Meet the Team

Leadership & Advisors

We have an amazing, committed and passionate group of leaders and professionals who have come together to empower lasting change for GenZ.

Jennifer Libby
MSW, LCSW
Founder & CEO
Doug Stewart
JD
Chief Operating Officer
Brad Watson
MBA, CPA
CFO
Ron Robinson
Corporate Sponsorships
Boon Chew
Founder of Tappollo, Technical Lead and Advisor
Christy Johnson
Chairman of the Board & Strategic Partnerships 
Jean Gauvin
MD, PhD
Psychiatry Advisor & Board Member
Amy Kennedy
Education Director at the Kennedy Forum & Board Member
Ryan Rose
Startup Advisor & Corporate Partnerships
Burak Tansug
Technical Advisor & Board Member
Kayla Solinsky
M.A.
Educational Advisor & Board Member
Katie Greer
GenZ Board Member
Christian Elam
Gen Z VC, Advisor & Board Member
John Grund
MSW, LCSW
Mindfulness Expert & Board Member
Walt Greenberg
MBA
Venture Advisor
Matt Kraus
Emmy Award Winner & Board Member
Todd Schobel
STOPit Solutions Founder & Board Member
Carlos Medina
PBS and NJPBS Director & Board Member

Our Gen Z Team, The Heart of Promly

Our GenZ team has selflessly come together to share their voices, talents and ideas in order to help create better options for GenZ that will leave GenZ users feeling empowered and inspired.

Katie Greer

Katie Greer

Katie Greer (she/her/hers) is a graduate from Trinity College where she majored in Psychology and minored in Writing, Rhetoric and Media Studies. She was a member of the swim team at Trinity, and a captain her senior year. Currently, Katie is working for Promly as a Marketing and Project Coordinator. She is also working as the program director at Brain Balance in Summit, NJ. She is planning to go to graduate school eventually to get a Masters of Social Work. Her ultimate goal is to become a therapist.
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Ella Cannon

Ella Cannon

Ella Cannon (she/her/hers) is a graduate from Colby College where she double majored in Psychology and Sociology. For the past two years, she worked at McLean Hospital as an educator on a DBT unit for adolescent girls. Currently, Ella is working at Promly as a Project Coordinator! Next fall, she is attending Columbia University to receive a Master of Social Work degree. When Ella is not fighting for suicide prevention and mental health access she can be found learning how to fly airplanes or walking her little chihuahua named Richard!
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Alaina Stanisci

Alaina Stanisci

Laina (she/her/hers) is a senior in high school. In her spare time, you can find her on the soccer field, skiing and eating belgium waffles, or going on hikes with her dog Ella. As somebody with mental health experience, Laina wants to someday help others become the most authentic, happy, and genuine versions of themselves. When she was a junior in high school, she created her own clothing company, LooksbyLaina, with the initiative to deliver custom and affordable apparel that makes consumers feel radiant, comfortable, and most of all confident.
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Avi Parameshwar

Avi Parameshwar

Avi is currently a senior in high school. He enjoys anything to do with music, including listening and playing, and he is a member of his school's cross country team. He has enjoyed being an intern at Promly because he loves the mission and wants to make a difference!
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Julia McEnroe

Julia McEnroe

Julia McEnroe (she/her/hers) is a Promly intern and a junior in high school. She believes in Promly's mission and hopes to help make a change in teens' mental health.
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Brianna Riggi

Brianna Riggi

Hi everyone! My name is Brianna and I am so excited to be apart of Promly ChangeMakers! A little bit about me is that I just graduated college this May as a first generation which is super rewarding! I am from a very small town in New Jersey but the cool thing about it is my entire family lives there! From aunts, uncles, cousins from both my mom and dad's side of the family we all live in the same 2 mile area from each other. I am the youngest of three and we have a beagle named Gracie who I am obsessed with. I am an animal lover for sure! I also really enjoy working out, hanging out with my friends, listening to country music and eating french fries and ice cream pretty often!
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Zach Cirillo

Zach Cirillo

Zach Cirillo (he/him/his) is a junior in high school. He is a creative teenager with a talent and passion for music, singing and performing arts. He likes to write his own music, poetry, and he loves solving rubix cubes.
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Sophia Bech Hansen

Sophia Bech Hansen

I'm Sophia Bech-Hansen (she/her) I'm currently a junior attending Montclair State University pursuing a degree in Communications and Media Studies with a minor in psychology. I'm the youngest and only girl of three siblings with two amazing parents. I graduated from Voorhees High School in 2018 and studied two years at Raritan Valley Community College where I earned my associates degree in Communications. A fun fact about me is that I am Danish and can fluently speak the language! On the weekends I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and during the week I am dedicated to my studies.
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Siani Carr Brown

