“Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.” – Mary Oliver
Corryne is the Executive Director of CLIA. She is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization as well as program quality, strategic planning, financial management, fundraising, and policy development.
Corryne is a native of Baltimore, MD. After spending most of her career working for two large, international development organizations, Catholic Relief Services and World Vision, she is excited to be back home in Baltimore using the skills she has developed through her career to serve youth in the city where she grew up. Prior to CLIA, Corryne worked as the Senior Domestic Policy Advisor for World Vision where she covered domestic poverty and social issues affecting the well-being of children in the United States, including juvenile justice reform, youth violence prevention, education, and immigration reform. She also co-founded and served as the senior technical advisor for World Vision’s Youth Empowerment Project, a youth leadership and civic engagement program in the United States that seeks to strengthen the voice of young people in public policy reform.
Corryne has a B.A. in Sociology from Fordham University and an M.A. in Social Policy from American University.
Corryne is an expert in spoiling her niece and nephews, enjoying the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Latin American literature, and Seinfeld reruns.