Staff


Robin Mitchell »

Executive Director

Robin joined Horizons as Executive Director in February 2016 after eight years of leadership and management experience with Special Olympics New York, which included program and curriculum development, fundraising, grant writing, budget management, and staff management. He has a strong background in building inclusive programs in elementary school settings, including the Rochester City School District. Robin has a B.S. in Communication and Media from Loughborough University in the U.K. and an M.S. in Inclusive Education from Nazareth College.


Dan Deckman »

Development Associate

Dan joined Horizons in February 2020 after serving as a development and operations leader at various education and housing nonprofit organizations in Rochester, including Uncommon Schools and The Salvation Army. Dan grew up in Rochester, and attended Fordham University in New York City, where he started his career in nonprofits. He has also been HAC's head coach for track and field and cross country since 2015. He also enjoys reading, travel, running, hiking, cycling, and spending time with his wife and three daughters.