Siani Carr Brown

Siani she/her/hers is a rising junior Student Athlete (Track and Field) at Marquette University. She is a double major of Psychology and Sociology with a potential minor in marketing. Beyond athletics, Marquette with the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Health Allies and Peer Educators, and serves as a research assistant. Siani also is s a content creator with her own Youtube Channel, and upcoming podcast. She plans to be a sports psychologist in the future, and likes to advocate for mental health, and student athlete mental health as well.
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Michael Pyo

Michael Pyo

Michael Pyo (he/him/his) is a senior in high school. He has three dogs (Duke, Dizzy, and Louie) and loves to binge Netflix. He is an avid fencer, writer, saxophonist, and advocate for mental health.
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Frances Lafontant

Frances Lafontant

Frances (she/her/hers) is a senior at Tulane University in New Orleans and she is originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She is majoring in Sociology and minoring in Business and Social Entrepreneurship. She enjoys spending time with friends, playing poker, and working out.
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Mia Schneider

Mia Schneider

Mia (she/her/hers) is a freshman at Penn State University studying Political Science with a minor in Sociology. In her free time, she likes to go to football games at Penn State in the fall, and spend time with her friends and family at home in New Jersey. She is also part of Alpha Delta Pi at Penn State and loves giving back to the community. She focuses on making herself and her friends be as happy as possible.
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Christina Kodsi

Christina Kodsi

Christina (she/her/hers) attends high school in Maryland. Her favorite courses include government and literary related subjects. In her spare time, she likes to run, play basketball and try new restaurants in the area.
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Zahra Wilson

Zahra Wilson

Zahra loves spending time with family, playing instruments, and playing sports. She also likes reading, music, cooking and singing. She wants to have her own business and travel when she gets older.
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Olivier Tattegrain

Olivier Tattegrain

Olivier Tattegrain (He/Him) is a rising senior at the College of New Jersey majoring in public/mass communications, and minoring in marketing. He is obsessed with 90s bands like Weezer, Green Day, and the Smashing Pumpkins. When he's not listening to songs that were popular 10 years before he was born, you can find him playing a sonic the hedgehog game (probably Sonic Adventure 2), or hanging out with his friends.
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Sasha Cole

Sasha Cole

Sasha (he/him/his) is a junior studying at Drexel University majoring in entrepreneurship and minoring in sports management and graphic design. He enjoys living through soccer, has an interest in tech, and is always looking for better design.
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Eve Sorrentino

Eve Sorrentino

Eve (she/her/hers) is a junior at Tulane University studying communications, management, and psychology. At home in New Jersey, she spends most of her time with her dogs Molly and Leo, and she also loves spending time baking, painting, or doing other creative projects.
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Mason Glod

Mason Glod

Mason (he/him) is a Quinnipiac University student from Scotch Plains, NJ. Mason studies communications, marketing, and public relations at school and works to effectively communicate important messages to different audiences. In his free time, Mason enjoys going to the movies, exploring outside, and hanging out with friends and family.
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Pooja Tailor

Pooja Tailor

Pooja (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at the University of Maryland majoring in Finance. She is also a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity with the future aspiration of attending law school. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, and singing. She was a leader of a mental health organization in high school and has been passionate about spreading awareness since then.
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Charlotte Greer

Charlotte Greer

Charlotte Greer (she/her/hers) is a senior at Gettysburg College. She is majoring in sociology and minoring in anthropology. She has a passion for community service and has done different service trips over several summers in a few different countries. She really enjoys adventure and travel and she won't hesitate to try new opportunities- she has been to six out of the seven continents!
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Grace Whalen

Grace Whalen

My name is Grace Whalen (she/her) and I'm beyond excited to be a part of the Promly team. Gen Z mental health awareness has been an extremely important topic to me since I was young and I look forward to being able to share my voice. I'm a young Graphic Designer attending Ringling College of Art and Design and I love to express myself through my art work.
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Julia Valario

Julia Valario

Julia Vallario is a 19 year old girl that loves making a difference in the world. She often finds herself babysitting, volunteering, and studying. She loves giving back to her community and is so glad to be a part of Promly!
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Emilia Lucas

Emilia Lucas

Emilia (she/her/hers) is a junior in high school. In her free time, Emilia can be found playing soccer, painting, studying, and spending time with her friends. She is incredibly passionate about mental health awareness and is dedicated to reversing its harmful effects.
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Saira Rajparia

