OUR ALLIANCE | LEADERSHIP & STAFF Yovan ColladoDirector of Community Relations Yovan Collado is CCA Metro’s director of community relations for the Bronx, Queens, and upper Manhattan. He is responsible for fostering and deepening ties with the public to promote union carpenters’ and contractors’ ongoing efforts in these boroughs. Immediately prior to joining CCA Metro, Yovan served as deputy director of a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting affordable housing and organizing tenants. Before that, he worked as a banker in the consumer and community banking division of a major financial institution. As a proud lifelong New Yorker, Yovan has also consistently sought ways to serve his community, including volunteering as an auxiliary police officer with the NYPD and actively participating in the political process. Yovan graduated as a Presidential Scholar with a bachelor’s degree in political science from the City University of New York (CUNY) at Lehman College, and he is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at the CUNY School of Law. He now plans to use his varied experience to build on the partnership between union carpenters, contractors, and the public.