Next Gen’s Advisory Board is comprised of industry leaders and the brightest entrepreneurial minds. Their diverse backgrounds, unique vantage points, and passion for Next Gen’s mission allow them to contribute invaluable insight that helps us raise the bar for how we can impact young entrepreneurs.

 
 

Brandon Steiner
Steiner Sports

Melissa Bernstein
Melissa & Doug 

Frank Shankwitz
Make-A-Wish Foundation

Cindy Whitehead
The Pink Ceiling

Rich Keller
S.C.O.R.E.

Jon Adelson
Trio Media Ventures

Carole Irgang
IBM

David Schnurman
Entrepreneurs Organization

Lenny Stern
SS+K

Kristen Hadeed
Student Maid 

William Eacho
US Ambassador

Cristin Frodella
Google

Stacey Ferreira
Forge

Anarghya Vardhana
Maveron Capital

Julie Frieswyk
University of Delaware

Carter Wigell
Ideator

Amanda Bradford
The League

Kim Kaupe
ZinePak

Heather Holst-Knudsen
HatchPad

Stuart Spodek
BlackRock

Adam Reinmann
Wendel Group

Rich Sedmac
SchoolYard Ventures

Eric Koester
Georgetown University

Allyson Dias
ThiEl Foundation

Michael Heller
Oak

 
 

Next Gen’s Community Council is comprised of the top 1% most engaged Next Gen members who give their all to community. Meet our Community Council here.

Adrian France
Entrepreneur Coach

Jonathan Maxim
K&J Growth Hackers 

Allie Felix
Embarc Collective

Sophie Beren
TableTalk Global

Miracle Olatunji
Opportunime

Jacob Goodman
Fresh Prints

Adam Hesch
Roque Squadron

Ben Bradbury
Subject Matter

Connor Blakley
The Campus Agency

Paul McNeal
Crypto Curation Community

Tayo Rockson
UYD Management

Cheyenne Noelle
Acquire

Sivana Brewer
Make More Marbles

John Lifrieri
Sofar Sounds

Josh Arbit
Fresh Prints

Krystian Leonard
Shining Scars

Jordan Gross
Marshall Goldsmith Coaching

Brennan Agranoff
HoopSwagg

Kyle Herron
Frontier Mining

Bryan Wish
BW Missions

Jesse Kay
20 Under 20 Podcast

Andrea Rivera
Boss Media

Jillian Richardson
Joylist NYC

Rachel Strauss
Diamond Challenge

Jolijt Tamanaha
Fresh Prints

Emily Akers
Aurora

Maya N. Brooks
Coffee & Coded

Therese Ton
Toscah Bakery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Next Gen’s Chapter Managers bring Next Gen programming to cities worldwide, activating entrepreneurship in their local communities. Learn about our chapters here.

Lina Saidia
Paris

Evans Ofori Gyebi
Ghana

Chloe Fink
Yale University

Logan Deyo
Richmond

Brandon Labella
Hong Kong

Elena Pogosova
UCLA

Hannah Frankman
Charleston

Sunny Su
Raleigh

Eric Yang
Santa Monica

Jared Haggit
Cincinnati

Quin Weidner
Austin

Zach Silverman
West LA