Since 2009, Carrie Puglisi has been Director of Program & Fund Development at La Casa de Don Pedro.
Mr. Prezeau is a community economic development professional with extensive banking, finance, and development experience including both the development and underwriting functions of affordable housing.
Ms. Melendez has been the director of La Casa’s Personal Development Division and the Hispanic Women’s Resource Center since 1998.
Mr. Hernandez has more than 20 years of experience working with youth and families, from both a clinical counseling and management perspective.
Norma Sessa is Director of the Community Improvement division and has held that position for more than ten years.
Yun Shin has been working as an early childhood administrator in Head Start, Pre-K, Afterschool Program and Infant Toddler programs for close to 25 years in the non-profit, for-profit and City and Federal Government sectors.
Since 1998 and under Mr. Ocasio’s stewardship La Casa has experienced tremendous growth and consolidation of its programs and advocacy activities while adding vigor to its economic development work by employing a focused, targeted, comprehensive and integrated strategy.