Steven Gordon has over 10 years of nonprofit direct service, administrative, development, and technical assistance/capacity building experience. His areas of expertise include, but not limited to HIV/AIDS, youth development, homelessness, sexual and behavioral health, program development and implementation, and grants management. Steven has a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Pace University. Currently Steven is the Development Director of Gay Men of African Descent, a service provider for MSM of color in Brooklyn, New York. There, he is a senior administrator that works with the Executive Director in creating sustainability for the agency in the changing nonprofit landscape. His responsibilities include grant development and implementation, budget projection and implementation, board development and recruitment, donor cultivation, continuing staff development, and program outcomes measurement. Prior to his role at GMAD, Steven spent 7 years serving at the Ali Forney Center, a housing and service provider for homeless LGBTQ youth, as the Director of Drop-In Services. There he managed a large program budget, 6 grant contracts, a team of staff, interns and consultant of over 20, and a very busy triage space for youth in crisis. During his time at AFC to the present, Steven has served as an independent consultant for direct service nonprofits, training agencies, and consulting companies. His consulting services include grant writing, technical assistance/capacity building, program implementation, and development services. Steven has served on the New York City HIV/AIDS Planning Council and has spoken in various setting about the needs and rights of the LGBTQ, HIV/AIDS, Youth and homeless communities.