Staff

Serving artists and staffed by artists.

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that having a diverse staff is critical to effectively fulfilling our mission and increasing that diversity is a key organizational priority; women, people of color, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to join our team. Our staff is comprised largely of working artists — from all disciplines — who are all dedicated to serving artists and arts organizations.

Interested in working at NYFA? Open roles will be listed on NYFA Classifieds as they come available.

To contact New York Foundation for the Arts, please use our Contact Page.

Executive Staff

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Lisa Fagan

Executive Assistant

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Michael L. Royce

Executive Director


Development

Nichole Almanzar

Development Officer

Kimberly Goodis

Senior Officer
Individual Giving and Special Events

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Ryan Hudak

Development Officer
Individual Giving and Foundations

In Memoriam


NYFA Grants

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Judy Cai

Director
NYFA Grants

Sarah O’Connell

Senior Program Officer
NYFA Grants

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Mollie Quinlan-Hayes

Program Coordinator
Rauschenberg Grants

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Eleysha Sajous

Program Officer
NYFA Grants

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Anna Wang

Program Officer
NYFA Grants


Fiscal Sponsorship

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Madeleine Cutrona

Director
Fiscal Sponsorship

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Alicia Ehni

Program Officer
Fiscal Sponsorship

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Matthew Seig

Media Specialist
Fiscal Sponsorship


NYFA Learning

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Felicity Hogan

Director
NYFA Learning

Ju Hye Kim

Program Associate
NYFA Learning

Kelly Olshan

Program Officer
Career Advice and Training

Ya Yun Teng

Program Officer
Immigrant Artist Resource Center (NYC)


Communications

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Amy Aronoff

Senior Communications Officer

Mary-kate Grohoski

Sales Manager
NYFA Classifieds

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Melanie Martin

Director of Sales and Communications

Katerina Nicolaou

Account Manager
NYFA Classifieds

Anna Sorokina

Communications/Design Officer


Finance & Administration

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Carolyn Lockhart Schoerner

Finance Officer

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Rusha Rahman

Finance Officer

Tricia Sackor

Program Officer
Fiscal Sponsorship & Finance

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Sebi Vitale

Director of Finance/Administration


Technology

Mohammad Usman

Director of Technology


Consultants

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Peter Cobb

Senior Advisor
NYFA Learning

Laura Ó Reilly

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NYFA Learning & NYFA Grants