Site Map

Staff


Ian Beniston, Executive Director, YNDC

Ian Beniston is the Executive Director of the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) and reports to YNDC’s Board of Directors. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Ian spent five years as YNDC’s Deputy Director. Ian is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. He is also responsible for the day to day operations of the organization.

Read more...
Liberty Avila, Land Reuse Director, YNDC

Liberty Avila is the Land Reuse Director for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the direction of the Executive Director, she leads a team of professional staff in the development and implementation of land reuse programming, pursuit and administration of grant funding, financial management, and the development of strategic initiatives.

Read more...
Tiffany Sokol, Housing Director, YNDC

Tiffany Sokol is the Housing Director for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the direction of the Executive Director, she leads a team of professional staff in the development and implementation of housing programming, pursuit and administration of grant funding, financial management, and management of organizational communications and marketing.

Read more...
Jack Daugherty, Neighborhood Stabilization Director, YNDC

Jack Daugherty is the Neighborhood Stabilization Director for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the direction of the Executive Director, he leads a team of professional staff in the implementation and planning of neighborhood stabilization programming, pursuit of grant funding and other new funding sources, and the development of strategic initiatives.

Read more...
Tom Hetrick, Neighborhood Planner, YNDC

Tom Hetrick is the Neighborhood Planner for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the supervision of the Neighborhood Stabilization Director, he collaborates with a team of professional staff to provide general planning services for the City of Youngstown, Ohio. The planning services include: development of a neighborhood planning needs assessment, neighborhood conditions report, community input report, neighborhood planning prioritization plan, and the development of comprehensive neighborhood plans.

Read more...
Liz Ifill, Office Manager, YNDC

Liz Ifill is the Office Manager for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the general direction of the Executive Director, she is responsible for running the office in an efficient and effective manner, handling necessary administrative, organizational, communication, and other functions for this fast paced and growing community development organization. She also assists with all aspects of the organization’s work under the direction of the Executive Director.

Read more...

Tammi Neuscheler is the Housing Client Manager for YNDC. Under the direction of the Housing Director, Tammi collaborates with a team of professionals to assist in the implementation of all housing, financial literacy, and community lending programming. She manages outreach and case management for all housing program clients, provides pre- and post- purchase housing and financial counseling, and facilitates homebuyer workshops.

Read more...

Brandi Takas is the Marketing Coordinator for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the direction of the Housing Director, she assists with the completion of routine organizational communications and marketing.

Read more...
Ryan Emborsky, Housing Project Manager

Ryan Emborsky is the Housing Project Manager for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the supervision of the Housing Director, Ryan collaborates with a team of professional staff to manage the implementation of repair and rehabilitation projects as well as oversee ongoing maintenance of property.

Read more...
Heather Bielik

Heather Bielik is the Safe Routes to School Coordinator for YNDC.

Read more...

Nat Stipcianos is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation. 

Read more...
Charles Bell

Charles Bell is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Bill Happney

Bill Happney is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Tom Morrison

Tom Morrison is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Mike Ondo, Construction Team Member

Mike Ondo is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Michelle Simon

Michelle Simon is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Patrick Willis

Patrick Willis is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Tony Wylie

Tony Wylie is a Construction Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Corey Maizel

Corey Maizel is the Iron Roots Farm Manager for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). Under the general supervision of the Land Reuse Director, he collaborates with a team of professional staff in the day to day operations of Iron Roots Urban Farm.

Read more...
Felipe Diaz

Felipe Diaz is a Grass Cutting and Clean Up Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...

Richard McBride is a Grass Cutting and Clean Up Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...
Edgardo Velazquez

Edgardo Velazquez is a Grass Cutting and Clean Up Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation.

Read more...

Carissa Avery is a Housekeeping Team Member for the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation. Under the supervision of the Housing Director, Carissa cleans all YNDC office facilities, short term rental units, and completes other routine maintenance and cleaning functions as directed.

Read more...
Gia Cappabianca

Gia Cappabianca is an AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC).

Read more...

Kaytlin Fenlason is an AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC).

Read more...

Grant Taylor is an AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC).

Read more...

Henry Britt has committed to a one year term of service on YNDC’s AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team. The AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team works to build existing skills, learn new skills, and serve full time to fight blight throughout Youngstown.

Read more...
DeAndre Franklin

DeAndre Franklin has committed to a one year term of service on YNDC’s AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team. The AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team works to build existing skills, learn new skills, and serve full time to fight blight throughout Youngstown.

Read more...

Daniel T. Mitchell has committed to a one year term of service on YNDC’s AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team. The AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team works to build existing skills, learn new skills, and serve full time to fight blight throughout Youngstown.

Read more...
Jessica Morris

Jessica Morris has committed to a one year term of service on YNDC’s AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team. The AmeriCorps REVITALIZE team works to build existing skills, learn new skills, and serve full time to fight blight throughout Youngstown.

Read more...