Staff – Our Team

The work of NMSDC could not happen without the dedication and drive of our staff.  Interested in joining a high-performing, mission-oriented team? View our open positions.

Executive Office

Ying McGuire

CEO and President

Kimberlee Sauceda

Executive Assistant

Alina Shaikh

Executive Operations Intern

Sylvia Acosta, PhD

Chief Growth Officer and Senior Vice President

Accounting and Finance

Denise Gurulé

National Controller

Christine Narine


Jeanette Cortes

 Manager, Billings,
Collections & Data Entry

Tenzing Andrugsurba

Staff Accountant

Alicia Slentz

Staff Accountant, Grants and Contracts

Operations, Human Resources, and Information Technology

Leahanne Thomas

Chief Transformation Officer

Helen Murphy

Contract and Office Manager

Georgiana Williams

Internal/External Customer Care Coach

Codi Aymer

Human Resources Generalist

Albert Diaz

Associate Director, Information Technology

Deji Akinyemi

Enterprise Project Manager

Member Success

Pauline Gebon

Vice President

Maureen Simonette

Senior Director

Endrah Dumas

Associate Director

Christina Santos

Associate Director

Karen Thomas


Liz Dieatrick


Network Success

Constance Y. Jones

Senior Director

Theresa Childress

Associate Director

Shalayna Williams

Certification Manager

Strategic Partnerships, Programs, and Conferences, Meetings, and Events (CME)

Lisa Morris

Vice President

Jetheda Hernandez

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances and Programs

Brandi Wiggins

Program/Project Manager,
Strategic Alliances and Programs

Nicole Hambric

Director, CME

Tasha Morris

Senior Coordinator, CME

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Growth

Kurtis Trevan

Vice President of MBE Growth and Entrepreneur-in-Residence (Consultant) 

Lorena Valencia

Director, Corporate Plus (Consultant)

Marketing and Communications

Stefan Bradham

Vice President

Jered Weber

& Engagement Manager

Deb Flores Johnson

Marketing and Communications Coordinator