Our Leadership: Meet our team

From our Board of Directors to our Leadership Team, PYN colleagues are smart, caring individuals dedicated to the power, potential, and success of the young people we serve.

Leadership Team

Wendy-Anne Roberts-Johnson

President & CEO

Wendy-Anne Roberts-Johnson joined PYN in April 2023 as its new President & CEO. Read the full announcement here.

An experienced nonprofit leader with a strong record of success, Roberts-Johnson previously served as the Executive Director of Need in Deed and as the Executive Director of The Workforce Institute, as well as Senior Director of Community Based Services and Out of School Time Operations Manager, all at Public Health Management Corporation.

Roberts-Johnson earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from Temple University. She currently resides in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia with her family. 

Karin MacBride, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

With a senior executive background in financial management forecasting and analysis; and accounting operations, Karin joined the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) in 2015 as the Vice President of Finance and Administration. In this role, Karin is responsible for the financial operations of PYN in support of the organization's core functions. In doing so, she manages the organization's accounting functions; budgeting; cash and investments; capital assets; accounts receivable and payable; payroll and benefits; leases and compliance with government reporting requirements, among other tasks. Karin also administers the organization's contracting process for its consultant and provider agreements, contracts and subcontracts.

Prior to joining PYN, Karin served as the Controller at the Princeton Junior School, a private, coeducational school for children in preschool through fifth grade. In this role Karin managed the independent audit processes and oversaw the preparation of federal and state tax returns in conjunction with the auditors. She was also a member of a task force responsible for identifying potential cost savings that would not significantly diminish the overall program offering, which resulted in more than $225,000 in annual cost savings.

Karin is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs and New Jersey Society of CPAs. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Rider University.

Michele DePoulter Director, Program Compliance and Monitoring

Erica Feldman, M. Ed & MSSP Director, Program Implementation

Roxolana Golas, MSSP Director, Education and Workforce Policy & Strategy

Gloria Miranda Director, Human Resources

Board of Directors

Debra S. Friedman (Board Chair) Member, Labor and Employment, Cozen O’Connor

Douglas Oliver (Vice Chair) Vice President, Government & External Affairs, PECO

Dr. Whitney A.E. Arjun Director of Enrollment Management and Retention, Penn State University Abington

David Beety Regional Vice President, PeopleShare

Dave Burkavage Philadelphia Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Tiffany Canady, CPA (Treasurer) Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation

Lisa M. Drauschak VP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, PJM Interconnection LLC

Tracee L. Hunt (Board Secretary) Founder and CEO, Total HR Solutions, LLC.

Gerald B. Kosmin Corporate Director of Business Development, Malvern Health, Inc

Nasir Mack Alumnus, PYN

Angela Moultrie Regional President, Santander Bank

Tuck Rainwater Vice President, Comcast NBCUniversal

Joshua D. Schmidt Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, InterDigital, Inc.

Dr. Jane R. Shore Head of Research and Innovation, Revolution School

Hayward West Senior Manager, Deloitte

John F. Clayton Jr., MBA Director, Diversity Inclusion & Workforce Initiatives, Independence Blue Cross

Interested in working with PYN?

PYN is always looking for talented individuals to join our work. Visit our Careers page to see what opportunities are currently available with our dynamic team