NBPA Staff


Katie Denny Horowitz
Executive Director

Katie Denny Horowitz became Executive Director in May 2019, bringing nearly two decades of public and nonprofit experience to the role. She arrives at NBPA after six years of leading the fundraising, communications, and government relations at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, Queens, and had previously served as the Director of Development for New Yorkers for Parks and the Director of Special Projects at the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. A longtime Greenpoint resident, Katie has held past volunteer positions with NBPA, when it was Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA), and Katie chaired its Community Committee. Katie was also a board member of Greenpoint Waterfront Alliance for Parks and Planning (GWAPP), co-founder of the North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition, and a Community Advisory Member of the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF).


Claudia Rincon
Communications and Development Manager

Claudia comes to us from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, where she distinguished herself as team lead in planning and promoting events. She had previously worked with the DUMBO Improvement District in a Marketing and Events position. Now, she brings her knowledge and experience to NBPA to generate visibility through new marketing and fundraising channels.