Calvin Chin - Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative
Calvin is the Entrepreneurship Initiative Director at the Center for Faith and Work. Before joining the Center for Faith and Work, Calvin worked in the finance industry for seventeen years. Most recently, he spent seven years with Burnham Securities, Inc. as a director with its investment banking group where he focused on a range of activities for clients in multiple industries. His experience at the boutique enabled him to work with start ups as well as small cap public entities. Calvin also has investment advisory experience at Chase Manhattan and Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc. where he managed relationships with high net worth individuals. Calvin received a B.A. from the University of Buffalo and an MBA from The NYU Stern School of Business. He also serves on the advisory board of Hope for New York as well on the University of Buffalo’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Advisory Council.
Katherine Leary Alsdorf – Executive Director, Redeemer’s Center for Faith and Work
Katherine Leary Alsdorf established the Center for Faith and Work in 2003. Prior to this role, Katherine worked for 20 years in high tech, both in New York and California. She served as President and CEO of Pensare, Inc., an online management education startup in Los Altos, CA. Prior to that she was President and CEO of One Touch Systems, Inc., a corporate communications hardware/software company, in San Jose, CA. In the early 90s she was President of Private Satellite Network in New York. She has also worked in numerous consulting, sales, and marketing roles primarily in the technology sector.
Chris Dolan - Program Coordinator, Center for Faith and Work
Chris joined our staff in January 2010 after moving to NYC with his wife Linda. He enjoys bringing together the right people and resources in order to bring a project to fruition. In his free time he loves exploring the history and architecture of the city and traveling. He received his BA from Roanoke College in the beautiful mountains of Virginia.