Elyse Arnow Brill
Elyse is a consultant to small and mid-sized firms and non-profits in strategic marketing and planning. Elyse was an adjunct professor at the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and a guest lecturer on global marketing and corporate social responsibility. She has a law degree from Suffolk University Law School and an MBA from Pace University. A resident of Pound Ridge for 30 years, Elyse and her husband have three children, all graduates of Fox Lane.
Fran Hauser is an early stage investor, long-time media executive and a vocal advocate for women across the globe. Best known for her role building PEOPLE.com, Fran made the leap to early stage investing in 2014, funding and advising consumer-focused companies. Fourteen of the sixteen companies in Fran’s portfolio are founded by women, highlighting her broader commitment to increasing the representation of female founders and investors. Service has always been an important part of Fran’s life and as a women’s advocate, she has mentored hundreds of women all around the world. Locally, Fran is involved with BVESA and serves on the Junior league of Northern Westchester. Fran was raised in Mount Kisco and currently lives in Bedford with her husband and two sons.
Vanessa Lewis received a BS from New York University, Stern School of Business. She worked in Leveraged Capital Markets for six years at Citigroup before retiring to become a full time mother. Since leaving investment banking, Vanessa has been an active member of local volunteer organizations. She lives in Bedford, NY with her husband and three sons.
Attorney Justine Marous received most of her legal training in France, obtaining two Masters from the Universite de Cergy Pontoise and a doctoral residency at the Universite de Paris-La Sorbonne. Justine also obtained an L.L.M. in American Legal Studies from the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in New York. Justine has been in private practice since 2001. She lives in Pound Ridge, NY with her husband and two sons.
Sarah is a graduate of Spelman College and has a J.D. from Georgetown University. After spending nine years working on Capitol Hill, she decided to stay home with her sons and became deeply involved in several local organizations, including those at BVES and Fox Lane Middle School.
Marie received a BS from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. She worked in financial consulting at Price Waterhouse and later in marketing for Pepsico and IBM. Since leaving the corporate world, Marie has served as the president of the Northern Westchester Hospital Auxiliary and co-president of Bedford Village Elementary School Association. Marie has lived in Bedford, NY for 16 years with her husband and their three daughters, who attend Bedford Central Schools.
Donna is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Hofsra University School of Law. She spent 18 years at KPMG in NYC and started her own consulting practice in 2010. She specializes in corporate tax, change management and advocacy. She served as Assistant Treasurer and Treasurer for the Junior League of Northern Westchester, Secretary for BVESA, and is currently a member of BCSD’s Student Achievement Advisory Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee. Donna is especially proud of the work she does in support of the Olweus Anti-Bullying Prevention Program. She lives with her two children and husband in Bedford.
Clare graduated from Fordham University and earned a JD from Fordham Law School. She practiced corporate law for Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Kiewit Continental and Olshan Grundman Frome & Rosenzweig. From 1996 until her last child graduated Fox Lane high school in 2012, Clare has been involved in the parent organizations of Bedford Village Elementary and Fox Lane, including serving many years on the governing board of FLHSA. She and her husband live in Bedford, NY.