Bassel Brown

Our Staff Bassel Brown Staff Accountant Bassel, who comes from a family of accountants, has been in the field himself for almost 10 years. Currently, his role at Building Hope involves full cycle accounting for various charter school clients. He was born in Queens,...

Curtis Fuller

Our Staff Curtis Fuller Director of Charter School Operations Curtis leads the Charter Support Unit, providing operational assistance to help charter schools improve efficiencies. He was formerly the principal of a high-performing public charter school in Florida....

Amy Garcia

Our Staff Amy Garcia Staff Accountant, Charter School Business Services   Amy is a Staff Accountant, offering back office support services from the Ft. Lauderdale, FL office.  She is a veteran of the United States Air Force that joined the team in 2014 and has...

Trisha Leitem

Our Staff Trisha Leitem Assistant Director of Charter School Operations tleitem@bhope.orgTrisha joined Building Hope in 2019 with a background as an educator and school administrator. She enjoys assisting charter schools in moving toward their missions and visions....

Mark Levine

Our Staff Mark Levine Senior Accountant Mark’s work with Building Hope Services includes financial reporting; representing the organization and its partner schools at school board meetings; joining school representatives to attend workshops on grants and other...

Kevin Lugar

Our Staff Kevin Lugar Controller Kevin manages business transactions for public charter schools in Florida. He is an active CPA. His background includes leadership in the medical staffing, environmental services, and investment sectors, with expertise in budgeting,...