Young Leadership

Oliver Scholars offers young professionals several ways to be part of our work.

Oliver's Alumni Council uses its social and professional talents to serve our Scholars, their communities, and each other. Contact Heidi Idrovo to learn more.

Our Junior Board provides resources and opportunities for young professionals to be thoughtful advocates and dedicated fundraisers for Oliver Scholars. For more information, contact Amanda Johnson.

Alumni Council Members

Johnny Araujo, NYC Department of Design and Construction

Ajanae Bennet '12, Prudential Financial

Melvin Boone ’10, Accenture

Tiffany Caton ’02, Trail Blazer Camps

Shenique Coston ’99

Alexander Fernandez ’11, Oliver Scholars

Marcus Johnson ’03, Montefiore Health System

Debon Lewis ’99, Transformative Growth Partners

Dominique Martinez ’03, J.P. Morgan

Eric Martinez ’03, RBC Capital Markets

Adam Mustefa ’12, Ipreo

Dan Pelo ’08, J.D. Candidate, New York Law School

Albanery Roman ’95, UBS AG

Shirley Rumierk ’95, Actor, Writer, Producer

Leena Shiwbaran ’00, Flatiron Pediatrics

Maria Tellez ’00, Publicis

Emanuel Vega ’04, Oliver Scholars

Paul Williams ’02, DTCC

Junior Board Members

Elizabeth Angeles ’09, New York City Emergency Management

Lindsay Dow, Yale University

Leovanny Fernandez ’10, Oliver Scholars

Lindsey Forman, Dior

Jeffrey Garcia '09, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

Joanna Gawlik, The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Mary Grain, Citi

Celi Khanyile-Lynch ’09, NYC Mayor’s Office

Vanessa King-Jones, G-lll Tommy Hilfiger Dress

Amanda Lopez ’09, SparkNotes/Barnes and Noble, Inc.

Maggie Macdonald, Sive, Paget & Riesel P.C.

Jasmine Mitchell ’99, SUNY Old Westbury

Sirin Neyzi, Citi

Joshua Novick, London & Partners

Megan Ryan, Taffin

Alison Scherr, Citi

Jodi Scherr, Design History

Tawanda Scott, CNN

Ibrahim Shah ’09, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Donnie Smith, Academy of St. Joseph

Francis Tanczos, Crow & Cushing

Alumni Council Members

Johnny Araujo, NYC Department of Design and Construction

Ajanae Bennet '12, Prudential Financial

Melvin Boone ’10, Accenture

Tiffany Caton ’02, Trail Blazer Camps

Shenique Coston ’99

Alexander Fernandez ’11, Oliver Scholars

Marcus Johnson ’03, Montefiore Health System

Debon Lewis ’99, Transformative Growth Partners

Dominique Martinez ’03, J.P. Morgan

Eric Martinez ’03, RBC Capital Markets

Adam Mustefa ’12, Ipreo

Dan Pelo ’08, J.D. Candidate, New York Law School

Albanery Roman ’95, UBS AG

Shirley Rumierk ’95, Actor, Writer, Producer

Leena Shiwbaran ’00, Flatiron Pediatrics

Maria Tellez ’00, Publicis

Emanuel Vega ’04, Oliver Scholars

Paul Williams ’02, DTCC

Junior Board Members

Elizabeth Angeles ’09, New York City Emergency Management

Lindsay Dow, Yale University

Leovanny Fernandez ’10, Oliver Scholars

Lindsey Forman, Dior

Jeffrey Garcia '09, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

Joanna Gawlik, The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Mary Grain, Citi

Celi Khanyile-Lynch ’09, NYC Mayor’s Office

Vanessa King-Jones, G-lll Tommy Hilfiger Dress

Amanda Lopez ’09, SparkNotes/Barnes and Noble, Inc.

Maggie Macdonald, Sive, Paget & Riesel P.C.

Jasmine Mitchell ’99, SUNY Old Westbury

Sirin Neyzi, Citi

Joshua Novick, London & Partners

Megan Ryan, Taffin

Alison Scherr, Citi

Jodi Scherr, Design History

Tawanda Scott, CNN

Ibrahim Shah ’09, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Donnie Smith, Academy of St. Joseph

Francis Tanczos, Crow & Cushing