Breakthrough New York is successful due to the tireless efforts of our Board of Directors who lend their time, expertise and resources to ensure that our students make breakthroughs.

Bonnie Litt, Board Chair, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Niraj Shah, Vice Chair, Managing Director, Citigroup

Quentin Chu, Treasurer, Partner, Crestview Partners

Sunil P. Malhotra, M.D., Secretary, Director, Pediatric & Adult Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital of NJ


Jason Caldwell, Director of Admissions, Horace Mann School

Nora Elish, First Program Director, The Dalton School

Freda Gimpel, Chief Financial Officer, The Town School

Maria G. Hackley, Global Co-Head Industrials Group, Citigroup

Maria Jelescu-Dreyfus, Founder, Ardinall

Amy LevereCommunity Volunteer

Alisa M. Mall, Director of Investments, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Andrew H. Marks, Senior Executive Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher and Co.

Maria Cruz Melendez, Federal Prosecutor, US Attorney’s Office

Ali Morgan, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Rye Country Day School

Jack Paris, Managing Director, Citigroup

Sarah Rappoport, Community Volunteer

Liz Sherman, Former Board Chair

Laura Sloate, Investment Manager, Neuberger Berman

Zach Solomon, Managing Director, The Solomon Organization

Jeff Strong, Senior Director, Strong Communications

Andrew Thompson*, Partner, Cravath, Swaine and Moore

Mary Gay Townsend, Managing Partner, Norgay Partners

Robert Wolk, Investment Manager, Wolk Family Office 

Rhea Wong, Executive Director, Breakthrough New York

Adina Young, Architect, ACY & Company

* On February 25, 2017 we learned Andrew Thompson had passed away as the result of a tragic car accident. Andrew was a thoughtful, insightful, wise, and committed Board Member. We will miss him terribly.

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