OUR TEAM

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Jennifer Cartland, Ed. D.

Executive Director

Dr. Jennifer Cartland is a career educator and motivational leader.  She has led teams, schools, and non-profits, and has worked to drive change for youth and youth-serving organizations. Dr. Cartland believes in the power of process to drive results and is skilled at planning strategically to guide organizational transformation. Cartland earned a bachelor’s degree from Catholic University in Washington, DC, a master’s degree from The George Washington University and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Cartland’s volunteer efforts include the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, where she is the Vice President of the board of  directors, and Programs Chair of the board of  FRESHFARM, where family nutrition and health, and food access and equity are the points of focus.  In addition to work with Reach, Cartland consults with Special Olympics North America’s Unified Champion Schools®, to amplify the power of sports, leadership, and inclusive activities for youth with and without intellectual disabilities.

Terrell Danley

Director of Programs

Terrell’s journey is fueled by his passion for people, education, and the community. A former DC junior high school teacher and retired chef/restaurateur, he has more than three decades of experience working with youth and adult empowerment
programs helping the city’s most vulnerable citizens overcome perceived barriers to education and employment. Terrell’s post-hospitality experiences include Potomac Job Corps Center, DC Central Kitchen, and the Washington Literacy Center, where he recently served as the Associate Director of Education and Training. A Washington, DC native, Terrell is a current Ph.D. candidate in the Urban Leadership program of the University of the District of Columbia. Additionally, he
holds a Master’s degree in Adult Education, a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education from Penn State University, and an Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America.

Nadia Lee

Director of Development

Nadia has joined the team to oversee fundraising initiatives for Reach Incorporated. She grew up in Maryland and attended Salisbury University. Nadia has worked for a few nonprofit organizations in the DC area including Greater DC Diaper Bank, Martha’s Table, and Junior Achievement. She also spent several years in New York City working with The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., where she worked on the $100 million campaign to build the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. Over the last twelve years, she has worked in many different avenues of fundraising including major gifts, grants, special events, crowdfunding, and direct response. She’s currently living in Rockville with her two daughters Zoe and Soraya, her husband Joel, and their dog Appa. 

With skills in strategic planning, business development, risk management, and nonprofit growth, our Board of Directors’ diverse backgrounds play a key role at Reach. Their dedication and efforts help us plan and sustain growth in our organization and surrounding community.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jesse Raney Bridges

Deputy Director of Global DEI Learning & Development at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Patrick Howard - Chair

Chief Underwriting Office

Howard Insurance

Lanae Holmes / Vice Chair, Secretary

Direct of Case Services, Family Advocacy Division

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Jefferson Liu

Executive Director
LoRan Enterprises

Loree Lipstein

Principal

Thread Strategies

Danielle Bartlett

Managing Director

PwC

Randolph Chestang IV

Group Creative Director / DEI Council

AKQA

Funmi Olorunnipa

Head of Compliance

Palantir Technologies

Christopher A. Riddick Esq.

Dean Of Students

The Hewitt School

Jennifer Cartland, Ed. D.

Executive Director

Reach Incorporated