Please join us in welcoming the newest additions to our Board for 2019-2020:
Jonathan Fayman is Co-CIO of Glen Point Capital, an emerging markets fund manager that he co-founded in 2015. He is the head of the New York office for the London-based firm, which manages an EM-focused macro hedge fund and an absolute return emerging markets fixed income fund, and he is one of two lead portfolio managers for the macro fund. Previously Jonathan was a Senior Portfolio Manager at BlueBay Asset Management LLP, until his departure in 2014. He joined BlueBay in December 2009, upon the inception of BlueBay’s Macro Fund. Prior to that, Jonathan spent five years at Rand Merchant Bank, a South African investment bank, as a portfolio manager on the Global Macro proprietary trading desk. He received a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics and an honours degree in Advanced Mathematics of Finance from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.
Ben Feder is author of Take Off Your Shoes, President of International Partnerships for the U.S. at Tencent, the Chinese Internet titan, and formerly CEO of Take Two interactive, the publisher of the smash video game hits, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto, and NBA 2K. He serves on the boards of directors of public and private companies in the media and entertainment industries and is a director of Save a Child’s Heart, a nonprofit that works globally to rescue children with congenital heart defects. Ben lives in Tribeca with his wife, Victoria, and their four children, Sam, Oliver, Nava, and Rita.
Jared Friedberg is the Founder and Managing Partner of Sycale Advisors, an investment manager, and Portfolio Manager of the Mercator Fund. Prior to founding Sycale, Jared was Co-Founder and Partner of Compass Global Investments LLC, a single-family investment company. Jared was a Principal at Cortec Group for seven years, a U.S. middle-market leveraged buyout fund. Jared earned his MBA from Columbia Business School and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the boards of Sirenas Marine Discovery, Sandton Capital Partners, and Globalpak Holdings, Ltd. Jared and his wife live in Greenwich Village with their two daughters, one of whom is enrolled in JCP’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program. They actively support children’s education in Latin America through the Genesis Foundation.
Corinne Goldman spent more than a decade as a practicing attorney with a focus on securities litigation. A graduate of Yeshiva University and The University of Pennsylvania Law School, Corinne spent most of her career at Dewey Ballantine and then Dewey LeBoeuf, her practice centered on M&A-related litigation and contests for corporate control. More recently, she has dedicated a substantial portion of her time to consulting and/or volunteer work for charitable foundations and organizations, including spending several months in Tanzania, Africa, teaching in orphanages and local schools. Corinne currently serves on the Emerging Leadership Council of the 92nd Street Y and recently served as a member of UNICEF’s U.S. delegation to Nicaragua. Together with her husband, she founded the Daniel and Corinne Goldman Charitable Fund, through which she supports a number of organizations focused on international poverty. Corinne and Daniel live in Tribeca with their children, three of whom are enrolled at the ECC.
Rachel Katz graduated from The George Washington University with a degree in Sociology. She received her J.D from Cardozo Law School. Thereafter, Rachel worked as a pro bono attorney at The Door, a nonprofit organization that provides legal, career and other development services for impoverished young people. At The Door Legal Services Center Rachel helped represent undocumented youth gain access to protections under immigration law. Together with her husband, she oversees The Rachel & Drew Katz Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting programs that provide a direct and measurable benefit to organizations addressing medical, educational, social, emotional, and cultural needs to those less fortunate. Rachel is currently a full time mother who lives in Tribeca with her husband and two children who are both students in the ECC.
Rachel Ziff is a graduate of Emory University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in Jewish Studies. She has served in a variety of roles in the financial services industry, beginning her career at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and most recently serving as the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Investor Relations at an equity and credit hedge fund. A resident of downtown Manhattan for 11 of the past 13 years, Rachel is now a full-time mother living in Tribeca with her husband, Eric, their daughter, Madeleine and their Goldendoodle, Totti.