Joyce Huang

College Pathways Coach

Headshot of staff member- Iniobong Udofia, LCSW

Iniobong Udofia, LCSW

Director of Community Health and Well-Being

Headshot of staff member- Stayce Legagneur

Stayce Legagneur

Reading Program Specialist

Headshot of staff member- Keagan Marcella

Keagan Marcella

Teen Program Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Gigi Martinez

Gigi Martinez

Program Assistant

Headshot of staff member- Isaiah Moore

Isaiah Moore

Sports and Fitness Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Jim Moysey

Jim Moysey

Facility Manager

Gloria Namugaya

Gloria Namugaya

Director of Annual Giving

Headshot of staff member- John Nolan

John Nolan

Director of Finance and Administration

Headshot of staff member- Jenny Nute

Jenny Nute

Chief Impact Officer

Headshot of staff member- Yuliana Santos Pagan, R-DMT

Yuliana Santos Pagan, R-DMT

Manager of Therapeutic Art Programs & Partnerships

Headshot of staff member- Erick Ramirez

Erick Ramirez

Teen Outreach and Engagement Manager

Headshot of staff member- Kristin Rhuda

Kristin Rhuda

Chief Operating Officer

Headshot of staff member- Rob Rhuda

Rob Rhuda

Family Food Program Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Esteban Serrano

Esteban Serrano

Finance and Human Resources Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Risa Shames

Risa Shames

Director of Institutional Giving

Headshot of staff member- Mir Singh

Mir Singh


Headshot of staff member- Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith

Senior Director of Nutrition

Headshot of staff member- Sadie Stephens

Sadie Stephens

Teen Academic Success Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Caleb Tansey

Caleb Tansey

Development Coordinator

Headshot of staff member- Tait Wade

Tait Wade

Career Pathways Manager

Headshot of staff member- Tuquan Watt

Tuquan Watt

Nutrition Program Coordinator

Board of Directors

Christopher Murphy | President

CEO, Akron Bio


Amy Tull Atwood | Vice President

Vice President and Head of Communications, U.S. Business Unit, Takeda


Bithiah Carter | Vice President 

President, New England Blacks in Philanthropy


Kassia Davis | Vice President

Founder & CEO, KADA


Katherine Hope Treasurer

(Retired) CFO, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Mindy Berman | Immediate Past President

Founder & Managing Director, Investor Group Services


Carlotte Berk

Community Volunteer


Alisha Collins

Director, Community Impact & Engagement, National Grid


June Cooper

Theologian in the City, Old South Church and Scholar in Residence, City Mission


Kevin Depina

Retail General Manager, Bodega


Christy Egun

Executive Director, Center for Community Health Improvement, Massachusetts General Hospital


William Margolin

Executive Director, West End House Boys Camp


Joseph I. Mulligan III

Director of Planning and Development, City of Providence


Andrew Musto*

Founder & CEO, Musto Management


Thao Nguyen-Le

Director of Development, Regional Advancement, Emory University


Kalina Philalom

Program Manager, Community Investments, Liberty Mutual Insurance


Christopher Richmond*

Director, TruePoint Consulting


Charles Rodgers*

Founder, Work Family Directions


Richard Taranto

Account Executive, ICON plc


Neal Yanofsky*

Independent Strategy Consultant


*Past President

Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors serves as an integral West End House leadership group that is uniquely situated to assist in establishing and maintaining essential community partnerships, connections, resources and financial support for West End House.  An Advisor eagerly educates others about the work of West End House, its philosophy and its impact in the community.  Advisors cultivate the support of community leaders, educators and other individuals/groups who care about critical issues facing youth in Boston.

Henry Barr*

Senior Partner, Barr & Cole


Deborah Black

(Retired) Vice President, New England Development


Sid Boorstein

Mirob Management


Steven M. Curley

(Retired) Owner/Director, Hoop Camps


Winston Daley

Founder, Agogos


Matthew Day

Senior Vice President of Network Payment Innovation & Contract Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts


James Gordon

CEO, Smartflower


Jessica B. Hart

Director, Relationship Management, SS&C Technologies


Walae Hayak

Manager, Healthcare Policy, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association


Rep. Kevin Honan

Massachusetts State Representative, 17th Suffolk District


John Humphreys

Vice President of Partner Development, Broadcom


Oscar Lopez

Director of Government Affairs, Massachusetts Charter Public School Association

Kenny Mascary

Chief of Staff, Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture – City of Boston


Ryan Nagy

Director, Head of Reimbursement, Access & Channel Marketing – Hematology, Takeda


John Parker

(Retired) President, Crocker & Winsor Seafood


Kate Pierre-Pierre

Superintendent, Shawmut Design and Construction


Dan Romanow

Vice President, Romanow Container


Tali Sason

Engineering Lead, Google


Stan Schlozman

(Retired) Principal, Harbor Capital Management


Alison Stanton

Vice President, Community and Citizenship, Turner Construction


Reynaldo Sylla

Senior Manager, Deloitte


Gerald Walsh

Lecturer, University of Massachusetts Boston

*Past Board President

In Memoriam – Advisors Emeriti

Harold Brown

Founder, Chairman & CEO, The Hamilton Company


Robert Weinberg

President, MarketPlace Development Boston