Directors

 

Brett Hickey
Founder & President
Sergio Fernandez De Cordova
Director
Dr. Safi Bahcall
Director
Katherine Kennedy
Director
Max Lugavere
Creative Director
Gary Finiguerra
Legal Advisor
Dr. Brian Kantor
Director
Caitlin Paulsson
Executive Director
 
Caitlin Paulsson
Executive Director

Caitlin Paulsson has over seven years of experience across marketing, education admissions (where she focused on developing scholarship programs) and legal administration (where she helped launch philanthropic funds). Mrs. Paulsson is currently a Production Coordination Manager for Amazon. Previously, Mrs. Paulsson was a founding member and Market Manager of Jetsetter (member of the Gilt Groupe), where she was responsible for expanding company presence throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. At Jetsetter, Mrs. Paulsson opened and staffed their London office, increased company exposure by signing key new contracts in untapped markets and assisted the development of multiple innovative processes and procedures. In Fall 2011, she was voted by her peers to receive the first annual CEO Award.

Previously, Mrs. Paulsson was an Admissions Officer for the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University where she helped develop scholarships for the Summer Program for High School Students, reviewed applications and rendered decisions regarding admission and program choices for students. Prior to Columbia, she worked as a Legal Analyst for Goldman Sachs where she led a team preparing the legal formation of 9 separate hedge funds, in addition to being responsible for the annual filings for 3 philanthropic funds. She began her career at Willkie Farr & Gallagher as a Legal Assistant.
 
Mrs. Paulsson is a graduate of McGill University, with degrees in Political Science, Italian Civilization, and French Literature. She also attended Columbia University as a post baccalaureate student studying Swedish. She fluently speaks three languages: English, French and Italian.