Leadership

Sarah Crawford, National Director of Partnerships and Programs

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 National Director of Partnerships and Programs for Single Stop, overseeing our partnerships and programs within the education, nonprofit, and government sectors. 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.

Allison Byrne, National Director of Strategy and Operations

A creative and passionate leader, Allison is committed to the economic wellbeing of communities and people. Allison has over 15 years of experience working within government and non-profit organizations in the areas of economic and community development. Across her experience she has been involved in all facets of organizations and initiatives involved in this area of work, including leadership positions in business and program development and operations. From Canada, Allison worked for the Government of Alberta in the area industry development and was instrumental in creating GO Productivity, a national non-profit focused on improving the competitiveness of small and medium sized businesses. Allison has been with Single Stop for four years and has been a key member of the leadership team driving sustainable growth and innovation across the organization. Allison holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Staff

Martin Hanna, Director of Systems and Technology

Martin Hanna is the Director of Systems and Technology for Single Stop, where he oversees Single Stop’s development team and the development of all of Single Stop’s software products. Martin brings more than a decade of experience in the tech industry as a Software Engineer, Software Engineering Manager, technology leader and business leader. He also serves as a member of the Corporate IT Steering Committee as well as the Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Team. In his spare time, Martin spends time with his family, leads youth mentorship programs and enjoys travel. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the City University of New York and holds a BS in Computer Science.

Clare Cady, Director of Research and Innovation

Clare Cady is a scholar-practitioner whose work rests in the intersection of higher education and human services. Clare has nearly two decades of experience working on issues of college access, poverty alleviation, and community development. Clare founded the College and University Food Bank Alliance, a capacity-building nonprofit focused on addressing food insecurity on college campuses, and has designed and led professional development opportunities and trainings for nonprofit executives. She is a sought-after speaker, consultant, and writer, holding a Masters degree in Education from Washington State University and a Bachelors in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.

Lisa Falcone, Regional Director of Partnerships

Lisa is a creative, intuitive, and compassionate thought leader with 25+ years of proven senior leadership, including current role as Regional Director at Single Stop, Fedcap, Inc. Leadership Academy Faculty, Leadership Coach, Izlind Integrative Wellness Center and past role as President & Co-Founder of a non-profit organization. Lisa has extensive experience in program development and has spearheaded new initiatives at both the county and state level. Lisa has a B.S. Degree in Human Services from the University of Scranton and completed the Professional Credit Program for a Masters in Social Work at Rutgers University increasing access and assistance from governmental agencies.

Kelly Curry, Associate Director of Partner Services

Kelly Curry has more than 10 years of experience in non-profit work, including direct-care and program management work, as well as experience providing psychotherapy to individuals in an outpatient setting. She has worked with populations experiencing a serious and persistent mental health diagnosis, chronic homelessness, and cyclical poverty. Kelly currently serves as Associate Director of Partner Services. Previously, she managed a subsidized housing program specialized for individuals transitioning out of State Psychiatric Hospitals. Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice as Seton Hall University and her Master of Social Work from The University of New England.

Megan Lane, Associate Director of Partner Services

Megan’s role at Single Stop encompasses curriculum development, partner support and consultation, and training facilitation to ensure site staff have the skills and confidence to fully serve their clients. Before joining the team at Single Stop, Megan spent over five years in Chicago, working with college and university staff across the country as a program manager at Interfaith Youth Core, a nonprofit that works to build religious pluralism in America. Megan holds a masters degree in Religion from the University of Georgia, and another in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University.

Beatrice Mauger, Associate Director of Partner Services

Beatrice is an advocate for social change and sustainability. Prior to joining Single Stop, Beatrice served as Associate Director at Equity for Children, a child rights center at The New School, where she implemented inspiring and empowering programming as well as managed operations and fundraising. Before this, she worked as a Development and Alumni Affairs Consultant for Teach For America, helping to provide children in underserved communities in New York with a quality education. Beatrice graduated in 2014 from The New School’s Graduate Program in International Affairs after working for several years in the financial services industry.

Nichol Alexander, Senior Software Engineer

Nichol has been a full stack developer for 6 years and loves writing awesome, tested, clean Ruby with our team. He is extremely happy to be able to contribute to the Single Stop mission and help people in a real and meaningful way through technology. Prior to writing code, he worked in Finance, Financial Media, and received his MFA in Playwriting. He is happily married and has two amazing kids.

Joanne Anthony, Data Analyst

Joanne Anthony is a data analyst who has been at Single Stop for the last two and half years. Joanne is passionate about data and using data to help people. She has worked as a data analyst for over fifteen years. In her previous job in local government, she used data to look for ways of improving services for people with behavioral health issues. She was instrumental in reconciling and finding gaps in the data to help resolve issues in how people were being served. In her current role at Single Stop, Joanne has worked with other organizations to provide data and data analysis to better understand the people Single Stop serves and the types of services/benefits they receive.

Sabina Shakya, Program Manager, Healthcare Access Programs

Sabina Shakya has a M.Ed in Community Engagement and over 3 years’ experience in the DOH Navigator and FE-ABD program, including currently leading both programs. Prior to working at Single Stop, Sabina interned at Global Health Corps as part of their Operations team. She has a keen interest in the field of public health, specifically around global health, healthcare systems, and healthcare management.

Laura Olan, Facilitated Enroller, Healthcare Access Programs

Laura Olan is a Facilitated Enroller at Single Stop and has been part of the organization for the last three years. Laura has 10+ years of experience working with community-based organizations as a benefit adviser/case manager in the areas of social services, public/entitlement benefits, serving individuals and families in low-income neighborhoods. The last 6 years of her work have centered on screening, educating & enrolling individuals into healthcare benefits, first as a certified NYSOH Navigator since 2013 and now as a facilitated enroller working with the aged, blind and disabled population, connecting them to Medicaid healthcare benefits.

Samantha Lisk, Business Development Operations Administrator

Passionate about social justice and the nonprofit sector, Samantha originally joined the Single Stop team as a member of AmeriCorps VISTA. Her main responsibilities include managing the Single Stop website and Salesforce database. Prior to this position, she worked as a content writer at the North Carolina Consumers Council and a Spanish>English translator. A Salesforce Certified Administrator, she also holds a Master of Science in Translation from New York University, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Campbell University, and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. In her free time, she enjoys serving her community as a volunteer, playing with her dog, and reading voraciously.

Zamirah Morgan, UI|UX Technology Specialist

Zamirah Morgan was originally an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Single Stop and is currently a UI|UX Tech Specialist with experience in identifying structural and visitor experience issues. She wants to help people find their desired destination in a logical and efficient manner. Developing the lines between technology, art, behavioral economics, and combing technical and soft skills is what she enjoys doing professionally. Prior to this, she worked in e-commerce and at other non-profit organizations. She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Computer Graphics from New York Institute of Technology, and Fullstack and Backend Web Development Certificates from City Tech, New York City College of Technology. Outside of work, Zamirah enjoys taking long relaxing walks, being near water, seafood, participating at sporting events, and spending personal catch-up time with family and friends.

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