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If you're passionate about your career and want your chance to meet some of the most influential Jewish executives, Olami Mentorship Circles is for you.

Olami Professional Circles is a global network of Jewish professionals committed to using Jewish teachings and values to realize their potential. Mentorship Circles launched this Fall to enable young adults in New York City to gain mentorship opportunities and learn from Jewish teachings and values on what it means to be a successful Jewish professional.

Over five Monday night sessions, including an upscale dinner and open bar, young professionals will be paired in groups of five with a passionate and successful Jewish industry executive and mentor. Each week you will engage in a topic about professional success through discussions drawing on Jewish teachings and values. Then the whole group will hear from a guest speaker on that week’s topic, who will share personal stories and experiences.

The cost for the full series is $300 including dinner and drinks.

There are limited spots available so click here to register your interest. Applicants will be required to interview before being accepted.

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Meet our executive mentors

Meet the dynamic, inspiring and successful executive mentors that want to enable you to live your best professional life possible. They are all passionate about Jewish wisdom and enabling you to achieve your goals.

AJ Kess

VICE CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER, TRAVELERS

Avrohom J. (“A.J.”) Kess, is Vice Chairman & Chief Legal Officer for Travelers, which has over 35,000 employees. He has responsibility for Legal, Government Relations, Corporate Communications and the Travelers Institute. He is a member of the company’s Management Committee and Operating Committee.

AJ Kess

VICE CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER, TRAVELERS

Ali Scharf

NYUREAL ESTATE INVESTOR

Ali Scharf is a successful real estate businessman, operator and investor. He owns various properties including two highly successful affordable extended stay hotels in Manhattan and properties in White Plains. Ali began his investing career as the Vice President of Lloyds Capital Corp, a small business investment company that provides loans and equity to numerous small businesses. He recently launched a fund to invest in Net-Net-Net leased properties nationwide.

Ali Scharf

NYUREAL ESTATE INVESTOR

Andrew Steinerman

Andrew Steinerman

Avi Pruzansky

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT UNICOM TELECOM, INC

Avi is the Founder and President of Unicom Telecom, Inc. Unicom, founded in 1996, is one of the leading telecom consulting companies in the tri-state area. He and his team work closely with some of the largest Telecom carriers in the country, such as AT&T, Verizon & Century Link, to implement cutting-edge technologies that allow companies to work faster and more efficiently in today’s fast paced business world.

Avi Pruzansky

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT UNICOM TELECOM, INC

Barry Lebovits

Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Rivulet Capital

Barry Lebovits is a managing partner and portfolio manager at Rivulet Capital. Rivulet is a long/short hedge fund based in New York City. Prior to founding Rivulet, Barry was an analyst at OSS Capital and Alson Capital and began his career as a sell-side analyst covering technology companies at Morgan Stanley. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and lives in Passaic, NJ.

Barry Lebovits

Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, Rivulet Capital

Ben Nash

CEO, PCS WIRELESS

Ben Nash is CEO of PCS Wireless that resells new and refurbished products to retailers, e-tailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, operators, and distributors in the United States and internationally. In addition to PCS, Nash and his business partner, Praveen Arora, have launched or invested in dozens of other companies in the wireless industry. They employ about 2,000 people globally and expected to generate $2.5 billion in revenue in 2015.

Ben Nash

CEO, PCS WIRELESS

BZ HALBSERSTAM

COO, Rosemawr Management LLC

Mr. Halberstam serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Rosemawr Management LLC, where he overseas operations, legal, compliance, technology and firm administration. Mr. Halberstam joined Rosemawr soon after its formation in 2008. Prior to joining Rosemawr, Mr. Halberstam was the founder of Rudnik Capital, LLC, a firm focused on providing strategic advisory services to technology companies. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for Idesco Corp. Mr. Halberstam joined Idesco after serving as Senior Advisor to Quest Software, a company he joined when Quest acquired Discus Data Solutions, where he served as the Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Mr. Halberstam practiced corporate and securities law at Anderson Kill and Olick, P.C. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics, from Queens College of the City University of New York, and earned a J.D. from the Cardozo School of Law, where he was a Jacob Burns Scholar. He also received his rabbinic ordination from RIETS at Yeshiva University. Mr. Halberstam serves on the boards of the Orthodox Union and the Jewish Communal Fund, as a member of the UJA-Federation Committee on Marginalized Populations in Israel, as well as serving as a board member of numerous other charitable organizations.

