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 MitchellFounder and CEO, Boomy Corporation
Betty MurphyPresident and Managing Member, ReGenesis LLC
David BendesDirector of Product for Next Gen Platform, National Basketball Association
David RowndShareholder at Vedder Price
Elani MyersMarketing & Events Manager, Steve Madden
Frank KotsenHead of Credit at Silver Spike Capital
Gary C. HuffManaging Director, Industry Business Development, Teradata
Graham TravagliniAssociate at Milbank, LLP
Jenny PetersMusic Industry Marketing & Promotions Executive and Professional Recording Artist
Jim DattoliSales Consultant, RE/MAX
Joe ArmaoFintech Sector Head at Senator
Josh WarrumCo-Founder and COO/CLO, Project X
Kevin CassidyHealthcare Consultant, Zia Physics, Inc.
Lance NeuhauserStrategic Advisor, Mediaocean
Mike McCreadyFounder and CEO, Music X-Ray
Nathan RiggsSenior Vice President, Aergo Capital
Peter ChalifCo-Head Global Spread Products Beta, Electronic and Algorithmic Trading at Citi
Ravi JaniVice President of Investor Relations at BLADE
Scott BurtonManaging Director, Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Steven IoannouHead of Americas: Enterprise Relationship Management Buy Side, Bloomberg LP
Sunil AggarwalFormer Executive Director of Distressed Investing, Blackrock
Susan MazoSenior Vice President of Global Communications, Universal Music Group

The Katharine W. Hoffman Music Will Chicago Area Advisory Board

Blake CrosonVice President, Assurance Agency
Zenep HusenajArtist Brand Manager
Dan UlbrichtVice President, Skender
Leah Cain ThenstedtAccount Executive, NewsNation Network
Mark WeisbardAttorney, Dykema Gossett PLLC
Michael HoffmanChemicals Coverage, BNP Paribas
Norm WinerCo-Founder/Chief Content Curator, Noteworthy
Paul Thenstedt Memoriam
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

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