Saira Rajparia

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Michael Curley

Michael Curley

Michael (he/him) is a recent graduate of Robert Busch Michael Graves College Kean University. He is a graphic Designer with skills in UI/UX, illustration, Motion Graphics, and Branding. Before he got into Graphic Design, he started out drawing. A lot of his inspiration came from cartoons he watched on TV, like Spongebob, Ed, Edd, N Eddy, and a lot more. He used to draw silly comics in his notebooks back in middle school and in high school. He began uploading his art online and his style was heavily inspired from Anime and manga. He also loves listening to music. He listens to all types of genres especially rap and country. Between his passion for animation and music, he has thought about creating a virtual animated band like Gorillaz or Studio Killers.
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Scarlett Campbell

Scarlett Campbell

Scarlett Campbell is sixteen years old and is a rising junior in high school. She has a passion for decreasing the stigmatism behind mental illness and advocating the importance of mental health especially amongst her peers.
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Mariana M

Mariana M

I am a Junior at Loyola University in Maryland. I am studying communications. I am going to turn 21 in October. I grew up in Gladstone, New Jersey. I have one dog named Willa. I love fashion and am really interested in keeping up with new trends. I have experienced depression so I am really grateful to be able to work with Promly and hopefully use my own experience to help others.
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Mark Thackery

Mark Thackery

Mark is a 15-year-old who is in his junior year of high school. He plays football and lacrosse during the fall and spring. In his free time, Mark likes to learn different coding languages and hopes one day to create his own app.
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Saniya Sinkar

Saniya Sinkar

Hi! My name is Saniya Sinkar (she/her) and I am a senior at Millburn High School. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family and playing tennis. I'm very excited to be a part of the Promly team because I am very passionate about mental health awareness. I love Promly’s mission and want to help make a difference!
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Michael Kodsi

Michael Kodsi

Michael Kodsi is a first-year at the University of Virginia hoping to major in Economics. He loves listening to music, most notably Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, 42 Dugg, and Kanye West. He also enjoys playing pickup basketball to keep active. One last thing about him: he has been working on a high school internship search website, SipsNow.com, to make internships more equitable. Check it out!
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Christian Greer

Christian Greer

Christian (he/him/his) recently graduated from the University of the South where he majored in history. Currently he is enrolled in a graduate program at the University of California Irvine for Esports.
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Julia Szynal

Julia Szynal

Julia Szynal (she/her/hers) is a junior at Boston College, majoring in Applied Psychology and Human Development with a concentration in Special Education and two minors: Restorative and Transformational Justice and Cybersecurity. She is from Summit, NJ and in her free time, she loves to watch movies, go to SoulCycle and play lacrosse.
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Kiriyan Kartsev

Kiriyan Kartsev

Kiriyan Kartsev is a student at San Jose State University studying Business Marketing. He was born and raised in California and he still continues to reside there. He enjoys martial arts and he still continues to train almost everyday.
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Clare Culligan

Clare Culligan

Clare (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at Lafayette College, majoring in neuroscience on the pre-med track. Clare is a member of the Lafayette women's lacrosse team. She is from Madison, NJ, and in her free time she loves to travel, surf, eat ice cream and play with her dog Rocky!
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Brendan Armstrong

Brendan Armstrong

Brendan is an intern at Promly and a sophomore at Boston College. He enjoys playing soccer, hiking, being with friends, and he loves dogs.
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Juliette Banner

Juliette Banner

Juliette Banner (she/her/hers) is a sophomore at the University of Delaware. She grew up in Livingston, New Jersey where she attended Livingston High School. Currently, she is looking to further her career experience and passion for social media and digital marketing.
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Dylan Dansky

Dylan Dansky

Dylan is a sophomore at Lehigh University from Livingston, New Jersey. She is majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology. She is very passionate about mental health and raising awareness about the prevalence of teen suicide.
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Maddie Morton

Maddie Morton

Maddie Morton (she/her/hers) is a rising sophomore at Holy Cross and has been an intern at Promly since November 2020. She is a Psychology major and loves working at Promly because she feels like she's a part of something that is going to change the world of mental health.
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Molly Culligan

Molly Culligan

Molly is a senior in high school in NJ. She plays field hockey and lacrosse and works at her town’s cupcake shop. She is happiest when she is with family, friends, her dog (or watching dog videos), and eating cupcakes!
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Christina Giambattista

Christina Giambattista

Christina (she/her/hers) is a student at Boston University studying neurobiology and psychology on the Pre-Med track. She wants to make a difference in the mental health world. One day, she is hoping she can practice medicine as a Psychiatrist so that she can play a role in people’s recoveries, specifically adolescents.
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