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Our Team

We are united by a commitment to a brilliant future for every child.

Zeta is building a next-generation charter model, driven by the deep experience of its leadership team.

Network Leadership

Emily A. Kim

Founder & CEO

Paola Zalkind

Managing Director of Academics

Andy Malone

Managing Director of School Design

Samreen Khan

Director of Financial and Operational Strategy

Dermond Thomas

General Counsel & Director of Special Projects

Angela Hamarich

Chief of Staff of School Management

Chris D’Amato

Director of School Operations

Bon-Jay Tseng

Director of Finance

Julie Melki

Director of Special Populations

Shea Reeder

Director of School Culture

Kelly Scott

Director of Math

School Leadership

Amanda Simmons

Principal, Zeta Inwood 1 Upper

Tamika Tretu

Principal, Zeta Bronx 1

Juan Gomez

Operations Director, Zeta Bronx 1

Teena Matthew

Operations Director, Zeta Inwood 1

Board of Directors

Zeta Charter Schools Board

Zeta Charters Schools' Board of Directors is deeply committed to innovation and world-class whole-child excellence in public education.

Zeta Charter Schools - New York City Board

The Board of Trustees is comprised of leaders in the New York City educational landscape who have helped pave the way for tens of thousands of children to access excellent education.