NYN's 2nd Annual 40 under 40


For the second year, New York Nonprofit Media is recognizing 40 of New York’s rising stars in the nonprofit world under the age of 40. Winners will be profiled in a special events journal provided at our celebratory event. The breakfast serves to celebrate the accomplishments of our forty under forty with friends, colleagues and family. Programming for the morning will include speeches and an award presentation featuring photo shoots for each winner.

Thursday, July 21st from 8:30-10:30 AM

at Capital Grille, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 

Congratulations to the 2016 Rising Stars!

Unique A. Brathwaite - Executive Director, LIFT New York City

Mark Cheever - Director of Strategic Partnerships, Friends of Hudson River Park

Stephanie Circosta - Social Work Supervisor, The Children's Village

Marc Climaco - Social Media Engagement Strategist, Ford Foundation

Henry Cross - Executive Director, Hosh Yoga

Steven D'Ambrosio - Director of Human Resources and Professional Development, Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services

Kevin Douglas - Co-Director of Policy & Advocacy, United Neighborhood Houses

Antonio Freitas - Early Childhood Deputy Director, The Children's Aid Society

Peter Gee - Director of New Business Development, University Settlement and The Door

Kimberly S. George - Executive Director, Rebuilding Together NYC

Julie Haar-Patton – Director of Care Coordination Services, PSCH, Inc.

Kimberly A. Harris - Chief Executive Officer, America Needs You

Joshua Hoffman - Chief Financial & Operating Officer, Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A

Mike Hollis - Urban Farms Manager, Services for the UnderServed

Danielle Holly - CEO, Common Impact

Aliza Kelman - Supervisor, Social Work Department, Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

Linda Lee - Executive Director, Korean Community Services of Metro NY (KCS)

Kelly Lennon-Martucci - Director of School Based Mental Health Clinics, Henry Street Settlement

Katie Leonberger - President and CEO, Community Resource Exchange

Jess Lopez - Director of Technology, New York Cares

Jonathan McCrory - Director of Theatre Arts, National Black Theatre

William Miller - Chief Development Officer, The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

Danika Mills - Executive Director, Coordinated Behavioral Care, Inc. & Coordinated Behavioral Care IPA

Sarah Nannery - Development and Fundraising Manager, Goodwill Industries NYNJ

Gabriel Nieto - Clinical Applications Trainer, ICL

Jill Poklemba - Associate Vice President of Development & Communications, The Fortune Society

Steven Portericker - Director of Youth Services, Union Settlement Association

Alexis R. Posey - Senior Policy Analyst, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies

Amie Pospisil - Assistant Vice President, Housing Operations and Programs, Breaking Ground

Lauren Profeta - Director of Development, NY Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund

Kristina Reintamm - Director of Community Education & Engagement, Brooklyn Community Services

Alex Rodriguez - Director of Communications, United Way of New York City

Amanda Saake - Senior Program Associate, Center for Rehabilitation & Recovery, The Coalition of Behavioral Health Agencies

Dawn Valentine Saffayeh - Executive Director, HeartShare St. Vincent's Services

Jose Luis Sanchez - Programs and Aging Initiatives Manager, Citymeals on Wheels

Lissa Southerland - Regional Director, Manhattan Borough Centers, Community Healthcare Network

Miguel Torres-Castro - Director of Support Services, Mercy Home for Children

Monica Valenzuela - Deputy Director, Staten Island Arts

Allison Weingarten - Empire State Fellow, Nonprofit Coordination Unit, New York State Division of the Budget

LaToya Williams-Belfort - Chief Development & Communications Officer, Jericho Project 


To purchase tables please click here. For information about VIP seating and congratulatory ads please contact Kelly Murphy at kmurphy@cityandstateny.com or 917 952 4994.

Thanks to our sponsors!


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