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Tri-State Advisory Board

Jennifer K. Marrus, Co-Chair | Fundraising and Board Development Consultant
Mark Pinho, Co-Chair | Managing Director, St. Victor Group
Milena Alberti | Former CFO, Penguin Random House
Lorie Almon | Co-Managing Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Sharyar Aziz | Managing Director, UBS
Mark Flannery | Sector Executive, Point72
Brittany Sommer Katzin | Manager of Family Engagement, NYC Department of Education
Kellie Lerner |  Partner, Robins, Kaplan LLP
Cynthia Mitchell | Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
Kim Mitchell | Vice President, Program Development & Operations, NPower
Kelsey Nason | Partner, Baretz+Brunelle
Alan Riffkin | Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC
Brian Rivel | President, Rivel Research Group
Molly Wythes | Marketing Consultant


Brittany Sommer Katzin, Co-chair | Manager of Family Engagement, NYC Department of Education
Kelsey Nason, Co-chair | Partner, Baretz+Brunelle
Ahilya Wallia | Senior Business Development Associate, ExecOnline
Amber Cartwright | Director of Professional Learning, Policy and Implementation for the Division of Early Childhood Education, NYC Department of Education
Alexandra Hancock | Managing Director of Marketing & Student Acquisition, BASIS.ed
Andrew Guidice | Director, First Republic Bank
Colin Campbell | Consultant, Oliver Wyman
Erica Swainson | Corporate Counsel, Salesforce
Jeff Cole | Senior Manager, PwC Asset Management
Kaitlin Ferry | Executive Assistant
Kierra Hines | Senior Accountant, CI Capital Partners LLC
Leah Molaiepour | Associate Director of Major Gifts, University of Pennsylvania
Nika Mosenthal | Asset Management, JP Morgan
Samantha Wong | Senior Treasury Analyst, Steve Madden
Shanika Victor | Event Consultant
Tori Mack | Academic Skills Administrator, Fordham University
Torrean Slaughter | Account Manager, Factual
Victoria Havlicek | Marketing Manager, The Starry

Interested in joining the Young Professionals Board? We are currently seeking motivated young professionals to participate in the planning and coordination of fundraising, volunteer and social events. To learn more, contact Liz Trout, Associate Director of Development at or 212-868.2526 X616.

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