The Young Professionals Board includes young, dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping Breakthrough New York achieve its mission of supporting low-income, highly motivated students to and through college by fundraising, networking, volunteering, creating corporate leadership opportunities, and building greater awareness about Breakthrough New York.
Alex Merchant, Senior Policy Analyst, New York City Mayor's Office of Operation – Chair
Andrew Chase, Advisor, Cresa – Executive Committee
Thurston Hamlette, Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP – Executive Committee
Justin Roberts, Vice President, CIT Group – Executive Committee
Lisa Schein, Senior Brand & Marketing Director, Loftex – Executive Committee
Victoria Adamo, Director Admissions, Fontbonne Hall Academy
Chrissy Allen, Buyer, MILLY
Robert Baldwin, High Yield Research Analyst, Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research
Vikram Bishnoi, Associate, CCMP Capital
Fei Chen, Associate, Altaris Capital Partners, LLC
Gabrielle Fraenkel, Columbia University
Alex Gutman, Assistant Vice President, HSBC Bank Corporate Banking
Michael Lei, Associate, Greenbriar Equity Group
Kaley Martín, Management Consulting Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers State & Local Government Practice
Randy Nash, Associate Accountant, Williams/Gerard Productions Inc.
Kelly (DeChiaro) Santo, Sr. UX Designer, Showtime Networks Inc.
Emily Volpini, Chief of Staff, Explore Schools
Amy Seo Young Yun, M&A Advisory Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers
If you are interested in joining the Young Professionals Board, please fill out the application.
Applications are accepted year-round.