Elaine Baisden

Director

Zaira O. Santiago

Director

Sandra Davis

Director

Anton Alerte

Director

Jose A. Feliciano, Jr.

Director

Jose has worked for the Connecticut Department of Correction for close to 33 years, currently assigned as the Warden at the New Haven Community Correctional Center. He has been an Administrator for twenty years. ...

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Naomi Cohen

Director

Naomi Cohen is a Hartford native who lives in Bloomfield where she and her husband Michael raised their three sons. ...

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Administration

Dr. Gail Lanza

Executive Director/CEO

Gail is the Executive Director/CEO of Ben Bronz Foundation, Inc. Gail joined the Ben Bronz family in July, 2021. Gail strongly believes in the Ben Bronz mission and vision that all students can learn and that they deserve the opportunity to succeed. To this end, she has devoted her professional...

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Jason Devin

Chief Operating Officer

Jason Devin is the Chief Operating Officer of Ben Bronz Foundation, Inc.  Jason has been a member of the Ben Bronz Family since 2000. ...

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Christina Lamphere

Education Director- Ben Bronz Academy

Christina Lamphere is the Education Director at Ben Bronz Academy. Christina’s relationship to BBA goes all the way back to when she was in high school. At that time, her brother, a student with Dyslexia, attended Ben Bronz Academy from half-way through his 7th grade year through 9th grade....

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Timothy Zeuschner

Vice Chair

Tim Zeuschner graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1986 and his association with Ben Bronz Academy began in 1989. It was his second position in education and the next eleven years were very exciting, both professionally and personally....

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Barbara Brown

Chair

Barbara has a longstanding relationship with Ben Bronz Academy having been invited to join the Professional Advisory Board shortly after the school first opened. At that time, she was employed as the Director of the Educational Evaluation Department at Newington Children's hospital...

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Roger Bunker

Director

Roger originally became involved with Ben Bronz during the four years of high school his daughter spent there.  He frequently comments that her time at BBA “saved her life”.  ...

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John F. Fahey

Treasurer

John F. Fahey graduated in 1990 with a  B.A. in Politics, along with minors in History and Secondary Education, from Fairfield University. He then received his Juris Doctor from Western New England University Law School in 1993....

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Jean Lewanda

Director

In 1977, Jean came to Connecticut to start her teaching career at The American School for the Deaf, having received degrees from SUNY at Albany and NYU. After three years at ASD, she left to start a family, interpret for the deaf and teach American Sign Language. From 1985 to...

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Nathan A. Nunez

Director

Nathan A Nunez is the Co-Director of Innovative Autism Services LLC with his wife Marcela O. Nunez MA BCBA. ...

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Richard Rubenstein

Director

Lisa Cudrin Sadinsky

Director

Lisa Cudrin Sadinsky is a licensed realtor with William Raveis Broder Group in West Hartford. She attended the Learning Incentive and graduated from Hall High School in West Hartford before completing both a BA in Urban Planning and a Masters of Education at Clark University....

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Ian O. Spence

Director