BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIR

BlAIR KUTROW

In 2012, Blair Kutrow retired from a 25 year career in executive leadership positions with various wireless telecommunications companies including Vanguard/Cellular One, Sprint/Nextel, and XM Radio, to move back to Wilmington, NC to be near to family and help her sister start Coastal Kids Therapy, a private pediatric occupational therapy practice serving Wilmington.  Presently she acts as Business Manager. She is also owner of Sola Salon Studios, a national salon suites franchise which enables beauty professionals to own their own businesses by leasing them studio space. She owns two locations in Wilmington, NC. Blair is also active in several non-profit organizations, serving as Chair of the board of Trey McIntrye Project, an arts organization, a member of the University of North Carolina Graduate School Advisory Board, a member of the board of Oasis, a day school and organization providing autism support and intervention services in Wilmington, a member of the board of Cape Fear Literacy Council which provides literacy education to adults in the Wilmington region, a member of the board of A Safe Place, an organization focusing on prevention, advocacy, and restoration to assist victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking.  In 2019, she also joined the board of MOVE(NYC), a New York City based arts organization whose mission is to cultivate greater diversity and equity within the dance profession and beyond. Blair graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in History from the University of North Carolina in 1984 and has a certificate in strategic leadership from the Business School of Georgetown.


VICE CHAIR

STUART POST

Stuart Post is the Executive Director of the Meringoff Family Foundation, which primarily supports college access programs for “first gen” NYC public school students. Prior to joining the Foundation, Stuart was Senior Program Officer at Brooklyn Community Foundation, overseeing the arts, human services, and workforce development portfolios. He previously worked as the Brooklyn Museum’s Special Events Manager and as Public Programs Coordinator for Brooklyn Borough President Howard Golden. Stuart is founding Board Chair of the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund, a Board Member of Young Friends Aid, and an active volunteer with the DFTA Bill Payer Program.  He is a graduate of Brown University and lives in Brooklyn Heights.


TREASURER

Vic Roberts

Vic Roberts is a senior business executive, with 30+ years experience in diverse and international markets. She founded (1995) and ran highly successful London-based advertising and design agency for over 15 years. She has worked as a consultant for the material science industry (impact resilience: Israel, US and UK), dance/performance industry (UK, US and Germany), and as a non-profit consultant for organizations focused on child welfare, human rights and animal welfare. In 2010 she devoted her time fully to the non-profit sector, taking on the role of Business Director at a national non-profit that was on the verge of closure; A Home Within. Within two years she turned the organisation around from imminent closure, to becoming Schwab Global Social Entrepreneur finalists in 2012, and being included in Forces for Good; a book exploring the most successful nonprofits in the United States. She studied in European economics and politics for her first degree, transport economics for her second degree, and psychoanalytic studies as her master's  - which she studied at the Tavistock & Portman Clinics, the foremost mental health education establishment in the UK. She was also one of the first female mechanic for London Buses at age 22. She retired from the formal business world in 2013 and now devotes her time to pro-bono support of non-profits. She is currently working (pro-bono) with the Cape Fear Literacy Council in North Carolina, Trey McIntyre Project, A Safe Place (supporting sex trafficked women) and a Home Within (national non-profit providing long-term mental health care to foster children). 


secretary

Lisa A. Bing

Lisa A. Bing is a Brooklyn based strategy and leadership expert. As president of Bing Consulting Group, Inc., corporate executives, growing mid-cap companies and non-profits rely on Lisa to help accelerate strategy implementation and build up internal management capabilities resulting in dramatic productivity gains. The Federal Reserve Bank of NY, NY Law School, New York Building Congress, Pfizer, Inc. and others like these, seek out her advice to broaden their perspectives. Lisa is an award winning consultant and speaker. She is a Vice Chair of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce; Chair, Concord Christfund Board of Governors; NY Regional Ambassador, Society for the Advancement of Consulting; Board Member, Move(NYC); she is a regular panelist on talk show Brooklyn Savvy and has appeared on ABC TV. She is the first African-American Million Dollar Consultant Hall of Fame inductee and author of forthcoming book-Leadership Partners Not Teams…How To Unleash The Full Power of Senior Leaders.


FOUNDER

NIGEL CAMPBELL

Nigel Campbell is Co-Founder & Artistic Director of MOVE(NYC). Campbell was born and raised in The Bronx, New York. Campbell began his training at Creative Outlet Dance Theater and is a graduate of LaGuardia Arts High School, and of The Juilliard School, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes. Campbell has received additional training from The Miami City Ballet School, The School at Jacob’s Pillow, The Alvin Ailey School and Springboard Danse Montreal. While at Juilliard, Campbell joined the Metropolitan Opera Ballet as a soloist dancer for their production of Aida. Since graduation, Campbell has danced for the Saarlandisches Staatstheater/Donlon Dance Company under the direction of Marguerite Donlon, Luna Negra Dance Theater under the direction of Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, the GöteborgsOperans Danskompani under the direction of Adolphe Binder and is currently the Co-Director of Gibney Dance Company (GDC) after spending two years as a dancer and Artistic Associate. 

A sought after master teacher and répétiteur, Campbell has set dances and given workshops throughout the United States and abroad, such as The Juilliard School, Princeton University, Ballet Hispanico, SUNY Purchase Dance Conservatory, Springboard Danse Montreal, The Ballet Akademien Göteborg, No)one. Art House, MUDA Africa, LaGuardia Arts H.S. among many others. In 2015, Nigel co-founded MOVE(NYC) with his partner Chanel DaSilva. Campbell has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including a 2011 Princess Grace Award, a National YoungArts Level 1 Award and a NAACP ACT-SO Gold Medal. Campbell is a 2004 Presidential Scholar in the Arts and at 17, was featured on the National PBS documentary “American Talent”. Campbell resides in New York City.


FOUNDER

CHANEL DASILVA

Chanel DaSilva is Co-Founder & Artistic Director of MOVE(NYC). DaSilva is a native of Brooklyn, NY, fell in love with dance at the age of three. DaSilva studied at The Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center and also studied at Creative Outlet Dance Theater of Brooklyn. Her training continued at LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts, The Ailey School, and Springboard Danse Montreal. DaSilva  received a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School and was the recipient of the prestigious Martha Hill Award. DaSilva has performed works by Ohad Naharin, Doug Varone, Jose Limon, Jessica Lang, Alvin Ailey, Robert Battle, Camille Brown, and Lar Lubovitch. DaSilva is a 2004 Level 1 YoungArts Awardee, a 2004 Presidential Scholar in the Arts and also a 2011 Princess Grace Dance Honorarium Awardee. DaSilva was also featured in the 2004 PBS Documentary "American Talent." 

From 2008 – 2014, DaSilva was a founding member of the highly celebrated Trey McIntyre Project where she was a muse for many of Mr. McIntyre’s works. DaSilva graced the cover of DANCE MAGAZINE in 2011 and as a part of Brooklyn Academy of Music's "Dance Motion USA" Chanel toured throughout Asia with TMP as an ambassador to the United States. DaSilva has taught master workshops and seminars across the nation for institutions such as The Juilliard School, LaGuardia Arts High School, Ballet Hispanico, and New Orleans Ballet Association. As a choreographer she has been commissioned to create works for  Harvard Dance Project, Ariel Rivka Dance, Gibney Dance Company (GDC), Idaho Dance Theater amongst others. DaSilva was a member of Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, is currently a notable repetiteur of the works of Trey McIntyre, and also currently serves on the dance faculty at her alma mater, LaGuardia Arts High School. In 2015, alongside her partner Nigel Campbell, DaSilva co-founded MOVE(NYC). DaSilva resides in New York City.


DIRECTOR

Chuck Rogalski

Chuck Rogalski is a resident of Wilmington, North Carolina and retired from a career in corporate Human Resources. He is actively involved as a volunteer in several community organizations focused on education and personal development and has a special interest in the performing arts. The majority of Chuck’s corporate career was with Hanes, the branded apparel division of the Sara Lee Corporation. Senior level positions involved responsibility of all aspects of human resources including organizational development, talent management, business ethics, and community relations. For the last 13 years of his career Chuck was based in Europe with international HR responsibility for operations in over 20 countries. In the Wilmington area, Chuck is currently serving as a Board member and ESL tutor for the Cape Fear Literacy Council. He also serves as a student mentor and resource for the Cameron Business School at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He participates as a coach at the First Tee of Greater Wilmington and is a new volunteer at the Cameron Art Museum. Chuck and his wife Karen have been supporters of MOVE(NYC) for the past three years. Chuck is a graduate of Clemson University (BA) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (MSIM). He is originally from Long Island and enjoys frequent travel to the New York area.


Board of Directors (left to right: Chuck Rogalski, Blair Kutrow, Chanel DaSilva, Vic Roberts, Nigel Campbell, Lisa Bing, and Stuart Post

Board of Directors (left to right: Chuck Rogalski, Blair Kutrow, Chanel DaSilva, Vic Roberts, Nigel Campbell, Lisa Bing, and Stuart Post

 

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