Reed Phillips (Duke University) Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board. Managing Partner and
co-founder, DeSilva + Phillips, a leading boutique M&A
firm focused on traditional and digital media, marketing, information, education and technology.
Keith Lippert (Syracuse Adelphi University) Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board. Founding
Partner of LHA, a leading investor relations firm. Board
members of the World President's Organization.
Anthony Altamura (Georgetown, NYU) Partner, Securities & Tax at Hahn & Hessen. Anthony
is a leader
in advising financial institutions, investment banks and commercial lenders on federal, state and foreign tax
of their business transactions. Anthony is an active member of Tax Sections of the American Bar Association and New
State Bar Association, Tax Section.
Robert F. Berkley (LaSalle) Former CFO and Director of Verizon's world-wide Information Technology
Previously, Bob was CFO for Verizon's Northeast operations, covering wireline & FiOS services from New York to
Nancy Boehm (GWU, Fordham) CTO, Perella Weinberg Partners
Fay Devlin Partner and founding member of Eurotech Construction, one of the largest construction
in the New York tri-state area. Fay is also a board member of Friends of Sinn Fein USA.
Nicole Ihasz (University of Virginia) Co-Founder of Raptor Films and President of 7 West 44th Street
LLC. Additionally, Nicole is a founding member and sits on the Board of Directors of Artist Legacy Group, LLC.
Mike Jazayeri (University of Washington) Executive at Google. Previously worked at Microsoft.
Merritt Lutz (Michigan State University) Vice-Chairman, Morgan Stanley IT Holding Inc.
Jonathan Ramsden (Exeter, Oxford) Former Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie &
Fitch. Previously he served
as CFO of TWA Worldwide, and Controller of Omnicom Group Inc.
Ari Schottenstein (Princeton, Columbia) Ari is a principal at Protean Capital Management, an
firm focusing on special situations and serves as a director of COBAlt, Inc. Ari's experience includes
banking and private equity roles at Salomon Smith Barney, Citigroup Global Markets, and Cogent Partners (now
Evan Singer (George Washington) President and CEO of The Singer Group, which is the market leader in
national brands to military resale stores. Evan and the company have been recognized by the President and First Lady
Langley Air Force Base.
Peter Stern (Harvard, Yale) Head of Subscription Services for Apple Inc.
Andrew Steele (Aberdeen, Scotland) President of a2media. Previously BBC Washington bureau
chief, in charge of the BBC News editorial operations. Also former BBC Middle East and European bureau chief.