Become A Volunteer!


The Staff and Board of Directors at Heart Math Tutoring work alongside dedicated tutors and funders to help carry out the mission of ensuring that all students develop the strong foundation in math and enthusiasm for academics needed for long-term success.

Open Staff Positions

  • HMT is hiring a fulltime Program Manager in Charlotte to oversee student progress, manage school partnerships, and support Program Coordinators in 5-8 school sites. Read more and learn how to apply here: Program Manager.
  • HMT will be hiring several part-time Program Coordinators for the 2022/23 school year (20-24 hr/wk). Program Coordinators are present at their assigned school during tutoring sessions where they assess students and monitor instruction, in addition to providing ongoing training and real-time coaching to tutors. Read more and learn how to apply here: Program Coordinator.
  • Operations Coordinator, Grades 3-5 Math - This is a full-time position for the Out of School Time (OST) after-school program starting in August 2022. This position will report to HMT’s OST Director and will help oversee logistics of the afterschool setting. Read more and learn how to apply here: Operations Coordinator.
  • Part-Time Tutor, Grades 3-5 Math - This is a paid tutoring position in HMT's new after school program from August 2022 - May 2023. Tutors work ~6 hours per week. Sign up here to express interest. Job description and interviews are coming in summer 2022.
  • Program and Outreach Coordinator – full-time position splitting efforts between the Program Coordinator role (see above) and responsibilities in volunteer recruitment, social media, and marketing. Read more and learn how to apply here: Outreach Coordinator.
  • Sign up to receive notifications of open positions at HMT or nominate a friend to join HMT's staff using this form.

Board Member Recruitment

  • Nominate a leader to join Heart Math Tutoring's Board of Directors using this form.



Emily Aleski

Program Manager


Kaylen Alexis

Program Coordinator - Merry Oaks International Academy


Maria Almanza

Program Coordinator - Charles H. Parker, Shamrock Gardens


Mary Lauren Bishop

Director of Development and Community Engagement


Tania Bruderer

Program Coordinator - Statesville Road Elementary School

Mary Gamble

Mary Gamble Davies

Donor Relations Manager


Daisha Delano

Tutor Operations Manager


Karen Devine

Program Coordinator - Huntingtowne Farms Elementary


Jada Flowers

Program Coordinator - Whitewater Academy


Emily Elliott Gaffney

Executive Director


Kevin Gonzalez

Program Coordinator - J. W. Grier Academy


Jaime Gonedes

Program Coordinator


Susan Gordon

Program Coordinator - Devonshire Elementary


Ni’Kia Graham

Program Manager - Bruns Avenue Elementary


Amanda Griffin

Program Coordinator - Smithfield Elementary


Joan Herbert

Program Coordinator - Sterling Elementary


Lauren Hillesheim

Program Coordinator - Billingsville-Cotswold Elementary


Suzanne Hunt

Chief Operating Officer


Susan Johnson

Program Coordinator - Rama Road Elementary


Gabrielle Jones

Office & Technology Coordinator


Debbie Kirsch

Program Coordinator - Endhaven Elementary


Cara Maddox

Program Coordinator - Hidden Valley Elementary School


Morgan McCarley

Charleston Program Coordinator - Ladson Elementary School


Eileen Moskey

Program Coordinator - Pineville Elementary


Greg Okotie

Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Human Resources


Mike Parman

Program Coordinator - Lansdowne Elementary


Jordan Porfilio

Director, Out of School Time Tutoring


Rebecca Presnell

Senior Manager of Executive Operations


Kelsey Ripley

Program Manager


Heather Smith

Program Coordinator - Blythe Elementary


Padgett Vaughn

Senior Program Manager


Liz Wahls

Program Coordinator - Montclaire Elementary


Haritha Wunnava

Program Coordinator - Highland Renaissance

Board of Directors

Steve Beam – Beam Strategic Consulting

Connie Carlson, Board Chair – Community Volunteer

Sean Christiansen, Secretary – Albemarle Corporation

Peter Daniel – Wells Fargo Securities

Dr. Steve Esposito – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Michael Hutson, Development Chair – K&L Gates

Dominique Johnson, Governance Chair – Duke Energy Foundation

Kisha Jones, Volunteer Recruitment Chair – Bank of America

Anne Leggett – Community Volunteer

Erin Lentz – Grant Thornton

Silvia McKenna – PwC

Ken Rogich, Finance Chair – Latta Park Enterprises

Community Partners

Various partner organizations provide the volunteers, funding, and collaboration that makes Heart Math Tutoring’s work possible.


The most important work is done by Heart Math Tutoring’s fantastic volunteers, who dedicate one hour per week to be tutors and mentors.

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