Economic Stability Product Engineer
Aditya is a product engineer for USDR’s economic stability program. Previously, he served as a Tech lead at Check working to simplify payroll.
CTO and Co-Founder
Alex oversees the development of technological tools, automation, and infrastructure at USDR. Alex most recently served as a Director of Engineering at Dropbox.
Marketing and Communications Manager
Amanda leads the communication and marketing strategy at USDR. She has a deep history working with nonprofits and education organizations to help develop their messaging, define their brand, and connect with their audiences.
Program Manager, Digital Delivery
Amy is a program manager working with the Digital Delivery team to scale and operationalize USDR capabilities. She was previously Associate Director of Delivery Management at Truss, a civic tech consultancy.
Program Manager, Federal Grants
Claire is a program manager working to scale products and operations for USDR’s federal grants portfolio. They bring experience as a people-focused technical project manager, most recently focused on building operations in the philanthropy space.
Business Operations Manager and Co-Founder
Emily oversees our Rapid Response portfolio of projects and previously acted as our Operations and Tools Team Lead. Emily was mostly recently at Apple, where she worked as an Engineering Program Manager for next-generation display hardware.
As USDR’s CEO, Hillary sets the strategic vision for the organization and helps oversee all operations. Hillary most recently was the Chief Digital and Data Officer and Deputy Minister for the provincial government in Ontario, Canada.
Volunteer Talent Operations Manager
Jenny supports talent and operations on the Volunteers Team at USDR. She leans on her experiences in operations and organizational psychology within the nonprofit, tech, and L&D spaces to build equitable and sustainable systems.
Chief Experience Officer and Co-Founder
Jessica leads the people power of USDR from volunteer staffing and support to HR and also supports our Economic Stability Program. Jessica is a product design leader who was most recently a Director of Product Design at Facebook.
Technical Product Manager in Residence, Elections Team
Jide is a technical product manager working with partners to build tools required to run modern, efficient, and trustworthy elections. He has over a decade experience in helping teams build tools and processes to transform their organizations.
Talent Engagement Manager
Keith partners with governments within the U.S. to help them hire & retain digital talent. He previously served as the Head of People Operations at Technology Transformation Services (GSA).
Product Engineer Elections Program
Kevin is a product engineer for USDR’s Elections Program. A web developer with over a decade of experience in the California State University system, he most recently led the website team at The COVID Tracking Project.
Digital Delivery Program Lead
Krista leads USDR’s Digital Delivery Program. Previously, she served as Deputy Secretary, General Services for the State of California and Chief Innovation Officer for the City and County of San Francisco.
Volunteers Team Lead
Kristen oversees and fosters the volunteer experience at USDR. Kristen is a product and operations leader who most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Setmore.
Elections Program Co-Lead
Lindsey co-leads USDR’s Elections Program. An experienced technologist, Lindsey most recently served as Executive Director and Co-Founder at Unloop, a nonprofit social enterprise and software development agency.
Elections Engagement Manager
With over 20 years’ experience in Elections Administration, Lynn most recently served as the Elections Director in Yavapai County, Arizona.
Language Access UX Researcher
Madel is the Language Access UX Researcher for the Unemployment Insurance Program. She leverages her experiences as a design strategist, researcher, and facilitator-of-systems change, to build more equitable service delivery.
Maia is the hiring coordinator at USDR. She has almost ten years of experience in management and leadership in the arts, most recently at Bard College and the School of Visual Arts.
Product Lead, Unemployment Insurance
Marcie is a Product Lead for the Unemployment Insurance Program, specializing in strategy, UX research, and language access. She believes that the application of equity-centered design and ethical technology creates value for all people and systems.
Partner Engineer Elections Program
Melissa is the lead engineer for the Poll Workers project in USDR’s Elections Program. Melissa spent most of her career at Apple, where she she was most recently a Director in the apple.com team.
Product Manager, Federal Funding Tools
Mindy leads product management for our Federal Funding Tools under the Economic Stability Program. Previously, she worked at Google as a product manager, engineer, and internal founder. Her mission is to leverage technology for the good of humanity.
Economic Stability Program Advisor
Pari ensures that our federal grants reporting is aligned with our partners’ needs. Pari has more than 25 years of experience as a CFO in government and higher education, and served as a cabinet member and senior executive staff to two governors.
Elections Program Co-Lead
Priya co-leads USDR’s Elections Program, which is building a digital infrastructure for American elections. An experienced technologist and product manager, she most recently developed innovative shopping experiences at Amazon.
Governments Team Lead
Rebecca currently leads the Governments Team. She was most recently the Director of Performance and Process Improvement at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and she previously served in several roles with the City of New York.
Fundraising and Development Manager
Ruben manages an existing pipeline of donors and finds new philanthropic funding opportunities among individuals and foundations. He most recently managed the major gifts donor stewardship program at PIH Health.
Ruth Ashurst Weitzel
Head of People Operations
Ruth has spent her career leading the People functions of various technology and mission-driven organizations. She believes that businesses do best when they care for their people, enabling them to do their best work and thrive in all aspects of life
Product Marketing Manager
Saad leads product marketing at USDR, where he collaborates across the organization on marketing strategies. Previously, Saad focused on product marketing at multiple early-stage startups, consulting, and volunteered with a global health non-profit.
User Research Operations Lead
Stig is the User Research Operations Lead at USDR, where he is responsible for growing and strengthening the user research practice. His most recent role was Sr Research Operations Manager at Affirm.
Chief Partnerships Officer
Tina oversees efforts to grow USDR’s impact with government and nonprofit partners. Tina most recently served as Director of Innovation & Performance for the City of Seattle and previously worked as a policy advisor for NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Product Engineer Elections Program
Truman most recently served as an engineer on Airbnb's listing compliance team, building tools and features to help users navigate a complex global tapestry of regulations.
Tech Lead, Economic Stability Program
Tyler is the technical lead for the Economic Stability Program. He is a technology leader and architect with experience at early-stage startups and large enterprises, and was most recently a software executive in the healthcare industry.
Government Delivery Manager
Waldo advises the UI team on how to effectively meet our partners' needs. He previously served as Senior Advisor to the Administrator at the U.S. General Services Administration.