Strategists and organizers at their core, each member of the team at Systems Change Strategies has come together to support progressive causes and business ventures to create meaningful, lasting change, through a shared commitment to equity, access, and service. With a wealth of experience in nonprofit operations, government, grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, strategic communications and public policy, Systems Change Strategies is an organization driven by its values and shaped by its people.
Michael serves as the principal strategist and operations manager of the firm. He has a breadth of experience in government relations, public relations, digital organizing, fund development, and strategy. He has worked as the lead organizer of statewide summits, fundraising campaigns, political campaigns, strategic planning meetings, and reorganizations/rebranding efforts. Michael received his B.A. from Vassar College, where he majored in Psychology and Computer Science.
Jenna organizes client’s public relations and outreach efforts, assists with research and analysis, and manages client communications and social media platforms.
Jenna received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Law with minors in Business Administration, Communication, and Psychology from Bryant University.
Gabrielle "Abby" Godino
Campaigns and Compliance
Abby manages campaigns and compliance, bringing a deep attention to detail and over a decade of organizing and administration experience. Abby has a wide variety of expertise including labor relations, human resources, non-profits, higher education and legislative advocacy.
Abby received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island, where she is also working toward an M.S. in Labor Relations and Human Resources.
Sam writes strategic communications, manages websites and social media, designs print and digital materials, and handles press work. For nearly a decade, Sam has helped charitable and advocacy organizations tell their stories to advance social change and improve public policy.
Sam received his B.A. in Sociology/Anthropology from Guilford College.