Elaine Ng, Chief Executive Officer
As a 30-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.
Data and Business Systems
Luke Alonso, Director, 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. His overriding belief is that IT and systems exist to support the work. As such, IT needs to closely coordinate with every part of the organization to deliver functionality which supports best practices and informed decision making.
Over those 30 years, Luke has served in nearly every role from technical support, through development and architecture, and into senior management. Luke has worked for Department of Defense contractors, oil and gas companies, multi-national manufacturing and marketing organizations, as well as small start-ups both in and out of the technology field. After a career spent enabling corporations to better employ their resources, Luke decided he wanted to shift to the nonprofit side of the aisle to bring those same skills to the effort to help people.
Noah Stockman, Chief Financial Officer
Most recently, Noah served as CFO at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts and comes to TSNE with over seventeen years of experience working for multi-million dollar public service and mission driven organizations including Scholar Athletes, Inc; City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development; and the City of Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Boston Youth Fund.
Noah is a Brown University graduate where he received two Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Organizational Behavior and Management. He has also earned a Certificate in Local Government Leadership and Management from Suffolk University and a Certificate in Urban Planning and Design from Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
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Luzdy Rivera, Director, Human Resources
Luzdy brings to TSNE comprehensive experience in human resources operations for the nonprofit and healthcare sector. She has specialized competencies in strategic leadership, and talent management and development, which includes leadership culture, performance management, employee engagement and change management. Luzdy thrives in the work of organizations that positively impact and make a difference in the lives of people and society. Luzdy has a Master's Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Human Resources from Metropolitan University.
Learning and Evaluation
Nwando Obele, M.P.P., Director, Learning and Evaluation
As the Director of Learning and Evaluation, Nwando leads TSNE's strategic learning vision that advances the organization’s internal functions and quality of its programs. In her role, Nwando leads the implementation of organization-wide learning practices and works to cultivate a culture of learning that promotes knowledge sharing. Previously, Nwando led data management and evaluation efforts for several national nonprofit direct-service providers. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Mount Holyoke College and her Master of Public Policy from Tufts University.
Katie Roy, General Counsel
Katie comes to TSNE from the School and State Finance Project, a nonpartisan, nonprofit policy organization in Connecticut focused on education funding and state finance issues with a commitment to providing independent analysis, building public knowledge, improving transparency, and developing fair, sustainable solutions. Katie founded the School and State Finance Project and served as executive director since 2015, where she grew the organization from three staff with a budget of $500,000 to a 13-person staff and budget of $2 million.
A graduate of the University of Connecticut’s School of Law, Katie is an active member of the Bar Association in Massachusetts. She has also previously worked as the Chief Operating Officer of the Connecticut Council for Education Reform, and the Interim Chief Financial Officer for Hartford Public Schools.
Marketing and Communications
Ning Jun Yuan, Assistant Manager, Marketing and Communications
Programs and Services
Consulting and Training
Heang Ly, Director, Consulting and Training
Heang Ly is rooted in the field of youth development, group dynamics and systems, diversity, equity and inclusion, conflict resolution, and nonprofit management. Heang spent significant time, 13 years, at the Center for Teen Empowerment providing direct service in youth organizing, advocacy, and community development issues. While at the organization, she also provided consulting services and technical assistance to nonprofits, schools, and cities. More »
Faisal Abid, Director, Property Management
Faisal Abid is the Property Services Manager for TSNE, 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. TSNE also operates The Link, a coworking, training and event space built to catalyze workforce development in the region. More »