Our Staff

Elaine Ng

Elaine Ng, Chief Executive Officer

As a 25-year veteran of the nonprofit and education sectors, Elaine has a passion and commitment for organizations that shift the paradigm of equity and access. Most recently, she held the positions of Strategic Planning Director for Special Education for Boston Public Schools, and Executive Director of the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.

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Communications and Marketing

Sandy_Stlouis_TSNEMW.jpgSandy St. Louis, Director of 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_TSNEMW.jpgAndrew 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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Human Resources

Luzdy Rivera

Luzdy Rivera, Director of Human Resources

Luzdy brings to MissionWorks comprehensive experience in human resources operations for the nonprofit and healthcare sector.

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Data and Business Systems

Luke AlonsoLuke Alonso, Director of Data and Business Intelligence


With over 30 years in IT development and leadership, Luke has a focus on how systems and data are used within the organization.

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Learning and Evaluation

Nwando ObeleNwando Obele, Director of Learning and Evaluation

As the Director of Learning and Evaluation, Nwando leads TSNE MissionWorks’ strategic learning vision that advances the organization’s internal functions and quality of its programs.

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Programs and Services

John Smith

John Smith, Director of Programs

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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Katie BarnettKatie Barnett, Associate Director of Consulting and Training

Katie Barnett brings a range of experience to TSNE MissionWorks. In addition to consulting with McKinsey & Co., Bridgespan, and Root Cause, Katie worked in development at the Harvard School of Public Health and managed the Nonprofit Initiative at the Business Council of Southwest Connecticut. Prior to joining TSNE MissionWorks, Katie was the Associate Director at the Social Innovation Forum, where she provided consulting and advisory services to nonprofit organizations and funders.

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Fiscal Sponsorship

Michael_Nagavkar_web.jpgMichael Nagavkar, Associate Director of Finance

Michael brings a vast history of financial management experience from the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, he worked with the Clinton Health Access Initiative, where he served as the Associate Finance Director of Africa Financial Operations.

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The NonProfit Center

Faisal Abid

Faisal Abid, Property Services Manager

Faisal Abid is the Property Services Manager for TSNE MissionWorks, which includes 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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