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Our Experts

Take a look at our experts below to learn more about Opportunity@Work and our mission to rewire the labor market.

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Byron Auguste

CEO & Co-Founder

Byron Auguste is CEO and co-founder of Opportunity@Work, a social enterprise based in Washington, D.C., which aims to rewire the U.S. labor market in ways that enable more Americans to achieve upward mobility in the job market and workplace. Byron was inspired by a diverse set of experiences to conceive and co-found Opportunity@Work in 2015. 

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Shad Ahmed

SVP and Chief Operating Officer

Shad Ahmed is Opportunity@Work’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was previously Vice President of Growth & Business Operations at Medallia, where he designed, launched and led several teams as the software company tripled in size.

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Papia Debroy

SVP and Chief Analytics & Research Officer

Papia Debroy is Senior Vice President and Chief Analytics & Research Officer at Opportunity@Work. She oversees the research work to assist private, public and social sector leaders to act to improve economic opportunity for individuals who are Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs).

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Audrey Mickahail

SVP, Delivery

Audrey Mickahail is the Senior Vice President of Delivery. In this role, she is responsible for developing the strategy, building the body of knowledge, and ultimately, helping organizations to realize the potential to recruit, value, and advance STARs through the application of research-based best practices.

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Kelcey Reed

Chief Technology Officer

Kelcey Reed is an Engineering and IT Executive with 20+ years of success building and delivering next-generation solutions and optimizing technical environments in the FinTech and EdTech industries. He is a recognized catalyst for change who infuses new ideas and technologies that fuel continuous organizational transformation and take products and solutions to the next level.

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