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Mike Di Marco »

Executive Director

Mike is a seasoned nonprofit professional who has devoted his career to helping youth from families with low incomes overcome the opportunity gap.

Mary Alas »

AmeriCorps ViSTA

A DC native and an alum of Horizons Greater Washington, Mary has returned to take on supporting roles since finishing the program as a student.

Matthew Azzaro »

Site Director - Norwood School

Matt has been a member of the Horizons Greater Washington staff since 2019.

Sydney Britton »

Site Director - St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School

Sydney joined Horizons Greater Washington in 2018 as a Lead Teacher. During the school year, she teaches kindergarten at St. Patrick’s.

Marta Del Cid »

Site Director - Maret School

Marta is a middle school Spanish teacher at the Maret School, and has worked with Horizons at the Maret School for more than 10 years.

Lizzie Fox »

Site Advisor

Lizzie has worked with Montgomery County Public Schools as a fifth, second and third grade teacher, and has worked with the Horizons program in multiple capacities including lead teacher and reading specialist.

Valentina Gabrielli »

Program Director

Valentina comes to the Program Director role with 12 years of teaching experience in both public and independent school settings.

Meghan Gray »

Swim Director

Meghan's lifelong passion for swimming (competitively or otherwise) led her to a career in aquatics in 2017.

Carmen Gutierrez »

Family and Community Engagement Manager

Fueled by the impact she has seen with some Horizons graduates, Carmen is driven to help our students and their families.

Sally Sloan »

Chief Financial Officer

Sally has been active in the Maret volunteer community for many years, including chairing the Annual Fund, coaching the Girls on the Run team, and serving as co-chair of the Horizons Council and as a Parent Association representative.

Becca Yates »

Senior Manager of Institutional Giving

Becca is responsible for grant management, the donor database, and development initiatives in support of our annual fundraising plan.