Friends of the Children–New York's Board of Directors and Leadership Council are composed of dedicated professional and community leaders who share our passion for our mission and commitment to our values.

Board of Directors

Kathleen Maurella

Chairperson

Chief Marketing Officer

Waterloo Sparkling Water

James I. McClammy

Vice-Chairperson

Partner

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Patrick D. McGrath

Vice-Chairperson

Director

Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C.

Martha Ucko

Treasurer

Founder and Executive Director

BrainTrain

James Iselin

Secretary

Managing Director

Neuberger Berman

Erica B. Baird

(Retired) Deputy General Counsel

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kells Barnett

Designer

5001 Flavors Inc and Harlem Haberdashery

Berna Barshay

Senior Editor

Empire Financial Research

Bettina Benson

Assistant Director Federal Compliance

Pfizer Inc. (retired)

Effie Blassberger ‎

Assistant District Attorney ‎

Queens District Attorney's Office

Randy Chao

Director

Houlihan Lokey – Consumer, Food & Retail Group

Kenneth Chen

Senior Vice President

Antares Capital

Karn S. Chopra

Managing Director

Centerview Partners

Aliya Haider

General Counsel

Geller Advisors

Melissa Hobley

Chief Marketing Officer

OkCupid

Peter W. Kolp, Esq.

Founder Peter W. Kolp P.C.

Matthew Landy

Portfolio Manager

Lazard Asset Management

Paul M. Lewis

Senior Vice President – Private Wealth Management

UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Howard Lorsch

Human Resources Consultant

Dana Rachlin

Executive Director

NYC Together

Hon. Kathleen A. Roberts

U.S. Magistrate Judge (SDNY, retired) Mediator and Arbitrator, JAMS

Christopher Rollins

Chief Executive Officer

BTIG Limited

Joan D. Rosenthal

(Retired)

JPMorgan Chase

Brian E. Schartz

Partner

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Elisabeth Wadsworth

Portfolio Manager / Strategic Partner

Esopus Creek Advisors LLC

Chase Williams

Founder

Table of Kingz

Ronald S. Zuvich, CFA

Vice President

Emet Capital Management

Leadership Council

Lamont Barnett Wray Jr

Food Bank For New York City

Michael Beutel

Partners Group

Ruth Ann Blankenheim

Prudential

Davion Chism

Kirkland & Ellis

Jessica Corn

Soroban Capital Partners LP

Hector Del Razo

Antares Capital

Megan DuMont

Nike

Matthew Fagen

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jesse Friedlander

Providence Equity

Solana Fruchter

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Sarah Jakaitis

JP Morgan Chase

Jordan Kravette

Alvarez & Marshal

Pinsi Lei

Pinsi Lei Creative

Grace Lloyd

Ardian

Andrew Lichtman

Jenner & Block

Richard Lorenzen

Fifth Avenue Brands

Mitchell Revich

Prelude Growth Partners

Allison Roye

JP Morgan Chase

Mario Zillner

Morgan Stanley

Jessica Zukhovich

HIG Capital