Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is a group of dedicated and passionate professionals that are ambassadors for DMF and offer their specific expertise to us on an as needed basis. We are very thankful to the Advisory Council for their involvement and dedication to DMF.

Steven Blacher, CPA

Steven Blacher and Company, CPA's
 

Paul A. Burke

Head of School, Nightingale-Bamford School

 

Sharon L. Burke

Former Executive Director, JP Morgan

Brooke A. Bryant

Director of Development, Kaufman Music Center

John A. Carpente, Ph.D., MT-BC, LCAT

Associate Professor, Molloy College
Founder/Exec. Dir., Rebecca Center for Music Therapy
Founder/Owner, Developmental Music Health, LLC

Serena L. Deutsch, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist/Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Child, Adolescent and Adult Therapy

Crista Earl

Director Web Operations, American Foundation for the Blind
 

Dina Fanai

President: One Vision Music
Artist Development: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dream Artist Productions
Co-creator, Producer: Cinema 12

Teddy Frischling

Director of Athletics, PE and Summer Camps, The Dalton School
Director and Founder, Dribbl Basketball Program
 

Ana B. Giglio, DDS

Periodontist
 

Barbara Russano Hanning, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Music
The City College and City University Graduate Center, CUNY
Adjunct Professor, The Juilliard School

Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Musicology, Brooklyn College

 

 

 

 

Karel S. Karpe

KarpeLaw
 

Robert Kinkel

President: Steller Productions, Inc
Co-creater, Producer: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Cinema 12
 

Dr. Erika Landau

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Priscilla Ma

U.S. Executive Director, World Animal Protection

Hagan Major

Co-Founder & President
YellowHammer Media Group
 

 

John J. Monahan

Executive Managing Director, Gallin
 

Bill Norden

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
 

Kenneth J. Podziba

President/CEO, Bike New York


 

Mitchell O. Protass, C.F.A.

Former Portfolio Manager, JPMorgan Ventures
Former Vice President, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
 

David Rich

Managing Partner, Twig Lane Group
 

Michael I. Thaler, CPA, PFS

Senior Partner, Sanders Thaler Viola & Katz, LLP
Adjunct Professor, Molloy College
 

Jennifer Teich

Individualized supports, AHRC New York City


Matt Trush

Product Director, Meetup


Young Professional & Artist Council

The DMF Young Professional & Artist Council is a non-governing body comprised of individuals starting out in their career who want to support and become involved with DMF in some way. Through events and Diversity Awareness Initiative referrals, as well as volunteering, members make a positive impact in spreading the word about DMF and its program.

David Bedard - Co-Chair

Karen Liu - Co-Chair

Jonathan Stein


Junior Council - Coming Soon