Lifting Up Westchester’s operations are headed by a full-time Executive Director, Anahaita Kotval, and supported by a dedicated team of Program Directors as well as professional and administrative staff. Lifting Up Westchester is governed by a Board of Directors.

Board of Directors  & Affiliations    

Carol Schiro Greenwald, Vice-President
Marketing Partners

E. Barbara Wiggins, Secretary
US Army (Retired)

George Kontogiannis
Marino Partners LLP

Anahaita Kotval, Executive Director
Lifting Up Westchester

William Malpica
Martin LLP

Hannah Nelson

Hospital Executive (Retired)

Gina Romanello
Innerspace Electronics Inc.

Walter Simon
Chemist (Retired)

Helen Hamlyn, President
Language Testing International

Donna Drumm Esq., Treasurer

Diane Aparisio, MSW
Deputy Commissioner
Westchester County Government (Retired)

Michael DiNizo
Senior Relationship Manager Capital One Bank

Joseph Gallo
Gallo CPA’s, P.C.

Linda Gallo
Gallo  CPA’s, P.C.

Max Gaujean
Brown, Gaujean, Kraus & Sastow, PLLC

Despina C. Kartson
Jones Day