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Board of Directors

Our influential board of managers is passionate about strengthening the foundations of New York City communities.

Chris Blunt
Blackstone Insurance Solutions


Nancy E. Calderon
Global Lead Partner

Robert C. Lieber
Executive Managing Director
C-III Capital Partners

Sandie O’Connor
Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Justin Skala
COO, North America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia and   
Global Sustainability


Pedram Afshar
Senior Vice President, Head of Service
New York Life 

Susan S. Alexander
Executive Vice President (retired)

Sofia Bahamon, Youth Representative
Flushing YMCA

Justin Carroll
Director, Legal Counsel
Guggenheim Partners

Ryan Chan, Branch Representative
Supervising Analyst, Economic Development Unit
NYC Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget

Wellington Chen
Executive Director
The Chinatown Partnership

Richard C. Delaney
Senior Vice President, Operations (retired)

Stephen Forcione
Founder and CEO
Red Fuse Communications

Bryan Gonterman
Vice President and General Manager, NY and NJ

Stanley E. Grayson
Vice Chairman and COO (retired)
M.R. Beal & Company

Steven J. Kimble
Chairman and CEO
Deloitte Tax LLP

Robert A. Knakal
Chairman, New York Investment Sales
Cushman & Wakefield

Cas Holloway
Global Head of Technical Operations
Bloomberg LP


Hildy Kuryk
Artemis Strategies

Henry Kuykendall
Senior Vice President - Airport Operations, Northeast
Delta Air Lines

Jeffrey M. Levy
J.J. Ryan Associates, Inc.

Sal Maglietta
Executive Vice President
U.S. Bank

The Reverend Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
Fordham University

Frank Monterisi
Senior Vice President
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Christopher J. O’Connor
Executive Vice President
GNYHA Ventures, Inc.

Maggie Parent
Executive Vice President, Technology, Innovation, and Operations
Voya Financial, Inc.

R. Donahue Peebles
Chairman & CEO
The Peebles Corporation

Thomas J. Quinlan III
Chairman and CEO
LSC Communications

Dr. Wayne Riley
SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Nick Robinson
Senior Vice President, Business Chief Risk Officer
Capital One

Michael Rodgers
Vice President, Youth and Community Runner Engagement
New York Road Runners

Cleveland D. Rueckert
Research Associate
UBS Investment Bank

Elizabeth Rutledge
Chief Marketing Officer
American Express

Robert Scamardella
Managing Partner
Russo, Scamardella and D’Amato

Noah Stewart, Youth Representative
Vanderbilt YMCA

Holly Thomas
Group Vice President – Media Relations / Cause Marketing / Special Events

Phyllis White-Thorne, Branch Representative
Adjunct Faculty
Mercy College



Karl M. von der Heyden, CHAIR
Vice Chairman (retired)

Robert Annunziata
Chairman (retired)
ATEF, Inc.

Kevin Burke
Chairman, President and CEO (retired)
Consolidated Edison

Janice Reals Ellig
Chief Executive Officer
The Ellig Group, LLC

Timothy P. Flynn
Chairman (retired)
KMPG International

Glenn Lau-Kee
Kee & Lau-Kee PLLC

William K. Lee, MD
Cardiac Associates of North Jersey

Consuelo Mack
Anchor and Executive Producer

Timothy L. Porter
Chief Client Relationship Counsel (retired)
Proskauer Rose LLP

John Rowe, MD
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

William D. Rueckert
Oyster Management Group LLC

Barry Salzberg
CEO (retired)
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Diana L. Taylor
Senior Adviser
Wolfensohn Fund Management

Hon. Merryl H. Tisch
Chancellor (former)
New York State Board of Regents

Roger M. Vasey
Managing Partner
Conyers Capital, LLC

Hon. Myrtle G. Whitmore
Commissioner (retired)
NYC Housing Authority