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About

Staff

President & CEO

Amy was named A Wider Circle’s President & CEO in July 2021, after having served as A Wider Circle’s Interim President & CEO since January 2021. She has been with the organization as a staff member since 2017, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, and spent many years prior as a volunteer.

Programs

Chief Program Officer

Director, Career Support

YaVonne Boyd

YaVonne Boyd

Director, Ward 8 Hub

Scott Buchan

Volunteer Coordinator

Lori Chalk

Neighborhood Partnerships Assistant

Derrick Faison

Advocate, Partnership to Independence

Maria Flores

Senior Coordinator, Essential Support

Leo Frankel

Coordinator, Essential Support

Liz Anne Ganiban

Senior Director, Partnership to Independence

Gina Garza

Manager, Essential Support

Allison Imhoff

Director, Essential Support

Sharon Kim

Coordinator, Essential Support

Daryle Morgan

Program Manager, Community Engagement

Doria Mounombi

Volunteer Coordinator

Parisa Rahbar

Senior Coordinator, Essential Support

Joselin Reyes

Coordinator, Essential Support

Regina Robinson

Career Counselor

Patrice Weddington

Senior Coordinator, Essential Support

Mission, Advocacy, & Outreach

Director, Advocacy

Lara Gagrica

Government Relations Manager

Christopher Tobias

Community Partnerships Manager

Operations & Administration

Director, Operations

Marie Charles

Manager, Administration

Keith Edmonds

Senior Facilities Coordinator

Allison Fischer

Apricot Administrator

Mike Hill

Call Center Associate

Mark Jacquez

Part-Time Operations Manager

Claudia Morales

Claudia Morales

Finance Manager

Director, Human Resources

Peter Verity

Senior Operations Coordinator

In-Kind Donations

Director, In-Kind Donations

Inventory Coordinator

Inventory Coordinator

Inventory Coordinator

Richmond Buakumah

Richmond Buakumah

Senior Inventory Coordinator

Miles Bucci

Inventory Coordinator

Jasmin Chin

Manager, Scheduling

Eddie Estella

Inventory Coordinator

Will Evans

Senior Inventory Coordinator

Peter Ewing

Inventory Coordinator

Brandon Khan

Inventory Coordinator

Mary Ann Lightfoot

Call Specialist, Scheduling

Joe Malandruccolo

Manager, Inventory

Inventory Coordinator

Inventory Coordinator

Brennan Torpey

Inventory Coordinator

Gail Troussoff Marks

Scheduling Coordinator

Development & Communications

Erin Anderson

Director, Grants & Contracts

Theo Blair

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Beth Makal

Communications Manager

Peter Merlo-Coyne

Grant Writer

Brooks Reagan

Development Manager

Board of Directors

Chair

Marty Durbin

President,
Global Energy Institute
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Vice Chair

Joe Judge

Executive Managing Director
JLL

Treasurer

Steve Aucamp

Managing Director
Alvarium Tiedemann

Secretary

David White

Vice President of Aerospace,
Defense and Government Services
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Past-Chair

Pam Feinstein

HR Consultant

Jason Dahl, CFP

Director of Financial Planning Services
AFS Financial Group, LLC

Pat Hall Jaynes, SPHR

President/CEO
The HR Source

Deriece Harrington

Director, US State and Local Government Affairs, Mid-Atlantic
PepsiCo

Chintimini Keith

Senior Vice President,
Corporate Communications
Bozzuto

Brian Kennedy

Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Terrence Kenny

Market President
TD Bank

Al Mottur

Practice Chair
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Joanna Smith-Ramani

Co-Executive Director,
Financial Security Program
Aspen Institute

Allison Solomon

Senior Manager,
Corporate Citizenship
Deloitte

Bill Strathmann

Impact Investor,
Former CEO
Network for Good

David Walker

Vice President,
Sales
Washington Business Journal

Financials

Please see our most recent financial reports below. Previous years’ financial reports are available on request by emailing contact@awidercircle.org.

Supporters & Partners

Major Supporters

Whether you give your time and talent by volunteering, your treasure with an in-kind donation, or monetary gifts of any size, we are grateful for your support. Below, we recognize those who donated $10,000 or more in FY2022.

