executive board

Board of executives

Rob Whitman

Board Chairman

Among his many Board activities, Rob is V.P of the Cooperative where he and his partner live, the Village Outreach Program (homeless street youth and people living with AIDS), and the Belvedere Trust (children and education). Prior to 2012 Rob was Executive Director of the Curtain Foundation, a philanthropy which supports Arts, Education and Museums in the UK, US as well as socially responsible projects in 5 countries in southern Africa. Prior to this, Rob has over 24 years experience in strategic planning, budgeting, marketing operations, client/staff management and performance/project review. With various positions at IBM Software, recently Rob was head of global web analytics.

Patrick Thompson

Vice Chairman | Pastor at New City Church

A native of Atlanta, Georgia Patrick now resides in New York City where he is the founder and lead pastor of New-City Church. He holds a degree from Auburn University in Mass Communications and spent time working with Viacom Media and Nickelodeon Studios. Patrick has spent the last 20 years working with educational, religious and other non-profit organizations investing in the lives of teenagers and their families. He has a passion for helping students find creative outlets for expressing the joys, sorrows and challenges that they face on a daily basis. Patrick and his wife Katie have been married for over 20 years and have two teenage children, PJ and Natalie.

Gregory Healy

Treasurer | Wealth Manager at Glenmede

Gregory Healy joined Mythic Bridge's board of directors in January 2015. In addition to serving as Treasurer and executive committee member of Mythic Bridge, he is a Wealth Advisor and Relationship Manager in Glenmede’s New York office. In this role, he advises complex individuals and families as well as business executives on financial and estate planning. He is also responsible for the delivery of thoughtful wealth management advice and administration in areas including wealth transfer, fiduciary and charitable planning and management.


Mr. Healy earned a B.S. in finance from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and is a Certified Public Accountant and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association of New York and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Benjamin Alexander

National Director of Digital Sales at People En Espanol Magazine

General Management and Sales Specialist bridging Digital and Traditional Media Create, implement, and manage marketing and advertising campaigns leveraging multi-platform strategies to surround and engage consumers on their preferred media consumption platforms Interactive strategy specialist with experience in executing Display, Mobile, Video, Email, Audio, and Social Media Experienced in traditional media sales Multicultural Advertising Strategist, lead regional sales efforts to Hispanic audiences with both traditional and digital media. Direct and assist sales teams to develop and retain business across multiple categories including: Political Advertising. Develop interactive solutions with Campaign Strategists and General Consultants. Local and National TV Sales. Develop sales and marketing strategies, manage account teams, expand relationships, direct pricing, forecasting, budgeting and product differentiation. Coaching and Development focused. Local, National, and Network Radio Sales. Develop sales and marketing strategies, manage account teams, expand relationships, direct pricing, forecasting, budgeting and product differentiation. Coaching and Development focused. Integration specialist working between Traditional media sales teams to bring best value to clients while maximizing sales share Specialties:MultiCultural Marketing specializing in 360 Marketing solutions

Kathy Cabral

Executive Assistant | Private Equity

Kathy Cabral is a seasoned professional with over 18 years of experience in the financial and entertainment sectors. Kathy currently works at HRS Management, where she is an Executive Assistant to the Principal Partner. She joined HRS Management from Elevation Partners where she managed the New York offices of the Private Equity group. Prior to Elevation, Kathy worked at Lehman Brothers where she was an Executive Assistant to various Managing Directors in Fixed Income and Energy trading. Prior to Lehman, Kathy worked in the Los Angeles area as a Freelance Event Coordinator with a client list that included notable film, media and entertainment personalities. Kathy’s inherently keen and savvy know-how of the entertainment arena is evident in the event coordination and promotions management services she has provided to multi-national financial, media and entertainment enterprises. Kathy graduated from Fordham University with a degree in Marketing, Communication and Media. Kathy is a native New Yorker who lived in Puerto Rico as a child and is fluent in Spanish.

