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Meet the Philadelphia Team

 

Andrew Frishkoff 

Andrew Frishkoff has served as Executive Director of Philadelphia LISC since 2011. He has dedicated his adult life to addressing issues of affordable housing and community development, with more than 30 years of experience.

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Melissa Kim 

Melissa Kim is the office's Deputy Director and oversees all program activity, besides maintaining responsiblity for our Commercial Corridor, Community Safety, and Creative Placemaking initiatives. 

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Carolyn Placke

Carolyn Placke serves as LISC’s Housing Program Officer, advancing LISC’s priority housing activities including affordable home repair, home preservation, mixed-use development, and equitable development and workforce housing in gentrifying neighborhoods.  

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Katya Noreika

Katya Noreika serves as Lending Program Officer and works to advance LISC’s community development lending program by providing LISC partners with tools, resources, and technical assistance to invest in projects.

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Jessica Collazo

Jessica Collazo serves as a Program Officer. She provides critical programmatic support through reporting, outcome measurement, and grants administration. She also manages LISC's grant portfolio of Financial Opportunity Centers.

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Anna Stormer

Anna Stormer serves as the Communications & Resource Development Officer; leading our communication strategies and enhancing our fundraising initiatives.   

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Brandon Taylor

Brandon Taylor serves as our Assitant Program Officer for Equitable Neighborhoods across the city including our work in Strawberry Mansion, and Promise Neighborhoods. 

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Rachael Viscidy

Rachael Viscidy serves an Assistant Program Officer providing support for economic development projects including LISC’s work on Philadelphia’s commercial corridors. 

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Verónica Ayala Flores

Verónica Ayala Flores serves as a Program Assistant, providing programmatic and administrative support for LISC's various programs and strategic priorities.

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Nicholas Mulligan

Nicholas Mulligan is the office's Senior Administrative Assistant. He provides admin support to colleagues, functions as the liaison between the staff and its advisory board, and keeps the office running smoothly.

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