Yolanda Gatewood

Yolanda Gatewood

Scholarship Coordinator - College Outreach

Yolanda Gatewood is the Scholarship Coordinator РCollege Outreach at Say Yes Buffalo. Yolanda earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Medaille College and a Master of Science in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration with a concentration in Counseling and Administration from Buffalo State College. Prior to joining Say Yes Buffalo, Yolanda worked as a Financial Aid Counselor at colleges which include Erie Community College, University of Rochester and Hilbert College. When she is not working, Yolanda enjoys spending time with her son and daughter.

Contact Yolanda if you have questions about Say Yes scholarships for students already enrolled in college at ygatewood@sayyesbuffalo.org or at 716-247-5310 x201

Leadership Team

David Rust is the Executive Director of Say Yes Buffalo.

Tanya Staples is the Senior Director of Community Schools.

Betsy Behrend is the Senior Director for Operations and Communications at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Collin Gehl is the Talent Acquisition and Development Manager with Child & Family Services / Say Yes to Education Buffalo.

Tommy McClam is the Director of the Boys and Men of Color Initiative at Say Yes to Education, Buffalo.

Daphne Ross is the Senior Director for College Success and Communications at Say Yes Buffalo.

Gellenia Smallwood is the Parent Center Director at Say Yes Buffalo.

Emily Wyckoff is the Senior Director for Development and Strategic Partnership at Say Yes Buffalo.

Our Team

Christopher J. Lee is Data Director serving in a joint position with Say Yes Buffalo and Buffalo Public Schools

Jamil Crews is Digital Communications Manager.

Daun Nicholas is the Community Schools Northeast and South Zone Leader.

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