Chris Calnek

Board Member

Chris Calnek has over 17 years of high-level sales, strategy and business development experience. He has consulted for and pioneered event-marketing and sponsorship relationships with leading companies such as R.J. Reynolds and Bombay Sapphire. Chris was the Co-Founder and Sales Director of PIX, an Internet Kiosk/New Media display company, where after a successful sale of the company, Chris utilized his Start-Up experience at Dow Jones, a global leader in the Financial Information Services (FIS) market. Chris went on to become the Vice-President of Global Client Strategy & Corporate Sales Manager at NetNames where he focused on growing the highly specialized consulting practice by addressing client needs in the area of strategy and fulfillment services. This included, but was not limited to: providing services to billion dollar companies regarding domain portfolio management, M&A as well as the complexities of Trademark Sunrise Period domain filings, registration restriction requirements and advocating the best practices surrounding global Internet Strategy, Anti-Counterfeit and Internet Monitoring spaces within the Internet, Pharma, Financial, Retail and Apparel sectors in the US and Canada. Chris is considered to be among the top 5% in the Internet IP industry due to his deep expertise within the Domain Name, Internet Strategy and Brand Monitoring sectors. Mr. Calnek is a highly sought after thought leader, strategist and proven seven figure sales producer.

Jane Keller

Executive Producer/Creative Director Happy United

Jane Keller delivers a unique blend of technical skill, artistic sensibility and marketing perspective. With her creative sensibility, attention to detail and passionate approach, Jane's enthusiastic focus and energy can shape a client's creative vision to tell the clearest, most compelling story possible. She will work tirelessly to partner with you and find creative solutions toward an end product exceeds your needs and expectations. Prior to joining the TwoPoint0 talent collective, Jane made stops at Hooligan, Mackenzie Cutler, Mad River, The Now Corporation, Company X, and Version 2. She has worked on a wide variety of projects for major brands, including Match.com, Nextel/NASCAR, Kodak, Royal Caribbean, Pilsner Urquell, Bank of America and Merck. Giving her talents beyond the workplace, Jane is on the Board of Directors of Mythic Bridge, a non-profit that teaches filmmaking to NYC at-risk youth. Jane's visual storytelling talents have excelled beyond commercials with several music video, film and TV projects under her belt: most notably, 2015 short films for Earth Day and The Dalai Lama; episodes of "Dallas Swat" and "First 48" for A&E; an award winning, Emmy nominated special for National Geographic. She is currently working on a feature film about the artist Maurizio Cattelan and a series of short films related to the NY Transit Authority.

Gordon Von Brock

LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON DOUGLAS ELLIMAN

The first real estate deal I was involved with was a 4000 sq. ft. commercial building I bought 20 years ago. Since then I have been investing and helping facilitate my clients’ real estate needs. My property knowledge and ability to pair up customers through my unparalleled private network gives my clients access to real estate only seen by a select few, whether residential or commercial. Growing up in Manhattan and being connected into the social fabric of New York City I have built up key relationships with developers, investors, brokers and real estate moguls. I pride myself on delivering white glove service while being attentive, intuitive, diligent and discrete. Specialties: Selling residential apartments and townhouses Finding residential apartments and townhouses Off Market unique residential apartments and townhouses Off Market commercial buildings (multifamily, office, industrial, industrial, retail) Investment opportunities in both residential and commercial buildings 1031 Exchanges Access to new development and pre-construction Facilitating any real estate need through my team of specialists: (Retail leasing, Office leasing, Multifamily, Hotel, Storage, Industrial, Health Care, Restaurants) Connecting with my network of brokers that provide the same exceptional service: (Hamptons, Miami or anywhere in the USA and overseas) Sourcing - Attorneys, Insurance, Contractors, Title, Interior Designers, Stagers, Mortgage Brokers

Robin Weinberg

Principal at Sard Verbinnen