Our Team

We are a diverse group that brings a range of backgrounds and expertise to a shared vision of creating inclusive workplaces and meaningful career opportunities for people with disabilities on a national scale. Our team includes experts in disability employment and inclusion, disability advocacy and training, eLearning and instructional design, technology, business development, HR, data science, digital, and more.

Team

Fred Poses

CEO, Workplace Initiative by Understood

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Patricia Toledo

Vice President, Workplace Initiative by Understood

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Alex Sullivan

Program Associate

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Alina Vayntrub

Contractor, Training Editor

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Audra Zuckerman

Director, Training Content

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Claire Odom

Senior Program Manager

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Christopher Simler

Embedded Disability Inclusion Specialist

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Dayvonne Smith

Director, Development and Strategy

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Francisco Javier Arceo

Executive Director, Data Science

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Grace Mangum

Executive Director, Digital Business

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James Emmett

James Emmett

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Julio Resende Ribeiro

Fullstack Developer & Integration Specialist

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Marcos Franco Murillo

Associate Director, Business Operations & Customer Success

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Michael Hogan

Senior Project Manager

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Molly Touger

Senior Training Content Editor

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Robert Cunningham

Executive Director, Learning Development, Understood

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Sarah Pate

Director, Strategic Partnerships

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T. Christopher (Chris) Weidner

Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships

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Tulio Faria

Lead Fullstack Developer & Integration Specialist

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Michael Graff

Strategic Advisor

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Laurie Siegel

Board Advisor

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