Staff

Dory Rand
President

Woodstock Institute President Dory Rand brings a wealth of community reinvestment knowledge and a proven ability to shape financial services policy to the challenge of promoting economic security...

Patricia Woods-Hessing
Administrative Director

Patricia Woods-Hessing is the Administrative Director and financial officer of Woodstock Institute. She is responsible for day-to-day operations, including managing Woodstock's budget,...

Beverly Berryhill
Office Manager

Beverly Berryhill is Office Manager for the Institute. Her responsibilities include administrative support for staff, database maintenance, publication formatting, and general administrative...

Brent Adams
Senior Vice President of Policy

Brent Adams is an experienced financial and social justice advocate with background in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors. In 2015 he joined Woodstock Institute as Vice President of Policy...

Lauren Nolan
Director of Research
Lauren Nolan joined the Woodstock Institute in 2017 as the Director of Research. Lauren manages Woodstock’s research team and oversees its applied research initiatives. Lauren has an extensive...
Jason Olson
Research Associate

Jason Olson is Woodstock Institute’s Research Associate. Jason is responsible for technical assistance requests, data collection and management, and assisting in the drafting of research reports,...

Spencer Cowan
Executive Research Consultant

Spencer lead Woodstock Institute’s applied research for economic security program for four and a half years. Spencer joined Woodstock Institute in December 2011 after serving as Senior Research...