BZ HALBSERSTAM

COO, Rosemawr Management LLC

Dan Loeb

FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE, THIRD POINT

Dan Loeb is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. Dan Loeb was once described as “one of the most successful activists.” He is the founder and chief executive of Third Point, a New York based hedge fund focused on event-driven, value-oriented investing with $10.8 billion in assets under management. New York magazine noted that Loeb’s “preferred strategy” is to buy into troubled companies, replace inefficient management, and return the companies to profitability.

Dan Loeb

FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE, THIRD POINT

Dan Sobol

MANAGING PARTNER & PORTFOLIO MANAGER, SKYTOP CAPITAL

Dan is currently a Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager at SkyTop Capital. Prior to establishing SkyTop, Dan managed a special situations and opportunistic strategy at Loews Corporation with assets reaching $230 million and was a team member managing $40 billion in assets. He was a Supply Chain Manager at Wegmans Food Markets. Dan received his MBA from Wharton and a BS in Economics from Cornell University, where he was a Division I wrestler.

Dan Sobol

MANAGING PARTNER & PORTFOLIO MANAGER, SKYTOP CAPITAL

Daniel Solomons

CEO, RUNIT SYSTEMS

Daniel Solomons is CEO of Runit Systems, a software solution powering retail legends, tailored extensively for apparel, footwear and sports chains. Runit RealTime is the deepest Cloud POS/Retail Management System in its class. Daniel is also the Vice President of the Board at Manhattan Day School and a Board Member at The Jewish Center.

Daniel Solomons

CEO, RUNIT SYSTEMS

David Moore

CHAIRMAN AND CEO, MOORE HOLDINGS

David Moore is Chairman and CEO of Moore Holdings, which invests in and manages a variety of private companies. He is majority owner of seven window businesses across North America, part owner of the Atlanta Hawks NBA team, a board member of Spanx, Inc., former Vice-Chairman of Marquis Jet and former CEO of Register.com. David is a trustee and officer of the Jewish Board, UJA-Federation, and City Parks Foundation of NYC (Executive Chair). He is also a professional stand-up comedian.

David Moore

CHAIRMAN AND CEO, MOORE HOLDINGS

David Z. Solomon

Co-Head, Capital Introduction Group, is Managing Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

David Z. Solomon, Co-Head, Capital Introduction Group, is Managing Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, David was a corporate attorney at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, representing private investment partnerships, investment advisors and commodity pools. He received his Masters in International Affairs from the Columbia University School of International Affairs, his law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his undergraduate degree Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, from Queens College of the City University of New York. David is Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Investment Management Division of UJA Federation and a member of the board and chairman of the investment committee of the Jewish Funders Network David resides with his wife, Miriam and their son, Michael and daughter, Ella, in Kew Garden Hills, N.Y.

David Z. Solomon

Co-Head, Capital Introduction Group, is Managing Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Eli Levitin

Managing Director and General Counsel, The Wolfson Group

Eli Levitin is Managing Director and General Counsel of the Wolfson Group, a family office that has a portfolio consisting of commercial real estate, investment funds, including private equity, venture and hedge funds, and a variety of other investments. Prior to joining Wolfson Group, Mr. Levitin practiced law at the law firms of White & Case and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, where his primary areas of practice were corporate reorganization and structured finance, and was a contributing editor of Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide.

Eli Levitin

Managing Director and General Counsel, The Wolfson Group

Ed Lowe

Owner, L3C Capital Partners

Ed Lowy began trading oil futures on the NYMEX in 2001 while simultaneously pursuing an MBA from NYU. In 2009, he left the NYMEX to found the Real Estate firm L3C Capital Partners along with Jonathan Leifer. L3C owns 7000 multi family garden style apartments across the country. Ed serves as a popular lecturer and has been scholar in residence in various communities.

Ed Lowe

Owner, L3C Capital Partners

Gary Goldstein

FOUNDER & CEO, WHITNEY PARTNERS

Gary Goldstein is founder and CEO of Whitney Partners, the leading executive search firm in the financial services industry. He also currently serves as Senior Advisor of Peking University Founder Group, Ltd., an investment platform of Peking University. He is responsible for introducing strategic capital and strategic operating partners across all of the verticals to the 37 companies. Considered to be an expert in his field, Mr. Goldstein has extensive experience in human resources recruitment appearing frequently in The Wall Street Journal and CNN’s Moneyline and other news outlets.

