Meet the Team

Get to know The Wooden Floor team.

Dawn S. Reese, CFRE

Chief Executive Officer

Payal Kumar Avellan, APR

Director of Communications & Marketing

Jennifer Bassage Bonfil, MA

Artistic Director

Iliana Coronado

Controller

Tianna Haradon, CFRE

Chief Development Officer

Kimberly Hernandez

Director of Student Development

Vanessa Rodriguez, MPA

Chief Operating Officer

Nancy Arellano

Development Operations Coordinator

Renett Banagas

Development Manager

Diana Barriga

College & Career Readiness Coordinator

Teresa Farias, MA

Family Services Case Manager

Kris Filip

Communications & Visual Design Manager

Andrea Ordaz, MFA

Dance Education Coordinator

Jerry Reyes

Student Support Services Coordinator

Eusebio Romero

Academic Coordinator

Gabriela Ruiz

Administrative Assistant

Alyssa Ventress

Public Relations & Development Associate

DANCE EDUCATION STAFF

Ashley Allen, Faculty

Nicholas Ceresia, Dance Uplifts Instructor

Diana Arora, Yoga Instructor at Depot at Santiago

Bruno Cilloniz, Accompanist

Kevin Bowers, Accompanist

Rocio Cruz, Faculty

Patrick Doran-Sheeran, Accompanist

Gina Quintana, Faculty

Monti Ellison, Accompanist

Cailey Fono, Dance Uplifts Instructor 

Zachary Kenefick, Accompanist

Paul Kohlhas, Accompanist

Mary Leopo, Dance Uplifts Instructor 

Jocelyn Magaña, Faculty

Daniel Manoiu, Accompanist

Isamael Murillo, Zumba Instructor at Depot at Santiago 

Kiel Palsgaard, Dance Uplifts Instructor 

Ashton Titus, Faculty

Kenneth Walker, Faculty

Samantha Waugh, Faculty

Brian Wood, Accompanist

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES STAFF

Diana Arellano, Academic Advisor

Breanna Burns, Academic Advisor

Dulce Garcia, ACSW, PPSC, Family Services Support Specialist

Ana Hernandez, Academic Advisor

Jessica Jimenez Agama, Student Support Services Leader

Dionicio Lopez, Student Support Services Mentor

Alexi Pacheco, Student Support Services Mentor

Lilian Rangel, Tutor

Esther Rivera, Tutor

Chip Solomon, Academic Advisor