Alliance Members

 
  AMANDA HEARST   Amanda   is the Founder and Chair of Humane Generation/Friends of Finn, and serves on The HSUS Board of Directors and the Advisory Board of NEST. Hearst co-founded an ethical fashion e-commerce business, Maison de Mode, where she sells and supports conscious commerce, and is also the Special Projects Editor at "Town & Country" magazine, where she writes about sustainable fashion and travel. Named one of the "20 Under 40" philanthropists by the New York Observer, Hearst received The HSUS Compassion in Action award in 2015 for her work on behalf of animals. She currently resides in Manhattan with her pup, Finnegan.

AMANDA HEARST

Amanda is the Founder and Chair of Humane Generation/Friends of Finn, and serves on The HSUS Board of Directors and the Advisory Board of NEST. Hearst co-founded an ethical fashion e-commerce business, Maison de Mode, where she sells and supports conscious commerce, and is also the Special Projects Editor at "Town & Country" magazine, where she writes about sustainable fashion and travel. Named one of the "20 Under 40" philanthropists by the New York Observer, Hearst received The HSUS Compassion in Action award in 2015 for her work on behalf of animals. She currently resides in Manhattan with her pup, Finnegan.

  BREANNA SCHULTZ   Breanna has over six years of entertainment marketing experience, working with companies such as the Seattle Seahawks, Warner Bros. and Edelman. However, it was her continued love for animals that drove her to pursue a Master's degree in animal behavior and conservation. She obtained this degree while focusing on behavior rehabilitation research and work with canines who had been through severe trauma including puppy mills and hoarding. Breanna is also active philanthropically, serving on the National Council and on Humane Generation as an executive committee member for the HSUS. She is also on the board for one of the largest NYC no kill animal shelters, Animal Haven. Her goal with finn2finn Alliance is to apply her previous marketing and philanthropic experiences with her education to make a significant and meaningful difference within animal welfare. Her husband, Jordan Schultz, daughter Wren, and son Hayes all share a love for animals, having four pets themselves: cats Felix and Ruca, along with dogs Lexi and Zeppelin.

BREANNA SCHULTZ

Breanna has over six years of entertainment marketing experience, working with companies such as the Seattle Seahawks, Warner Bros. and Edelman. However, it was her continued love for animals that drove her to pursue a Master's degree in animal behavior and conservation. She obtained this degree while focusing on behavior rehabilitation research and work with canines who had been through severe trauma including puppy mills and hoarding. Breanna is also active philanthropically, serving on the National Council and on Humane Generation as an executive committee member for the HSUS. She is also on the board for one of the largest NYC no kill animal shelters, Animal Haven. Her goal with finn2finn Alliance is to apply her previous marketing and philanthropic experiences with her education to make a significant and meaningful difference within animal welfare. Her husband, Jordan Schultz, daughter Wren, and son Hayes all share a love for animals, having four pets themselves: cats Felix and Ruca, along with dogs Lexi and Zeppelin.

  TRIPP CALLAN    Bio coming soon.

TRIPP CALLAN

Bio coming soon.

  KATIE STURINO   is a New York-based fashion blogger for The12ishStyle, Founder of Megababe Beauty and stage mom to her puppy mill rescue and Instagram-famous dogs, Toast (RIP), Muppet and Pants. Rescue has been a long-standing activity in Sturino’s life and she loves helping others find the right dog.

KATIE STURINO

is a New York-based fashion blogger for The12ishStyle, Founder of Megababe Beauty and stage mom to her puppy mill rescue and Instagram-famous dogs, Toast (RIP), Muppet and Pants. Rescue has been a long-standing activity in Sturino’s life and she loves helping others find the right dog.

  LAUREN GRAFER SCHWEIBOLD   Lauren is the Founder and Owner of Madison Events, a New York-based boutique event planning firm focused on corporate and non-profit clients. She has spent the past 20 years executing large-scale events at various financial firms including Bear Stearns, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) and Guggenheim Partners, as well as providing event-planning services to numerous non-profit organizations such as Minds Matter, The Fortune Society, The River Fund, The HSUS and Animal Care & Control. Schweibold is an adamant animal rights advocate and supporter having spent years working with different animal organizations to help further their plights. She spends time volunteering for these causes and is often times a foster mom to dogs and cats looking for their forever homes. She holds a B.A. from Villanova University and spends her free time volunteering, participating in endurance sports and caring for her daughter, Charlotte and fur babies, Baxter and Bella.

LAUREN GRAFER SCHWEIBOLD

Lauren is the Founder and Owner of Madison Events, a New York-based boutique event planning firm focused on corporate and non-profit clients. She has spent the past 20 years executing large-scale events at various financial firms including Bear Stearns, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW) and Guggenheim Partners, as well as providing event-planning services to numerous non-profit organizations such as Minds Matter, The Fortune Society, The River Fund, The HSUS and Animal Care & Control. Schweibold is an adamant animal rights advocate and supporter having spent years working with different animal organizations to help further their plights. She spends time volunteering for these causes and is often times a foster mom to dogs and cats looking for their forever homes. She holds a B.A. from Villanova University and spends her free time volunteering, participating in endurance sports and caring for her daughter, Charlotte and fur babies, Baxter and Bella.

