Jonathan Baron

Jonathan is the President of a large NY family investment office.  Previously, he was a co-founder and partner of a multi-strategy event driven hedge fund.  His earlier work experience includes Goldman Sachs and Davidson Kempner (HF).  Jonathan has an AB from Harvard College, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  He and his wife live in Riverdale with their five children.

James David

James David is a partner at The Baupost Group, a multi-strategy asset manager based in Boston. Before joining Baupost, Mr. David worked in Goldman Sachs’ Special Situations Group and attended the Harvard Business School. Mr. David graduated from Harvard College with a BA in Economics.

Daniel Farb

Mr. Farb is President of Mill Pond Capital Corporation. He was formerly a partner at Highfields Capital Management. Prior to Highfields, Mr. Farb worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Principal Investment Groups. Mr. Farb graduated from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker and Loeb Scholar, and from McGill University with great distinction with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. Mr. Farb serves as a Board Member of the Children’s Hospital Trust.

David Frankel

David is managing partner and co-founder of Founder Collective, a seed-stage venture capital fund with offices in Boston and New York. Founder Collective’s seed investments include Uber (NYSE:UBER), TheTradeDesk (NYSE: TTD), and Airtable. David was the lead investor for Founder Collective in SeatGeek, Coupang (NYSE: CPNG), and PillPack (acquired by Amazon), among others. David was previously co-founder & CEO of Internet Solutions, the largest ISP in Africa. He served as an executive director on the board of London Listed Dimension Data plc, which was subsequently acquired by NTT Japan, and also served on the board of directors of Rand Merchant Bank from 2007 & RMI until 2022. In 2000, David was voted the South African Technology Achiever of the Century by the Financial Mail. The World Economic Forum later selected him for the Global Leader of Tomorrow program in Davos, Switzerland. David holds an honors degree in electrical engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations including NextUp, The Noble & Greenough School and the King David Schools Foundation. David has been a member of the Radcliffe Institute Dean’s Advisory Council since 2020.

Deborah Hochberg

Debbie is an accomplished philanthropist and nonprofit professional who currently serves as President of the Board of Momentum and Senior Advisor at The Paul E. Singer Foundation. Debbie also serves on the boards of The Harold Grinspoon Foundation and OneTable.

Prior to her nonprofit roles, Debbie served as Director of Investor Relations for Multex, Inc., where she ran investor relations and corporate strategy. She began her career at Merrill Lynch & Co.

Debbie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB in biology from Harvard College. She lives in Westchester County, New York, with her husband and their three children.

David Mansell, Board Chair

David is the managing partner and co-founder of Kent Road Capital, an industrials-focused private equity firm. Prior to founding Kent Road Capital, David spent 18 years at Onex Corporation, a Toronto-based private equity firm.

During 2020 and early 2021, David served as an advisor to Finance Canada, and then as CEO of Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corp., a Federal Crown Corporation charged with providing liquidity to large Canadian companies impacted by COVID-19. Before joining Onex, David worked for McKinsey & Co. in New York and Toronto. David qualified as a chartered accountant, has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a B.Comm. from University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.  David has been a board member of various private and public companies based in Canada, the U.S., Germany, and Switzerland.

David and his wife have four children. He is an avid tennis player and rugby fan. David is actively involved in leadership roles at several non-profit organizations.

Aviva Preminger

Dr. B. Aviva Preminger is a Board Certified plastic surgeon on the Upper East Side of Manhattan specializing in plastic surgery of both the face and body. She holds a BA from Harvard University, an MD from Cornell Medical College, and an MPH from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She completed her postgraduate surgical training at Cornell and Columbia as well as a clinical research fellowship in breast reconstruction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is a past President of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons and the New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Preminger has served on the board of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and as Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Preminger is a key opinion leader for some of the leading plastic surgery technology companies. She has lectured at national meetings. She is a Castle Connolly recognized physician and has been featured in New York Magazine’s Top Doctors.

Rebecca Rohr Ritter

Rebecca is the Head of Academics and a founder of the Shefa School, a Jewish day school for students with language-based learning disabilities in Manhattan. She has been working in the field of education for the past 15 years and began her career as a classroom teacher at a New York City public school. Rebecca has since served in leadership roles in both public and private schools, focusing her work on new teacher mentoring, adult development, and creating cultures of growth in schools.

Rebecca holds a B.A. from Harvard College and a Masters Degree in School Leadership from Bank Street College, as well as NYS certification as a School Building Leader (SBL). 

Rebecca serves on the Board of Trustees of Beit Avi Chai and the Avi Chai Foundation. She and her husband and four children live in New York City.