Our board members are passionate and distinguished music, education and business leaders committed to social impact and positive change through music education.

Area Advisory Boards

New York Area Advisory Board

Alex WhiteFormer Head of Next Big Sound and Curation Programming, Pandora
Betty MurphyPresident and Managing Member, ReGenesis LLC
David BendesVP, Global Business Technology / Data @ Birchbox
Elani MyersMarketing & Events Manager, Steve Madden
Frank KotsenHead of Credit at Silver Spike Capital
Graham TravagliniAssociate at Milbank, LLP
Jim DattoliSales Consultant, RE/MAX
Josh WarrumCo-Founder and COO/CLO, Project X
Kevin CassidyHealthcare Consultant, Zia Physics, Inc.
Lance NeuhauserPresident, Mediaocean
Nathan RiggsSenior Vice President, Aergo Capital
Peter ChalifCo-Head Global Spread Products Beta, Electronic and Algorithmic Trading at Citi
Ravi JaniAnalyst, Citadel Global Equities
Scott BurtonManaging Director, Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Sunil AggarwalDistressed Investing, Blackrock
Susan MazoSenior Vice President of Global Communications, Universal Music Group

The Katharine W. Hoffman Little Kids Rock Chicago Area Advisory Board

Blake CrosonVice President, Assurance Agency
Bryan O'NeilSenior Project Manager, The Hill Group
Dan UlbrichtVice President, Skender
David CallanPresident & CEO, Callan Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Larry Saint GermainDevelopment Director, Lendlease
Mark WeisbardAttorney, Dykema Gossett PLLC
Michael HoffmanChemicals Coverage, BNP Paribas
Norm WinerCo-Founder/Chief Content Curator, Noteworthy
Paul ThenstedtMarketing and Technology Consultant
Perry Bump (Emeritus)Former Principal, Assurance Agency
Dick HoffmanChairman, Atomatic Mechanical Services, Inc.
Rob TovarCo-Founder, 'The Hangar' Film Stage
Ron OnestiPresident, Onesti Entertainment Corporation
Steve Stachorek President & CEO, Atomatic Mechanical Services, Inc.

Connecticut Advisory Board

Annette DiBendettoHR Executive, Corporate Citizenship & Employee Engagement
Bob AzudVice-President, Elizabeth Azud Insurance LLC
Carol ShattuckCEO, Food Rescue US
Carter GowrieCEO, Gowrie Group
Deb SalomonFounder/Director and Rabbi, Hebrew Wizards School
Ken JacobsonPartner, Jacobsen & Company PC
Lee DannayHead of A&R, Thirty Tigers
Mike ViolaPrincipal Technologist, Nasdaq
Nick CarterMany Hats Music, LLC Manager/Owner