Gary Goldstein

FOUNDER & CEO, WHITNEY PARTNERS

Harry Rothenberg

PARTNER, THE ROTHENBERG LAW FIRM LLP

arry Rothenberg, Esq., a partner at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP and magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, is best known for his successes in the courtroom on behalf of victims of catastrophic injury. His firm is one of the leading personal injury law firms in the United States. Harry has particular expertise in traumatic brain injury and wrongful death litigation and has achieved multiple seven and eight figure recoveries in state and federal courts.

Harry Rothenberg

PARTNER, THE ROTHENBERG LAW FIRM LLP

Howard Jonas

Founder, IDT CORPORATION AND GENIE ENERGY

Howard Jonas founded an American telecommunications company IDT Corporation in 1990, founded Jonas Media group in 1979, and served as the CEO of IDT’s Oil & Gas unit Genie Energy Ltd. The Wall Street Journal recently described him as someone “who sold a startup to AT&T for $1.1 billion in 2000 [and] just sold another one to Verizon for $3.1 billion.” Jonas holds and has held numerous other positions in the business world, including recently listing Rafael Holdings on the NYSE, which he is Chairman. He is also known for his keen take and commentary on the intersection between business and his traditional Jewish values. He recently published a book titled “Faith and Depression,” and earlier wrote a book “I’m Not the Boss, I Just Work Here,” and a popular article titled, “But Will Good Character Pay My Bills?”. Mr. Jonas received a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University.

Howard Jonas

Founder, IDT CORPORATION AND GENIE ENERGY

Igor Chernomzav

CO-FOUNDER, HARD EIGHT FUTURES

Igor Chernomzav is a Co-Founder of Hard Eight Futures, LLC and serves as a Managing Partner. Hard Eight, founded in 2004, is a Global Proprietary Trading Firm that specializes in futures across all asset classes domestically and internationally. Mr. Chernomzav began his career working as a trader in the options market for Susquehanna Investment Group on the floor of the AMEX from 1999 until 2003. Mr. Chernomzav graduated from Princeton University in 1999 with a B.A. in Philosophy.

Igor Chernomzav

CO-FOUNDER, HARD EIGHT FUTURES

Ira Perlmuter

FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR T5 EQUITY PARTNERS

Ira Perlmuter is head of all direct private equity and venture capital investing for a single-family-office. Ira acquired and serves as the Chairman of five portfolio companies. He has over $12 billion of complex, US and international, restructuring, turnaround and bankruptcy and distressed M&A experience – with exposure to almost every asset class, worldwide,

Ira Perlmuter

FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR T5 EQUITY PARTNERS

Jacob Schulder

PRINCIPAL DIRECTOR OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, EXCELSIOR EQUITIES, KUSHNER REAL ESTATE GROUP

Jacob currently has two functions in the real estate-profession; he is a Principal owner at Excelsior Equities, a multi-family value add platform in the tri-State area and serves as the Director of Capital Improvement Projects in his family’s business, the Kushner Real Estate Group, located in New Jersey. As a Principal at Excelsior, Jacob oversees all aspects of daily operations. This includes property management, asset management, tenant related legal proceedings and capital expenditures. At Kushner Real Estate Group (KRE), Jacob oversees all major capital expenditures related to the KRE value-add portfolio. KRE currently has holdings of approximately 8,000 multifamily units in New Jersey and Pennsylvania that it owns and manages and another approximately 5,000 units in the development pipe-line.

Jacob Schulder

PRINCIPAL DIRECTOR OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, EXCELSIOR EQUITIES, KUSHNER REAL ESTATE GROUP

Janegail Orringer

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN

Janegail Orringer is a Senior Vice President at AllianceBernstein where she co-manages the firm’s leveraged loan portfolios and assists with high yield healthcare and gaming investments. Prior to AllianceBernstein, she was co-head of research at Carlyle High Yield Partners. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College and received a JD/MBA from New York University.

Janegail Orringer

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN

Jill Lamstein

OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

For over 15 years, Jill has been creating extraordinary events for clients throughout the tri-state area and beyond. Her favorite part of the job is being able to share in life’s most special celebrations with her clients. Previously, she pursued careers in advertising and commercial photography. She has also designed fashionable children’s wear. and enjoys gardening, sewing and painting. Jill is the proud mother of five children.

Jill Lamstein

OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Justin Bleich

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH TEAM LEAD, COATUE MANAGEMENT

Justin currently leads the quantitative research team at Coatue Management, a multi-billion dollar global asset manager. Prior to joining Coatue, he co-founded Zodiac, a predictive analytics company that developed a machine learning platform to forecast customer behavior. Zodiac worked with prominent brands around the world, and was ultimately acquired by Nike. Justin obtained his PhD in Statistics from The Wharton School at UPenn. He also completed his undergraduate degree at The Wharton School where he studied finance and statistics.

