Jeff Hildreth is a full time resident of Montauk and is active in the community with his wife, Jaime, and three children. His professional background began as an equity trader at Prudential Financial followed by multi-strategy head trader roles at two hedge funds in New York City, Eagle Rock Capital and Kacela Capital. Most recently, Jeff founded an athletic apparel line exclusively for children, gromx LLC. Currently, you are most likely to see Jeff with his kids skateboarding at the Montauk skate park, surfing at Ditch Plains, or skiing in Vermont.
Sarah is a licensed attorney in Connecticut and previously worked as a commercial litigation attorney in Chicago. Sarah is committed to participating in local community projects where she resides, in both Montauk and Connecticut.
Marilyn Duffy Grande is currently a nonprofit consultant helping organizations maximize social investments. She has held philanthropy leadership roles at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and TIAA Institute. She resides with her husband and two daughters and dog, Lulu, in Montauk, NY.
Susan has been the Executive Director of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation since 2016. She has worked as a community fundraiser, in professional and volunteer positions, for over twenty years.
Joan M. Lycke owns and operates the Montauk Laundromat. She served as President of the Foundation for 10 years and has been involved in many civic activities, including leading the efforts to build Montauk’s Library.
Karen L. Thorson has worked as a producer in the film and television industry for several decades. Her resume includes producing credits on the HBO dramas The Wire and Treme. She served on the Board of the Metropolitan Opera Guild for 7 years.
Jeff Samuelson is a seasoned business executive with extensive management, marketing, sales and entrepreneurial experience. In addition, he is an active community member, having served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.
Dick Monahan sits on the Board of Directors of the East Hampton YMCA, is an AEMT with and Commissioner of the Montauk Fire Department, and is a Town Ocean Lifeguard, among other numerous volunteer activities.
Tom Griffin, a children’s marketing, advertising and TV/Film production executive, was Chairman and Founder of Griffin Bacal Advertising (sold to Omnicom/DDB) and Sunbow Entertainment (sold to Sony).
Nancy Elder is a corporate reputation expert, brand strategist and communications executive. Currently she is the Chief Communications Officer of Mattel Inc. Nancy is also a board member of GrowNYC, the Ad Council, Matter Unlimited, and is a member of the Arthur Page Society.
Lisa DeVeglio has been involved with the Playhouse project since its inception in 1999. She owned and operated a shop in downtown Montauk for 18 years and has worked for McCoy Bus Company for the past 15.
Cynthia Ibrahim holds a degree in accounting and managed the Snug Harbor Motel and Marina for almost 30 years. Presently, she is working in real estate for Douglas Elliman and helps her husband manage their local business.
Michele Walsh is a President and Co-Founder of IT Briefcase, a leading marketing company that assists business professionals overcome IT challenges. She is skilled at building external and internal relationships that benefit organizations.
Perry B. Duryea III was born and raised in Montauk, NY. was employed at Perry Duryea & Son, a family seafood business, for 42 years, serving as President from 2004-2014. He currently runs the Montauk Cancer Support Group.