Our Teams – Staff & Board

Music Team

Trent Johnson, Organist & Assistant Music Director

Trent Johnson is an organist, pianist, composer and conductor. He is the Music Director and conductor of the Oratorio Singers of Westfield, New Jersey and is an organist at Radio City Music Hall in New York City where he plays the “Mighty Wurlitzer” organ for the Christmas Spectacular Show. He is a graduate of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and The Juilliard School.  

Administration Team

Maxine has an extensive background in HR and Payroll Administration and previously worked in Not-for-Profit as well as Private Corporations.  She is a seasoned Office Manager and hold a BA in Banking Finance.

 

Cecily Millen, Director of Growth

Cecily oversees fundraising, membership and external communications at All Souls. Prior to her crossover to the non-profit sector as Membership and Development Manager at Grace Church in New York, Cecily worked in advertising, marketing and communications, beginning her career in the Mayor of the City of New York’s office, and working in sales and account management at advertising agencies and a cable network. 

Nadira Shiwram-Singh, Director of Finance and Administration

Hello, I am the Director of Finance and Administration.  My name is Nadira Shiwram-Singh. I am a mother of three beautiful children who have taught me many skills for this position.  Academically however, I have a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and a Master’s in Business Administration. 

Robert Wohner, Membership and Administrative Assistant

Robert was raised in Queens and lives in Bedstuy, Brooklyn. He cherishes each chance to share the warmth and community of All Souls with his fellow New Yorkers and spiritual seekers. He joined All Souls in 2019.

Damian Rivas, Communications Assistant

Damian was born  in Caracas, Venezuela and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with dog Odie and cat Beans.

Damian is a musician, a soccer player, a bike rider, the oldest brother, and the most adventurous friend in the friend group.

 

Cristian Martinez, Accounts Receivable

Cristian comes to us with over 14 years experience as a Tax Accountant. He specializes in the preparation of individual, small business corporations and partnership returns. Cristian also has over 17 years in not-for-profit organizations. He worked at Auburn Theological Seminary as Registrar for Educational Programs and Database Administration.

Reception

Facilities Team

Hing Yuen Kwan, Maintenance Staff

Yuen was born in Macau and moved to Hong Kong at age three. In 2001 he came to the US. He joined All Souls part time in 2003 and became full time in 2004. He likes British Soccer, camping, basketball and BBQ. His favorite trip was to Phuket Island in Thailand.

Robert Gooden, Maintenance Staff

Robert joined All Souls full time in 2015. He has an Associate’s Degree in Information Technology.  He enjoys working at All Souls.

Maverick Mackey, Maintenance Staff

In February 2020, Maverick  joined All Souls part time. He is a huge sports fan who loves playing pool and spending time with his family.

Our Elected Leaders - the All Souls Board

Anne Bradley, President

Anne Bradley has been a member of All Souls since 1988, and was previously on the Board of Trustees, serving as President. She is currently a member of the Deacons and the Women’s Alliance.  She uses her financial background to assist All Souls with strategy and fundraising.

Lynne Randall, Second Vice President

Lynne Randall is Director of Development at Manhattan Theatre Club, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit theatres, where she is responsible for all aspects of both annual and capital fundraising. Prior to MTC, she spent six years at the New York Philharmonic as Director of Corporate Sponsorship and Institutional Giving.  

Cory Labanow, Second Vice President

Cory Labanow has been a member of All Souls since 2006 and been involved in a variety of activities, most notably with helping to lead the young adult groups for six and a half years and serving as Co-Chair of the Search Committee for the All Souls Associate Minister.

Richard Esposito, Board Member

Richard Esposito has been a member of All Souls since 2019.  He has been on the Board of Directors for Heart & Soul Charitable Fund, a member of the Laymen’s League and the Writer’s Group, and a volunteer in outreach programs.  Before joining All Souls, he was a member of various Unitarian churches in which he served on committees for strategic planning, welcoming, and capital campaigns.   

Ed Harsh, Board Member

As an arts executive, composer, and writer, Ed Harsh has dedicated his career to serving music—and especially new music—in the United States.

Larry Reina, Board Member

Larry Reina has been a member of All Souls since 2002.  An attorney working in New York City since 1990, he is an Assistant Attorney General with the New York State Office of the Attorney General, working in the Civil Enforcement Section of the office’s Labor Bureau. 

 

Shivani Singh, Board Member

Shivani Singh MD PhD has been a member of All Souls since 2016. She has served on the religious education program, welcome committee and more lately with the lay pastoral associates. Shivani is a physician scientist at NYU Langone Medical Center and attends as a pulmonologist at Bellevue Hospital. She researches the lung microbiome in various lung infections such as tuberculosis and covid-19 at the NYU Translational Lung Biology Laboratories.  

Gus Young, Board Member

Jennifer Vermont-Davis, Clerk of the Society

Jennifer is the Clerk of the Society.  Her history with All Souls goes back nearly two decades, having taught in the RE program for 17 years, directing the Christmas Pageant for 12, a member of the Board of Trustees, a deacon, an usher, and more.   

Elizabeth Wahab, Treasurer

Elizabeth Wahab is the Chief Operating Officer at Cornell Capital. She previously worked at Viking Global Investors from 2012-2017 as Head of Investor Relations, Human Resources and the Viking Global Foundation. Prior to that she spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs in the firm’s private equity and investment banking groups.

Carol Kirkman, Secretary

Carol Kirkman has been a member of All Souls since 2004. She served six years on the Board of Trustees, as President in 2016 and four years as First Vice President, where she focused on church governance and finance. Carol is a member of the Women’s Alliance, participates as a Deacon, serves on the Audit Committee, and participates in the church’s climate justice work.

Winifred Olsen, Assistant Secretary

Winifred Olsen worked for more than twenty years at the Japanese Mission to the United Nations as speech editor, writer, translator, and now does occasional free-lance editing of scholarly works relating to Japanese history and literature. She graduated with a BA from Beaver College (now Arcadia University) and an M.A. from Columbia University in modern Japanese studies.

Erika Mikkelsen Halford, Assistant Secretary

Erika Mikkelsen Halford is the Associate General Counsel of Consumer Reports, the non-profit product testing and consumer advocacy organization and publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. Before joining Consumer Reports in 2006, Erika was an associate from 2000-2006 at the law firm of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler in New York City.