Core Board Members
Andrew D. Levin
President & Chairman
Director since 1998
Andy Levin serves as CAW's President and Chairman. Mr. Levin has helped lead CAW since 1998 and is the founder and champion of our Summer ArtWorks youth employment program.
Richard M. Morris
As a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, Mr. Morris works closely with the executive management of middle market companies and funds to enhance and implement acquisition, financing, operation and exit strategies and to solve a broad range of commercial and regulatory issues.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Rick was a regulatory auditor with the Commodities Exchange in New York and specialized in operations and financial management at Kidder Peabody. He also was the U.S. Audit Manager for the financial division for a diversified Australian company. He holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.S. in Accounting from NYU.
Mr. Brody is a Senior Media Sales Executive at Warner Brothers. Prior to Warner Bros. Marc worked as the Senior Vice President of Domestic Distribution at Sonar Entertainment (formerly RHI Entertainment), one of the leading providers of television content in the World. Sonar is credited with pioneering “event television”, changing the landscape of the industry with strong production values, breathtaking visuals, epic storytelling and big stars. Prior to Sonar, Marc worked for many leading entertainment companies including Universal Studios, Westwood One, New Line Cinema, Rysher Entertainment and TPE, both divisions of Cox Broadcasting. He has been key contributor to the marketing and distribution of many iconic TV programs and movies, including Star Search, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, Lonesome Dove and Soul Train to name just a few. Marc learned of CAW through his wife, board member Joanna Brody, during the Piper Jaffray Corporate Volunteer Day. He really fell in love with the CAW mission and brings much needed industry diversity to the Board. Marc holds a BBA from George Washington Universtity and an MS from NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.
Prior to joining Citigroup, she worked in San Francisco at a mobile start-up and has experience in the CPG industry (brand marketing). Andrea has been the Co-Chair for the Citi Women’s Network – NYC since April 2012 and has been an active member of the Steering Committee for the past 4 years. She is also a member of the Asian Pacific Heritage Network and Citi Working Parents Network. She resides in Oyster Bay, NY with her 7-year-old daughter and enjoys volunteering in her local community on Long Island and with her church with the Children’s ministry. Andrea graduated from Boston University – School of Management with a BSBA in Marketing.
Highlights of Frank’s extensive volunteer experience complementing his work with CAW include serving on the host committee for the 1995 Special Olympics World Games for athletes and dignitaries from Lebanon; three consecutive years on the committee for the Connecticut Juvenile Diabetes Foundation’s Golf Outing, the Foundations largest annual fundraiser; and on the host committee for the NYC AIDS Housing Network Aids Warrior Awards honoring United States Congressman Jose Serrano.
Frank was born and raised in Connecticut and moved to Manhattan in 1999 where he was lived ever since, currently in Harlem. With his move to Manhattan, Frank developed an appreciation for street art that often finds him exploring different neighborhoods with one eye open on a search for a new piece to add to his growing collection by local artists. He is a member of the Artist Culture Committee of Community Board 9.
Before his trading career, John was a mathematics professor at DePaul University in Chicago. He has an AB from Brown University and a Ph. D. in mathematics from Columbia University. John has always had interest in helping to further the opportunities of young people. He has worked as a teacher and tutor and has helped in fundraising for his children’s schools and other non-profit organizations.
Mr. Hayes is a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance Group of Deutsche Bank Securities' Global Investment Banking Division covering the gaming and technology sectors. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank Securities, Mr. Hayes worked at Merrill Lynch in Investment Banking. Mr. Hayes received his B.A. from Washington and Lee University, where he was a John Vann Award recipient, and his M.B.A from New York University's Stern School of Business.
Over the past 25 years Matthew acquired a broad business background across a range of industries. His professional career includes positions at The First Boston Corporation, Coopers & Lybrand, and the Argosy Group. Since 1997, Matthew has focused on more entrepreneurial interests founding, funding, and operating a start-up and several early stage companies in the fields of commodities, telecommunications, medical device development and manufacture, hospitality, consumer packaging and entertainment. Matthew has a BS in Finance from Lehigh University and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. He serves on the Mosaic Committee at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School and has also historically been active in the UJA, Aish Ha Torah at ORT.
Mr. Rothman is a Corporate Managing Director and shareholder at Studley, a global tenant focused real estate advisory firm headquartered in New York City. Bruce specializes in tenant representation and has been retained by a broad range of clients from a wide variety of industries. As a skillful corporate real estate advisor, Bruce’s long-standing clients, such as Clear Channel Communications, Clarendon Insurance Group, Banco de la Nación Argentina, and Firstmark Capital, hire him because of his integrity, creative problem solving and innovative transaction structuring. Bruce is a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in art and design. He also has an Associates of Applied Sciences degree from the State University of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.
Myles Share is the Founder and President of Myles Share & Associates Insurance Group, a boutique insurance brokerage providing a full spectrum of coverages to a variety of New York’s restaurant groups. Since 1995, The MSA Insurance Group has established itself as the premier brokerage to the foodservice industry, by providing a unique and unparalleled level of service and commitment to its clients. As a result, The MSA Insurance Group currently represents over 600 restaurants in the New York metropolitan area and is proud to lead the industry in both client retention and premium dollars.
Mr. Share has consulted for over 40% of Zagat’s Top Restaurants on such topics as Business Development, Marketing, Advertising, Employee & Government Relations, Insurance and Legal matters. As a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Restaurant Association, NYC Chapter, from 1985 to 1991, he was charged with the development and retention of the membership, as well as acting as liaison to many city and state governmental agencies, including the Office of the Mayor, NYC's Dept. of Health and Dept. of Consumer Affairs and the NYS Dept. of Labor. Previously, over a period of 15 years, Mr. Share held several operational and executive positions with Lou Siegel’s Restaurant Corp., the internationally famous landmark restaurant located in New York’s garment center.
Prior to becoming a member of the the CAW Board of Directors, Mr. Share had long been a supporter and was previously a Benefit Co-chair. In addition to his philanthropic support, passion and commitment to CAW's mission of inner city arts education and youth development, Mr. Share brings years of experience in volunteer grassroots and nonprofit leadership with other local causes, Jewish initiatives and certain global concerns.
Mr. Turkanis is a principal at Ocean Gate Realty Advisors and is responsible for all real estate investment opportunities. Prior to joining Ocean Gate, he spent four years working as a director at Oxford Properties in NYC. He was introduced to CAW through Columbia Business School’s Nonprofit Board Leadership Program. He has been actively involved in the nonprofit community and previously served on the Copley Society of Art’s Circle Board of Advisors in Boston. Mr. Turkanis holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree from Washington University in St. Louis.