Gabby joined the Foundation in 2020, bringing to this role 25 years in leadership, policy, and capacity-building roles in the public and nonprofit sectors. She worked in senior leadership positions in the non-profit and government sectors, focusing on the development and implementation of public policy and programming for at risk children and youth. Among other roles, Gabby had the opportunity to work in senior positions at the NYC Department of Education, focusing on the support services the school system provides to at risk students; in Mayor Bloomberg’s office as the lead for the development of the Integrated Human Services Project; and as a senior staff at the NYC Administration for Children’s Services. She has written extensively on the child welfare and juvenile justice systems in New York City.
She has also worked as an independent consultant providing strategic planning, accreditation preparation, and project management to non-profit and government agencies in the child and family services fields and served as an Affiliate Consultant at the TCC Group. She served on New Jersey State Education Commissioner Cerf’s Transition Team in 2012 and served as an adjunct professor at Hunter College, School of Social Work in New York City.
Prior to joining the Tull Foundation, Gabby worked with a coalition of child welfare providers in Georgia to prepare for the implementation of new federal legislation (“Family First Preservation and Services Act”) that has the potential to significantly change the child welfare landscape for family support and foster care providers.
She is a graduate of Skidmore College and holds a law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Gabby lives in Atlanta with her husband and two sons.