New York, NY
Hometown: I’m a New York City gal
Alma Mater: Emerson College, Boston, MA.
Occupation: Partner at La Cité
Development, a real estate development firm …and I’m also a freelance
Charities You Feel Closest To: School of American Ballet/ UNICEF
Boards or Committees: Junior co-Chair
The School of American Ballet’s 2010 Winter Ball / Young Patrons 100
Committee Member for Survivor Corps/ Board Member, Rich in Love
Recent Events You've Been To: A holiday celebration at Asprey introducing the Chatwal Hotel NYC, opening
Spring 2010 (Dec ’09)/ Survivor Corps Masquerade Winter Ball in San
Francisco (Nov ‘09) / Governor Martin O’Malley of Baltimore and
Former President Bill Clinton fundraiser (Fall ’09) / Central Park
Conservancy luncheon (Summer ’09) / Evidence “On Your Toes” in
the Hamptons fundraiser (Summer ’09)
Next Event On Your Calendar: The
Silver Winter Gala celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the
Evidence dance company, and of course The School of American Ballet’s
Winter Ball on March 1, 2010. I am also
serving as a Young Patron Chairman for the event This glamorous black-tie dinner dance
features a one-time-only performance by the advanced students of the
School. Proceeds raised by the Winter Ball help support the School’s
extensive scholarship program, renowned faculty, state-of-the-art
facilities, and an array of student services outside the ballet studio.
The Encore is the Winter Ball’s after-party. After dinner, 200 of the
city’s philanthropic chic young professionals join the Winter Ball for
dancing and dessert. Young Patron and Encore Tickets can be purchased
by calling the Special Events offices at (212) 769-6610
Favorite Book of the Moment: I’m
currently reading “Almost Moon” by Alice Sebold
Favorite Restaurant: Zuma (London)
Favorite Bar or Lounge: Speakeasy:
The Raines Law Room, hands down! … Bar: Bookmarks at the Library
Hotel … Lounge: STK and SoHo House
Item You Can't Live Without: My passport!
Your Favorite Date Spot: Central Park
The Perfect Guy is: engaging, intelligent, thoughtful, successful,
has a sense of humor and is taller than me in high heels.
Paris, London, Milan or NYC?: NY is home; Paris is my love affair.
Your Favorite Destination:
Paris makes my heart skip a beat but Dubai makes my heart race. I don’t
know which I prefer.
Uptown or Downtown?: Downtown
Union Square or Central Park?: Central Park
Go-To Designer: B Michael, of
Shoes or Bags:
I’m definitely more of a “shoe” girl although my last two purchases
were GORGEOUS Khirma Eliazov bags and I’m kind of addicted.
Most Dangerous Store: Bergdorf
Goodman’s but only with the assistance of my Personal Shopper PJ Matthews.
Favorite Channel/TV Show: I’m
a news junkie so I’m usually tuned into ABC, BBC or CNN
Other Hobbies and Fun Facts:
* I’m a writer at heart; it’s my
one true passion.
* Baking is one of my favorite activities.
* I’m not a great artist but I do love
* I love languages and have set a goal
to be fluent in French, Spanish and Arabic in three years time. Thank
you Rosetta Stone!
* I have most adorable yorkie in the
world named Rocco
* I’m a sports fanatic… football
(JETS!!), Formula One (attending the Montreal Grand Prix in June 2010)
and hockey (Rangers)
* I enjoy jogging and pilates
* The next goal on my lineup of physical
activities: martial arts to learn swords :)
* I worked for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF
for nearly five years. It was one of my most humbling experiences.
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