NYN Media - 40 Under 40 Invitation

Dear HFC Friend,

I am very happy to invite you to attend this terrific breakfast (NYN Media 40 Under 40 Invitation) event on 4/12/18. Two years ago I was honored by NYN Media  for our HFC.org work in encouraging corporate philanthropy. This time I’ve been invited back as a Keynote Speaker to address & inspire 40 of the Rising Stars in the NY, NonProfit Firmament. Register by clicking below, and see you there!

— Rob

When:  Thursday April 12, 2018   8:30am 10:30am WhereThe New York Academy of Science


Every year, NYN Media recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40, who have made great strides in their career and hold the promise of a bright future!

The Class of 2018 Rising Stars will be profiled in a print journal and recognized at a breakfast awards ceremony on April 12, 2018 at The New York Academy of Science.


Michelle Amato, Chief of Staff/VP for Strategic Innovation, Little Flower Children and Family Services of NY

Michael Brady, Executive Director, Third Avenue Business Improvement District

Lynanne Bruun, Borough Director, Brooklyn Preventive Services, JCCA

Joong Ho (Kevin) Cho, Immigration Program Manager and Community Liaison, The Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York

Kandra L. Clark, Strategic Partnerships Liaison & Senior Grant Writer, The Fortune Society

David Collins, Assistant Vice President, Programs & Policy, The Children’s Village

Devaughn D. Fowlkes, College & Career Success Director, Breakthrough New York

Erin Leigh George, New York State Campaign Coordinator, JustLeadershipUSA

Leah Goodridge, Supervising Attorney, Mobilization for Justice

Nathaniel Gray, LGBTQ+ Advocate and Empathy Facilitator, The Proud Path

Riva Heller, Executive Assistant, Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

Nakia D. Johnson, Program Manager, Training & Development, FPWA

Fiona Kanagasingam, Director of Consulting, Community Resource Exchange

W. Eli Khoury, Chief Information Officer, YAI

Roland   Knight, Program Director, Good Shepherd Services

Alana Kulig, Director of Events and Partnerships, Citymeals on Wheels

Eric Landau, President, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Jean Paul Laurent, Founder & CEO, Unspoken Smiles Foundation

Patrick Ma, Chief Operating Officer, a.i.r. nyc

Erica Mateo, Project Director, Neighborhood Safety Initiatives, Center for Court Innovation

Apurva Mehrotra, Director of Research and Data Analysis, Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York

Carrie Muman, Communications Director, Planned Parenthood of NYC

Allison Nickerson, Executive Director, LiveOn NY

Jessica Nielsen, Director of Waiver Services, LCSW, Cardinal McCloskey Community Services

Tiasia O’Brien, Director of Development and Communications, Groundswell

Rachel D. Pardoe, Program Officer, The New York Community Trust

Bonnie Perry, Program Manager, GallopNYC

Franklyn Pintado, Director of Finance, Partnership with Children

Allison Quigney, Director of Client Services, Public Works Partners LLC

Tracie Robinson, Senior Policy Analyst, Human Services Council

Maria Rogers, Building Director, Boston Road Residence, Breaking Ground

Jessica Santana, Co-founder, New York On Tech

Brandi Scott, Managing Director, PNP Staffing Group

Monroe Solomon, Legal Director, Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT)

Brittany Spatz, Director of Program Partnerships, Educational Alliance

Erin Star, Co-Founder, Inspire Hearts Fundraising

Jennifer Strashnick, Director of Program Compliance and Child Protection Officer, Covenant House New York

Sarah Strole, Program Director, Lutheran Social Services of NY

Karolina Veprek, Special Projects Manager, SCO Family of Services

Shamar L. Watson, Director of WJCS After School Academy, Westchester Jewish Community Services

For more information on programming and speaking opportunities, please contact Lissa Blake at Lblake@cityandstateny.com or Kelly Murphy at kmurphy@cityandstateny.com

NYN Media - 40 Under 40 Invitation
NYN Media - 40 Under 40 Invitation