Ervis Burda is an OFE certified Financial Counselor for NYLAG’s Storm Response Unit and the  Human Resources Administration/ Office of Financial Empowerment Jobs-Plus program. Before joining NYLAG, Ervis was a Fellow with the Financial Clinic, where he provided financial counseling services to low income New Yorkers and taught financial literacy for Capital One student-run bank programs in Harlem and the Bronx. He was also involved with Ready Set Green Light- a United Way initiative to implement financial empowerment programs in domestic violence shelters across New York City. Ervis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Russian & Eastern European Studies, and Comparative Literature, from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.