Nadira Ramcharan, MBA is a consultant, trainer, coach, and executive with over a decade of professional experience. She is a high-performing executive with extensive experience in developing the skills and capacity of professionals with a variety of organizations throughout the United States.
Nadira focuses on building partnerships with stakeholders and setting strategies for program, operations, projects and talent management. She supports leaders in creating diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) HR policies and practices to enhance organizational operations and performance. She strongly believes that employees at all levels, regardless of roles and titles, should have access to professional development, opportunities, and career paths to support their professional growth.
She holds an M.B.A. and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management. She has a B.A. from the City University of New York-Bernard M. Baruch College. She is a John C. Maxwell Certified Coach, Speaker, and Trainer. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) in Leadership. Nadira serves as the Board Treasurer at The Christmas Experience, Inc. and she is an Advisory Board Member for the Design Thinking Program at Pace University.
Jeanette Knotts, aPHR
Human Resources Consultant
Jeanette serves NRNY Consulting, LLC as an HR Consultant, bringing 5 years of diverse Human Resources experience to the team. Her areas of expertise includes employee handbook development, employee engagement events and programs, and employee lifecycle.
Jeanette has supported clients in a variety of industries including nonprofit, risk management, insurance brokerage, and legal.
Fun facts about Jeanette:
Earned B.S. in Business Administration and Human Resource Management from SUNY Empire State College
Has an A.S. Degree in Business Marketing from TCI College of Technology
Earned aPHR certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)
Loves incorporating meditation into her daily routines
Jessica E. Pulley, MPA
Operations & Implementation Consultant
Jessica Pulley serves NRNY Consulting, LLC as a consultant/thought partner on program implementation and operations. A native of Pennsylvania, Jessica has called New York City home for over 10 years. Here she has grown and cultivated her professional career in education (K-12 non-profit and higher education). Jessica’s expertise lies in strategy, operations, and program implementation. Through her work at various organizations, Jessica has mastered the art of ensuring that the right strategies, systems, structures, technologies and procedures exist to ensure optimal organizational performance.
Jessica received her master's degree in Public Administration from CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College and her bachelor's degree in Political Science from Waynesburg University. Currently, Jessica serves as Director of Operations at New York University’s Wasserman Center for Career Development. In this role, Jessica leads a team responsible for program evaluation and assessment, budgeting and finance as well as systems and technology.
Edward Morris, Jr.
Program & Strategy Consultant
Edward Morris, Jr. serves NRNY Consulting, LLC as a consultant/thought partner on program and content design. He is the Founder and President of VisionPort, LLC., which focuses on building capacity (intelligence) of leaders to effectively influence their work, teams, and spheres of operation. VisionPort, LLC. has three essential pathways of impact: Training, Strategy, and Leadership Coaching. One primary arm of VisionPort, LLC. focuses on guiding the design of small business and nonprofit leadership development programming. Ed’s leadership work extends well beyond Visionport, LLC. He is also the Vice President of Programs and Services with Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity. BranchED is currently the premiere education nonprofit that represents a national network of high impact educator prep programs at minority serving institutions (MSIs), such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Asian American and Native Pacific Islander Serving Institutions. At BranchED, Ed Morris leads all programs and service provision to maximize the capacity of these MSIs to deliver high quality educator preparation through training and technical assistance.
Previously, he served in multiple Executive Director roles with New Leaders, Inc. (previously New Leaders for New Schools), which has prepared approximately 3,200 K-12 leaders across the country. At New Leaders, Ed was the national Executive Director of the organization’s Instructional Leadership (Program Strategy), Instructional Design (Professional Development), and their flagship program, Aspiring Principals Program (Leadership Program). Ed also led program strategy and professional development for LEAP Innovations, a non-profit focused on personalized learning for K-12 students. Prior to his work in nonprofit, Ed proudly served several years as an accomplished K-8 principal of one of the nation’s first widely recognized turnaround schools and a middle school teacher in Chicago. Ed has degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and National Louis University.
Isabelle Pimentel, CPA
Accounting & Finance Consultant
Isabelle Pimentel is an experienced leader with an expert ability to oversee a diverse portfolio of complex accounting responsibilities, ranging from detailed financial reporting, forecasting, large scale reconciliations, budgeting, tax preparation, internal payroll processing, as well as overseeing various accounting departments.
Isabelle Pimentel graduated from the City University of New York and is a Certified Public Accountant who has been working in accounting and finance since 2005. She enjoys using her expertise and abilities to help her clients achieve their goals. She made a career assisting various organizations maximize their bottom line by identifying inefficiencies and redundancies, streamlining processes, as well as, implementing the most updated accounting practices.