Board of Directors

As of 3/19/2014

Chair*
Christopher P. Boylan* – Director, Governmental & Strategic Partnerships, General Contractors Association; Director, National Transportation & Infrastructure Practice, Harris Rand Lusk

Vice Chair*
Louise Morman – Executive Director, Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute

Treasurer*
Kenneth Smith – CPA, Partner, EisnerAmper LLP

Executive Director*
Alicia Pierro – Big Apple Greeter

Barbara Bailey
Assistant Director, Communications Workers of America Local 1180’s Retiree Division (Retired)

Kamal Bhatia, CFA
Senior VP, Fixed Income and Alternatives, Oppenheimer Funds

Garrett R. Bowden
Managing Director, Chesterfield Faring, Ltd.

Bennett Brooks
Senior Mediator, Consensus Building Institute, Inc.

Patty Clark
Sr. Advisor to the Aviation Director for External Affairs, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

Patrick W. Condren*
President, Patcon Associates, Ltd.

Kelly Ann Curtin
Senior Vice President, Membership, NYC & Company

Matthew Daus, Esq.*
Distinguished Lecturer, CUNY;  Partner, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP

Merrie L. Davis

Douglas Durst
President, The Durst Organization

Salvatore Esposito Jr.
Chief Operating Officer, SkyAuction.com

Don Eugene*
Senior Officer, R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. (Retired); Callydus Group LLC

Avik Kabessa
CEO, Carmel Car & Limousine Service

Peter Kohlmann
Founder, PeKo Creative

George Lence*
President, Nicholas & Lence Communications, LLC

Thomas G. Lewis*
President, Gray Line New York Sightseeing (Immediate Past Chair)

Diane McNulty
Director of Community Affairs, The New York Times

Travis Noyes
Chief Marketing Officer, New York Wheel, LLC

David Rothfeld, Esq.*
Partner, Kane Kessler, P.C.

John J. Ruzich, OBE*
President  & CEO, The TIMM Group, LLC

Stephen Schnall*
President, Systems Automation Services, Theater Associate Producer; Trustee, South Orange Village

Joseph E. Spinnato
President, Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.

Barbara M. Tomanelli
Executive Assistant to Vice President, MetLife (Retired); Greeter Representative

Peter Ward
President, New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council

Markly Wilson
Director, International Marketing, New York State Division of Tourism
 
Chairman Emeritus
Joel L. Epstein
Chairman & CEO, AIG Consumer Finance (Retired)

Honorary Lifetime Member
Elizabeth A. Baltz
Global Business Development & Management
Paul Insalaco
President, BF9 Media (Chairman Emeritus)
Horace Webb
Senior Vice President Public Affairs, Con Edison (Retired)
 
Ex-Officio Members
Hon. Bill de Blasio, Mayor of the City of New York
Hon. Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President
Hon. Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
Hon. Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Borough President
Hon. Melinda Katz, Queens Borough President
Hon. James S. Oddo, Staten Island Borough President

*Executive Committee