2020 Interview Team

Get to Know Our People.

We believe diversity is what makes us strong. Our team members come to us from countless perspectives, backgrounds, and areas of expertise.

  • Meet the Team
    Lobna Agbaria
    Lobna AgbariaChief Executive Officer
    Ellen Varney
    Ellen VarneyChief Finance and Operations Officer
    Trine Lustig
    Trine LustigChief Advancement Officer
    Jennifer Miniman
    Jennifer MinimanOperations Manager
    Eitan Perry
    Eitan PerryProgram Manager
    Kiki Spiezio
    Kiki SpiezioCommunications Coordinator
    Marie Encabo
    Marie EncaboExecutive Assistant
    Sami Awad
    Sami AwadProgram Manager
  • Growth Committee
    Perry Solomon
    Perry SolomonCo-Chairperson of the Growth Committee
    David Mendels
    David MendelsCo-Chairperson of the Growth Committee
    Sari Rapkin
    Sari RapkinOGS Chairperson, Retired Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers
    Lester Fagen
    Lester FagenRetired Partner at Cooley LLP
    Sally Ourieff MD
    Sally Ourieff MDFounder of Translational Consulting
    Sleiman Solomon Owayda
    Sleiman Solomon OwaydaFounding Partner of Mozaic Capital
    Lee Cohen Senderov
    Lee Cohen Senderov
  • OGS Academic Team / Teaching Faculty
    Brenda Anderson
    Brenda AndersonAcademic Director
    Carole Carlson
    Carole CarlsonVenture Development Leader
    Elif Sisli Ciamarra
    Elif Sisli CiamarraTeaching Faculty
    Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld
    Joel Cutcher-GershenfeldTeaching Faculty
    Alain Lempereur
    Alain LempereurTeaching Faculty
    Brian Denenberg
    Brian DenenbergTeaching Faculty
  • Board of Directors
    Sari Rapkin
    Sari Rapkin, OGS Chairperson, Retired Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Sari’s career in public accounting and non-profit involvement in Greater Boston spanned over 40 years. Recently retired, Sari, a certified public accountant, served as an Assurance Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their Private Company Services practice. Sari currently serves on the boards of Our Generation Speaks, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Encounter, Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston, Jewish Arts Collaborative, and Jewish Family Service of Metrowest. Sari also serves on the Heller School for Social Policy and Management Board of Advisors at Brandeis and the Saunders College of Business National Council at Rochester Institute of Technology.

    David Mendels | OGS Vice Chair, Former CEO of Brightcove
    Aron J. Ain | Retired CEO of UKG
    Bradley M. Bloom | Co-Founder & Senior Advisor, Berkshire Partners
    Lester Fagen | Retired Partner at Cooley LLP
    Michael G. Frieze | Chief Investment Officer & on the Board of Directors at Gordon Brothers
    Sandra E. Goodstein | Principal and Senior Financial Advisor, Wescott Financial Advisory LLC
    Elliot Katzman | Board Member, Investor, and Advisor
    Meyer Koplow | Of Counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    Sally Ourieff MD | Founder of Translational Consulting
    Perry Solomon | Co-Chairperson of the Growth Committee
    Tracey Specter | Life & Leadership Coach at YOU MATTER
  • OGS Advisory Board
    Governor Deval L. Patrick, Founding Chair Emeritus, Senior Advisor, The Vistria Group
    Robert K. Kraft | Founding Honorary Chairperson, CEO of The Kraft Group
    Hani Alami | Founder & Chairperson at Jest, CEO at Coolnet
    Laurel W. Eisner | Former Chair of the Board of Directors at The Leir Foundation
    Ohad Elhelo | Founder of Our Generation Speaks, Co-Founder of Stuff
    Carol Fierke | Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Brandeis University
    Amy Glickman | Advocate, Board Member, Media and IP Lawyer
    John Harthorne | Founder of MassChallenge, Founder & Managing Director at Two Lanterns Venture Partners
    Linda Heller Kamm | Former General Counsel to the U.S. Department of Transportation
    Rosabeth Moss Kanter | Director & Chair of Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative
    Douglass E. Karp | President, New England Development
    Daniel A. Kraft | President International of The Kraft Group
    Lisa M. Lynch | Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy and Director, Institute for Economic and Racial Equity, Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management
    Maria Madison | Interim Dean, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
    Ben Shapiro | Retired, Malcolm P. McNair Professor of Marketing, Emeritus
    Geraldine Acuna Sunshine | President, Sunshine Care Foundation for Neurological Care and Research

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