Leadership Team

The Leadership Team is responsible for coordinating communication and providing support to the committees while ensuring that all activities promote the mission and vision of Emerge Broward. The Leadership Team consists of members who serve 12-month terms in a leadership capacity to Emerge Broward. These terms are staggered so they are overlapping (i.e., no Co-Chairs of the same committee will begin and end at the same time). The staggered terms begin in March and September. If you are interested in learning more about serving on our leadership team, please contact us.


The Leadership Team includes the members as follows:
  • 2 Leadership Team Co-Chairs
  • 2 Identify Committee Co-Chairs
  • 2 Connect Committee Co-Chairs
  • 2 Develop Committee Co-Chairs
  • 2 Engage Committee Co-Chairs
  • PR Director

2019 Leadership Team

Leadership Team Co-Chairs

Andrew Caksackkar
Andrew Caksackkar
Systems Analyst
Avesta Shaygannik
Avesta Shaygannik
Talent Acquisition Partner

Identify Co-Chairs

Christina Kale
Christina Kale
Leader of Training and Programs (305)626-3051
Ana Rodriguez
Ana Rodriguez
Administrative Technician (754)226-6404

Connect Co-Chairs

Jacob Allen
Jacob Allen
Employee Benefits Advisor (954)295-4534
Kristen Khoury
Kristen Khoury
Customer Success Manager (305)205-5831

Develop Co-Chairs

Emily Dmiszewicki
Emily Dmiszewicki
Category Manager (571)214-2094
Justin Nelson
Justin Nelson
Middle Market Analyst (772)453-3360

Engage Co-Chairs

Jessica Branston
Jessica Branston
Physical Therapist (954)205-4286
Brittany Caldwell
Brittany Caldwell
Supervisor, Medical Staff Services

PR Co-Chairs

Prahasi Kacham
Prahasi Kacham
Senior Software Engineer
Veronika Vernachio
Veronika Vernachio
Multimedia account executive (561)267-6214