Tami M. Forman
Executive Director

Tami Forman is the founding chief executive of Path Forward, a nonprofit organization that empowers stay-at-home mothers and other caregivers to restart their professional careers. Since its founding in 2016, Path Forward has worked with more than 100 companies, including Amazon, Apple, Comcast NBC Universal, Netflix, SAP, Walmart, and Verizon to launch, implement and expand returnships and other return to work programs for mid-career professionals. Tami is a frequent speaker on issues related to women’s participation in the workforce.
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Christine Winston
Vice President of Program Development
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Destiny Colon
Program Director
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Tess Fraser
Director of Development
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Pam McKeta
Director of Marketing
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Meredith Hartery
Director of Partnerships
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Jennifer Lavi
Director of Partnerships
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Suzanne Reynolds
Director of Partnerships
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Emily Askri
Program Manager
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Abigail Kelly
Program Manager
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Khiah Reddick
Operations Manager
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Anna Khomina
Marketing Coordinator
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Melyssa Muro
Administrative Assistant
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Team Bios

 

Tami M. Forman

Tami Forman is the founding chief executive of Path Forward, a nonprofit organization that empowers stay-at-home mothers and other caregivers to restart their professional careers.
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Christine Winston

Christine Winston is the Vice President of Program Development at Path Forward. In her role, she is responsible for bringing companies into the Path Forward network and helping them establish successful mid-career internships in their organizations.  Having taken a career break to raise her own children, Christine is driven to help others reengage with their careers and find success both at work and at home.  Prior to Path Forward, Christine spent eight years at AOL, where she had a diverse set of roles across Finance, Strategic Planning, Business Development, and Marketing.  Prior to AOL, she was Director of Marketing for MovieFone and was an officer at Chase. Christine lives in Connecticut with her husband and two sons.

 

Destiny Colon

Destiny Colon is the Program Director for Path Forward. She is a professional change-maker and barrier remover with more than 13 years experience in project management in the non-profit sector. At Path Forward Destiny leads the program team in strategic planning, curriculum design, and relationship management. Prior to Path Forward, Destiny worked in workforce development with The Doe Fund and Back on My Feet and in the area of international trade and business development with the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce. In addition to providing guidance and leadership at Path Forward, she is also a licensed outdoor guide, leading day hikes and backpacking trips in the Adirondack, Catskill, and Shawangunk regions of New York. Destiny lives in the Inwood section of Manhattan with her husband Jameson and dog Artemis.

 

Tess Fraser

Tess Fraser is the Director of Development at Path Forward. She has worked in nonprofit development and communications for the past 17 years and is passionate about connecting, building relationships, inspiring philanthropy, and advancing meaningful work. She feels a special connection to our mission, having taken a break from her own career for several years to care for her own children. Tess looks forward to connecting with and collaborating with those who are also inspired to empower caregivers, reduce stigma, and pave pathways for those looking to restart their careers. She lives in Ithaca, NY with her husband Don and their two children, ages 11 and 8.

 

Pam McKeta

Pam McKeta is the Director of Marketing at Path Forward. Her goal is to exponentially increase the number of people who know about the incredible returnship opportunities and support available from Path Forward and its network of forward-thinking companies. Previously, Pam led communications and marketing at both small nonprofits (Active Minds) and large (PBS) and several organizations in between. She specializes in digital marketing and is thrilled to contribute to this vital movement to change expectations and outcomes for women who take time off from their careers for caregiving. Pam lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband Dave and is mom to three young adults.

 

Meredith Hartery

Meredith Hartery is a Director of Partnerships at Path Forward. She is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in business development and full-cycle partnership management.  Prior to her own break for caregiving, Meredith worked within the worlds of major league sports and media with organizations such as the Oakland Athletics and NBC Universal.  She also led the Sports Division for GovX in the startup world. Meredith is committed to using her development background to help drive positive change in how women and their work are viewed and valued.  As an active member of her community, she is the state President of West Virginia National Organization for Women.

