Key Staff

ELNC was founded on strong leadership, passion and a dedicated team.

Such leaders have had a profound effect on the direction, culture, and identity of our organization.
Click the "bio" link for more information about these inspirational leaders.

ELNC was founded on strong leadership, passion and a dedicated team.

Such leaders have had a profound effect on the direction, culture, and identity of our organization.
Click the "bio" link for more information about these inspirational leaders.

Dr. Nkechy Ekere Ezeh

Founder / CEO


Kimberly Spencer

Director of Programs


Don’Nae Crawford

Director of Operations and HR


Sharon Killebrew

Director of Finance and Administration


Sara Johnstin

Compliance Director


Timothy Dam

Director of Data & Evaluation


Eva Martinez

Community Engagement Director


Jordan Cutts

Assistant Finance Director



Ashley Beck

Human Resource Manager


Emily Dawson

Technical Assistance for Social Change (TASC) Project Coordinator


Haley Parks

Fund Development and Communications Manager


Natalie Johnston

Family Engagement Manager