Justin Bleich

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH TEAM LEAD, COATUE MANAGEMENT

Marc Lisker

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER, MSD CAPITAL

Marc Lisker is MSD’s Chief Legal Officer. MSD Capital is a private investment firm that exclusively manages the capital of Michael Dell and his family. He originally joined in September 1999 as its General Counsel, and became a Partner of MSD in 2008. Mr Lisker received his J.D. cum laude from the Northwestern University School of Law.

Marc Lisker

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER, MSD CAPITAL

Michael Sage

Co-chair, Dechert LLP’s financial restructuring practice

Michael J. Sage, co-chair of Dechert LLP’s financial restructuring practice, represents ad hoc committees of bondholders, noteholders, term lenders and other creditors, official creditors’ committees, individual creditors, acquirers, and debtors in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings. Mr. Sage also has significant experience in the representation of financial institutions that have acquired substantial strategic positions in debt issued by troubled companies as well as the bankruptcies, out-of-court restructurings, and divestitures relating to such acquisitions. Mr. Sage’s experience extends across industries, including real estate, aerospace, energy, telecommunications, chemicals and retail. Mr. Sage has been consistently recognized as a leading bankruptcy/restructuring attorney since 2006 in numerous legal directories, including Chambers USA , Legal 500 (US) and IFLR1000.

Michael Sage

Co-chair, Dechert LLP’s financial restructuring practice

Mike Shabsels

OWNER, SUMMER CAMPS

Mike Shabsels has a large Real Estate portfolio and is the nation’s largest owner of for-profit summer camps. He currently owns and operates 26 private summer camps, primarily in the Northeast. Previously, Mike owned a publishing business called USP that he founded in his dorm room, which he later sold for $37.5 million.

Mike Shabsels

OWNER, SUMMER CAMPS

Mitch Kiflik

HEDGE FUND MANAGER, BRAHMAN CAPITAL CORP.

Mr. Kuflik co-founded Brahman Capital, a multi billion-dollar hedge fund, in 1987. He oversees all aspects of fundamental research, focusing primarily on generating new investment ideas, portfolio construction, and risk management. He currently serves as the Treasurer of Young Israel of Harrison, and as a member of the Board of Advisors of The Columbia University Department of Psychiatry. Mr. Kuflik also cofounded The Sallie Foundation in 1995, which works to improve the techniques and resources available for suicide prevention among young adults and adolescents.

Mitch Kiflik

HEDGE FUND MANAGER, BRAHMAN CAPITAL CORP.

Jason Zachter

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MORGAN STANLEY

Jason Zachter is currently a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley. In 2017, he was named as one of Forbes’ Top 500 Next Generation Wealth Advisors. Jason is also a world renowned presenter and orator who has spoken in front of audiences on five continents from Perth, Australia to New York City. As a student in Israel, Jason was drafted by the Israeli National Football League.

Jason Zachter

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MORGAN STANLEY

Jeff Schachter

PRESIDENT & COO, CRAWFORD LAKE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Mr. Schachter is President and Chief Operating Officer of Crawford Lake Capital Management, an $800 million long/short equity hedge fund based in Lakewood, New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Schachter is the founder of Madison Hill Properties, LLC, a multi-family real estate investment and development company. Madison Hill owns and operates over 1,000 multi-family residential units in Northern New Jersey.

Jeff Schachter

PRESIDENT & COO, CRAWFORD LAKE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Marc Goldman

FORMER PRESIDENT, FARMLAND DAIRIES

As president of New Jersey’s Farmland Dairies, Marc Goldman was responsible for numerous developments. Some notable achievements include the famous “Milk Mustache” campaign, challenging New York’s exclusion of out-of-state dairy products and growing and marketing Skim Plus® to become the bestselling brand of skim milk in the New York metropolitan market. Marc is involved in many organizations including the advisory board of Jerusalem based Aish HaTorah and on the board of the Republic Jewish Coalition.

