Yelena joined CCLR in September 2019 as the Program and Operations Manager, and manages CCLR's regional and national programming as well as internal operations.
Yelena Tolstopyatova is a proud Brooklynite who is now based in Oakland, CA. Yelena graduated from Syracuse University in 2013, where she received her B.A. in Geography & Spanish. Prior to joining CCLR, Yelena had operational roles in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction industry and most recently in the Tech Sector managing ticketing operations and client relations for large-scale live events such as music festivals. She has worked for both a full service general contracting firm and for an architecture firm that specializes in hospitality, mixed-use, and fixture design projects. She has had the honor of interning for the development team at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.