Leadership Council

Doug Bauer
Executive Director,
Clark Foundation

Melissa Beck
Executive Director,
The Educational Foundation of America

Thomas Blaney
O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins, LLP

Helene Blieberg
Co- Chair, Helene Blieberg Associates

Jack Bode
Nonprofit Advisor,

Karen Brown
Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Learning,
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Richard Brown
Vice President,
American Express Foundation

Casey Castaneda
Chief of Staff,
Farm Sanctuary

Donna Colonna
Chief Executive Officer,
Services for the UnderServed

Don Crocker
Senior Fellow,
Support Center

Laura Cronin
Executive Director,
The New School

Robert Danzig
Director of Planned Giving,
Pratt Institute

Jane Englebardt
Upshot Advisors

John Emmert
Chief Financial Officer,

Bill Falahee
Director of Finance & Administration,
The J.M. Kaplan Fund

Paul Gangsei
Former Special Counsel,
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Anne Green
Griffin Green Consulting

Douglas Gould

Amy Holmes
Senior Philanthropic Advisor,
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Alisa Kesten
Former Executive Director
Volunteer New York!

Eddie LaPorte
Executive Director,
New Jersey Office of Faith Based Initiatives at State of New Jersey

Diane Manning
Northeast Industry Lead, Not for Profit and Higher Education,
Capital One

Lakimja Mattocks
Chief Programs Officer,
Nonprofit New York

Matthew McCrosson
O’Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins, LLP

Tonia Papke
MDI Consulting

Sharmila Rao Thakkar
Philanthropy and Nonprofit Consultant,
SRT Advising & Consulting, LLC

Ralph Rogers
Financial Advisor,
Wells Fargo

Janice Schoos
Vice President, Senior Philanthropic Specialist, Specialized Wealth Services,
Wells Fargo

Peter Sullivan
Retired Executive Director
B2B Publishing and Media

George Suttles
Executive Director,
Commonfund Institute

Ric Swierat
Retired Former Executive Director
Westchester ARC

Keith Timko
Executive Director,
Support Center

Phillip Yang
Global Legal Lead, Data & Digital Initiatives,