Chief Executive Officer

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Executive Vice President

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Executive Team


David Rivera-Garcia, He/Him

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, He/Him

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, She/Her

Hilary Meyer is the Chief Innovation and Impact Officer at SAGE. In this position, Meyer leads the organization’s impact assessment, leadership development and diversity, equity and inclusion work, as well as the organization’s social enterprise (SAGECare) and select other national projects, such as the SAGE/HRC Long-Term Care Equality Index, SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging; and SAGE’s National LGBTQ+ Elder Housing Initiative.

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Patrick Aitchison, SAGE Chief of Staff

Patrick Aitcheson, He/Him

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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Senior Directors

  • Al Dominguez
    Al Dominguez, He/Him Senior Director of Human Resources
  • Christina DaCosta, She/Her Senior Director of Communications
  • Esther Alix
    Esther Alix, She/Her Senior Director of Development
  • Karalin Sprague, She/Her Senior Director of Learning and Impact
  • Kylie Madhav, She/Her Senior Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Paul Ortiz, He/Him
    Paul Ortiz, He/Him, He/Him Senior Director of Programs & Services


  • Aaron Tax, He/Him Director of Advocacy
  • Brandon Stinchfield, He/Him Director of Institutional Partnership
  • Dan Churchill, He/Him Director of Finance
  • Denise Atherley
    Denise Atherley, She/Her/They/Them Director of Data Strategy Initiatives
  • Elise Hernandez
    Elise Hernandez, She/Her/They/Them Director, Research and Impact
  • Irene Tsikitas, She/Her Director of Care Management Services
  • James Derham, He/Him Site Director, The Edie Windsor SAGE Center
  • Jesse Tucker
    Jesse Tucker, He/Him IT Director
  • Jose Collazo
    Jose Collazo, He/Him Site Director, SAGE Center Bronx
  • Joseph Wasserman
    Joseph Wasserman, He/Him Director of Major Gifts & Legacy Planning
  • Latisha Millard-Bethea
    Latisha Millard-Bethea, She/Her Director of Resident Services, NYC Housing Initiative
  • Lauren Pongan
    Lauren Pongan, She/Her National Director, Diverse Elders Coalition
  • Nicholas Watson
    Nicholas Watson, He/Him Managing Director of Social Enterprise
  • Reynaldo Mireles Jr
    Reynaldo Mireles Jr, He/Him Director of Coalition and Capacity Building
  • Sadiya Abjani
    Sadiya Abjani, She/Her Director of Learning and Equity
  • Sarah Savino
    Sarah Savino, They/Them Director of Facilities and Office Services
  • Sherrill Wayland, She/Her/They/Them Director of Special Initiatives
  • Sydney Kopp-Richardson, She/Her Director, National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative