Executive Board


Sara Harari

Sara got involved with the NYC YPs in 2017, just in time to get dressed up for the Foxy Fall Gala. She holds degrees in Art History and Arts Administration from Queen’s University in Canada and NYU, which she put to good use having worked in various galleries and museums since moving to New York almost ten years ago. Lately, however, she is working on launching Squar’d Away, an accessories line with a portion of proceeds going to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation.  In her spare time, Sara can be found doing Pilates, looking at art, or off on a random trip somewhere. 


Alexa ELias

Alexa joined the Team Fox Young Professionals in 2017 and is currently serving on the Executive Board as the Co-Chair and was previously the Internal and External Communications Chair.  Alexa graduated from Lehigh University with majors in Business Information Systems and Small Business Management and minors in Entrepreneurship and Product Design. Alexa currently works in Technology Program Management at Alphadyne Asset Management. She enjoys hiking, playing golf, cheering on the Eagles, and interrupting conversations to point at passing dogs.

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Marisa Silber
Sunday funday Co-chair

Marisa joined the Team Fox Young Professionals in 2016 in memory of her grandfather Shelly. Marisa is currently Sunday Funday chair and hoping to make next year the best one yet. She graduated from FIT with a degree in Fashion Merchandising Management and currently works for Saks as a buyer for women's footwear. Marisa loves to travel, explore new places, and try new restaurants. 


Tristan Friedman
Sunday funday Co-chair

Tristan joined the Team Fox Young Professionals in 2019 and is currently serving on the Executive Board as the Sunday Funday Co-Chair. Tristan was born and raised in NYC and graduated from Colby College in 2017 with degrees in Art History and International Relations. She Currently works at NBCUniversal and when she is not fundraising for MJFF, she can be found walking her 100lbs Pyredoodle in Central Park, (still) reading the Goldfinch, and dragging her younger brother on long hikes.



Vikas joined Team Fox Young Professionals in 2016 and is currently the Co-Chair for the Foxy Gala. He is passionate about the charity as his father was diagnosed in 2012 with Parkinson’s Disease. Vikas is a Senior Financial advisor of The Boccaccio Mohindra Group at Merrill Lynch. He graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Maryland. Vikas was born in Queens and then grew up in Syosset, NY. He is a diehard Mets fan even though he knows they will most likely never win the World Series. Vikas currently lives in NoMad in NYC. In his spare times he enjoys cooking, traveling and spend time with his family in Long Island.

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Morgan Foy
Foxy Gala Co-Chair

Morgan joined the Team Fox Young Professionals in 2016, appropriately making the Foxy Gala her first ever meeting. The charity means a great deal to her, having watched her father live with Parkinson’s Disease for over 25 years. Morgan graduated from University of Rhode Island with degrees in Fashion, French, & Art History, and currently works as the Planning Manager for a French lingerie company (YES – to all your questions about working for a French lingerie company). Born & raised upstate, Morgan now lives in a Brooklyn neighborhood you’ve most likely never heard of (shout out PLG!). While she ends up spending A LOT of time commuting, in her spare time Morgan enjoys reading library books, traveling anywhere & everywhere, and spending time with her friends & family.

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Scott Marschall
member engagement co-chair

Scott got involved with the NYC YP’s after he graduated Colgate University in 2013 with a BA in Economics. However, shortly after joining the YP squad, work got in the way and shipped him around the world for 3 years. He rejoined the YP’s in 2017 and has hit the ground running since being back. He loves fundraising for any YP happy hour, but most importantly, he is excited about running his second NYC marathon for Team Fox. Scott loves to travel, would eat sushi for any meal, and is a lifelong Liverpool FC supporter.

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Gurion Kastenberg
member engagement co-chair

Gurion and his family have been involved in the Michael J Fox Foundation since his grandfather Albert B. Glickman joined the Board of Directors of the foundation in 2004. Since joining the YP group in 2013, Gurion has been honored to help uphold his grandfather's legacy. Gurion graduated from Colgate University in 2013 and currently serves as a Corporate Communications Specialist at Edelman PR. In his free time, he enjoys helping organize YP fundraisers and meeting new members.


Sebastian Perez-Lawrence
Finance Co-Chair

Sebastian got involved with Team Fox Young Professionals in 2017 and currently serves as a Finance Co-Chair.  He enjoys speaking to new members and attending YP social events while still focusing on fundraising and sponsorship efforts.  Sebastian graduated from Binghamton University and currently works at S&P Dow Jones Indices in financial analysis.  He enjoys all thing sports, discussing foreign affairs and art, and spending as much time as possible outside.  Sebastian has lived in three continents and loves to go back and visit family in Santiago, Chile.


Andrew Head
Finance Co-Chair

Andrew joined the Team Fox Young Professionals shortly after moving to New York in 2017. He graduated from Washington and Lee University with a degree in Economics and Philosophy, and currently works on the Strategy and Operations team at Namely, a software startup based in New York City. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys golfing and curating his nationally followed Spotify playlist, Chilling with Parents.