  JENNY MOLLEN BIGGS   Jenny Mollen is a writer, actress and two Time New York Times Best Selling Author of the books I Like You Just The Way I Am and Live Fast, Die Hot. Jenny, lives in New York City with her husband Jason, their two sons, Sid and Lazlo, her rescue dog, Gina Marie and the ashes of her first husband, her toy poodle, Mr. Teets

JENNY MOLLEN BIGGS

Jenny Mollen is a writer, actress and two Time New York Times Best Selling Author of the books I Like You Just The Way I Am and Live Fast, Die Hot. Jenny, lives in New York City with her husband Jason, their two sons, Sid and Lazlo, her rescue dog, Gina Marie and the ashes of her first husband, her toy poodle, Mr. Teets

  JORDAN SCHULTZ    Bio coming soon.

JORDAN SCHULTZ

Bio coming soon.

  MICHAEL KATZ   CEO and Co-Founder of mParticle, the leading customer data platform which has been recognized as one of the most innovative companies in NY tech. Prior, he founded interclick, an advertising technology company that he took public in 2009 before its acquisition by Yahoo in 2011 for $270M. Michael is involved in several animal rescue organizations, sits on the board of multiple companies and is also an active angel investor. He currently lives in New York City and attended Syracuse University.  I’m working in honor of my dog Kato.

MICHAEL KATZ

CEO and Co-Founder of mParticle, the leading customer data platform which has been recognized as one of the most innovative companies in NY tech. Prior, he founded interclick, an advertising technology company that he took public in 2009 before its acquisition by Yahoo in 2011 for $270M. Michael is involved in several animal rescue organizations, sits on the board of multiple companies and is also an active angel investor. He currently lives in New York City and attended Syracuse University.

I’m working in honor of my dog Kato.

  MASHA KALININA   Masha Kalinina is a wildlife protection expert currently working for The Pew Charitable Trusts to increase marine protections under the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity. Prior to Pew, for five years Masha worked to conserve elephants, lions, leopards, polar bears, and more with Humane Society International where she focused on the U.N. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Masha holds a law degree from the William and Mary School of Law and BBA from The George Washington University.  I am working in honor of Cecil the Lion, who was tragically killed in 2015 in Zimbabwe by a trophy hunter and thus brought global awareness to the plight of lions.

MASHA KALININA

Masha Kalinina is a wildlife protection expert currently working for The Pew Charitable Trusts to increase marine protections under the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity. Prior to Pew, for five years Masha worked to conserve elephants, lions, leopards, polar bears, and more with Humane Society International where she focused on the U.N. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Masha holds a law degree from the William and Mary School of Law and BBA from The George Washington University.

I am working in honor of Cecil the Lion, who was tragically killed in 2015 in Zimbabwe by a trophy hunter and thus brought global awareness to the plight of lions.

  ZARA TISCH   Zara Terez Tisch is the Founder and CEO of Terez, a brand focused on empowering women and self-expression. Terez predated the “athleisure” movement, tapping into this then-unrecognized market with their lifestyle-meets-fitness ethos. She has been named one of  Forbes  "30 Under 30" and has always been an advocate for the safety and well-being of animals. She currently lives in New York City with her husband David, their two children and their three dogs Athena, Jones and Chilaquiles.

ZARA TISCH

Zara Terez Tisch is the Founder and CEO of Terez, a brand focused on empowering women and self-expression. Terez predated the “athleisure” movement, tapping into this then-unrecognized market with their lifestyle-meets-fitness ethos. She has been named one of Forbes "30 Under 30" and has always been an advocate for the safety and well-being of animals. She currently lives in New York City with her husband David, their two children and their three dogs Athena, Jones and Chilaquiles.

  LINCOLN PILCHER    Bio coming soon.

LINCOLN PILCHER

Bio coming soon.

  ANNE FORBES   Annie is currently head of investor relations at Blenheim Capital. She previously worked for Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley. Annie has been surrounded by animals since birth and as a life-long animal lover, she has spent years working with rescue efforts in NY and NJ. Annie currently resides in New York City with her husband and usually a 4-legged foster (with the occasional tripod), name Sadie.

ANNE FORBES

Annie is currently head of investor relations at Blenheim Capital. She previously worked for Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley. Annie has been surrounded by animals since birth and as a life-long animal lover, she has spent years working with rescue efforts in NY and NJ. Annie currently resides in New York City with her husband and usually a 4-legged foster (with the occasional tripod), name Sadie.

  MOLLY FAHNER CALOUN   Molly Calhoun is a writer and editor for print and digital media. She's passionate about ending animal cruelty and pet homelessness, and she volunteers for a variety of rescue groups, whether fostering pets or helping to raise funds for animal care. She co-founded ARC, a humane education non-profit that benefits children and shelter pets through workshops, teacher support materials and after-school programming. Calhoun lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, with her husband, two children and three mixed breed rescue dogs, Riley, Malcolm and Mabel.

