Senior Leadership

Our leaders believe in an equitable opportunity where all children and families are stable and thriving. All voices are acknowledged and promoted. All systems are positively aligned and equally contributing. Our leadership upholds that families remain at the center of our usage of data to support our work and our expertise as thought leaders.


President and CEO

Donovan Duncan

Executive Vice President

Deborah Bryson

Human Resources Director

Tyronda Minter

Vice President of Educational Initiatives

Eva Mosby

Regional Vice President

Ebonie Reed, ESQ.

Vice President of Compliance and Legal Affairs

Brendan Shurilla

IT Director

Kristie Stutler

Vice President of Policy and Influence

Rachel Walker

Regional Vice President

Alicia Walter

Regional Vice President

Rachel Webb


Erika Wilson

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Julian Wyatt

CDFI Manager


To support ALL children and families becoming stable and thriving, a team of dedicated, educated professionals is needed to help move the needle forward in the lives of the families from Sacramento, California to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; in communities from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Miami, Florida; and every inspiring neighborhood in between.


  • Richard Baron, Board Chair, Chairman & CEO, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc.

  • Michael Bowen, Partner, The Transformation Group LLC

  • Zachary Boyers, Chairman & CEO, US Bancorp Community Development Corporation

  • Frank Farrow, Retired, President, Center for the Study of Social Policy

  • Carl Lang, Attorney, Rosenblum, Goldenhersh, Silverstein & Zafft, P.C.

  • Karla McLucas, Coordinator of Research and Projects, Bennett College for Women

  • Ed Neppl, Chief Financial Officer, United States Tennis Association


USI’s commitment to supporting families on their journey to stable and thriving is found not only in the implementation of programming initiatives at the community level but also through data-driven, thought-provoking content meant to elevate the conversation to aspire changes at the policy and national conversation level. This thought leadership includes our Stories of US blog, opinion editorials, policy briefs, and national recognition for expertise in the field.