The New York Common Pantry Board of Directors includes leaders across the business, beauty, and culinary industries.


Elaine Clark (Board Chair)*
Community Volunteer

Annie Huneke (Board Vice Chair)
Community Volunteer

Susan L. Merrill (Board Vice Chair)
Partner, Sidley Austin

Sara E. Moss (Board Vice Chair)
Vice Chair, The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Wendy A. Stein ( Program Chair)
Researcher of Medieval Manuscripts
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Matias Stitch (Board Vice Chair)
Managing Director
Oaktree Capital

Margie Sung (Development Co-Chair)
Community Volunteer

Sherrell Andrews (Nominations and Governance Chair)
Community Volunteer

Paul Emery (Treasurer, Finance Chair)
Principal, Hellman & Friedman

Thad Davis (Secretary)
Managing Director, Head of Healthcare
HSBC North America


Brad Beckstrom
Senior Director, Government and Community Affairs
Mt. Sinai Health System

Hartley Bernstein
Bernstein Cherney LLP

Shannon Tyree Brown
Community Volunteer

Dick Cattani
Restaurant Associates

Scott Crawford
Chief Merchandising Officer
Fresh Direct

Didi Fenton-Schafer
Community Volunteer

Jim Fishman
Professor of Law Emeritus
Haub School of Law at Pace University

Candice K. Frawley
Community Volunteer

Rene G. Jocelyn
Community Volunteer

Dominique R. Jones
Executive Director
Boys & Girls Club of Harlem

Camille Kelleher
Representing Church of St. Thomas More

Christina Li
Special Situations Group/Managing Director
Goldman, Sachs & Co

David McInerney
Co-Founder and former CEO

Doreen S. Morales
Retired Teacher, The Buckley School
Representing Park Avenue Methodist Church

Michael Nachman
Former President, Mantex
Fabrics Corporation

Brian Rose
Private/Liquids Investor
Viking Global Investors


Michael Fitzsimons
Chairman and CEO,

Edward Gallagher
American Scandinavian Foundation

Katherina Grunfeld
Community Volunteer
Representing Park Avenue Synagogue

Robert Hetu
Head of US Private Dept., Fixed Income, CDPQ U.S Inc.

Jamie Hirsh
Representing Temple Shaaray Tefila

Linda E. Holt
Community Volunteer

Stephen Jury
Managing Director, Global Head Currencies and Commodities

Anne P. MacKinnon
Community Volunteer

Kathy L. Nalywajko
Senior Vice President and Investment Counselor
Capital Group – Private Client Services

Neda Navab
Community Volunteer

Madeleine Rice
Director of Research, Taconic Capital Advisors

Rebecca Robertson
Park Avenue Armory

Lite Sabin
Community Volunteer

Andrew Skobe
Founder: Strategic and Financial Consultant
Hudson Charles Consulting

Elaine Weiss
Community Volunteer

Members and Officers as of January 1, 2020. All Board members are independent, voting members.