Foundation Staff

Resa Kierstein, Vice President of Business Development

Resa Kierstein is Vice President of Business Development of the SCORE Foundation. Resa joined The SCORE Foundation in 2010. In her role, Resa builds partnerships with major corporations to support small business including partnerships with Google, Microsoft, Office Depot, Brother and many others. Resa comes from a family of small business owners and lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, their daughter and son.

Jessica Pisano, Director of Corporate Relations

Jessica Pisano joined the SCORE Foundation in 2014 as Director of Corporate Relations. In this role, she works to cultivate existing corporate relationships and identify new prospects for partnerships. Jessica has worked in non-profit for more than 15 years with organizations such as American Cancer Society and National Kidney Foundation. She brings with her a great deal of fundraising experience and is also part-owner of a small business focused on health in education. Jessica knows how important a helping hand can be when running a small business and is excited for an opportunity to help SCORE expand programs aimed to educate and empower small business owners.

Avi Rasowsky Director of Development

Avi Rasowsky works to advance the SCORE mission by developing new partnerships with corporations who are determined to fuel the growth of our nation’s small business sector. Avi is a business owner himself and knows firsthand the difference that SCORE’s mentoring and education services can create for entrepreneurs who need specific, timely, and personalized advice. He brings with him a great deal of experience partnering with business owners and corporate executives who are looking to drive profitable growth through the effective implementation of 21st century sales strategies. Avi and his wife live in Houston, Texas with their three young children.

Naina Vasudeva, CMP, Events Manager

Naina Vasudeva serves as the Event Manager for the various Foundation supported events, such as the annual SCORE Awards Gala and the American Small Business Championship. Naina holds two bachelor’s degrees from West Virginia University in Public Relations and Women’s Studies and has obtained her Certificate in Event Management from George Washington University. Naina has a family background in the small business sector and comes to SCORE with an appreciation for the hard work and dedication of each SCORE client.