Board of Directors

Team Members

Peter Shapiro

Independent Music & Film Entrepreneur

Peter Shapiro is an independent music and film entrepreneur. He has founded or reinvigorated major venues like Wetlands, The Slipper Room, Brooklyn Bowl, and The Capitol Theater. He is also the publisher of Relix magazine. Shapiro has produced many ground-breaking projects, including the IMAX concert films U23D and All Access; the annual Jammys awards show; […]

Vin Cipolla

President, Municipal Art Society

Vin Cipolla is the current President of the Municipal Art Society. He is a six-??time corporate CEO, a three-time company founder, and has served on more than 25 nonprofit boards and 9 corporate boards. He is former CEO of the National Park Foundation, and served as Executive Vice President at the National Trust for Historic […]

Josh Sirefman

President, Sirefman Ventures

Josh Sirefman is currently the President of Sirefman Ventures, and is leading the development of the Cornell Technion Campus on Roosevelt Island. Sirefman was previously Senior Vice President for US Properties at Brookfield Properties. He is the former President of New York City???s Economic Development Corporation, and previously served as the Chief of Staff to […]

Boykin Curry

Partner, Eagle Capital

Boykin Curry is a Partner at Eagle Capital, an investment firm based in New York. Previously, he invested in Asia for hedge fund Kingdon Capital and for Morgan Stanley Asset Management. Curry is also a co-founder of Public Prep, a group of charter schools in New York City. He is a board member of the […]

Marquise Stillwell

Founder & Principal, Openbox

Marquise Stillwell is a partner at social impact investment and design consultancy Openbox. As an entrepreneur, Stillwell started Concept Management Group, a design shop that managed and invested in innovative projects, and Blue Macaroni ventures, which focused primarily on real estate development. Corporate experience includes BMW North America, Wells Fargo, Fiserv, and Qwest. He also […]
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