NYN Presents: 40 Under 40 2015

November 19, 2015  
Award Ceremony
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Event Description

For the first time, New York Nonprofit Media is recognizing 40 of New York’s rising stars in the nonprofit world under the age of 40. It’s an excellent opportunity to establish your company as a valuable resource and supporter of these nonprofit leaders. Winners will be profiled in a special events journal provided at our celebratory event.


Thursday, November 19 from 8:30-10:30 AM 

at LAVO 39 East 58th Street, New York, NY 


New York Nonprofit Media celebrates its inaugural 40 under 40 on November 19th from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at LAVO at 39 East 58th Street in Manhattan. The breakfast serves to celebrate the accomplishments of our forty under forty with friends, colleagues and family. Programming for the morning will include speeches and an award presentation featuring photo shoots for each winner. 

Congratulations to the 2015 New York Nonprofit 40 Under 40 Rising Stars!

Melkis Alvarez-Baez, Director of Programs, Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York

Walter Barrientos, Long Island Coordinator, Make the Road New York

Gregory Brender, Co-Director of Policy and Advocacy, United Neighborhood Houses

Moria Cappio, Vice President of the Early Childhood Division, The Children's Aid Society

Elizabeth Clay Roy, Chief Strategy Officer, Phipps Neighborhoods

Tara Colton, Senior Vice President of Programs, Seedco

Michael Patrick Coughlin, Chief Quality Assurance Officer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

Lisa Crook, Director of Juvenile Justice Programs, Leake & Watts

Amy Cruz, Chief Operations Officer, Breakthrough New York

Nicole Cuttino, Staff Attorney, Lawyers Alliance for New York

Jess Dannhauser, President & CEO, Graham Windham

Aria Finger, CEO, DoSomething.org

Elizabeth Galati, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Resource Development, Federation of Organization

Laura Gale, Senior Director of Training and Consulting, Coro New York Leadership Center

Lis  Goris, CFO, Orange AHRC

Sally Greenspan, Program Director for Vulnerable Populations, Enterprise Community Partners

Jason Grosso, Senior Director, Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

Rachel Herman, Founder and Executive Director, PAWS NY

David Howard, Senior Vice President - Research, Evaluation & Learning, Covenant House

Michelle Jackson, Associate Director and General Counsel, Human Services Council of New York

Jarrett Lucas, Executive Director, Stonewall Community Foundation

Josh Mandelbaum, Executive Director, 826NYC

Micaela Mercado, Senior Research Associate, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy & Research

Emily Miles, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Research, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies

Johanna Miller, Advocacy Director, New York Civil Liberties Union

Annie Minguez, Director of Community Relations, Good Shepherd Services

Wes Moe, Senior Director of Programs, New York Cares

Ellen Murphy, Vice President of Communication, YMCA of Greater New York

Eugena Oh, Chief Governance Officer, "I Have A Dream" Foundation

Julianne Pannelli, Program Manager, Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York

Louis Pelino, New Business Director, Catholic Guardian Services

Jessica Rosati, Chief Programs Officer, Long Island Cares

Lia Schwartz, Senior Communications Officer, The Children’s Village

Sebastian Solomon, Director of New York State Policy, Legal Action Center

Mohan Sivaloganathan, Chief Development Officer and Senior Vice President, Sheltering Arms

Betty Ann Tamaisar, Assistant Department Director, Workforce Development Department, Bronxworks

Katie Tynes, Director of Volunteer Services, Win

Lauren Weybrew, Assistant Public Relations Director, UNICEF

Kimberly Williams, Vice President, Integrated Policy and Program Solutions, Mental Health Association of NYC

Mon Yuck Yu, Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff, Academy of Medical & Public Health Services

Winners will be profiled in our Rising Stars conference journal at the event.  To purchase congratulatory ads in the section, please contact Lissa Blake at 646 517 2741 or lblake@cityandstateny.com. The ad deadline is November 6th.