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LEADERSHIP

WE ARE FOREVER GRATEFUL TO OUR EXTRAORDINARY LEADERS.
TOGETHER WE WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE DREAMS BECOME REALITIES.

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MINDY SCHEIER
Founder & CEO
RUNWAY OF DREAMS FOUNDATION

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

We are proud to introduce our prominent governing body.

KATHRYN CORDES

KATHRYN CORDES

Global Business Marketing Director

ALIXPARTNERS

DANA NABEREZNY

DANA NABEREZNY

VP, Jewelry Design & Innovation Workshop

GARY SCHEINBAUM

GARY SCHEINBAUM

CEO

ASHLEY STUART

DAVE STEVENS

DAVE STEVENS

7-Time Emmy Award Winning Sportscaster,
Athlete, Motivational Speaker, Activist

ANDY GRAISER

ANDY GRAISER

Co-President & Founder

A&G REAL ESTATE PARTNERS

PAUL ROSENGARD

PAUL ROSENGARD

EVP, Head of Wholesale

TRUE RELIGION

GENA SMITH

GENA SMITH

SVP, Human Resources & Head of Global Executive & Creative Recruitment

LVMH

MATT LAUKAITIS

MATT LAUKAITIS

EVP, Global General Manager

SAP CONSUMER INDUSTRIES

MINDY SCHEIER

MINDY SCHEIER

Founder & CEO

RUNWAY OF DREAMS

LYDIA SMITH

LYDIA SMITH

Chief Diversity Officer

VICTORIA'S SECRET

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
FASHION

FASHION INDUSTRY COUNCIL

The Fashion Industry Council is a think-tank of seasoned retail & fashion industry experts who help Runway of Dreams lead a movement of inclusion in the fashion industry for people with disabilities.  The Fashion Industry Council strives to increase awareness and relationships across retail, brand and adjacent industries, recruit change-makers to the mission, and fuel the success of our annual centerpiece event - A Fashion Revolution Runway Show and Gala.

DAVID BASSUK, CHAIR

Managing Director

ALIXPARTNERS

MYRON EAGLE

Managing Director

ALIXPARTNERS

ELAINE HUGHES

President & CEO

E.A. HUGHES & CO

LARRY LEONARD

Director, Turnaround and Restructuring

ALIXPARTNERS

JOEL RAMPOLDT

Managing Director

ALIXPARTNERS

REBECCA STEINER

Senior Vice President Sales

CENTRIC BRANDS

HAIM DABAH

Founder & Chairman

KIDBOX

HEATH GOLDEN

EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

RANDA ACCESSORIES

SONIA LAPINSKY

Managing Director

ALIXPARTNERS

ANN MACCARTHY

Managing Director

E.A. HUGHES & CO

DAWN ROBERTSON

CEO

OCM

LANA TODOROVICH

President & Chief Merchandising Officer

NEIMAN MARCUS

ALEXA DRIANSKY

Senior Vice President

ALIXPARTNERS

COURTNEY HARDART

Global Consumer Retail/Apparel/Luxury

SPENCER STUART

VANESSA LEFEBVRE

SVP, Commercial

ADIDAS

ROSEANNE MORRISON

Creative & Design

THE IDEALEIER

STEPHEN SPARROW

Sr. Director Retail & Fashion

SAP

MICHELLE WLAZLO

Executive VP, Chief Merchant

JCPENNEY

LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Leadership Advisory Council serves as a critical community champion for Runway of Dreams.  Members help advance our mission in numerous ways by providing professional expertise; strategic advice; diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; philanthropic support and connections to local, national and international resources.

JEFF AXELRAD

Managing Director

AMAZON WEB SERVICES

CARY HANOSEK

VP & Wealth Management Advisor

MERRILL LYNCH

KYLE MAYNARD

Entrepeneur, Best Selling Author,

Speaker & Extreme Athlete

BART VAN SCHUNDEL

Founder and Owner

SPORTS STORIES

DIEDE DE GROOT

No. 1 Ranked Wheelchair Tennis Player

Grand Slam Champion & Gold Olympian

DEBRA HOROWITZ

Director of Executive Recruiting

AUDIBLE

MARC MENKOWITZ, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

SUSAN WINTERS

Lawyer, Shareholder & Giantomasi

CHIESA SHAHINIAN & GIANTOMASI

RONALD GILLER

Managing Partner

GORDON AND REES LLP

JOHN KEMP

CEO

LAKESHORE FOUNDATION

DEBRA RUH

CEO

RUH GLOBAL IMPACT

MEG ZUCKER

President and Founder

DON'T HIDE IT, FLAUNT IT

JUNIOR

JUNIOR BOARD

The Junior Board is a dynamic group of next generation leaders who offer a fresh perspective and new ideas for advancing Runway of Dreams' mission.

MISHA PALLA

Chief of Staff

SAP CONSUMER INDUSTRIES
ASSOCIATE BOARD CHAIR

BLAKE AUSTIN

Principal

IRVING PLACE CAPITAL

JILLIAN CURWIN

Founder/Owner

ALWAYS LOOKING UP

MARGOT LANGENDORFF

eCommerce Analyst

FOOT LOCKER, INC.

HOLT QUEREY

Influencer Relations Manager

GUCCI

CHLOE STEADMAN

Vice President, Underwriter

EUCID TRANSACTIONAL

EMILY FERRETTI

Business Marketing Manager

ALIXPARTNERS
ASSOCIATE BOARD VICE CHAIR

CAMPBELL BRADY

Business & Product Development

CREARE GROUP

ALEXANDRA GRAISER

Managing Director

A&G REAL ESTATE PARTNERS

ALIZAY NAQVI

Retail Strategy Consultant

ACCENTURE

GARRISON REDD

Founder, THE GARRISON RED PROJECT

Para-Powerlifter, TEAM USA

EMMA TODOROVICH

Sales Director

GIORGIO ARMANI

LILA ABBOUD

Owner

HANNON VINTAGE

HALEY COHEN

Community Development Manager

SHOPTALK

LAURA JOGANI

Associate Banker

JP MORGAN PRIVATE BANK

JAMES (BUCKY) PIERCE

Client Partner

TWITTER

HALEIGH ROSA

Disability Advocate

STAFF

ELISA SCHWARTZ

NATALIE BRENNER

Director of Events

DEBRA RUCKER

Director of Operations

DAWN SCHWARTZ

Director, Advancement and Partnerships

STAFF
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