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Leadership

Meet Hudson Guild's Leadership Team.

Our mission is to create and sustain a strong, effective community

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Ken Jockers Executive Director

Ken Jockers joined Hudson Guild in November 2008. Previously, he served as Executive Director of two other community agencies, including the only borough-wide free legal services program in Brooklyn. As a lawyer, Ken worked in the administrations of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Manhattan Borough President Ruth Messinger. For three years, he coordinated child abuse investigations in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Ken started his career as a youth counselor at City Volunteer Corps. Ken holds a BA from Connecticut College, and earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. He serves on the Board of the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce.

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LeeAnn Scaduto Deputy Executive Director

LeeAnn Scaduto has more than 20 years’ experience working in New York City’s Settlement Houses, fifteen of them at the Guild. She is an LCSW with an MSW from Hunter and a BA in Psychology and Economics. LeeAnn began working at Hudson Guild in 2003 as the Director of Children and Youth Services. In this role, she was responsible for the planning, development, assessment, and overall supervision of all early childhood, after-school and teen services programming. LeeAnn is a Deputy Executive Director at Hudson Guild, participating in the overall management of the organization. In her current position, LeeAnn oversees the Operations functions including Human Resources, IT and Facilities and Food Services, and continues oversight of Early Childhood programming.

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Miguel Pedraza-Cumba Deputy Executive Director

Miguel Pedraza-Cumba, Deputy Executive Director, has been with the organization since 1992. In addition to participating in general management, he oversees our program areas: Youth Development and Education, Arts, Mental Health Services, and Adult Services. With an MSW from Columbia University and an M.A. from the University of Puerto Rico, he has extensive experience developing and managing programs for youth and their families and community engagement.

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Jackelyn Garcia Deputy Executive Director for Development & External Relations

Jackelyn Garcia joined the Hudson Guild in November of 2018. With more than 15 years of experience in fundraising and marketing/communications, she is responsible for the strategic oversight of all development and external relations functions. She also oversee Community Building, including corporate and individual volunteer engagement. Previously, she was Director of Development & Communications with Madison Square Boys & Girls Club where she led fundraising efforts that resulted in nearly $5 million of annual revenue. Jackelyn holds a B.A. from Allegheny College.

Board of Trustees

Arthur Aufses III

President

Paul Balser

Chairperson

Scott McCormack

Vice President

Laura Ranji

Vice President

David Ellen

Secretary

Scott Segal

Treasurer

Denise Adler

Member

Marc Beshar, DMD

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Lee Buckley

Member

Catherine Cusack

Member

Carley Graham Garcia

Member

Paul Groncki

Member

Jeffrey Kolodny

Member

Anna Hayes Levin

Member

Larry Littman

Member

Felix Lopez

Member

Carol Mehas

Member

Norman Nigh

Member

Saiba Sabherwal

Member

Nick Stoumpas

Member

Mary Swartz

Member

Darlene Waters

Member

Gay Young

Member