Board of Directors

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Behind all we do at NYC & Company is our Board of Directors. Leading with experience, insight and vision, this group of industry experts helps us uphold our mission to keep New York City flourishing through tourism.

NYC & Company Board of Directors

Charles Flateman, Chairman
NYC & Company
Executive Vice President, Business Development
The Shubert Organization, Inc.

Fred Dixon, President & CEO
NYC & Company

Executive Committee

Vicki Been – Office of the Mayor

Andrew Bodziak – Marriott International

Gale Brewer – Manhattan Borough President

John Calvelli – Wildlife Conservation Society

Anne del Castillo – NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME) Commisioner

Arthur Cohen – LaPlaca Cohen

Vijay Dandapani – Hotel Association of NYC

Joel Fisher – Madison Square Garden Entertainment

Ellen Futter – American Museum of Natural History

Maneesh K. Goyal – Pineapple Co.

Kathy Hilt – Macy's

Kathleen Hughes – NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

James Johnson​ – New York City Law Department

Lynn Kelly – New York Restoration Project

David Keys – Hospitality Keys

Jessica Lappin – Downtown Alliance

Huntley Lawrence – Port Authority of NY & NJ

Lisa Linden – LAK Public Relations, Inc.

Susan Marenoff-Zausner – Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Spencer Means – Compass Real Estate

Tracy Nieporent – Myriad Restaurant Group

James Patchett – NYC Economic Development Corporation

Jonelle Procope – Apollo Theater

Raja Rajamannar – Mastercard

Marcus Samuelsson – Marcus Samuelsson Group

Charlotte St. Martin – The Broadway League

Alan Steel – Jacob K. Javits Convention Center of New York

Tim Tompkins – Times Square Alliance

Peter Ward – NY Hotel & Motel Trades Council

Lloyd A. Williams – Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce

Jack Withiam, Jr. – Event Services and Management, LLC

Tim Zagat – Zagat Survey

Board of Directors

Gina Argento – Broadway Stages

Damian Bazadona – Situation Interactive

Jeff Bennett – Tiffany's

David Berliner – Brooklyn Museum

Jaclyn Bernstein – Empire Force Events

Michael Burke – Statue Cruises

Judith Byrd – Byrd Retail Group

Michael Capiraso – New York Road Runners

Susan Chin – DesignConnects

Zach Chodorow – China Grill Management

Deborah Cullen

Kerry Diamond– Cherry Bombe

Keith Douglas

Mary Farrell – Top of the Rock Observation Deck & Rockefeller Center

Stacey Feder – Related Companies

Mike Fiorentino – Manhattan Center Studios

Andrew Flatt – Disney Theatrical Group

Rick Friedberg – Liberty Connections, Ltd.

Scott Goldsmith – Intersection Media LLC

Caroline Hirsch – Carolines on Broadway

Rebecca Hubbard – New York Palace

Dawn Hudson – 4th and One Consulting LLC

Judith Jamison – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Jill Kaplan – United Airlines

Kerry Mack – Highgate Hotels, New York Area

Mark Marmurstein – Twin America

Luis Miranda – MirRam Group

Mitchell B. Modell – Modell's Sporting Goods

Tyler Morse – MCR Development

Dan Nadeau – New York Marriott Marquis

Richard Nicotra – The Nicotra Group, LLC

Travis Noyes – Empire Outlets

Debra O’Connell – WABC

Patricia Ornst – Delta Air Lines

Marlene Poynder – Conrad New York

Emily Rafferty, President Emerita, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anthony Ramirez II – The Bronx Beer Hall

Clare Reichenbach – James Beard Foundation

Frances Resheske – Con Edison

Ramona Roopnarine – Bloomberg LP

Steven Rubenstein – Rubenstein Strategic Communications

Taryn Sacramone – Queens Theatre

Andreas Sappok – Imagine Communications

Jeffrey Stewart – Walnut Hill Advisors

Sofia L. Vandaele – Intercontinental New York Barclay

Dan Wempa 

Tren'ness Woods-Black – Sylvia's "Soul Food" Restaurant

Kathy Wylde – Partnership for New York City

Brett Yormark – Roc Nation


Eric Adams – Brooklyn Borough President

Wilma Alonso – Fordham Road BID

Daniel A. Biederman – 34th Street Partnership

Gregg Bishop – Small Business Services

Alfred C. Cerullo, III – Grand Central Partnership

Wellington Z. Chen – Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation

Harvey Paul Davidson – Guides Association of NYC

Ruben Diaz, Jr. – Bronx Borough President

Maria Hinojosa – The Futuro Group

Larcelia Kebe – Harlem, Your Way! Tours

Sharon Lee – Acting Queens Borough President

Regina Myer – Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

Daniel Nigro – Fire Department, City of New York

James Oddo – Staten Island Borough President

Alicia Pierro – Big Apple Greeter

Dermot Shea – New York Police Department

Mitchell Silver – Department of Parks and Recreation

Francis Tedesco – Academy Bus Tours

Nick Valenti – Simple Hospitality