REACH Riverside Team
An historically vibrant close-knit neighborhood of families who have watched their potential stifled in recent years, Riverside residents know that now is the time to thrive.
Our neighbors are ready for the change that REACH Riverside will bring to the future of their community and many generations to come.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Strategist
Director of Economic Opportunities
Director of Development and Marketing/Communications
Director of Global Impact
Development and Marketing/Communications Assistant
Richard Parson Jr.
Community Health Coordinator
Executive Assistant/Office Manager
Our Board of Directors
Charles S. McDowell, Esq.
Board Chairman and Attorney, Of Counsel, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Vice President of Community Relations, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Beatrice Patton Dixon
Managing Partner, George J. Weiner Associates, LLP
Director, Partnership for Healthy Communities, University of Delaware
Bettina Tweardy Riveros
Esq. Chief Health Equity Officer; Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Engagement, Christiana Care Health System
Dionna J. Sargent
Vice President, Community Development, Cinnaire
Retired President, Delaware Community Foundation
James "Ray" Rhodes
Board Chair, Kingswood Community Center
Kevin L. Smith
Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County
Board Chair, Wilmington Housing Authority
Retired, Director of Community Relations, Barclay’s Bank
Our Advisory Board
Dr. Tony Allen
President, Delaware State University
The Honorable Margaret Rose Henry
Retired Delaware State Senator
Co-President, The Buccini Pollin Group
President, Delmarva Power
Secretary of Labor, The State of Delaware
SPECIAL EDITION: Lunch & Learn
Lunch & Learn: Episode 1
Featuring Rita Landgraf, Director of Partnership for Healthy Communities at University of Delaware and Michelle Pope Director of Community Engagement at Nemours Children's Health.
Lunch & Learn: Episode 2
Featuring Melody Phillips, Director of Operatons at The Warehouse and Khi'Aire Martin and Nysir Wright, teen employees at The Warehouse.
Lunch & Learn: Episode 3
Featuring James "Ray" Rhodes, Executive Director at Christina Cultural Arts Center, Markevis Gideon, Founder of NERDiT NOW, and Jaki Bland, Riverside Resident.
Lunch & Learn: Episode 4
Featuring Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, Wilmington City Council President Hanifa Shabazz and District 1 Councilwoman Zanthia Oliver.
2300 Bowers St
Wilmington, DE 19802