New York Leadership Council

nylc icon GlobalGiving's Leadership Council is comprised of a diverse group of business professionals, humanitarians, and current and future philanthropists who share a passion for GlobalGiving's mission. Through engaging educational and networking opportunities, Members are positioned to enhance their opportunity to make a significant impact throughout the world, and to support GlobalGiving's efforts.

Tamara Belinfanti

Tamara Belinfanti is an Associate Professor of Law at New York Law School where she teaches courses in the areas of business law, corporate governance, and corporate legal practice. Her scholarship explores how legal rules affect the behavior, culture and/or identity of individuals, organizations, and the communities within which they exist, and relatedly how law should account for behavioral and cultural characteristics of individuals, organizations and the communities that it seeks to regulate. She received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2000. Tamara is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Brooklyn Museum and of Chelsea Day School.

Fran Hauser

Fran Hauser is President of Digital for Time Inc.'s Style & Entertainment and Lifestyle Groups. In her role, she oversees, the most visited site in the publishing industry, as well as,, and others. Fran is also responsible for the mobile and tablet strategy for these brands, including the launch of over 20 products, reaching more than 4 million users. Fran has been in the digital media space for 14 years and played an integral role in the $400 million sale of Moviefone to AOL. She also held positions at Ernst & Young, Coca-Cola Enterprises, and PricewaterhouseCoopers before joining Time Inc in 2003.
In 2011, Hauser was included in the FOLIO: 40, a list of some of the most distinguished magazine and media professionals from every corner of the industry. Fran was named one of Ad Age's "Women to Watch" in June 2009 and was inducted into MIN's Digital Hall of Fame in May 2008. Fran graduated Summa Cum Laude from Pace University where she concurrently received a BBA and MBA degree.

Alice Korngold

Alice Korngold is the President of Korngold Consulting LLC and provides strategy consulting services to leading corporations (including Fortune 100s), professional services firms, foundations, universities, healthcare institutions, and the boards of directors of global, national and regional nonprofits in the areas of corporate social responsibility (CSR), nonprofit board governance, for-profit and nonprofit partnerships, philanthropy, and nonprofit revenue models. She has trained and placed several hundred corporate executives on global, national, and regional boards of directors.. Alice has provided strategy consulting in the U.S., Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America for twenty years. Her forthcoming book, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems...Where Governments Cannot, is being published by Palgrave Macmillan. She blogs for Fast Company and The Huffington Post. She has a BA and MSEd from the University of Pennsylvania.

Brian Lakamp

Brian Lakamp is President of Digital, Clear Channel Media + Entertainment where he oversees iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's free, industry-leading digital radio service. Lakamp joined CCM+E Digital from Premiere Radio Networks, where he served as Executive Vice President of Digital Media with responsibility for operating and growing Premiere's digital division. In 2007, he co-founded Fluxe, a digital media startup focused on online music. Prior tothat, Lakamp served as senior vice president of Digital Policy at Sony Pictures Entertainment where he defined corporate policy and promoted digital distribution initiatives. Lakamp is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and holds a B.S. degree in Mathematics/Managerial Science with a specialization in computing and a B.A. degree in Business Economics.

Claire Lyons

Claire Lyons is the Chief Catalyst for the Partnerships Advisory, a management consulting firm advising business and nonprofits on all aspects of strategic partnership which she founded in April 2012. Claire is a innovative executive who accelerates social impact and business performance through strategic stakeholder engagement, brand activation and highly leveraged multisector partnerships. Having led nonprofit start-ups and strategic growth processes as an innovative intrepreneur over the last three decades, Claire evolved her civic, philanthropic and corporate responsibility "passion for purpose" to catalyze pivots in the big systems issues of global health, education and water security. Prior to her current venture, Claire created and managed the social investment strategy and portfolios of the PepsiCo Foundation which included leading many large-scale international public-private partnership initiatives. Early in her career, Claire pioneered the field of special needs education in the Russian Federation as the founding executive director of Downside Up -- Russia's first registered early-intervention charity and community-based organization dedicated to children with Down syndrome and developmental delay. She has a B.A. from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Masters from Antioch New England Graduate School.

Hannah Milman

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Tricia Napor

Tricia Napor, Principal Manager, is responsible for Alcoa Foundation's signature environmental programs in more than twenty countries. She manages grantmaking in the Americas, helping Alcoa Business Units in the US, Canada and Mexico design meaningful and strategic community investment plans. Tricia also oversees Alcoa Foundation's disaster relief efforts and Public Policy partnerships. Prior to her current role, she managed employee and community engagement at Alcoa Foundation, helping to achieve record engagement levels. Ms. Napor brings seven years of cross-sector experience to Alcoa Foundation. She worked for Ashoka, an international nonprofit supporting social entrepreneurs in 72 countries. Ms. Napor brokered long-term partnerships with individual and corporate donors on issues including women's education in Africa and water access in Latin America. She also managed a team that consulted Goldman Sachs on strategy for its 10,000 Women Campaign. While in business school, Ms. Napor structured high-impact corporate partnerships for Mercy Corps and developed an internal Greenhouse Gas emissions reduction strategy for General Electric. Ms. Napor holds a MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Michael Pollack

Michael Pollack is the founder/ Chief Investment Officer of Destrier Capital Management, a New York based investment firm. In addition to Destrier, Michael established and runs his private, family foundation, SCA Charitable Foundation ( SCA is active in venture philanthropy, primarily in India, where it collaborates with social entrepreneurs to scale their business models. Michael is also an Adjunct Professor of Ethics at New York University Stern School of Business. Prior to Destrier, he co-founded and was one of two general partners at Glenhill Capital. Michael graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.

Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan Roberts, CFA, CIC, is a Senior Vice President at Klingenstein, Fields & Co., L.L.C., a New York-based investment advisory firm. He advises high-net-worth individuals and families on investments and other financial matters, including their philanthropic activities. Previously, he was a Vice President of Wertheim Schroder & Co., an Analyst at Prescott Investors, Inc. and an Associate of The Diebold Group, Inc. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC) designations, is a Member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts and serves on the Board of Governors of the Investment Adviser Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester and the Advisory Board of Sunrise Day Camp, opening in Pearl River, NY in 2013. Jonathan graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in Psychology, attended L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and received an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University-Stern School of Business.

Brian Walsh

Brian Walsh is the Executive Director of Liquidnet For Good, the corporate social engagement program for Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network. Through Liquidnet For Good, the company leverages the full range of its resources - financial capital, human capital, technology, brand capital, and convening capabilities - to create positive social impact locally, globally, and systemically. Beyond extensive employee engagement programs in the communities where it has operations and a comprehensive partnership with a youth village for orphans in Rwanda, Liquidnet's Markets for Good partnership applies the company's core competency - using technology to make markets more efficient - to help build upgrade the information infrastructure for the social sector with the goal of unleashing more money for good. Brian launched Liquidnet For Good in 2007; he previously worked in direct nonprofit service and as a consultant to social sector organizations. He is a graduate of Georgetown University.

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