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Executive Team

Bernell K. Grier

Executive Director

Ms. Grier joined IMPACCT–Brooklyn on December 5th, 2016 after serving as Director and Vice President of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Affordable Housing Program, where she oversaw the project management, operations and roll-out of the $30 million grant program among FHLBNY members and project sponsors.

Previously, she worked at Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City, Inc. (NHSNYC) as Chief Executive Officer and as Chief Operating Officer. There, she provided centralized leadership and resources for eight NHS offices that assisted residents to buy, maintain and keep their homes. Prior to joining NHSNYC, Ms. Grier served as Executive Vice President for Fleet Community Bank (acquired by Bank of America).

She began her career in retail banking at Chase Manhattan Bank, where she was promoted into various roles in commercial lending and community development. She currently serves on the Board of the New York Housing Conference and the Advisory Board of the Furman Center at NYU. Ms. Grier is a member of the Brooklyn Chapter of the Links, Inc. and the Generative Leadership Council.

Ms. Grier received an MBA in Sustainability from Bard College and a BA in Economics from City University of New York (City College). She is a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and resides in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.

IMPACCT Administration and Finance

Shibani Gambhir

Director of Operations and Finance

Lisandra Diaz

Human Resources Manager

Sharon Duboulay

Senior Accountant

Rudo Raymo


Eric Bernardez

1000 Dean Office Manager

Fundraising & Strategic Planning

Ade Omotade

Director of Development and Communications

Chester Jesus Soria

Communications Manager

Lynn Rutledge

Community Outreach & Marketing

Celeste Leibowitz

Grant Writer

Naila Moore

Senior Program Policy Director

Trina Edgar

Contracts/Finance Administration

Community and Tenant Organizing

Shayla Austin

Lead Community Organizer

Hetert-Qebu Walters

Program Manager

Audrey Mohammed

Community Organizer

Gina Aracena

1124 Fulton Office Manager

Real Estate Division: Housing Development

Kuza Woodard

Director of Real Estate

Lorne Norton

Community Outreach & Marketing

Andrew Murray

Project Manager

Eddie Hayes

Morgan Stanley Fellow

Real Estate Division: Financial Services and Asset Management

Candacey Parjohn

Asset Manager

Homeowner Services and Financial Literacy

Pat Julien

Director of Homeowner Services

Bonita Dowling

Homeowner Counselor

Luis Hernandez

Home Buyer Counselor/Senior Programs Manager

Daune Harrison

Home Buyer Counselor/Financial Counselor

Economic Development

Dale Charles

Director of Economic Development

Rashard Spencer

Outreach Coordinator

Social Services

Sharon Haberer, LMSW

Director of Social Services

Clifford Charles

Office Manager

Rochelle Felder

Senior Case Manager

Maik Bain, MSW

Social Worker

Samantha Jarquin

Case Manager

Sylke Scharrenbroich, RN LMSM

Registered Nurse

Jenely Rivas

Activities and Events Coordinator

Petra Young


Tara Lewis

Kitchen Assistant

Affordable Housing Marketing

Stephanie Blue

Director of Marketing

Latoya Campbell

Affordable Housing Marketing Manager

Adam James

Administrative Assistant