Marc Goldman

FORMER PRESIDENT, FARMLAND DAIRIES

Morris Smith

INVESTMENTS MANAGR

Referred to as the “Wizard of Wall St. in his early 30’s, Smith managed Fidelity's largest and most successful investment fund, the Magellan Fund. Smith managed Magellan as assets under management grew from $13B to $20B before retiring from Fidelity in 1992. He and his family now reside in New York where he spends time pursuing religious studies, managing his personal capital and working with various charitable organizations. He is a board member of the Orthodox Union and serves as an advisory member for Battery Global Advisors.

Morris Smith

INVESTMENTS MANAGR

Mark Horowitz

MANAGING DIRECTOR, J.P. MORGAN

N. Mark Horowitz is a Managing Director and Financial Advisor with J.P. Morgan Securities, a wealth management division of J.P. Morgan. With over 25 years of experience in financial markets, he provides comprehensive wealth management strategies and services for high-net-worth individuals and their families, as well as non-profits. In 2018, Forbes recognized Mark as a Best-in-State Wealth Advisor.

Mark Horowitz

MANAGING DIRECTOR, J.P. MORGAN

Nancy Snell

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, NANCY SNELL & ASSOCIATES

Nancy Snell, CPC, PCC is often referred to as an efficiency expert. She is a trained, credentialed business coach and consultant running her own company for the past 17 years. Prior to that, she worked for over 20 years in broadcasting sales, marketing, and media buying which included mentoring, training and new business development. Additionally, Nancy has a subspecialization in the field of Adult ADHD. ADHD or NOT.

Nancy Snell

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, NANCY SNELL & ASSOCIATES

Neil Auerbach

FOUNDER, CEO, AND MANAGING PARTNER, HUDSON CLEAN ENERGY PARTNERS

Mr. Auerbach is founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Hudson Clean Energy Partners, which he established in 2007. Formerly, Mr. Auerbach was a Partner at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he co-founded the U.S. alternative energy investment business within the Special Situations Group and led several of Goldman’s most successful investments in renewable energy. In total, Mr. Auerbach has led investments exceeding $2.5 billion in all aspects of the clean energy sector. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Auerbach held senior positions at Barclays Capital and Morgan Stanley. He spent the first ten years of his career as a tax attorney.

Neil Auerbach

FOUNDER, CEO, AND MANAGING PARTNER, HUDSON CLEAN ENERGY PARTNERS

Rachel Solomons

Rachel Solomons

RALPH HERZKA

CHAIRMAN AND CEO, MERIDIAN CAPITAL

Mr. Herzka has led Meridian Capital Group as Chairman & CEO since founding the company in 1991. He is the guiding force behind the firm’s growth and success, and has set standards nationally for expertise, vision, and reputation in commercial real estate. Originally established as a commercial mortgage brokerage in Brooklyn, NY, Meridian Capital Group is now a national leader in debt capital markets, with investment sales and retail leasing divisions in New York City launched in 2015 and 2018, respectively. The firm has completed over $300 billion of financing and $3 billion in investment sales transactions.

RALPH HERZKA

CHAIRMAN AND CEO, MERIDIAN CAPITAL

Robert Jakobi

CEO AND FOUNDER, BOU BRANDS

Robert is a food entrepreneur, launching in 2017 BOU Brands, a better-for-you bouillon and gravy cubes and instant soup cups. BOU launched with the aim of disrupting categories in the food industry that have not seen innovation in decades. By innovating in a stale category, Robert has seen growth into a national company overnight by securing major retailers such as Amazon, Fresh Direct, Harris Teeter, Whole Foods and 4,000 other retailers. He is also the former CEO and Co-owner of Metcalfe’s skinny and Metcalfe’s Food Company.

Robert Jakobi

CEO AND FOUNDER, BOU BRANDS

Sam Moed

SVP CORPORATE STRATEGY, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB

Sam is Senior Vice President, Strategy at Bristol-Myers Squibb. In this role, Sam leads the strategic direction of the company with close linkage to all of its major businesses, functions and geographies. Prior to this role, Sam was President of a number of global businesses at BMS which included living abroad in Paris. His early career experiences were in CPG marketing roles at BMS and Slim Fast. Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is a Global Biopharma company with annual revenues of $20 billion. Sam’s passion is Jewish education-both here and in Israel-and he is involved in a wide range of organizations. Like all who are dedicated to education, he loves being a life- long student. Sam is husband to Debbie and father of Eric & Caila, Jonathan & Zoe, and David & Maya.

