Board of Directors

    • Jessica Seinfeld
    • Founder & President of the Board

    • Michael Tiedemann
    • Vice President & Treasurer
      CEO, Tiedemann Investment Group

    • Jennifer L. Franklin
    • Secretary of the Board
      Counsel, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett

    • Veronica Swanson Beard
    • Co-Founder, Veronica Beard

    • Leslie Simmons Brille
    • Jennifer Carlston
    • Co-Founder, Covet New York

    • Mindy Nam Dehnert
    • Danielle Devine
    • Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Communication
      Johnson & Johnson

      Danielle J. Devine is the Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Communication for Johnson & Johnson. In this role she serves as the communications liaison for the Office of the Chairman, and is responsible for corporate global media relations strategy and practice, enterprise insights and analytics, corporate digital strategy, and is a strategic steward of the corporate reputation and brand.

      She joined Corporate in 2011 to become Vice President, Corporate Communication, responsible for helping strengthen Johnson & Johnson’s reputation among consumer media outlets and other consumer-oriented stakeholders.

      Ms. Devine began her career with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in 1998, and held roles of increasing responsibility within the Consumer sector. In her most recent role as Vice President, Public Relations, Consumer, she was also a member of the Global Franchise Leadership Team. During her tenure, Danielle played a key role in making public relations a strategic tool in building the Consumer business and product equity. She has developed many campaigns that received top industry awards, including its highest honor – the Silver Anvil. And she has won four Johnson & Johnson James E. Burke Awards for marketing excellence.

      Prior to joining the Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Devine worked in New York City-based public relations agencies where she worked on some of the world’s most iconic consumer brands.

      Ms. Devine currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization, founded by Jessica Seinfeld, dedicated to providing families in need across the U.S. with essentials for their children aged 0-12.

      Ms. Devine and her husband, Thomas, live in Montgomery, New Jersey with their three children.

    • Stacey Bendet Eisner
    • Founder & CEO, alice+olivia

    • Stefani Greenfield
    • Founder, My Next Act

    • Jennifer Koen
    • V.P. of Marketing,

    • Caroline Kunitz
    • Founder, LA Diaper Drive

    • Michelle Myers
    • Publisher, Brides Magazine

    • Michael Nissan
    • Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    • Ari Shalam
    • Managing Director, RWN Real Estate Partners LLC

    • Connie Verducci
    • SVP, Bank of America

    • Ali Wentworth
    • Writer and Entertainer

      Honorary Directors

    • Claudia Fleming Bitar
    • Carlo Bronzini Vender
    • Partner, Sonenshine Partners

    • Sherrie Rollins Westin
    • Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Sesame Worshop

    Pro Bono General Counsel

  • Michael Nissan
  • Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


    • Katherine Snider
    • Executive Director

      Katherine Snider has over twenty years of experience in non-profit management. She joined Baby Buggy as the Deputy Director in 2008 and assumed the role of ED in Feb of 2009, upon the departure of Claudia Fleming, who was Baby Buggy’s first Executive Director. In her time she has overseen the merger of Baby Buggy with LA Diaper Drive, a scale up with Nurse-Family Partnership sites across the country, and implemented the Baby Buggy Fatherhood Initiative.

      Katherine came to Baby Buggy from the Rockefeller Foundation where she served as an Associate Director, working on portfolios such as the Opportunity NYC program, Climate Change Resilience, a Green Revolution in Africa and the Jane Jacobs Medal. Prior to the Rockefeller Foundation, Katherine served as the VP of Public Affairs for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum for almost nine years, helping to grow the Museum’s attendance by 100% and raising over $10 Million for the institution and the International Coalition of Site Museums of Conscience, a 501-c3 spin-off of the Tenement Museum.

      Katherine has her BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, where she first became interested in a non-profit career through a senior year internship with the UVA Women’s Center. Katherine was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, but has lived in the United States for almost 25 years. She is the mother of two boys.

    • Laurel Parker West, Ph. D.
    • V.P. of National Programs


      Laurel was most recently the Executive Director of the Women’s Fund of Long Island, where she helped to identify and raise funds for programs that demonstrated an impact on the lives of girls and women. Before that, she was the Executive Director of the Wyoming Women’s Foundation, where she focused on the long-term economic security of women and their families. Laurel has also held several research positions including Manager of the Center for Justice Research at the University of Wyoming, Strategic Research Coordinator for a statewide health policy initiative at the University of Wyoming and has conducted numerous studies on child care policy, community development, and welfare reform at Emory University.

