Richard Conley

Richard Conley Senior Director of Real Estate Richard oversees asset and property management of New Destiny’s development portfolio and new housing development. Prior to New Destiny, he was Senior Vice President Director of Agency Production at the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC). He began his career at CPC in a community office in the Bronx originating […]

Nicole Branca

Nicole Branca Executive Director Nicole has 20 years of experience working in housing and homelessness. Since becoming Executive Director of New Destiny in 2020, New Destiny has tripled its budget, staff size, and housing portfolio by developing new supportive housing buildings, expanding its program that helps domestic violence survivors access subsidies and find apartments across […]

Molly Olsen

Molly Olsen Family Support Program, Regional Director – Brooklyn and Queens Molly is a licensed attorney with nine years of experience overseeing development and implementation of impactful social programs. As the Regional Director for New Destiny’s buildings in Brooklyn and Queens, she oversees the Family Support Program, offered on-site at each of New Destiny’s supportive, […]

Brenda Tong

Brenda Tong Deputy Executive Director Brenda serves as New Destiny’s Deputy Executive Director with the primary responsibility of overseeing all of its social service programs including the provision of on-site services to tenants in New Destiny’s supportive housing portfolio and a citywide rapid rehousing program collocated in the Family Justice Centers. Prior to New Destiny, […]

Joseph Kazinduka

Joseph Kazinduka Chief Financial Officer Joseph joined New Destiny in May 2018. Joseph is an effective finance professional with multiple years of progressive experience in the not-for-profit environment, as well as the private sector. Before joining New Destiny, he was the Director of Finance and Administration/CFO at The Sharing Community, Inc. in Yonkers, New York. […]

Isa Martinez-McDonald

Isa Martinez-McDonald Family Support Program, Regional Director – Bronx Isa has worked in the domestic violence advocacy community for over 25 years. She joined New Destiny in 2013. As Regional Director for the Bronx & New Rochelle, Isa oversees the on-site supportive services for tenants, the Family Support Program, in New Destiny’s buildings in the […]

Gina Cappuccitti

Gina Cappuccitti Director of Housing Access Gina has been with New Destiny since 2018 and has played a key role in the expansion of housing search services the organization offers to survivors. She currently oversees housing search services and landlord engagement efforts for two HUD-funded rapid-rehousing programs and our Emergency Housing Voucher Housing Navigation Program, […]

Kristen Baker

Kristen Baker Director of Housing Stability Services Kristen Baker joined New Destiny in January 2023 where she leads the Resource Coordination team as well as developing and overseeing the Financial Coaching and Health & Wellness Coaching programs. Prior to joining New Destiny, Kristen has worked in economic empowerment, homelessness prevention and fair housing. She is […]

Gabriela Sandoval Requena

Gabriela Sandoval Requena Director of Policy & Communications Gabriela oversees New Destiny’s advocacy and communications to increase visibility and spearhead progressive change. She works closely with partner organizations and lived experts to expand housing resources for survivors for domestic violence at the city and state levels. Prior to joining New Destiny, she served as Director […]

Daniel Grenell

Daniel Grenell Director of Data and Evaluation Dan Grenell is the Director of Data and Evaluation at New Destiny, joining the organization in early 2021. In his role, he manages the collection, reporting, and analysis of data from three programs that experienced substantial growth, expanding their reach from serving over 300 families in 2020 to […]