Our Staff & Board


Talia Yellin Fisher
Communications & PR Manager

Catherine Charlton
Grants & Corporate Development Director

Caitlyn Coleman
Director of Community Engagement & Digital Marketing

Alecia Burke
Grant Writer

Donna Boyle
Education Liaison

Mark McLeod
Administrative & Education Liaison

Andrew Polunin
DCP Academy Coordinator


Denise Kinney 
Executive Director

Kate Lombardi
Managing Director

Teaching Artists

Donna Boyle

Caroline Butcher

Sandra Davis

Clyde Evans

Gail Gaines

Caitlin Green

Gregory Holmes

Debbie Lynch

Mark McLeod

Rhonda Moore

Stevie Neale

Andrew Polunin

Melissa Talley-Palmer

Haylee  Warner


Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

Ebony Lee, Chair
Managing Director of Graduate Programs, 2U

Catherine Broh
Partner, MGA Partners Architects

Brian Camfield
Manager of Customer Care, PECO Energy

James E. Cauley, Jr.
Music Specialist (Retired)
William Mann Elementary, School District of Philadelphia

David DiStefano
President and Chief Operating Officer, Exude, Inc.

Danielle Kalish
Assistant Deputy General Counsel, Comcast

Charles Shupe
Principal, Radnor Elementary School (Retired)

Gui Valladares
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Princeton HealthCare System

Staci Wilhelm
Senior Manager, RSM US LLP


Joseph Batory
Superintendent, Upper Darby School District (Retired)

Dr. Jack Carr
Arts Consultant, String Theory Schools
Founder, GAMP

Leslie Donnell
Financial Management Associate, Fuhrman Management Associates, Inc.

Jake Elich
Associate Consultant, ZS Associates

Razelle Frankl, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita, Rowan University

Jeffrey Freedman, Esq
Jeffery M. Freedman, Esquire, LLC

Manish Gorawala
President and Chief Executive Officer, Tri-Force Consulting Services

Remi Jardel
Audit Senior Manager, Mazars USA LLP




Carly Keeny
Director, Communications, TPX at Comcast

Lynne Millard
Principal, Kennedy Crossan Academics Plus Elementary

Rhonda Moore
Dancing Classrooms Philly Teaching Artist

Frank J. Murphy
Principal, General G. Meade School, School District of Philadelphia (Retired)

Greg Offner
Entrepreneur from Philadelphia, PA

Debbie Singer
Former Musicopia String Orchestra Manager

Tracey Santilli
Chief Growth Officer, Tierney, Philadelphia

Brian Slagle
Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Len Weiser
President and Chief Executive Officer, White Horse Village