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Adrienne Byrd

VP of Finance & Accounting

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Eboni Preston

Director of Operations

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James C. Ezeilo

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

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Renee Alston-Maisonet

Director of Development

Program Managers

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Ronald Bastien

Senior Programs Manager

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Angelica Juarez

Operations Associate

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Kisha Wesley

Finance & Accountant Manager

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Tiffany Madison

Urban Conservation Training Institute Manager

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Shatiba Bradley

HBCUI Program Manager

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April McLaughlin

Executive Assistant to CEO

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Yero Winborne

Global Digital Content & Marketing Manager

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Paul Ezeilo

West Africa Programs Manager

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Jazzmin Smith

Accounting Associate



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GYF employs a professional staff of historians, sociologists, psychologists, educators, marine biologists, environmental scientists, anthropologists and wilderness experts. GYF’s team is highly specialized and focuses on land acquisition, design and development, greenway and green space project management, community mobilization and outreach. We are dedicated to the preservation of nature’s finite and historical resources. Collectively we have more than 400 years of experience facilitating youth programs that emphasize personal growth through hands-on experience and challenges.