      Laurel received her Ph.D. and M.A. from Emory University and her B.A. from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She was selected as a “Woman of Distinction” by the New York State Senate in 2009 and featured as a “40 under 40 Leader” by the Long Island Business News in 2010. She lives in Queens with her husband, a Professor of English at Adelphi University, and their two daughters.

    • Libby Schnee
    • Senior Director of Development & Communications

      Libby has more than 20 years of experience in integrated brand communications and activation programs for mission driven initiatives in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. Libby came to Baby Buggy from her own firm, Schnee Consulting, where she advised corporate and private foundations and nonprofit organizations on brand positioning, program strategy and infrastructure alignment, board development, fundraising campaigns and grant making strategies. Libby advised similar clients during her time at Teneo and Burson-Marsteller, including General Mills Foundation, Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, UBS Americas, United Nations High Commission on Refugees, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, STRIVE, and Donaldson Adoption Institute. Libby’s interest in the nonprofit sector was sparked during an eight year campaign she led, while at Burson-Marsteller, to drive private funding to the US$100 million National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC. She has received more than 20 public relations industry awards of recognition.

      Libby sits on the US Board of Community and Family Services International, serving refugees in Southeast Asia, has an MS in Fundraising from New York University, and is the mother of two children.

    • Carly Harrill
    • LA Operations Director


      Joining Baby Buggy as the Director of Baby Buggy Los Angeles, Carly Harrill brings more than a decade experience in strategic planning, communications, fundraising, and donor relations. Prior to joining Baby Buggy, Carly was the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Healthy Child Healthy World, a national non-profit that strives to protect children from environmental toxins. In her role, Carly oversaw key programming, spearheaded fundraising efforts, and managed mission-aligned initiatives with more than 60 consumer brands, coalition groups and non-profit partners. Throughout her career, Carly has worked across the publishing, entertainment and non-profit sectors to create high-impact programming and cause-driven partnerships around such major events as the MTV Video Music Awards, NBA All-Stars, GRAMMY Awards, 2008 Arizona Super Bowl, and the San Diego Film Festival. Carly has her BA in Journalism & Mass Communications from Arizona State University, and has served on committees for Bill Clinton Millennium Network Foundation, Kind Traveler, Women of the Green Generation, and Sustainable Works.

    • Aubree Slaven
    • Events and Marketing Manager

    • Becky Coombs-Ziths
    • Development Coordinator / Bookkeeper

    • Melissa Stein, LMSW
    • Volunteer Program Manager, NY


      Melissa joined Baby Buggy as the Volunteer Coordinator in September of 2013 and became Baby Buggy’s Volunteer Program Manager in October 2014. She previously worked at SCO Family of Services and the NICU at NY-Presbyterian Hospital providing therapeutic and direct services to families throughout New York City. Before that, Melissa was the AVODAH Social Justice Fellow at Next Step at Project Renewal in New York City. She received her BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and her MSW from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

    • Rick Justiniano
    • Facilities and Operations Manager

    • Lisa Kussell
    • Director, Corporate Sponsorship & Engagement


      Lisa Kussell, Baby Buggy’s Director of Strategic Partnerships & Marketing, is responsible for creating and executing collaborations to raise money and awareness for Baby Buggy. She then managing all aspects of the program’s promotion. In addition, Lisa handles corporate sponsorship for all Baby Buggy events. Recent partnerships include the Havaianas for Baby Buggy “Mommy & Me” flip flop line designed by Courteney Cox, Nina Garcia, Rebecca Romijn and Tori Spelling, a collection of birth announcements and thank you cards from Tiny Prints designed by Ali Larter, Catt Sadler, Georgina Chapman and Miranda Kerr, KIND’s “Do The Kind Thing” initiative and Microsoft’s family-friendly game day for Baby Buggy supporters.

      Lisa joined Baby Buggy in July, 2010. Prior to coming in-house, Lisa handled Baby Buggy’s PR and corporate outreach for three years at BWR Public Relations. Born & raised in Boston, Lisa graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After beginning her career in the feature film publicity department at Twentieth Century Fox in Los Angeles, she relocated to New York to handle personal publicity at ID PR. After nearly three years, Lisa moved over to BWR where she represented actors, authors, non-profit organizations, events, TV shows, personalities and brands for nearly eight years.

