YC&E Team

Suzanne Shaw
Director

As Director of Yale Conferences & Events, Suzanne is responsible for development of new programs and expanding the visibility of YC&E.

Linda Peterson
Associate Director for Business Operations

As Associate Director of Business Operations, Linda is part of the leadership team and provides direction to all team members for the department’s overall financial accounting and budgeting process

Kathryn Vieillard
Associate Director of Program Administration

As Associate Director of Yale Conferences and Events, Kate is responsible for developing and directing programs and projects that will cultivate and enhance summer operations and programming.

Alexander Allouche
Housing and Information Systems Manager

As Housing & Information Systems Manager, Alex is responsible for the overall integrity, maintenance, and accuracy of the housing assignment system.

David Wright
Residential Operations Manager

As Residential Operations Manager, David coordinates housing operations and manages most of our summer staff.

Shannon LeGault
Program Director

As a Program Director, Shannon is responsible for managing multiple programs from the initial inquiry and budget creation through the on-site coordination of housing, classrooms and activities. 

Tara Schule
Program Director

As Program Director, Tara is responsible for ensuring client satisfaction by keeping YC&E programs professionally maintained and executed.

Jennifer Zuccaro
Program Director

As Program Director, Jen is responsible for developing new business and fortifying existing client relationships.

Dena Rozanski
Program Director

As a Program Director, Dena is responsible for managing multiple programs from the initial inquiry and budget creation through the on-site coordination of housing, classrooms and activities. 

Thomas Amatrudo
Financial Assistant

As Financial Assistant, Tom’s primary roles are to process financial documents, deposit funds and to ensure that all expenses and revenues are accounted for properly.

Megan Palluzzi
Program Manager

As a Program Manager, Megan is responsible for supporting a wide range of department programs, conferences, events and projects.

Kelly Vailette
Program Assistant

As a Program Assistant, Kelly is responsible for supporting a wide range of department programs, conferences, events, and projects.

Cheralyn Gargano
Senior Administrative Assistant

As Senior Administrative Assistant, Cherie is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the administrative office activities of YC&E.  Cherie handles communications with external clients, ven

Matthew Finney
Special Projects and Programs Assistant

As Special Projects and Programs Assistant, Matthew develops and executes projects outside of the office’s day-to-day conferences and events operations.

Pedro Tello
Conference Dining & Special Events Manager

Pedro Tello, Conference Dining & Special Events Manager, is responsible for coordination between Yale Conferences & Events and Yale Hospitality to organize all logistical and operational as