Leadership

“I would stack the Senior Team at BUILD against any start-up or company I am involved and invested in.”

—Ajay Agarwal, National Board Member
and Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

National Executive Team

Suzanne McKechnie Klahr
Founder and CEO

Suzanne McKechnie Klahr

Charles Salter
President

Charles Salter

Greg Cox
Vice President of Regions

Greg Cox

Nicole Ramos
Vice President Program Design and Evaluation

Nicole Ramos

Jaime Uzeta
Vice President Partnerships and Innovation

Jaime Uzeta

Bill Souders
Vice President Operations and Data Management

Bill Souders

Regional Executive Directors

Laura Brief, Bay Area
Regional Executive Director

Laura Brief, Bay Area

Ayele Shakur, Greater Boston
Regional Executive Director

Ayele Shakur, Greater Boston

Bryce Jacobs, Metro D.C.
Regional Executive Director

Bryce Jacobs, Metro D.C.

Chymeka Olfonse, NYC
Regional Executive Director

Chymeka Olfonse, NYC

Matt Scelza, Los Angeles
Regional Executive Director

Matt Scelza, Los Angeles

Leadership Team

Jane Sullivan
Senior Director of National Communications

Jane Sullivan

Michelle Heath
Senior Director of Talent

Michelle Heath

Angelica Juarez
Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Angelica Juarez

Stacie Furia
Senior Director of Program Evaluation

Stacie Furia

Icy K. Jones
Senior Director of National Program Impact

Icy K. Jones

Larisa Marinas
Chief of Staff

Larisa Marinas

Board of Directors

Board Chair

Board Members