Sam Moed

SVP CORPORATE STRATEGY, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB

Sasha Salama

BROADCAST JOURNALIST

Sasha Salama is a veteran broadcast journalist with more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. and overseas. Ms. Salama has interviewed hundreds of CEOs and newsmakers as an anchor and correspondent for CNN, CNBC in the U.S. and Asia, Reuters, Nightly Business Report and Asia Business News. She also has coached CEOs and senior executives to prepare them for interviews with the press as well as presentations.

Sasha Salama

BROADCAST JOURNALIST

SCOTT SHLEIFER

Partner, TIGER GLOBAL Investment

Scott Shleifer joined Tiger Global in 2002 and has since made some of the firm’s best investments, especially in China, where he turned a $200 million investment in e-commerce platform JD.com into a $5 billion return. The four-time Midas List member was originally an analyst at Blackstone and counts Meitu and DiDi Chuxing as other portfolio wins. Highly regarded and written up in almost every major financial periodical, Scott is a respected member of Wharton’s 2015 list of 40 under 40. As Wall St. legend Julian Robertson has said: “Scott’s integrity, investing acumen, leadership and team building skills and philanthropic work are world class.

SCOTT SHLEIFER

Partner, TIGER GLOBAL Investment

Scott Weitz

CEO & FOUNDER OF DRIVER DIGITAL

Scott Weitz is CEO and founder of Driver Digital, a media entertainment company that produces and aggregates best in class original video and gaming content for kids and women. Driver Digital Studios writes & produces programming and develops strategy & builds audience on YouTube for Mattel, DreamWorks and Nickelodeon. Prior to Driver Digital, Scott has worked with brands such as Microsoft, Pepsi, AT&T and Coke, including a Cannes Gold Lion award.

Scott Weitz

CEO & FOUNDER OF DRIVER DIGITAL

Seth Damski

MANAGING PARTNER, Old City

Seth founded Old City in 2006, and as Managing Partner oversees its principal investing and marketing activities. Previously, from 2001 to 2006, Seth advised family offices on investment strategy and alternative investment manager selection at Merrill Lynch & Co. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Seth was a Director at SITE Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund, after beginning his career as a Corporate Finance Analyst at Prudential Volpe Technology Partners, a San Francisco investment bank. Seth is active in several non- profit organizations, including as chair of the Harvard Club of New York’s Philanthropy and Non-Profit Group.

Seth Damski

MANAGING PARTNER, Old City

Sol Werdiger

founder, President and CEO, Outerstuff

Sol Werdiger is the founder, President and CEO of Outerstuff LLC, the pre-eminent marketer of youth licensed sports apparel to the North American retail market, in all channels of distribution. The company is headquartered in New York City, with offices in New Jersey, London and Shanghai. Mr. Werdiger’s deep experience and relationship building has led to successful license and branding agreements with the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, along with other organizations including NIKE, Under Armour, Adidas, Reebok, the NCAA, U.S. Olympics, MLS, Umbro, Starter and others. Mr. Werdiger also led the effort to partner with Blackstone’s Private Equity business as the company focuses on continued growth and expansion. ​In addition to leading Outerstuff and involvement in various other business ventures, Mr. Werdiger is also active in many charitable and community-based groups to which he lends his time and resources. He serves as a Director and/or Trustee on numerous boards of philanthropic, educational and cultural organizations to which he provides his expertise and experience. In addition to Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Agudath Israel of America, Mr. Werdiger serves on the boards of Business Halacha Institute, Chush, Gur, Project Refuah and Project Witness. Mr. Werdiger, along with his wife Esther, have 4 children, 19 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Sol Werdiger

founder, President and CEO, Outerstuff

Stephen Snell

Senior Manager, Santandar Bank,

Stephen Snell is an accomplished real estate professional with over 35 years experience in leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, property management and strategic planning – always focusing on improving return on investment capital and building strategic relationships. His career has spanned positions from VP Corporate Real Estate to General Manager to Director of Leasing & Marketing. He recently joined Santander Bank as a Senior Manager after 12 years at Citi doing corporate transactions for their owned and operated real estate assets.

Stephen Snell

Senior Manager, Santandar Bank,

Yoel Gabay

CEO, FreedomCare

Yoel Gaby, Chief Executive Officer at FreedomCare, is a visionary aspiring to provide mission driven, quality, and cost effective home health care services to patients in need. The health care industry is constantly changing due to changes in state and federal regulations and it is his passion to seek to improve the services provided to patients in light of any changes. Through research and networking, he is able to implement new cost effective strategies to assure that the mission of FreedomCare, to empower the elderly and disabled to live a happier and healthier lifestyle is accomplished.

Yoel Gabay

CEO, FreedomCare