Malcolm A. Punter, MBA, Ed.D.
President & CEO
Malcolm A. Punter is responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of HCCI. Malcolm Punter earned a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) specializing in Executive Leadership, with an emphasis on social justice from St. John Fisher College. Dr. Punter also holds a Master of science Law Degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, specializing in international, corporate taxation and financial services, an M.B.A in Management, and a B.S. in Behavioral Science. Dr. Punter coordinates and manages the strategy for HCCIs real estate portfolio of nearly 3000 housing units and 70 commercial spaces. Dr. Punter reports to the Board of Directors on all matters related to the financial and operational sustainability of HCCI's more than $350,000,000 million dollars in real estate assets and social service programs. Click here to read full bio
Mr. Ernie Sanchez Enad, ACFE
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Mr. Ernie Enad, CNAP, ACFE, CPA (Php), serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc (HCCI). He is a Certified Non Profit Accounting Professional (CNAP) in New York, and also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the Philippines. He previously worked at SGV and Company (Global partner of Ernst & Young) as a Senior Audit Associate. In his tenure at SGV and Co., he was exposed to the hospitality, real estate, manufacturing, and financial industries. Click here to read full bio
Rev. Dr. Charles Butler
Vice President of Equitable Development
Dr. Charles Butler has more than 18 years of experience in case management, job development, management of social service programs and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing/Business Administration, a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Education, Master of Divinity in Urban Theology and a Doctorate in Ministry and Spiritual Formation. As VP of Equitable Development, Rev. Butler manages HCCI's homebuyer education seminar, provides housing counseling and counsels small businesses and sits on numerous boards related to economic empowerment. Click here to read full bio
Carlisa Brown Simons
Vice President of Corporate Relations
Carlisa Brown-Simons has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit planning and management. In 2012, she was appointed by the Board of Directors to head the newly created Corporate Relations division where she oversees the organization’s event management, fundraising, and grants administration programs. Prior to joining HCCI, Carlisa worked with the Port Authority of NY/NJ; Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc.; and Abbott Laboratories in Texas. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Click here for full bio
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Sheila Sturks joined HCCI as Executive Assistant to the President & CEO in July 2012. Prior to that, she worked at Synergistic Marketing, Inc. and A Better World Realty Corp., for a total of 18 years. Ms. Sturks has extensive experience in the Administrative and Marketing/ Advertising fields, and has held several executive positions. Ms. Sturks' greatest passion is caring for people. She is committed to making a difference and to helping to empower the Harlem community.