Evan Roth is a Managing Partner of BBR Partners, a multi-family office where he co-runs the firm, and is a Director of Portfolio and Wealth Advisory. He is a member of BBR’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. He co-founded the firm in 2000. Evan’s focus is working with multigenerational families and individuals who have newly-created wealth to define and translate their values into a comprehensive, sophisticated investment program. Prior to founding BBR, Evan served as the Director of Private Accounts for Global Asset Management (GAM), and worked previously at Goldman Sachs & Co. in their asset management division. Evan graduated with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School and holds an additional degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Evan is Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Gotham chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He is a Life Trustee of The Kentuckians of New York and is actively involved with the Mary Byron Foundation. Evan is a co-host, along with his brother, of the business podcast “Breaking the Mold”, where he interviews entrepreneurs and executives who have found success through non-traditional paths.
Aaron Stone is a Senior Partner of Apollo Management, a private equity firm, where he runs the firm’s Media, Entertainment & Communications group. Prior to joining Apollo in 1997, he was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Smith Barney and received an AB in Social Studies from Harvard College. Aaron serves as co-Chairman of Endemol Shine Group and has served on numerous other corporate boards of directors. He is also a board member of The Civilians, a non-profit that creates and produces new theater, and is a Trustee of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
Susan Silverstein has served on the JCP Board since 2010. She became JCP’s volunteer Transition Team Leader in 2011, and then served as President of the Board from July 2012 to June 2016 and Chair of the Board from July 2017 to June 2018. Susan worked on Wall Street for 18 years until 2006 when she completed her four-year role as Global Director of Equity Research at Banc of America Securities. Prior to that, she was a US equity research analyst, and was awarded the #1 ranking in US footwear and apparel research and stock picking, as reported by Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Surveys and the Wall Street Journal’s top stock picking polls. In addition to her JCP volunteering, Susan and her partner live in Tribeca and raise their daughter. Susan’s other joy is to serve up her knubbel (garlic) borscht to any takers or borscht devotees. Word is that her cholent has an underground following as well.
Victoria PL Feder, JCP Founder, leads a digital education company that develops internet and mobile based corporate training classes in the area of digital marketing. Victoria was previously a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and was co-founder of an internet software company, ExpertCommerce. She holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA from Yale University. An active member of New York’s Jewish community, Victoria co-founded JCP in 2002 to build Jewish community downtown in the wake of 9/11. She is now active with and passionate about the American Jewish World Service (AJWS), which drives for global justice in the name of Jewish. Victoria is a 21-year resident of Tribeca where she lives with her husband, Ben, and four children, Sam, Oliver, Rita and Nava.
Scott Berrie is an Emmy Award winning producer for “The Loving Story,” a documentary on the watershed civil rights case Loving v. Virginia released by HBO. He is the CEO and founder of Impulse Creative Productions, LLC and serves as Vice President of the Russell Berrie Foundation which makes social investments in innovative ideas that promote a rich Jewish communal life; supports medical advances in diabetes and humanism in medicine; and fosters religious understanding and pluralism. Scott’s currently developing “Jerusalem, I Love You,” a feature length, narrative film along the same format as films widely acclaimed “Paris, Je t’aime” and “New York, I Love You.” Before founding Impulse, Scott was the co-founder and CEO of VisionSpring, a three-time winner of Fast Company’s Social Capitalist Award for reducing poverty and economic advancement in the developing world through the sale of affordable eyeglasses. Berrie was given the first NYU Stern Stewart Satter Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2007, Scojo New York joined the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Scott is a trustee with the the Jewish Community Project Downtown, the American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, American Friends of the Shalom Hartman Institute, and Jerusalem Foundation. He’s a graduate of Colorado University, Columbia University Graduate School of International and Public Affairs with a certificate in Middle East Studies where he was a SIPA International Affairs Fellow and New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. Scott served as a Combat Engineer in the Israel Defense Forces from 1989-1990.
Lori Fineman is the Executive Director of Transport Group, a not-for-profit, Off-Broadway theater company. Prior to her role with Transport Group, Lori was the Global Director of Knowledge Management for the Capital Markets Company, an Antwerp-based financial services consulting firm and was the Director of Knowledge Management, Pharmaceutical Practice for Andersen Consulting. Ms. Fineman has also worked professionally as an actor, choreographer and yoga instructor and served as the Executive Director of the National Women’s Theater Festival in Philadelphia. Ms. Fineman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in English and Theater Arts and a B.S.E. from the Wharton School. Lori lives in Tribeca with her husband, Steve and their three sons.
Brian Friedman is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Brevan Howard Investment Management. Prior to joining Brevan Howard, he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in their Interest Rate Product group in charge of Hedge Fund Sales, and received a BS in Finance from Indiana University. Brian serves on the board of directors for Advocates for Children, which provides free legal and advocacy services to students with disabilities and from low income backgrounds, to promote access to the best education and services that New York can provide. He lives in Tribeca with his wife Dori and daughters Samantha and Danielle.
Nathalie Rubens is a former Equity Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley and Solomon Smith Barney, where she covered the Israeli technology and US retail sectors. Prior to working in Finance, she was a freelance journalist and the Grants Director at The Abraham Fund, a not-for-profit organization seeking to promote coexistence among Jewish and Arab Israeli citizens. She received a M.A. in International Relations and Economics with a concentration in Middle East Studies from the The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in History from the University of California at Berkeley. She is currently with American Jewish World Service (AJWS) as part of its New York Leadership Council. Nathalie has lived in Tribeca since 2002 with her husband Saul Goodman and their four children, and has been active in JCP’s leadership since its founding.
Jodi Schwartz is a Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz where she is the practice leader for Tax and Employee Benefits. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services, UJA Federation of New York, and Israel Sci Tech Schools. She has lived in Tribeca since 2002 with her husband and two children.
Dan Senor is an author, investor, and television commentator on global affairs. He is currently a senior advisor to Elliott Management, a New York-based hedge fund. He is also adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to re-joining the investment management business, Dan was one of the longest serving civilian officials in Iraq, where he served in 2003 and 2004 as a Senior Adviser and the Chief Spokesperson for the U.S.-led Coalition. For his service, he was awarded the highest civilian honor by the Pentagon. Dan also served as a Pentagon adviser to Central Command in Qatar.Dan completed his BA at the University of Western Ontario and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; he completed his MBA at Harvard Business School. Dan is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. He writes frequently for the Wall Street Journal, and has also been published by the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek Magazine, and Time.