Our Team

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John Hayato Branderhorst
President
GlobalSaké

John joined the Board of Directors in February of 2013.  He first learned about KEEN in San Francisco while serving as President of the Golden Gate Triathlon Club in 2011. Over the next 2 years, he had the opportunity to interact with athletes at KEEN Aquatics while also helping raise money & awareness through fundraisers. He's honored to...

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David Spierer
Vice President
Tele-Therapy Technologies International, LLC (T3i) / COO

Dr. Spierer has his doctoral degree in Applied Physiology from the Department of Biobehavioral Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University.

He is the co-founder of Wellness Roundtable, LLC, a New York based telehealth company focused on prevention, wellness, and nutrition, which he co-found in 2014. His strong academic background in...

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Lori Holland
Secretary
Holland Law LLP / Partner

Lori is a licensed patent attorney who focuses on complex intellectual property litigation, including the representation of companies in patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and trade secret litigation.  She also counsels clients on various transactional matters, including software/technology licensing and transfer agreements,...

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Scott Wiley
Treasurer
Comerica Bank / Senior Wealth Advisor

Scott Wiley is a Senior Wealth Advisor with Comerica Bank. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, he specializes in providing complex financial solutions to high net worth individuals.
Scott has 19 years of experience in the financial services industry with an emphasis in investment management, wealth...

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Elliott I. Portnoy
Immediate Past President and Founder
Dentons / Global Chief Executive Officer

Elliott Portnoy is the Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dentons, the largest law firm in the world.

As Global CEO, Elliott is responsible for management of the global Firm and its unwavering commitment to integrated client service across 158 offices in 66 countries. Under Elliott’s leadership, Dentons is experiencing a period of...

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Richard G. Blumenreich
KPMG / Principal, Retired

Richard G. Blumenreich is a principal in the Washington National Tax Practice of KPMG LLP. He focuses on federal taxation involving partnerships, real estate, depreciation, tax credits, amortization of intangibles, and leasing.

He joined KPMG in 1993. Before that, he was in the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel where he...

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Nidhi Chadda
Executive Committee
Enzo Advisors / Founder and CEO

Nidhi Chadda is a generalist growth investor and advisor across public and private markets.  She is currently the Founder and CEO of Enzo Advisors, a global sustainability consulting firm focused on helping companies build best-in-class sustainable business models within an environmental, social...

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Nyomi Knievel
LevelCredit / Vice President of Strategy & Business Intelligence

Nyomi Cassan is the Vice President of Strategy & Business Intelligence at LevelCredit.  Her role encompasses strategic partnerships, change management, analytics, organizational development and software optimization.

Prior to joining LevelCredit, Nyomi served as Vice President of Strategy & Implementation at Houlihan Lokey...

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Daniel C. Murphy
The Bozzuto Group / Chief Financial Officer

In his role as chief financial officer, Dan Murphy is responsible for directing the finance and accounting operations for all six Bozzuto companies, in addition to personally managing all debt and equity relationships. Dan joined The Bozzuto Group in 2003 as senior vice president and chief accounting officer and in 2006 was named operating...

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Putri Pascualy
Angelo Gordon / Managing Director

Putri Pascualy is a Managing Director and Credit Product Specialist focusing on Angelo Gordon’s multi-strategy and performing credit investment strategies. Prior to joining the firm in April 2020, Putri was a Partner and Credit Strategist for PAAMCO Prisma, where she sourced and created multi-strategy and tactical credit mandates covering...

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Estee R. Portnoy
JUMP DC / Senior Vice-President

Estee Portnoy oversees the day-to-day business & marketing activities for NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan.  In this capacity, she has worked extensively with Jordan and his advisors for over 19 years to manage and grow Jordan’s brand.  She has overseen Jordan’s business endeavors with companies such as Nike, Gatorade, Upper Deck, Oakley,...

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Julie Soffner
Co-Chair, Affiliates Committee
Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation / Chief Executive

Julie Scott Soffner has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for KEEN St. Louis since 2019, following four years as Executive Director and passionate volunteer. Julie's background in corporate and non-profit management, with specializations in organizational development, talent management and sales/customer service excellence, will...

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ADVISORY BOARD

Donald L. Rosenstein, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Rosenstein is Director of the University of North Carolina's Comprehensive Cancer Support Program with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine. He also serves as Vice-Chair for the Division of Hospital Psychiatry and is the Training Director for the UNC Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine. The Comprehensive Cancer...

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Sheila Sankaran, M.A.
KNG Health Consulting, LLC / Chief Executive Officer

Sheila Sankaran provides day-to-day oversight of operations, strategic planning, marketing and communications, and business development at KNG Health while also contributing significantly to client reports and proposals.  Her recent KNG Health work includes analyses supporting the development of Medicare disproportionate share payment policy....

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STAFF

Kate Hurson
Executive Director

Kate came to KEEN in 1994 as a parent of a six year old son with autism. An active parent, she was soon asked to join KEEN's Board of Directors, where she became chair of the communications committee. She was deeply involved...

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AFFILIATE REPRESENTATION

Andrew Henry
KEEN Chicago
Spaulding Ridge / Manager

Andrew is a Manager at Spaulding Ridge, a best-in-cloud advisory and IT implementation firm. Spaulding Ridge helps global organizations get financial clarity into complex, daily sales, and operational decisions that impact profitable revenue generations, efficient...

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Kevin Reiser
KEEN Los Angeles
PwC / Advisory Senior Manager - Deals

Kevin Reiser joined the Keen Los Angeles team in 2020 while looking for an organization where he could utilize his love of sports and working with kids. He serves as the KEEN Los Angeles...

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