Chief Executive Officer

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Executive Vice President

Lynn Faria, SAGE Chief Officer for External Affairs
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Executive Team


David Rivera-Garcia

David Rivera-Garcia, CMA, MBA, is the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at SAGE, where he directs Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operations, and Data Strategy Initiatives.

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David Vincent

David Vincent, PhD is the Chief Program Officer with SAGE, where he provides vision, oversight and leadership to all direct service programs at SAGE, including care management, housing, behavioral health, and SAGE Center programming at SAGE.

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Hilary Meyer, SAGE Chief Enterprise and Innovation Officer

Hilary Meyer

Hilary Meyer is the Chief Innovation and Impact Officer at SAGE. In this position, Meyer oversees select national projects such as SAGECare, SAGE’s training and consulting social enterprise; SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging; the US Administration for Community Living’s Senior Medicare Patrol Integration project; and key elements of SAGE’s National Housing Initiative.

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Patrick Aitchison, SAGE Chief of Staff

Patrick Aitcheson

Patrick Aitcheson is the Chief of Staff at SAGE. Previously, he worked for the Diverse Elders Coalition, of which SAGE is a founding member, for two years. Prior to that, Aitcheson worked on the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) HIV/AIDS hotline as a counselor, peer supervisor, and trainer.

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  • Aaron Tax Director of Advocacy
  • Anna Wahrman
    Anna Wahrman Senior Digital Content Manager
  • Antonio Parolin
    Antonio Parolin Program Assistant, SAGEPositive
  • Arnold Lewis
    Arnold Lewis Administrative Coordinator for Care Management
  • Ashton Stewart Manager; SAGEVets program
  • Aundaray Guess
    Aundaray Guess Site Manager, SAGE-GRIOT Innovative Senior Center of Brooklyn
  • Bertis Shankle-Reyes Manager of Volunteers and Outreach
  • Bill Gross Friendly Visitor/SAGEPositive Manager
  • Bob Downing
    Bob Downing Office Administrator
  • Bob Gurecki
    Bob Gurecki SAGE Center Food Service Coordinator
  • Christian Appel
    Christian Appel Senior Coordinator; Women’s Programming, Arts, Culture, and Technology
  • Christina DaCosta
    Christina DaCosta Senior Director of Communications
  • Daniel Puerto
    Daniel Puerto Housing Outreach Coordinator
  • Denise Atherley
    Denise Atherley Director of Data Strategy Initiatives
  • Dojun O’Connor
    Dojun O’Connor Wellness Counselor
  • Dorian Palumbo
    Dorian Palumbo Compliance Manager
  • Dorothy J. Helston
    Dorothy J. Helston Special Assistant, Programs and Development
  • Elise Colomer-Cheadle Senior Director of Development
  • Geo Geonaldo
    Geo Geonaldo Food Service, SAGE Center Bronx
  • Ildiko Kovacs
    Ildiko Kovacs Administrative Program Coordinator, Edie Windsor SAGE Center
  • James Derham Site Manager, The Edie Windsor SAGE Center
  • Jane Fialko, LMSW
    Jane Fialko, LMSW Care Manager
  • Jenna McDavid National Managing Coordinator, Diverse Elders Coalition
  • Jerry Chasen
    Jerry Chasen Director, Legacy Planning
  • Jesse Tucker
    Jesse Tucker IT Director
  • Jessica Flamholz Manager of Institutional Partnerships
  • Jessica Stephens Manager of Database, Development, and Donor Services
  • Jim Matthews
    Jim Matthews Lead Receptionist, Edie Windsor SAGE Center
  • Joanna Rivera
    Joanna Rivera Program Coordinator - Harlem SAGE Center
  • Joey Costello, LMSW
    Joey Costello, LMSW Care Manager
  • Jose Collazo
    Jose Collazo Site Manager, SAGE Center Bronx
  • Joseph Petrillo
    Joseph Petrillo Facilities Maintenance Coordinator
  • Joseph R. Varisco HIV & Aging Coalition Coordinator
  • Joseph Wasserman
    Joseph Wasserman Senior Director of Development
  • Joshua Tweedy
    Joshua Tweedy Program Assistant, Edie Windsor SAGE Center
  • Karalin Sprague Director of Strategy & Impact Assessment
  • Karen Cushing SAGECare Business Development Lead
  • Kate Lowry
    Kate Lowry Manager of Donor Engagement
  • Kenneth Baez
    Kenneth Baez Food Service, SAGE Center Harlem
  • Kevin Stec
    Kevin Stec Director of Individual Giving and Special Events
  • Latisha Millard-Bethea
    Latisha Millard-Bethea Director of Resident Services, NYC Housing Initiative
  • Leah Mathis
    Leah Mathis Accounting Manager
  • Lisa Eddy
    Lisa Eddy Program Coordinator, SAGE-GRIOT Innovative Senior Center of Brooklyn
  • Lisa Sloan
    Lisa Sloan Program Director, SAGE-Pride Center of Staten Island
  • Mara Friedman
    Mara Friedman Development Associate
  • Mariah Gormas
    Mariah Gormas Health & Wellness Program Coordinator
  • Melissa Sklarz Senior Government Relations Specialist
  • Nicole Paggett Data Manager for National Initiatives
  • Ocean Le Program Associate, Diverse Elders Coalition
  • Otto Roberts
    Otto Roberts Director of Finance and Controller
  • Patricia Fraser-Morales
    Patricia Fraser-Morales Program Assistant, SAGE Center Harlem
  • Porsha Hall Director of Program Quality and Innovation
  • Reyno Francisco
    Reyno Francisco Care Manager
  • Rodrigue Anato
    Rodrigue Anato IT Support Specialist
  • Roy Inman
    Roy Inman Data Entry Coordinator
  • Sadiya Abjani
    Sadiya Abjani Director of Learning and Equity
  • Sarah Savino
    Sarah Savino Director of Facilities and Office Services
  • Serena Worthington Director of U.S. and Global Collaborations
  • Sherrill Wayland Director of National Education Initiatives
  • Shieda Gregory
    Shieda Gregory Junior Accountant
  • Steven Wilkinson, LMSW Senior Director of Programs and Services
  • Suley Cruz
    Suley Cruz Site Manager, SAGE Center Harlem
  • Sydney Kopp-Richardson Director, National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative
  • Teresa Theophano, LCSW Assistant Director of Care Management Services
  • Tim Johnston
    Tim Johnston Senior Director of National Projects
  • Ty Martin
    Ty Martin Harlem Community Liaison
  • Yorldyne Durandisse
    Yorldyne Durandisse Human Resources Generalist