The ECM team is known for spreading our WOOHOO spirit and always operating from a space of YES.

Meet The Team

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Robin Berlinsky
Executive Director


Susan Antonelli
Sr. Director of
Educational Strategy


Chelsea Gold
Operations Manager


Kari Maastricht
Director of Operations


Richmond Brown
Ambassador of Culture


Starr Jordan
Director of Education:


Dr. Dee Bell
Education Director;
Professional Development


Alicia Modoor
K-12 Program Manager


Eva Rutiri
Director of Education; High School


Robin Boston
Curriculum Coach


Ann Birdseye
Curriculum Coach


Kendall James
Curriculum Coach


Art Powers

Meet the Board of Directors

Cathy Marino- ECM Board Chair; Retired Educator & Arts Advocate
John Mistretta- ECM Board Vice-Chair; Founder & President Mistretta Leadership Group 
Mikell Richards- ECM Board Treasurer; Vice President Regional Sales Manager United Community Bank
Dr. Clifford Fulmore- ECM Board Secretary; Former President of the South Carolina PTA
Erika Harrison- ECM Assistant Board Secretary; Founder of the Law Offices of Erika Harrison, Esq

Tui Allen- Senior Product Leader Shopify
Nella Barkley- President Crystal-Barkley Corporation
Dr. Donald Gordon- Executive Director The Riley Institute
Christopher Ibsen- President Dolphin Architects & Builders    
Brandy Incorvia- Administrator of Educational Programs Santee Cooper    
Don Kennedy-
 Interim Charleston County School District Superintendent

Douglas Kirkman- Founder of Unity Real Estate Partners    
Perry Morrissette- Retired Senior Leader Boeing SC Engineering Design Center    
Barbara Nwokike- South Carolina Arts Commission

Dr. William Shane Robbins - Superintendent Dorchester 2 School District   
Marshall Simon- Owner of Gwynn's        
Honorable R. Keith Summey- Mayor City of North Charleston
     Designee Kyle Lahm- Director at City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department        
Honorable John Tecklenburg- Mayor City of Charleston    
     Designee Mindy Sturm- Director at City of Charleston Mayor's Office for Children, Youth and Families
Steve Swanson- Founder of SnapCap
Trey Tezza- Co-Founder of Find My Path
Allison Van Diest- Product Marketing Vice President Blackbaud    
Dr. Fran Welch- College of Charleston Dean/ School of Education, Health and Human Performance 
Brittany Westbrook- President DeLoache Family Foundation