Jim Malatras

Jim Malatras, PhD Director As Chief Strategy Officer, Dr. Malatras drives research, policy and strategic planning for The Fedcap Group. As Sr. VP of Education, he is responsible for designing and overseeing innovative solutions that expand educational access for children and adults with barriers to sustainable economic well-being.Dr. Malatras brings a wealth of experience to […]

Michael Bernier

Michael Bernier Fellow Michael Bernier is a distinguished executive operations leader boasting an extensive track record in global business operations, project execution, customer care, and facilities management over two decades. Renowned for his prowess in optimizing business processes and systems, Michael serves as the Assistant VP of Operations at Fedcap Inc., with a primary focus […]

Dan Fuller

Dan Fuller Fellow Dan Fuller joined Ostroff Associates in 2022, bringing over two decades of experience in legislative and public policy roles at both state and federal levels. His distinguished career is marked by successful advocacy and legislative campaigns benefiting nonprofit and education associations nationwide.Notably, Dan served as Deputy Secretary of Education for Governors Hochul […]

Jay Quaintance

Jay Quaintance Education Policy Fellow With 20+ years of teaching, administration and policy analysis and development experience in higher education as a results-oriented, values-driven individual, Jay Quaintance served as President at SUNY Sullivan Community College for seven years. During this tenure, the college established three early-college high school programs, created innovative collaborations that allowed union-sponsored […]

Yaara Shimshoni

Yaara Shimshoni, PhD Senior Research Fellow Dr. Shimshoni is a clinical psychologist and a Community Faculty member, Clinical Assistant Professor, at the Yale School of Medicine, where she participates in funded research projects and oversees treatments of anxious children and their parents. Dr. Shimshoni works closely with Dr. Eli Lebowitz, the co-director of the anxiety […]

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