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Leadership

Leadership

Officers

President

Rachael Methal (Ardsley)  is a mother of two; CFO of Somos, a telecommunications technology company.  Over her 25 year career in finance and technology, she has supported companies ranging from Fortune 500 to emerging growth.  She believes that creating a compelling vision and empowering people yields the most effective results.

Vice President

Ginalysse Ingles (Greenburgh) is an Assistant Director at Harlem Children's Zone with more than ten years of experience in nonprofit management, operations, and fundraising.

Treasurer

Dillon Floughton (NYC) is a Senior Analyst in AIG’s Corporate Development team. Prior to joining AIG, Dillon served in the NY National Guard as an Enlisted Infantryman.

Secretary

Timothy Thuku (Elmsford) is a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and a co-founder of Chemaks Partners, a natural and organic home and body care ecommerce business. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Timothy spent 9 years at Goldman Sachs specializing in currency and interest rate derivatives. Timothy is an advocate for education equity and currently sits as an Associate Board Member at Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE).

Directors

Gregg Farber is Co-Founder and Principal of Elevation Development Group, which acquires and develops commercial and residential properties.  He has over 15 years of experience serving on boards and leadership committees of nonprofit organizations.  

Ex-Officio

Christina Ryan-Linder is the Director of the Greenburgh Public Library.

​​Advisory Council

​Richard Barber is the Managing Partner of LH Frishkoff & Company LLP, an accounting firm with office in New York City and Westchester County.

Joseph DiRago is a completion coach at Westchester Community College, working with students to coach them to degree attainment. 

 

Abigail A. Beal is a freelance writer and a published author in several genres. She goes to the library once a week & learned how to read at the age of 3. 

 

Sean Hanagan, a Partner in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis LLP, has practiced in the field of immigration law for 20 years, specializing in corporate immigration issues.

Philip Holt is an award-winning photographer whose international photography practice (Mad Shots Photography) specializes in portraits, advertising, and architecture.

Barbara Z. Monohan served in county and state government for more than 30 years, most recently as the Chair and CEO of the Westchester County Taxi and Limousine Commission.

 

Rick Rakow is the President and CEO of Rakow Commercial Realty Group and has 30 years of experience in the industry. 

 

Stephen V. Reitano is President of Sprague Associates, LLC, which offers strategic management consulting services.

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