Meet Our Board: YPAB

In 2004, Zach Boisi and Matt Bonanno co-founded the Young Professionals Advisory Board (YPAB) to help young people find caring adult mentors who can change their lives for the better. Each year, the YPAB hosts Mentoring's Night Out in Memory of Luke Boisi, a fundraiser benefiting Mentor New York and remembering the life of Luke Boisi.

Young Professionals Advisory Board

Co-Chairs

Morgan Slade

Morgan is currently a Director of Product Marketing at Wealth-X. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, she held Marketing positions at U.S. Trust and Sotheby's, focusing primarily on digital content and distribution. She joined the YPAB in 2016 and is in her 3rd year as co-chair. Morgan graduated in 2013 from Bucknell University magna cum laude with majors in Art History and Italian Studies.

Nicole White

Nicole currently works as an Associate at WisdomTree Asset Management. Prior to joining WisdomTree, Nicole worked at UBS in Private Wealth Management. She began her career at NewStar Financial, a boutique alternative asset management firm working as an Analyst after completing their internship program. Nicole graduated from Boston College in 2015.

 

Nicole joined YPAB in 2017 and this is her first year as Co-Chair. Nicole was recently selected to join the Mentorship Committee at WisdomTree. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys fitness classes, spending time with her family and friends, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

Board Members

Allison Banhazl

Education:

Loyola University Maryland

 

Current Company:

Lynbrook Union Free School District

Ryan Buser

Education:

Holy Cross

 

Current Company:

KLS Advisors

Grace Fallon

Education:

Duke University

 

Current Company:

WisdomTree Asset Management

Megan McGurk

Education:

Bucknell University

 

Current Company:

WisdomTree Asset Management

Jason Pelletier

Education:

Yale University

 

Current Company:

KPMG

John Boisi

John is currently pursuing his PH.D in Clinical Psychology at Hofstra University where he is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Clinic. Prior to returning to school, he worked in advertising at Mindshare handling a wide range of Personal Care brands for Unilever. He previously served as a Co-President of the YPAB and has been involved with Mentoring’s Night Out since its inception.

Sean Bryne

Education:

UNC Wilmington (BA)

 

Current Company:

Cox Media Group

Evan Grogan

Education:

Holy Cross

 

Current Company:

SIFMA

Kate O'Connor

Education:

Boston College

Current Company:

PayPal

Patrick Sedden

Education:

Yale University (BA)

University of Chicago Booth School of Business (MBA)

Current Company:

C3

Zach Boisi

Zach currently serves as the Global Vice President of Customer Success at Diligent Corporation, which is the leading Enterprise Governance Management provider of secure corporate governance and collaboration solutions for boards and senior executives. Zach received his BA in American Studies from Yale University and his MBA from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.  He was the inaugural Chairman of the Board for Nourish Now, a non-profit organization in MD that tackles hunger issues, and is a Co-Founder of the Young Professional Advisory Board for MENTOR NY (where he worked for four years after college). Zach has three boys — aged 8, 9 and 11 — and when not attending their numerous sporting activities, he can be found on the golf course, at a poker table or attending a concert.

Emily Coscia

Education:

Duke University

 

Current Company:

Amazon Web Services

Louise Marenakos

Education:

Boston College

 

Current Company:

The Windward School

Perry Osteimer

Education:

Hobart and William Smith

Current Company:

Group Nine Media

Patrick Sullivan

Education:

Hamilton College

Current Company:

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

To learn more about the Young Professionals Advisory Board or how to get involved, please contact

Hadleigh Kindberg at hkindberg@mentorkids.org or call 212-953-0945. 

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