About IMPACCT Brooklyn

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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.


Lisandra Diaz

Human Resources Manager

Craig Collins

Chief Programs Officer

Daniel Adeyinka

Office Manager / Hr Assistant

Trina A Edgar

Contracts & Grant Administrator

Theresa Marshman

Executive Assistant

Resource Development

Denise Gray

Events Coordinator

Naila Moore

Chief Development Officer

Lynn Rutledge

Communications Manager

Brendez Wineglass

Resource Development Manager

Jorel Lonesome

Grants Associate


Christina Radcliffe

Staff Accountant

Carolene Williams

Senior Accountant

Samy Ahmed

Chief Financial Officer

Affordable Housing Development

Lulu Chou

Housing Development Director (Interim)

Economic Development

Dean Labowitz

Economic Development Manager

Social Services

Shellyann Williamson

Social Services Office Manager

Maik Bain

Senior Social Worker

Rochelle Y Felder

Senior Case Manager

Samantha Jarquin

Case Manager

Petra Young


Nadia Wright

Social Services Director

Robert Maitland

Assistant Cook

Marketing Management

Stephanie Blue

Inclusionary Marketing Director

Daune Harrison-Iqbal

Marketing Compliance Administrator


Osvaldo Martinez

Resident Engagement Coordinator

Gina H Aracena Estevez

Community Organizing Program Assistant

Claudia Ashworth

Community Organizer

Giovanni Barrett

Resident Engagement Coordinator

Raliek L Gholson

Lead Organizer

Home Services

Bonita Alexander Dowling

Foreclosure Counselor

Patricia G Julien

Homeowner Services Director

Luis P Hernandez

Senior Program Manager

Paul Sobers

Retro-Fit Program Manager

Ronald Woodard

Home Services Program Assistant

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