Yelena Tolstopyatova

Program and Operations Manager


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.