Our Staff

Chief Executive Officer

Lee Swislow, Interim Chief Executive Officer

Lee Swislow come to TSNE with a wealth of experience as an executive director and an interim executive. She has expertise in strategic planning, financial management, organizational development and program development.

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Administration and Human Resources

Lyn Freundlich, Human Resources Co-Practice Leader

In addition to overseeing the internal operational and personnel aspects of the organization, she provides employee relations and other human resources-oriented consultation to TSNE clients.

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Communications and Marketing

Sandy St. Louis, Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing

Sandy St. Louis worked for the PBS news and public affairs documentary series FRONTLINE at WGBH in Boston. As FRONTLINE’s national outreach manager, she developed educational content for the series and implemented several national campaigns.

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Andrew Cox-Stavros, Chief Financial Officer

Andrew has worked for TSNE MissionWorks since 2005. In addition to overseeing finance and accounting functions of TSNE MissionWorks, he also directs the marketing and operations of the NonProfit Center.

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Elaine Ng, Interim Operations Director

Elaine Ng joins TSNE with over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and education sectors. Most recently the Strategic Planning Director for Special Education for the Boston Public Schools, and formerly executive director of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Elaine holds a passion and commitment for organizations that shift the paradigm of equity and access.

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Programs and Services

Consulting and Professional Learning

John Smith

John Smith, Director of Consulting and Professional Learning

John brings extensive experience in nonprofit, government, education and advocacy fields to TSNE MissionWorks. He served as the Policy Analyst in the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development for the City of Boston, where he managed major economic development policy initiatives. Before his government experience, John also worked at the Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston, the Hyams Foundation’s Youth Policy Initiative, the Tennessee Department of Health, and at several universities managing service learning and other student-centered programs.

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Fiscal Sponsorship

Asta Petkeviciute

Asta Petkeviciute, Fiscal Sponsorship Practice Leader

Asta brings more than 17 years of experience in organization and project management with the focus on financial management, internal and external audit management, overall systems strengthening and organizational capacity development for nonprofit and for-profit organizations in more than 20 countries.

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Grant Program and Community Initiatives

Trina Jackson

Trina Jackson, Community Engagement Practice Leader

As the Practice Leader for Community Engagement at TSNE MissionWorks, Trina manages the Inclusion Initiative, a grant program which funds cross-sector, collaborative work for economic justice in communities of color. Her background includes facilitating community dialogues, and consulting on issues of anti-oppression, civic engagement, economic justice, racial justice, leadership development, collaboration, and movement building.

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Leadership and Learning

TSNE's Leadership and Learning department offers workshops, events, and learning opportunities for nonprofits and mission-based organizations throughout the year. Our events cater to the needs of staff of all levels, board members, and directors. This department is lead by John Smith, Director of Consulting and Professional Learning

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The NonProfit Center

Faisal Abid

Faisal Abid, NonProfit Center Property Manager

Faisal Abid is the Operations Manager of the NonProfit Center, a multi-tenant office, meeting, and shared space for nonprofits in the heart of downtown Boston. The Center holds regular nonprofit workshops, conferences, and events throughout the year.

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