 

Jennifer Lavi

Jennifer Lavi is a Director of Partnerships at Path Forward. Jennifer is a leader in the nonprofit sector with over two decades of experience helping organizations achieve meaningful growth. Most recently she worked at Girls Inc., helping to ensure that all girls have the tools and resources they need to reach their fullest potential. Jennifer is committed to creating a diverse workforce and supporting women in all aspects of their career and personal development.

 

Suzanne Reynolds

Suzanne Reynolds, Director of Partnerships, joins Path Forward to advance the critical mission of enabling caregivers who took a mid-career break to professionally reestablish and reengage. As a returner, she is highly energized by the work ahead to destigmatize career gaps, increase workforce participation, and to build partnerships and returnship programs with corporate employers who value and desire the talent and contributions of returners in their organizations. Suzanne’s background includes an 18-year career at P&G Healthcare in sales, business development, customer marketing, and strategic alliance roles, and the founding of an IT startup at Cintrifuse. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband, two children, and two rescue pups, and enjoys water sports, golf, volunteering, and all things culinary!

 

Emily Askri

Emily is the Program Manager at Path Forward. For almost a decade, she has been helping people fulfill their potential and become self-sufficient through various workforce programs. Emily has empowered clients to overcome their barriers and go after their dreams, while also building relationships with employers to ensure equal access to employment opportunities. She has also spent a great deal of time managing and developing complex programs in Wisconsin and North Africa.   Emily is proud to be part of the movement to empower caregivers to return to the workforce at Path Forward. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband and son.

 

Abigail Kelly

Abigail is the Program Manager for Path Forward. She will be working with our corporate partners to ensure they have the tools needed to successfully host a returnship, as well as supporting our participants throughout their returnship and beyond. Abigail has spent her career in workforce development, specifically aiming to assist in uplifting populations that are often overlooked and wholly qualified. Believing in discovering the untapped potential in all, Abigail has previously spent over six years working at America Works of New York, Inc. on the City of New York’s Human Resources Administration contracts designed to help vulnerable populations gain self-sufficiency by re-entering the workforce. Facilitating relationships between companies and participants, helping participants identify and address barriers to success, and providing continuous support even after they have re-entered the workforce is where she has focused her energy and talents. Abigail holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Stony Brook University. She lives in New York City with her husband.

 

Khiah Reddick

Khiah serves as the Operations Manager for Path Forward. She began her nonprofit journey by supporting various organizations within her Newark, NJ community. Her dedication to volunteerism and philanthropy eventually led to a career in the sector. The mission of Path Forward aligns seamlessly with her own personal values and goals. As a foster parent, Khiah and her partner are familiar with gaps caregivers can experience and is doing her part to provide opportunities to those in need. She is an enthusiastic member of the Path Forward team and committed to helping grow the organization.

 

Anna Khomina

Anna serves as the Marketing Coordinator at Path Forward, and is responsible for getting the word out about Path Forward’s career (and life)-changing programs to caregivers, companies, and the general public. She is passionate about closing achievement gaps and providing opportunities for those from traditionally undervalued and underrepresented communities to succeed. She has worked in marketing, communications, and fundraising capacities for New York City non-profits large and small for over five years.

 

Melyssa Muro

Melyssa serves as Administrative Assistant for Path Forward. She began her work in the nonprofit sphere while still a student at Columbia University through development and administrative internships with The Moth, Doctors Without Borders and the grantmaking organization, The Prospect Hill Foundation. She is excited to continue her professional career with Path Forward to help support program management, fundraising, marketing efforts, and any task the team needs. As the daughter of a stay at home mother, she is all-too-familiar with the stigma that comes with a gap for caregiving and is determined to not only help build the on-ramp for our dynamic participants, but also push companies to rethink their definitions of inclusivity and workplace flexibility.