Who we are

Board of Directors


Ian V. Rowe, Chairman
Chief Executive Officer
Vertex Partnership Academies

Katharine H. Welling, Vice Chair
Fundraiser, Nonprofit Recruiter

Spencer Acker, Treasurer
Imagine Holdings LLC


David A. Barrett
Boies Schiller Flexner LLP 

David Beach

Zach Boisi
Vice President of Customer Success

Samantha Chadwick

Catherine Rocco Goodwin
Founder & CEO
Exceed Physical Culture

Michael Mellody
Wealth Management Advisor, Senior Vice President
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Kevin P. Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
Aetna Better Health of New York

Mitchell R. Semel
Semel Media

Britt Wallach
Daphne Wilde

Jonathan B. Witmer
President & CEO
WestPoint Home

Leadership Team

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Kate Trambitskaya

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Nancy Esposito

Chief Development Officer (CDO) Consultant

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Jodyne Kim

Chief Financial Administrative Officer (CFAO)


Chelsea Guffy

Senior Director, Legal and Compliance

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Lauren Jiang

Senior Director, International Adoption Programs & Outreach

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Mark Lacava

Clinician In Charge, Pre and Post Adoption Services

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Monica Baker

Director, Domestic Adoption Programs & Outreach

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Tasha Blaine

Director, Wellbeing & Community Engagement


Christine Pohl

Director, Development & Marketing

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Christine Tangel

Director, Adoption Services & Training

Spence-Chapin promotes equal opportunity for all clients by complying with local, state and federal laws and regulations. We do not exclude, deny applicants, or otherwise discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military device obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, sate or local laws. Our policies and practices are intended to ensure that all clients are treated equally.

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