ERI Staff Member
- Cynthia Armijo, Executive Director
Cynthia Armijo serves as Executive Director of East Rock Institute in New Haven, Connecticut. She has previously been Executive Director at Westport Arts Center in Westport CT, Boys Town New York in New York, NY, and was Chief Executive Officer at YMCA of Norwalk, in Norwalk, CT. She was also National Director of Advocacy for Father Flanagan’s Boys Home.
Prior to her career move into non-profit management eleven years ago, Ms. Armijo was a Senior Consultant at BTS Management Consultants where she worked with multi-national corporations to define and execute corporate strategy. She began her career in financial services with MMS International, a division of Standard & Poors and she has held positions with Franklin Templeton Investments and Wit SoundView Investment Bank. She currently serves as Chair of the Town of Weston, CT Commission for the Arts and Executive Member of the Board of Weston ARTS, a non-profit 501.c.3.
She holds her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from San Francisco State University.
- Mia P Oram, Managing Director
Ms. Oram brings 30-plus years of work experience in such diverse fields as technical electronic engineering, education, business management, banking, and financial planning to her role as East Rock Institute’s new Managing Director.
Ms. Oram has received numerous honors for her work, including several accolades for employee excellence at TranSwitch Corp., a semiconductor company, and a community recognition/appreciation/excellence works in Connecticut.
- 장은영 (Eunyoung Jang), Office Manager
Eunyoung Jang joined ERI since 2009. She earned her M.A. in TESOL at Central Michigan University, and her B.A. in Educational Technology and Elementary Education at Ewha Women’s University (in Seoul, Korea). She also is a teacher and a Treasurer at CT Saturday Korean School. Her husband, Dr. Chulguen Yang, is an Associate Professor in the MIS School of Business at Southern Connecticut State University. She has two sons, Timothy and Titus.