Futures Team

Monsignor Jamie J. Gigantiello, Vicar for Development
John Notaro, Executive Director


  • Lauren McCormack, Assistant Director, Events
  • Ana-Alicia Petrullo, Special Development Programs Coordinator
  • Lynn Brewster, Communication Manager
  • Angela Mew, Grant Writer
  • Jeanne Mulry, Major Gifts Officer

Parish-Based Giving

John L. Heyer II, Director of the Annual Catholic Appeal – Special Assistant to the Vicar for Development

  • Rick Lugo, Annual Catholic Appeal Field Representative
  • Joyce Romain-Barber, Annual Catholic Appeal Field Representative
  • Amy Lennan-Lazarus, Annual Catholic Appeal Field Representative


Michelle Fox, Associate Director of Programs

    • Emily Crespo, Scholarship Program Coordinator
    • Denny Ayala, Programs Coordinator


Aida Torres, Associate Director of Operations

  • Carmen Ayala, Administrative Assistant
  • Susi Fazio, Executive Assistant
  • Peter Fifield, Database and Research Specialist
  • Brian Rojas, Administrative Assistant
  • Andrea Spinelli, Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Kim Ziganto, Administrative Assistant

Through a contracted agreement Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens provides staff support for Futures in Education, the scholarship organization of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Most of the current staff devotes time to both organizations.