Christy is CEO of Single Stop. She previously served as Single Stop’s Regional Director for the Gulf Coast. Christy has extensive experience as a nonprofit executive, including corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, community relations, and communications.
Before joining Single Stop, Christy served as the Director of Community Relations for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and as the Executive Director of its foundation. There, she managed a $40 million endowment portfolio, which supported projects throughout the state. She created and led the Challenge for a Healthier Louisiana, an acclaimed $30 million statewide grant program to improve the wellness and well-being of Louisianans. Christy also served as the CEO of the Girl Scouts Audubon Council, overseeing scouting programs and camps in Southeastern Louisiana, and as a leader at the State Library of Louisiana.
Christy is a past member of the Center for Corporate Citizenship Executive Forum and has served as a Teaching Fellow at Boston College School of Management. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations and on an advisory board at the Louisiana State University. She has previously served on the boards of the Capital Area United Way, Capital Area YMCA, Family Services of Greater Baton Rouge, Manship Theatre, Louisiana Senior Olympic Games, Playmakers of Baton Rouge, and the Baton Rouge Children’s Coalition.
Christy was recognized by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report on its lists of “Influential Women in Business” and “40 under 40.” She was honored as the Capital Area United Way’s “Volunteer of the Year” and received an “Unsung Hero Award” from the Louisiana State University.
Angela Dorn is the Chief Legal Officer for Single Stop, where she oversees organizational governance, internal and external relationships, and has oversight over all legal issues. Prior to joining Single Stop, Angela worked as General Counsel and Managing Director at an investment management company in New York City. She also served as General Counsel to its foundation, and served in a legal and advisory capacity on a number of innovative philanthropic initiatives, including managing the foundation’s relationship with the New York Community Trust and several major universities. Prior to that, Angela had a distinguished career practicing employment law with– large law firm in Chicago, Illinois where her clients included individuals, Fortune 100 companies and nonprofit corporations.
Angela’s other prior experience includes serving as pro-bono counsel to the NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, and as a law clerk for a federal judge in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois. She is a graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges where she received a degree in Economics, and Harvard Law School, where she served as the Executive Editor of the Harvard Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Law Review. Additionally, Angela has volunteered her time for numerous pro bono projects, including cases involving claims of employment discrimination and police brutality and has represented nonprofit organizations and numerous individuals in employment discrimination cases. She has also served as a board member for several organizations, including the Harvard Alumni Association and the Appleseed Foundation. She currently serves as a trustee of the NAACP on the board of the NAACP’s Special Contribution Fund as well as board member of Public Allies, a national not for profit dedicated to turning opportunity youth into Not for Profit and Community leaders.
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Sarah Crawford has more than 15 years of experience in marketing and community outreach, and a decade of experience in fundraising, having raised over $11 million on behalf of community constituent services, marketing, and political candidates. She has worked with nonprofits across North Carolina in the areas of poverty alleviation, policy development, health and human services, animal welfare and higher education. Sarah currently serves as Southern Regional Director of Single Stop, overseeing our partnerships with community colleges and nonprofit organizations. Previously, she was Director of Development and Public Relations for the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities, and also worked in development at Duke University and Health Systems. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from North Carolina State University. She and her husband Dan are the parents of two young daughters.
Sophia has over 20 years of demonstrated commitment and expertise creating and managing community development, homelessness, housing, and economic inclusion strategies to improve economic mobility in low income disconnected communities. As the policy director for housing and economic development for the Mayor of Los Angeles, legislative aide on poverty at the California State Senate and the economic development program director at the Washington D.C. Housing Authority, and now as the managing director for Single Stop in NYC, Ms. Heller has established extensive experience collaborating with policy leaders, elected officials, government agencies, the non-profits sector, and foundations to develop strategies and build systems to address poverty and strengthen economic mobility for low income households.