Gretchen Buchenholz

Founder and Executive Director; M.A., Columbia University

Mrs. Buchenholz, a leading advocate for children and families, is the architect of all of ABC’s programming.


Eri Noguchi

Chief Operating Officer; M.S.W., M.P.A, & Ph.D., Columbia University

Dr. Noguchi worked at a Business Improvement District, in municipal government, and abroad, before joining ABC over 20 years ago. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and The Roosevelt House at Hunter College.


Marie Nguyen

Chief Program Officer; M.S.W., Columbia University

Ms. Nguyen led educational and social service and programming for several nonprofit organizations in New York City and California before joining ABC 12 years ago. She is also a lecturer at CUNY Hostos Community College’s Non-profit Management Certificate Program. 


Matthew Manger

Chief Financial Officer; B.A., Rollins College

Mr. Manger was an Assistant Controller and Controller for many social service organizations in the early 2000s before joining ABC 14 years ago. He is also a contributing author of the budgeting curriculum used by CUNY’s financial management program.