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Our Team


Frank Sawyer (Board President), Co-Founder/Principal: TeleGraphicMedia *+ 

Jane Providenti (Board Vice President), Director within the Americas Regional Finance Organization: Deutsche Bank 

Sharon Hart-Fanelli (Board Secretary), Account Director: Cushman & Wakefield * 

Roy Nada, (Board Treasurer), Vice President, Electronic Execution Services: RBS ++ 

Jenna Aidikoff, Senior Channel Account Manager: East at Rapid 7 and Co-Founder/Director: LiveUp Programs *** 

Saudia Ally, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer: Marvel US Management **++ 

Ryan Brown, Senior Wealth Director: BNY Mellon Wealth Management *** 

Margret Ditolla, Executive Assistant & Project Coordinator: Marsh 

Ruth Erickson, Retired, Former Managing Director: Marsh +++ 

Liza Galler, National Education Committee Member 

Adam Hait, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Chef, President and Pharmacist: Schraft’s 2.0 

Gary McCann, Associate Director, Oppenheimer & Co 

Mary Haverhals, Senior Project Manager for Insurer Consulting Group, Marsh & McLennan Companies 


Associate Board 

Michael Fanelli (Associate Board VP of Finance, Acting President), Mergers and Acquisitions Tax Associate: RSM US LLP
Kimberly Osorio (Associate Board VP of Events and Fundraising), Occupational Therapist, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Kyle Laudadio (Associate Board VP of Communications and Design), Underwriter: Beazley Group
Louise Contino (Associate Board VP of Community Engagement), Communications Strategist and Producer: United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Nature for Development Program and Equator Initiative
Nina Gonzalez (Associate Board VP of Membership Affairs), Founder & CEO: Dyer & Sparks, Co-Host and Writer: Mobile Suit Breakdown
Christine Cuppett (Associate Board Secretary), Assistant Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management: The IDEAL School of Manhattan
Janie Fox, Speech Language Pathologist and Upper School Coordinator of The Learning Center: The IDEAL School of Manhattan
Melissa Leeolou, Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Consultant
Eileen McClary, Division Sales Manager: Bloomingdale’s
Amanda Moore, Sales Analyst: Marsh USA, Inc.
Brittany Parisi Doshi, Managing Director - National Foundation Partnerships: Teach for America
Griffin Rohs, Consultant: Marsh USA
Khushi Shah, Population Health Data Analyst: Coordinated Behavioral Care Puja Thomas, Tax Associate, Development & Exempt Organizations: KPMG LLP


Katie Momenee, Operations Coordinator

Regine Polenz, Brooklyn Programs Manager

Leisha Cason, Development Associate

Christine Cuppett, Programs Director


Debbie Morris

Tracy Nixon, Managing Partner: Tekmen Wells+



*Dancing for Down Syndrome Co-Chair
**Gala Chair
***Development Committee Co-Chair
+Fashion Show Co-Chair
++Marketing Committee Co-Chair
+++Governance Committee Chair


If your family, foundation, or corporation would be interested in becoming a Founders Circle member, please contact us at nyc@gigisplayhouse.org or 646-801-7529 for more detailed information about naming opportunities and other ways that we can acknowledge your partnership at the Playhouse