Bill Lee joined Cushman and Wakefield’s Manhattan Office in 2009 as an associate director. Mr. Lee is recognized as an entrenched, prolific, and accessible component of the commercial real estate landscape and well known by many in the industry. Highly respected by his peers, Mr. Lee specializes in providing first hand insight for tenants he represents, while also focusing on point of service trust for acquisition, disposition and emerging industry specific companies.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kristin Sheffield-Whitehead, President, Attorney, is a California-raised, New York City litigator with a passion for the arts, especially as they relate to personal story-telling and the impact of a person’s story on those who act as an audience to its telling. She and her husband, Eric Whitehead, have several projects in the works—each with the ultimate goal of facilitating artistic story-telling—including their own production company and, of course, actively supporting other artists, including those in ADC.
Eric Whitehead, Vice-President, Actor & Chief Executive Manager of Whitefield Productions LLC, is extremely excited to be joining the board of ADC with his incredible wife, Kristin Sheffield-Whitehead, and to help guide the company into amazing new territory. As a former ADC dancer, he truly believes in the power of ADC to change people’s lives through authentic artistry and through creating social awareness of significant human experiences and events. Eric is a New York based actor who works professionally in theater, film, and television. www.ericwilliamwhitehead.com
Kayla Carpenter is thrilled to be serving ADC and its mission to “dance for a purpose.” She joined Amalgamate behind the scenes in 2008 and quickly became invested in the company’s commitment to providing opportunities to emerging artists and using meaningful collaboration to impact new audiences through dance. Currently, Kayla is using her passion for life-long learning as a Learning and Development professional at JetBlue. As an Arts Educator, Kayla works with several schools and students in New York City and her home state of Pennsylvania.
Jessica L. Morales, Secretary, Freelance Artist/Choreographer & Dance Educator, is currently on staff at the New School of Dance Arts, and Road Recovery as an instructor and choreographer. She was a member of Amalgamate Dance Company and the Dance Theater Company. Jes performed works by Linda Mensch as part of Elise Long’s “Saraswati Project” for Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors summer festival. She also danced in “Eyes to See” at the Times Center in Manhattan. Jessica’s choreography has been shown at Project Dance NY spring events in 2007,2008, 2009 & 2010. She has also choreographed for various local school productions including Mary Help of Christian’s “Cinderella” and Nyack Middle School’s “Willy Wonka.”She is a scholarship recipient and graduate of Hofstra University. She holds a BA in creative studies. While at Hofstra Jes had the opportunity to dance the works of José Limón, Anna Sokolow, and Robin Becker as well as the premieres of “Moon Dog” by Karla Wolfangle and “Girl in a Red Dress” by Amy Marshall. Her passion is to use dance as a vehicle to teach people about healthy relationships.
Marcus Cheong, Producer, was the founder and producer of the Australian based production companies, ZERO G, TOTAL VISUAL SOLUTIONS, and THE HISTORY OF THEATRE AND MUSIC. As the director of these organizations, Marcus produced several stage plays, concerts and television programs including GODSPELL, CELEBRATION OF WORD AND SONG and IGNITE FILM FESTIVAL. Now based in New York, Marcus is the producer of the Broadway bound stage musical ANGELS and a co-founder of SYMPHONY 61.
Jennifer McMillon, Certified Public Accountant, has worked in the Financial Services Industry for the past five years and currently works at Centerbridge Partners, L.P. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Georgia and New York. Jennifer is active in the charity community, focusing on organizations that target education and cancer awareness. Jennifer has a great appreciation for the arts and acknowledges the hard work and sacrifice that comes with every performance.
Reneé Rodríguez, Artistic Director of Curious Frog Theatre Company, Renee hails from the San Francisco Bay Area. She is an award-winning director, and a teacher, private coach, San Francisco might best recognize Reneé’s name as head of the Bay Area Actors Network Group (BAANG), a listserv and social network which ran for 8 years, long before Facebook or blogs came into recognition. She has directed with Curious Frog Theatre Company, which she founded in 2006. As Executive Producer of Curious Frog, she has produced several plays and events, and has additionally directed four of Toni Seger’s plays. Seger’s Rope of Sands, part of the 2011 Planet Connections Festivity, under Reneé’s direction earned nominations for Best Playwright and Best Actress, as well as Best One-Act Production Set. Reneé earned her MFA in Acting at Indiana University, is an SAFD advanced actor/combatant recognized in all 8 weapons, and is an associate member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.