Greater New York Board of Directors

Name Title & Company Board Position 
Nancy Brown Philanthropist  Chairwoman Emeritus 
Ellen Crown Philanthropist    
Cole Charnas Assistant Vice President, Security Benefit  Volunteer Engagement Committee Co-Chair 
Shannon Chang, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine  Chapter Medical Advisory Committee Co-Chair 
Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship, NYU Langone
Marilyn Chinitz Partner, Matrimonial & Family Law, Blank Rome LLP  Volunteer Engagement Committee Co-Chair 
Joan Falk Philanthropist   
David Hirsch Founder and General Partner, JJS Associates    
Jeffrey Justin Vice President, Justin Management  Chairman Emeritus  
Stan Kleger Partner, Nat Lane Equities   
Jodi Krieger-Yellen Partner, Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff, Cohen   
Kathleen Merrell     
Robert Morris President, Rampart Group Immediate Past President 
Marcy Nanus Healthcare Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs Professional  National Board Member 
Joseph Picoraro, MD Pediatric Gastroenterology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center  Chapter Medical Advisory Co-Chair 
Pamela Reis     
William Rose Senior Vice President - Wealth Management, UBS Past Board President 
Michelle Swarzman Philanthropist    
Michele Sweetwood Philanthropist    
AJ Vaynerchuk Co – Founder, VaynerMedia and VaynerSports  
Jeffrey Ward Founder & Managing Partner, Savvy Navigator President 
Peter Yawitz Founder & President, Clear Communication    
HONORARY BOARD
Trustee 
Title  
Board Position 
Pauline Arama-Olsten 
Philanthropist 
  
Paul Berger 
Director of Sales and Business Development, Sophia’s Foods, Inc 
 
Daniel Crown
Founder/Producer, Red Crown Productions  
Chairman Emeritus 
Martin Grant 
Principal, Private Wealth Management, Alliance Bernstein
 
George Hall 
Chief Executive, Clinton Group 
 
Elizabeth Heck 
President, GNY Insurance
 
David Horing 
Managing Director, American Securities  
 
David Hudesman, MD 
Medical director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, NYU Langone 
 
Zachary Kerr 
President, M&R Management Co, Inc 
 
Dana Lukin, MD 
Clinical Director of Translational Research, Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Weill Cornell 
Chapter Medical Advisory Committee Co-Chair 
Abby Modell 
Philanthropist 
 
Alexander Modell 
Associate, Maxim Capital Group 
 
Shelby Modell
 
National Co-Founder 
Raj Nanavati 
Partner, IBG
  
Elyse Newhouse 
Philanthropist 
 
Pamela Pantzer 
Philanthropist 
  
Gary Podell 
Principal and Managing Director, Vintage Group, LLC 
 
Carole Ostroff 
Philanthropist 
  
Karen Rosenthal 
Partner, Bender & Rosenthal LLP 
 
Peter Rubin, MD 
Gastroenterologist, Mount Sinai 
  
Daniel Stone 
Chief Risk Officer, Ionic Capital Management 
 
Wendy Schwartz 
 
 
Howard Swarzman
Vice President, Glenwood Management 
Chairman Emeritus