Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors includes leaders in business, technology, media, and culinary management.

Chairman

James D. Kallman, Kallman Management Corp.

Vice Chairman

Eric Ripert, Le Bernardin

Treasurer

Eric Schwartz, 76 West Holdings

Secretary

Marc Granetz, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Directors

Marjorie Sybul Adams, DLA Piper US LLP
E. Desiree Asher
Alex Berenson
Richard S. Berry, Zuberry Associates, LLC
Ashish Bhutani, Lazard Asset Management
Benjamin Bram, Watermill Institutional Trading LLC
Jason Carroll, Hudson River Trading
David Chubak, Citi
SoVonna Day-Goins, Credit Suisse
Misook Doolittle, Exclusively Misook
Wilson Ervin
J. Michael Evans, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Mitchell Harris, SupplyHouse.com
Christine Hikawa
Sharon H. Jacquet, J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Pamela Kaufmann
Simon Kim, COTE | Gracious Hospitality Management
Bill Koenigsberg, Horizon Media
Kerrie D. MacPherson
Shirley Madhere, M.D., Founder, Holistic Plastic Surgery; Associate Adjunct Teaching Surgeon with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Kathleen McCarthy, Blackstone Group LP
William J. Mills
Nadine Mirchandani, Ernst & Young LLP
Marc Murphy, Benchmarc Restaurants 
Valerie Peltier, Tishman Speyer
Mary E. Rubin, Borrego Foundation
Marcus Samuelsson, The Samuelsson Group
Rick Smilow, The Institute of Culinary Education
Kerone Vatel, Capital One
Tim Walsh, Carbon Arc
Melba Wilson, Melba’s Restaurant | Melba’s Catering
Katie Workman, The Mom 100 LLC
Michael A. Young, Vision Marketing
Geoffrey Zakarian, Zakarian Hospitality

Ex Officio

Founding Chairmen

Harley Brooke-Hitching
Peter W. Schmidt

Chairman Emeritus

Robert Cahill, Jr.