The ETM Associates is a group of young professionals who believe that music belongs in every child's education and is essential to a well-rounded curriculum. We strive to raise awareness of Education Through Music and its mission among our peers in New York City through innovative fundraising and marketing initiatives.
Brooke Berescik-Johns (Secretary): Manager of Individual Giving and Events, A.R.T./New York. Professor’s Assistant for Theatre Arts, Hunter College. Alumnae Correspondent and Event Planning Committee Member, Ethel Walker School. Volunteer, Friends Homeless Shelter. B.A., Drew University.
Lisa Boyd: Senior Strategist at TMI Agency, a subsidiary of DoSomething.org focused on engaging young people in social change. Volunteer Crisis Counselor, Crisis Text Line. BA, Lehigh University.
Kevin Caldwell: Visual Merchandising Associate for International, Licensing and Global Events at Tory Burch. B.A., Indiana University
Sarah Calvert: Counsel, NBCUniversal. JD, Columbia Law School. BS & BA, University of Arizona.
Suzana Carlos: Counsel, Sports & Olympics Business Affairs at NBCUniversal Media, LLC. JD, Fordham University School of Law. BA, UCLA.
Talia Cirangle: Strategic Account Manager at Olapic, a user generated content marketing tech startup. BS, Indiana University
Christopher Desir: Director, Mergers & Acquisitions at IAC/Interactivecorp. BA, Johns Hopkins University. MBA, Harvard Business School.
Zachary Gilman: is a Partner at Private Prep, a tutoring company for students that specializes in academic support, executive functioning, test prep, and admissions guidance. BA, New York University.
Jennifer M. Goff (Board Liaison): Operations Analyst, Greenlight Capital. Board member, Partial Comfort Productions. BA, University of Texas at Austin
Olivia Harris: is an associate in Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP’s New York office, with a focus on trademark and copyright litigation. BA, Barnard College. JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Paul Jaffre: Senior Interactive Producer, Sanborn Media Factory. Developed high profile youth learning initiatives rooted in music and gaming for Fisher Price and the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Anand Jayachandran: Strategy consultant, Deloitte. MS, London Business School. BS, Lehigh University
Rick Louie: Lead Content Producer, Indaba Music, Freelance Pianist/Producer. B.M. Studio Music and Jazz/Jazz Performance University of Miami, Frost School of Music."
Amanda Paulsen (Committee Chair): Consultant, Lord Cultural Resources. MPA, NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. BA, Quinnipiac University.
Paige Robinson: Marketing and Events Coordinator, The Cooper Spirits Company. BA, Louisiana State University.
Glenn Schwartz: Senior Analyst, Emissions & Clean Energy Policy and Legal Risk, PIRA Energy Group. B.A., University of Pennsylvania. J.D., Temple University School of Law.
Samir Sheth: VP, Digital Development and Partnerships at Bertelsmann, a global diversified media and services company. B.S., Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Molly Sonsteng: Consultant & Entrepreneur - Head of Operations Development at Lily Springs permaculture demonstration farm. Creator of First Time Out: a variety show. Former Dir. of Admissions at Manhattan School of Music. BA, University of Minnesota & MA, Columbia University.
Dan Vellon (Treasurer): Associate, Loop Capital Markets; MS in Accounting at NYU Stern School of Business; BS in Finance and Accounting at NYU Stern School of Business.
Dan Zaccagnino (Committee Chair): Founder of Indaba Music, an online community of over 800,000 musicians. Arts Committee member for City Parks Foundation / Summerstage. Advisor to startups and early-stage companies. Chairman, Charm & Chain. Co-Chair of ETM Associates. B.A., Harvard University.