Senior Staff

Nancy Coughlin, Chief Executive Officer

Nancy Coughlin joined Person-to-Person in June of 2019, bringing expertise and experience in food insecurity, anti-poverty, and women's and children's issues. Prior to joining P2P, Nancy served for seven years as the Executive Director at Neighbor to Neighbor, a Greenwich-based organization dedicated to providing food and clothing to low-income families and children. Ms. Coughlin received a BA in psychology from the University of New Hampshire, and a J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School. In 2012, Coughlin was selected as one of 10 inaugural Executive Leadership Group (ELG) members by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. She has served on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Greenwich United Way Community Planning Council, Junior League of Greenwich Community Advisory Board, and Needs Clearing House Advisory Board. Nancy is a 20-year Darien resident who has been active in several local organizations including the YWCA Darien/Norwalk, Royle School PTO, and the Methodist Family Center Preschool.

Elizabeth P. Finn, Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer, Elizabeth oversees finance including budgeting, cash flow and financial reporting. Elizabeth began working for P2P in 2012 as a consultant and became the CFO in May, 2015. She has a strong background in finance with previous work experience in Private Banking in Manhattan and Richmond VA. In addition, she has numerous years of volunteer experience including as past president of the Junior League of Eastern Fairfield County, the board of The Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival as well as many other organizations in the Fairfield area. Elizabeth received both her MBA and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of Richmond.

Tracy Cramer, Chief Philanthropy Officer

Tracy brings more than 10 years of non-profit experience as a fundraising leader to this new role at P2P.  Tracy, who will focus on strategic planning, major donors, and donor stewardship, joined P2P from Keep America Beautiful where she was the Development Director with special responsibility for corporate gifts and sponsorships. Previously, Tracy has held leadership positions with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Habitat for Humanity, NYC and in Habitat for Humanity, Austin, TX, which have uniquely equipped her with experience in major gift fundraising, corporate engagement and sponsorship, strategic and tactical planning, Board and volunteer relations, communications, and marketing, including direct response marketing programs and social media. Tracy holds two Masters's degrees in Urban Planning and Historic Preservation and a BA in Art History and spent the first twelve years of her career as an urban planner.

Kim Collibee, Chief Operating Officer

Kim Collibee graduated from Emerson College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing, Literature and Publishing. After starting her career in book publishing and market research, she realized her true passion was for helping others and transitioned to a career in non-profit, starting at Person-to-Person as the Executive Assistant in 2014. Since that time she has grown her responsibilities within the agency, including taking on the administration of P2P’s salesforce CRM where she continues to spearhead efficiency in data collection and enhanced output measurements. As Director of Programs and Technology, she helped to run the Campership Program and managed the Scholarship Program and P2P’s annual Holiday Toy Store. Now Chief Operating Officer, August 2020, she oversees the operations of P2P’s three locations, including P2P’s three food pantries and clothing center. Kim loves challenging herself and learning new things and is excited to be a part of Person-to-Person’s important work.  

Lauren Franciamore, Chief Programs Officer

Lauren Franciamore supervises the Person-to-Person Casework staff and oversees the implementation and success of the agency’s Emergency Assistance program. She joined Person-to-Person as Chief Programs Officer in 2017. Lauren is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), who is also SIFI certified. She came to P2P from Community Centers, Inc., in Greenwich, where she worked for 10 years, first as a social worker and then, since 2014, as its Executive Director. Prior to Community Centers, Inc., Lauren served as a Residential Psychology Specialist with the YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network. Her earlier experience includes service as a social work intern at Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial Center, Prospect House Homeless Shelter, and Family & Children’s Agency. Lauren received her Masters in Social Work from New York University, and her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Sacred Heart University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Juri Garone, Chief Community Relations Officer

Juri Garone joined Person-to-Person in September 2019, and recently became Chief Community Relations Officer, a new role which focuses on volunteer management including recruitment, training, engagement and retention as well as community relations, focused on engaging civic, faith, and corporate partners in the mission of P2P.  Prior to that, Juri worked in the Library Learning Commons at Weston High School for 7 years. During the time she spent as a stay-at-home mother, Juri co-chaired the Weston Domestic Violence Task Force advocating for local victims and raising money for the Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Juri spent a decade in broadcast journalism, working as an Emmy Award-winning television news anchor and reporter in Westchester, New York, and Bergen County, New Jersey. She has won numerous television industry awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists among others. Juri and her husband, Christopher have 2 children, Lilly and Renzo and a terrier named Luna, and live in Weston, CT.

Staff

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Jessica St. Angelo, Finance Associate

OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

Megan McGrath, Executive Assistant

Darien Site Staff

Patty Salgado, Darien Site Manager

Patty Obando, Darien Assistant Site Manager

Corey Simms, Darien Site Support Associate

Open Position, Clothing Center Manager

Norwalk Site Staff

Greg Dobbs, Norwalk Site Manager

Steve Callow, Norwalk Assistant Site Manager

AJ Jackson, Norwalk Site Support Associate

Susana Alvarado, Norwalk Site Support Associate

Stamford Site Staff

Rick Nixon, Stamford Site Manager & Food Manager

Marcelo Astudillo, Stamford Driver & Delivery Services Coordinator

Trevor Atkins, Stamford Site Support Associate

Katherine Uchupailla, Stamford Site Support Associate

PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT

Casework Staff

The casework model at Person-to-Person uses the team approach, which combines extensive professional experience and collaborative energy to meet the immediate and long-term needs of Emergency Assistance clients at our offices in Stamford, Darien and Norwalk. Working together under the guidance of the Chief Programs Officer, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, P2P’s programs team includes bilingual caseworkers, a Licensed Master Social Worker, and a volunteer caseworker with more than 25 years of experience at the agency.

Deborah Arrieta, Caseworker

Open Position, Caseworker

Sandra Canales, Casework Admin Coordinator

Natasha Ducasse, Caseworker

Claudine Jean-Baptiste, Casework Supervisor

Damone Johnson, Caseworker

Shirley Vega, Caseworker

Darcy Burgund, Volunteer Caseworker

PHILANTHROPY DEPARTMENT

Kelly Wheeler, Development Officer- Major Gifts and Events

Elizabeth Thompson, Development Officer- Grants

Rebecca Cosgrove, Communications and Marketing Manager

Jean Moore, Development Database Manager

Sarah Lippman, Development Database Manager

Board 2020-2021

Mike Riccardi, President

Chris Whitney, Vice-President & Treasurer

Kim Dickinson, Second Vice-President

Pam Dysenchuk, Secretary

Clare Kretzman, Assistant Secretary

Yakut Akman

Alvaro Alonso

Victoria de Toledo

Allison Gagliardi

Caroline Gillespie-Greer

Amy Gold

Michael Hyman

Christina Johnson-Wolff

Jackie Leonard

Katherine Michele

Wendy Moore

Antonia Thompson

Virgil Williams

Betsy Wilson

James Winter

Ex Officio: Nancy Coughlin

Directors Emeriti

Harry Geller

Wilder Gleason

Judy Kilmartin

Judy Nemec

Patricia Phillips

Per Sekse

Jan Smith

William Taggart

Avery Whidden

Rebecca Wilson