Mission

The Community Corps engages tech professionals in high impact, skilled volunteering programs that inspire the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals and bridge the tech skills gap for nonprofits and schools.

TCC has matched thousands of volunteers to nonprofits and schools, with a large focus on the advancement of STEM education and fostering the development of women in technology. We have helped to create over $14 Million of social value.


Meet the Team

The Community Corps Team includes individuals with expertise in nonprofit administration, advocacy, volunteer management, and of course, technology.

Mary Ellen Sullivan

Director, The Community Corps

Mary Ellen, is the Director of The Community Corps. She works directly with Corporate Sponsors to help them get the most out of what TCC has to offer them and their employees. This collaboration can range from jointly conceiving great team projects to coming up with dashboards that lead to more employees getting engaged and […]

Tara Penny

Technology and STEM Education Program Manager

Tara works with youth-serving nonprofits and partners to create meaningful, skills-based learning programs to inspire and support the next generation of scientists. Tara has over 6 years of experience in STEM education and youth development, focused on building pathways for girls and underserved youth to enter higher education and STEM fields. Previously Tara has worked […]

Kelli Antonucci

Nonprofit Outreach Manager

As the Nonprofit Outreach Manager, Kelli’s focus is to understand the technology needs of the nonprofit community.  An important part of Kelli’s role is to create and conduct workshops, conference tracks/sessions, and events to grow our nonprofit community. By building relationships with regional nonprofit partners across the country Kelli is able to broaden our reach and impact […]

Laurence “Larry” Chertoff

Product Development Manager

As Product Development Manager, Larry leads technology development and business process improvement at The Community Corps. He comes to NPower with a rich variety of technology experience, in many different settings. He’s worked on Wall Street in the back, middle and front office, he’s helped create an electronic health record system for Riker’s Island inmates, […]

Tykira Clinton

Operations Manager

A Technology Service Corps alum, class of 25, Tykira is now the Operations Manager for The Community Corps. She is responsible for managing The Community Corps operational processes and policies throughout the life cycle of a volunteer project.  Tykira also maintains data integrity on the TCC platform, ensuring that TCC reporting is insightful and reliable.

Ashley Desroches

Program Associate - Client Services

Ashley began her career by completing Technology Service Corps, a program at NPower that provides young adults with free IT training, professional skills, mentoring, internships and job placement. Currently she is studying to obtain her B.S. in Computer and Information Science.  As a Program Associate for The Community Corps, she is responsible for client services […]

Ben Tannenbaum

Corporate Engagement Manager

As Corporate Engagement Manager, Ben works with corporations and volunteers to maximize their level of skilled volunteerism. His mission is promoting the TCC program to the general technology community and developing compelling volunteer opportunities for tech professionals in collaboration with the TCC Outreach team. Ben previously developed strategic technology partnerships for corporations and startups. He […]