Audrey founded A Fair Shake after spending several years as an instructor for Puppies Behind Bars. Prior to transitioning to the non-profit sector, she ran her own marketing consultancy and held key senior marketing positions at Citibank. She is a professional dog trainer and has completed graduate work in criminal justice at John Jay College.
Michael Herman, President
Michaelstarted his professional career at Lehman Brothers and spent 17 years helping manage Royalty Pharma, a fund specializing in acquiring biopharmaceutical royalties, before leaving in 2012 to pursue philanthropic ventures.
Andrea Sharkey, Treasurer
Andrea works in the field of public health nutrition and chronic disease prevention in the public sector. She is the guardian of a rescue dog named Nashville and is a therapy dog team volunteer.
Carole founded her own legal services firm in 1981 and sold it to a publicly traded company in 1997, where she continued in a senior vice president position for nine years. Carole is a therapy dog team volunteer with her rescue Pomeranian, Satchmo.
Naomi Zinner, Secretary
Naomi is a Vice President at Sunshine Sachs, working with corporate and non-profit clients on marketing, brand development and public relations strategies. Naomi's clients run from Microsoft to Amnesty International USA. Naomi volunteers with both cat and dog non-profits including A Fair Shake.
Elizabeth is currently the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Amazon. Prior to joining Amazon, Elizabeth served as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for MetLife. Elizabeth's experience spans numerous companies in the financial services industry. Elizabeth's household includes her hypoallergenic cat, Galaxy.
Brenda is an entrepreneur currently working on a new product in healthcare. Brenda has been a therapy dog volunteer for over ten years, working primarily with children.