    • Rebecca Noriega
    • Program Coordinator, NY

    • Justin Murray, M.A.
    • Statistics and Corporate Donation Manager


      Justin Murray is the Statistics and Corporate Donation Manager at Baby Buggy. He tracks the statistics on all of Baby Buggy’s incoming and outgoing donations, compiles data from our recipient sites, and liaises with BB’s corporate donors. Growing up in Iowa City, Iowa, Justin attended the University of Iowa and received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. In 2003, he moved to New York City where he started working towards his Masters degree in Psychology at New York University, graduating in 2006. He has been working at Baby Buggy ever since. When not working at Baby Buggy, Justin is a mind-blowingly talented stand-up comedian that can be seen regularly in New York City clubs.

    • London Jones
    • LA Donation Coordinator

      bio forthcoming

    • Erin Berger
    • Director of Corporate Product Outreach

    • Allie Abrams
    • Community Outreach Coordinator, LA

    • Jamie Novak
    • Assistant Volunteer Program Manager, NY

    Friends of Baby Buggy

  • Heba Abedin
  • Sarah Adolphson
  • Jade Alex
  • Robin Allstadt
  • Lily Band, Co-Chair NYC
  • Jennifer Beall
  • Veronica Swanson Beard, Co-Chair NYC
  • Veronica Miele Beard
  • Wes Bender
  • Amy Rose Beresin
  • Beth Blake
  • Jordana Blitz
  • Rebecca Bloom
  • Rachel Blumenthal
  • Carrie Brenner
  • Sarah Jane Morris Brower
  • Beth Buccini
  • Jennifer Carlston
  • Gigi Lee Chang
  • Wendy Cherwin
  • Amy Chidiac, Co-Chair LA
  • Samantha Cohen
  • Courtney Corleto
  • Suzanne Dawson
  • Courtney DiMauro
  • Sarah Easley
  • Samantha Ettus
  • Angelique Famulak
  • Lauren Fixel
  • Emily Ford
  • Clairborne Swanson Frank
  • Stacey Fraser
  • Violet Gaynor
  • Jamie Geffen
  • Gervaise Gerstner, MD
  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Rachel Goldberg
  • Kimberly Goodwin
  • Erica Greene, Co-Chair LA
  • Leana Greene
  • Liz Gumbinner
  • Laurie Zink Haller
  • Gillian Sheldon Heckendorf
  • Lindsay Heller, MD
  • Naz Heyat
  • Heather Hope-Allison
  • Bill Horn
  • Lee Spragens Irwin
  • Jennifer James
  • Rene Jones
  • Monique Jones
  • Jenny Sharfstein Kane
  • Jessica Karp
  • Alexandra Fritz Khoudari
  • Mary Kitchen
  • Marissa Kraxberger
  • Ali Landry
  • Marissa Lanier
  • Lindsay Leaf
  • Keri Levitus
  • Heidi Lieberman
  • Kim Lippmann
  • Nitzia Logothetis
  • Michelle Lubetzky
  • Melissa Magsaysay, Co-Chair LA
  • Scout Masterson
  • Ferrell McDonald
  • Melissa Meeschaert
  • Rebecca Minkoff
  • Kara Moore
  • Melissa Sagemiller Nesic
  • Lisa Osbourne
  • Florinka Pesenti
  • Kate Picket
  • Rachel Pitzel
  • Rosie Pope
  • Candice Postel
  • Sarah Michelle Prinze, Co-Chair LA
  • Heather Bordin Prizer
  • Heather Rash
  • Tracey Frost Rensky
  • Juliet Ritchie
  • Chudney Ross
  • Liana Schwarz
  • Lisa Seccia
  • Rebecca Shalam
  • Rachel Shapiro
  • Renata Shulman
  • Gillian Hearst Simonds
  • Kelly Behun Sugarman
  • Nina Takesh
  • Annie Taube, Co-Chair NYC
  • Lacey Tisch
  • Annie Totten
  • Bree Turner
  • Sarah Gibson Tuttle
  • Ilaria Urbanati
  • Kimberly Van Der Beek
  • Katie Vaughan
  • Nancy Walker
  • Samantha Winch
  • Ann Soh Woods