The Breakthrough New York Young Professionals Board (YPB) brings young, dedicated professionals together to support low-income, highly motivated students to and through college by fundraising, networking, volunteering, creating corporate leadership opportunities, and building greater awareness of our work to break the cycle of poverty in the lives of the kids and families we serve.

If you are interested in joining this passionate group of young professionals, please fill out this brief application

Applications are accepted year-round.


2017-2018

Andrew Chase, Director, Brokerage Services, Cushman Wakefield – Chair

Justin Roberts, Vice President, CIT Group – Vice Chair

Gabriel Hayes, Digital Producer, Saatchi & Saatchi Online Fundraising & Marketing Chair, Executive Committee

Molly Miller, Senior Account Executive, Hall & Partners – Event Planning Committee Chair, Executive Committee

Randy Nash, Financial Underwriter, Alliant Insurance Services – Membership Committee Chair, Executive Committee

 

Rishabh Agarwal, Principal, Success Academy Bed-Stuy Middle School

Chrissy Allen, Buyer, MILLY

Robert Baldwin, Strategic Finance Associate, Via Transportation

Ozan Cubukcu, Associate, Olympus Partners

Gavin Davis, Corporate Recruiter, Forrest Solutions Group

Katy Geller, Actuarial Manager, PwC

Thurston Hamlette, Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Cheryl James, Corporate Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company

Nikhil Jayawickrama, Investment Banking Analyst, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Dave Jonas, Area VP - Producer, Arthur J. Gallagher

Michael Lei, Associate, Greenbriar Equity Group

Gemma Lenowitz, STEM Teacher, Math, Engineering, Science Academy Charter High School

Katie Lill, Private Bank Analystm J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Ryan Lichtenfeld, Account Supervisor, BBDO New York

Sonia Mehta, Data Engineer, Group Nine Media

Alex Merchant, Senior Policy Analyst, New York City Mayor's Office of Operation

Sadaf Omar, Mayor's Community Affairs Unit, Center for Faith & Community Partnerships

Kathryn Scott, Consultant, IBM Global Business Services

Mark Shapiro, Research Associate, NERA Economic Consulting (Oliver Wyman Group)

Alphonse Simon, Research Associate, Columbia University

Jake Velazquez, Commercial Real Estate Agent, Compass


Join us! please fill out an application today! 

Applications are accepted year-round.