  • 4C Partners
  • A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation
  • A.L. Luria Foundation
  • Adventist HealthCare
  • Alice Shaver Foundation
  • Ammerman Family Foundation
  • The Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation
  • Astris Finance
  • Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
  • Aviv Foundation Inc.
  • Ayasha and Matthew Sharron Foundation
  • David and Naomi Balto
  • Stephen and Heidi Bauer
  • Benson Family Charitable Fund
  • Constance Bernard
  • Boeing
  • Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
  • Bozzuto & Associates, Inc.
  • Stacey Brandenburg and Derek Ludwin
  • Lisa Braverman
  • The Honorable Ann W. Brown
  • Rick and Laurie Calder
  • Capital One Services, LLC
  • CareFirst BlueChoice
  • Charles Hazlehurst Moura Family Foundation
  • Chevy Chase United Methodist Church
  • H. Lawrence Clark
  • Clark-Winchcole Foundation
  • Edward Cohen and Charlene Barshefsky
  • Commonwealth Cares Fund inc.
  • Melvin and Esther Cooperman
  • Cora and John H. Davis Foundation
  • David and Mikel Blair Family Foundation
  • DC Wise Inc
  • Joseph Deal
  • Discovery Communications
  • The Donohoe Companies, Inc.
  • Anita Dunn
  • Marty and Eden Durbin
  • The E. Bryce and Harriet Alpern Foundation
  • Mohamed and Elaine El Khawas
  • Estate of Kathleen Cooper
  • Pamela and Richard Feinstein
  • Andrew and Elizabeth Fenzel
  • Ferris Family Foundation
  • FJ Capital Management LLC
  • Deborah and Gary Ford
  • Foulger Family Foundation
  • Adena and Mike Friedman
  • Sean and Cathleen Fromm
  • FTI Consulting
  • Fullen-Smith Foundation
  • George Preston Marshall Foundation
  • The George W. Bauer Family Foundation
  • Judith Gillespie and Samuel Krislov
  • Gratis Foundation
  • Phil Green
  • Pat Gross
  • William Hanlon
  • Jessie Harris and Woody Cunningham
  • HMS Host Foundation
  • The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
  • JBG Smith
  • Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
  • Johnson Family Foundation
  • Joe and Bridget Judge
  • Andrew and Ariane Katz
  • Maria Kenny
  • Gladys Kessler
  • Lawrence A Guest Revocable Trust
  • The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation Inc.
  • MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation
  • E.S. Metcalf
  • J.A. Metcalf
  • The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Northrop Grumman Systems Corp
  • PepsiCo, Inc.
  • Miriam Perlberg
  • The Phase Foundation
  • Phillips 66
  • Leslie Pick
  • PNC Foundation
  • Suzanne Priebatsch
  • Frances Raynor and Craig Hillman
  • Richard E. and Nancy P. Marriott Foundation
  • Room & Board
  • Bonnie and Bruce Rosenthal
  • Phyllis Rumbarger
  • Jonathan Schnitzer
  • Share Fund
  • Sidgmore Family Foundation
  • Robert H. Sievers
  • Ruth Sorenson
  • Linda Stitt
  • Mary and Paul Sullivan
  • TD Bank
  • TD Charitable Foundation
  • Tegna Foundation
  • TowerCares Foundation
  • Truist
  • Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
  • Vesta, Inc
  • Washington Gas Light Company
  • Washington Nationals Philanthropies
  • Wells Fargo
  • Laura Wertheimer and Andrew Pincus
  • White Family Charitable Foundation
  • The Wolpoff Family Foundation


Service and Advocacy Partners

We are incredibly grateful to work with more than 300 nonprofits, government agencies, and community groups who refer individuals and families to our services, partner with us to deliver programming, and provide support to clients referred by A Wider Circle’s resource navigation service.

We are also proud to be members of two coalitions in our efforts to advocate for a future without poverty:

  • The Poor People’s Campaign: The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival picks up the unfinished work of the original Poor People’s Campaign, started by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. Today, the campaign works across the country to “shift the moral narrative, impact policies and elections at every level of government, and build lasting power for poor and impacted people” by confronting poverty, systemic racism, ecological devestation, among other interlocking issues. Through our Advocacy program, we work with the Poor People’s Campaign’s Maryland and Montgomery County chapters.

  • The Way Home Campaign: The Way Home Campaign brings together 110 organizations and over 7,000 voters to end chronic homelessness in Washington, DC. The campaign advocates for budgets and policies that put our unhoused neighbors first.

Learn more about our Advocacy program.

Careers

Since 2001, A Wider Circle has served thousands of individuals and families living in poverty. Through our holistic approach we provide families with furniture, beds, and essentials; work with job seekers to attain stable, substantive employment; and bring much-needed services and programs directly to under-resourced neighborhoods.

We cannot do this work alone. Join our team and share your talent and skills to help end poverty in our region. We are seeking dedicated individuals to serve in a variety of positions.

A Wider Circle is committed to having a team that is diverse and ensuring that all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender (including gender identity or expression), religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, or other non-merit factor. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for an open position, please send a resume and cover letter indicating your position of interest to jobs@awidercircle.org.

We care about the health of all in our shared space. As of May 12, 2023, in accordance with the end of the federal public health emergency, we have suspended our policy requiring staff members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This policy may be reinstated if we deem it necessary to do so (e.g., due to a spike in COVID cases in the region).

A Wider Circle follows the CDC-recommended COVID safety protocols, including optional but encouraged mask-wearing, the washing and sanitizing of hands, and staying at home if you have  recently recovered from or  were exposed to COVID-19.

Last updated on May 12, 2023

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