DEI – Taskforce

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access

Count Basie Center DEI Leadership

Count Basie Center DEI Staff Task Force:

Nina DeGori, Interactive Marketing Manager

Karen Franklin, Chief Financial Officer

Adriana Gomez, Director of Community Engagement

Jazmin Graham, Human Resources Assistant

James Grausam, Artistic Managing Director, Phoenix Productions

Chris Harrison, Education Associate

Cindy Jimenez, Membership Manager

Ann Marie Keenan, Human Resources Director (Chair)

Jessica O’Brien, Education Programs Manager

Izzy Sackowitz, Chief Operating Officer

Count Basie Center Board of Trustees DEI Committee:

Alison Banks-Moore, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, EO/AA, WorkLife Initiatives, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Tom Bernard, Co-Founder, Co-President, Sony Pictures Classics

Heather Burke, Philanthopist and Co-Founder, Impact 100 Jersey Coast

Puja Choudhry, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley New York City

Sovanna Day-Goins, Executive Committee, Count Basie Center Board of Trustees; Founder, CEO & Curator of Genius, Women X Meta

Claudia Dulac, Count Basie Center Executive Committee – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer; Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Merrill, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Yvonne Grayson, Managing Partner, PE Partners

Jeremy Grunin, Chairperson, Count Basie Center Board of Trustees, DEI Committee Co-Chair; President, Grunin Foundation

Maria Maher, Executive Committee, Count Basie Center Board of Trustees; Marketing Consultant

Adam Philipson, President / CEO, Count Basie Center for the Arts

Mark Rohl

Darrell Lawrence Willis, Founder and Artistic Director, Dunbar Repertory Company

Ed Zipprich, Red Bank Borough Councilperson Emeritus

Diana Artis, Ed.D.; Founder, CEO; Olive Branch Educators, LLC.
Count Basie Center DEI Task Force Consultant

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