Staff

Our passionate, talented, and dedicated leadership and staff bring LCW’s mission to life. We are a growing organization of 50+ employees who represent the diverse community that we serve.

Executive Leadership

Jessica Andors

Executive Directorjandors@lawrencecommunityworks.org978-722-2604

Jessica provides organizational oversight and strategic planning/decision-making, while also overseeing the real estate development and resource development aspects of LCW.

Jessica was part of a team of community organizers that spearheaded the organization’s rebirth in 1999. Since then, LCW has grown from a staff of one and a deficit, to a $3 million organization with over 5,000 resident and stakeholder members, over $120 million invested in affordable housing, family asset building, and community organizing and development, and numerous awards for its work.

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Chief Operating Officer

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Suresh Siva

Chief Financial Officerssiva@lawrencecommunityworks.org978-722-2601

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Asset Building Team

Our largest department at LCW. AB staff are responsible for LCW’s robust spectrum of financial empowerment, homeownership, and rental counseling efforts.

HR/Operations Team

The “glue” behind the scenes that makes everything else possible.

Movement City Team

LCW’s youth development experts who are deeply passionate and keep kids at Movement City engaged, creating, growing, and learning every single day.

Network Organizing Team

The heart of LCW: fearless advocates who believe deeply in the power of resident voice and actively work to coordinate outreach campaigns, collective action, volunteer projects, support groups, design committees, and network events.

Real Estate Development Team

Small but mighty, the RE department works tirelessly to push forward LCW’s ambitious real estate projects and make affordable housing and homeownership a reality for Lawrence residents.

Resource Development Team

The “little fundraising engine that could” behind all of LCW’s programs and operations, including grants management, data and evaluation, marketing and communications, and events.

Workforce Development Team

Whether you’re looking for a new job, skills to add to your resume, or maybe just a little self-confidence boost — look no further than the incredible lineup of powerhouses behind all of LCW’s employment programs.