MOLLY FAHNER CALOUN

Molly Calhoun is a writer and editor for print and digital media. She's passionate about ending animal cruelty and pet homelessness, and she volunteers for a variety of rescue groups, whether fostering pets or helping to raise funds for animal care. She co-founded ARC, a humane education non-profit that benefits children and shelter pets through workshops, teacher support materials and after-school programming. Calhoun lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, with her husband, two children and three mixed breed rescue dogs, Riley, Malcolm and Mabel.

  JEFFREY BERMAN   Jeffrey Berman is a General Partner at Camber Creek and runs Camber Creek’s New York office where he sources deal flow and coordinates customer acquisition, retention and marketing strategies for Camber Creek’s portfolio companies. Jeffrey brings close to two decades of executive experience in the real estate industry and has served on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of numerous companies, in addition to coordinating investments in same. Jeffrey attended New York University’s Stern School of Business and lives in New York City with his wife & dogchild, Fritz Hansel.

JEFFREY BERMAN

Jeffrey Berman is a General Partner at Camber Creek and runs Camber Creek’s New York office where he sources deal flow and coordinates customer acquisition, retention and marketing strategies for Camber Creek’s portfolio companies. Jeffrey brings close to two decades of executive experience in the real estate industry and has served on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of numerous companies, in addition to coordinating investments in same. Jeffrey attended New York University’s Stern School of Business and lives in New York City with his wife & dogchild, Fritz Hansel.

BRIGID FITZGERALD

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  JULIA FEHRENBACH BALDWIN   Julia Fehrenbach Baldwin is a serial entrepreneur, media-guru, and philanthropist. She was named Top 20 Most Influential Philanthropist by New York Observer, along with F2F, Amanda Hearst for her work co-founding nonprofit, Building Blocks for Change. Julia focuses her philanthropic efforts and serves on the boards of nonprofits that focus on education reform, animal welfare, and extreme poverty. Prior, she worked in media and public relations. Julia currently runs her own digital marketing and communications consulting company. Her life motto is: "Be the change you want to see in the world!"  Her favorite pet names include Suzy, Topsy, Milo, Felix and Simba.

JULIA FEHRENBACH BALDWIN

Julia Fehrenbach Baldwin is a serial entrepreneur, media-guru, and philanthropist. She was named Top 20 Most Influential Philanthropist by New York Observer, along with F2F, Amanda Hearst for her work co-founding nonprofit, Building Blocks for Change. Julia focuses her philanthropic efforts and serves on the boards of nonprofits that focus on education reform, animal welfare, and extreme poverty. Prior, she worked in media and public relations. Julia currently runs her own digital marketing and communications consulting company. Her life motto is: "Be the change you want to see in the world!" Her favorite pet names include Suzy, Topsy, Milo, Felix and Simba.

  MARIEL SHOLEM   Mariel Kriss Sholem is currently the Director of Private Client Relations at Saks Fifth Avenue and has a vast array of fashion industry experience including a six-year tenure with CHANEL's fashion division. After the rescue of their family dog Oliver, from a kill shelter (thanks to Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue in The Hamptons), her dedication to ensuring animal welfare increased exponentially. She currently resides in the West Village of Manhattan with her husband Jamie.

MARIEL SHOLEM

Mariel Kriss Sholem is currently the Director of Private Client Relations at Saks Fifth Avenue and has a vast array of fashion industry experience including a six-year tenure with CHANEL's fashion division. After the rescue of their family dog Oliver, from a kill shelter (thanks to Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue in The Hamptons), her dedication to ensuring animal welfare increased exponentially. She currently resides in the West Village of Manhattan with her husband Jamie.

  CORI LEE SEABERG   Cori is a co-founder of Out East, a NY-based wines and spirits company. Prior to Out East, Cori was a 13 year veteran of the fashion industry with her most recent role as Director of Wholesale for the Women's Ready-to-Wear and Homme divisions at Christian Dior Couture. She was responsible for the growth, strategy and maintaining of these businesses. Prior to Dior, Cori was a Sr. Sales Manager at Chloé where she spent 5 years overseeing and growing the Wholesale Women's Ready-to-Wear business for North and South America and 6 years at Gucci. She has always had a love and passion for animals having grown up with several rescued dogs and cats. Pictured with Cori is her beloved four legged baby, Fritz Hansel.

CORI LEE SEABERG

Cori is a co-founder of Out East, a NY-based wines and spirits company. Prior to Out East, Cori was a 13 year veteran of the fashion industry with her most recent role as Director of Wholesale for the Women's Ready-to-Wear and Homme divisions at Christian Dior Couture. She was responsible for the growth, strategy and maintaining of these businesses. Prior to Dior, Cori was a Sr. Sales Manager at Chloé where she spent 5 years overseeing and growing the Wholesale Women's Ready-to-Wear business for North and South America and 6 years at Gucci. She has always had a love and passion for animals having grown up with several rescued dogs and cats. Pictured with Cori is her beloved four legged baby, Fritz Hansel.