Our Leadership

Independent Sector is run by a talented staff, experienced Board of Directors, and a remarkable group of member organizations who work in collaboration with IS and each other to find solutions to our biggest problems.

Meet our Board of Directors.

Senior Staff

Carolyn Mollen

Chief Financial Officer

Dan Cardinali

President and CEO

Jeffrey Moore

Chief Strategy Officer

Victor Reinoso

Chief Operating Officer


Allison Grayson

Director, Policy Development and Analysis

Ana Montañez

Manager, Government Relations

Ben Kershaw

Director, Public Policy and Government Relations

Brandon Carey


Christian Clansky

Director, Marketing and Digital Strategy

Debra Rainey

Manager, Communications

Elyse Harrington

Director, Data Management and Analysis

Erica Harris


Gina Catedrilla Strickland

Director, Executive Office

Habib Bako

Manager, Community Engagement

Jacqueline Brennan

Associate, Social Media and Web

Katie Jones

Director, Sector Advancement and Convenings

Kristina Gawrgy Campbell

Director, Strategic Communications & Public Relations

Laura Marqués-Jackson

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Lindsay Marcal

Manager, Networks and Member Engagement

Liz Culkin

Director, Conference and Event Management

Mareeha Niaz

Senior Associate

Marie LeBlanc

Director, Design

Micah Nelson


Nancy Barry

Executive Assistant

Rebecca Vucic

Manager, Advocacy Strategy and Mobilization

Rob Watkins

Director, Finance and Accounting

Robert Jones

Vice President, Engagement and Communications

Ryan Murphy

Manager, Member Engagement

Sasha Spruill