Board of Directors

AFLFC President Carole Rosenberg and President of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Helmo Hernandez

Carole Rosenberg – President
Art Consultant and Curator. Member of Honorary Committee, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba; Vice President, Alex Rosenberg Fine Art; community Board member, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center; Art and Garden Community of Long House Garden Reserve; Member of ArtTable; Member of Women’s City Club on New York.

Board of Directors

Bennet Grutman – Chairman
Advisor to Visual and Performance Artists; Partner, Davis & Grutman, LLP, a firm offering accounting or tax preparation services for seminal twentieth century painters, sculptors, composers, choreographers, dealers, and collectors. Most recently, after 18 years of advising Robert Rauschenberg on accounting, philanthropic, and estate planning matters, he served as a trustee to shepherd Mr. Rauschenberg’s multi-billion dollar estate.

Jennifer Freeman – Secretary
Attorney; founding partner of Freeman & Lewis LLP, a small dynamic law firm in New York focusing on employment law, commercial litigation, dispute resolution and bankruptcy law. Fundraising for various charities including, American Museum of Natural History and Shakespeare Festival.

Rosa Tejada – Treasurer
Curator, Museum Educator, panelist, lecturer; member of ArtTable, the Drawing Center.

Denise Bernardo
Philanthropist, Administrative Consultant

Michael S. Brophy
President of Maymount College Palos Verdes

Anna Carbonell
Media consultant; Former Vice-President, Press & Public Affairs NBC local stations; NYC Commissioner, Latin Media & Entertainment Commission; Advisory Board, City Arts; Member, Latino Commission on Aids

Yulia Dultsina
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Foundation, Director, Ship of Tolerance project 

James Durkin
Senior Vice-President, Tishman Construction Corporation

Erica Hartman-Horvitz
Art Consultant; Senior Certified Appraiser in Contemporary Art and Prints; President of FAB! (Funding Arts Broward) and Member of committees for the Museum of Contemporary Art (Miami) and The Jerusalem Foundation.

Helmo Hernandez
President, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba; art historian and specialist in visual arts, theatre, and cultural policy and development; curator and critic. Advisor of the National Fine Arts Council and the National Performing Arts Council, Havana; adjunct professor at the University of Havana and at the Superior Institute of Arts.

Alina Montes
Financial Advisor and Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management; born in Havana and moved to U.S. as a child. Over 30 years experience in the financial services industry

Dorothy Pentzke
President, Pentzke Group II, LLC; Coordination and Development of Mentoring Programs for Minority Corporations in the Construction industry, working with Port Authority of NY & NJ and ISTEA (Building Trades Employers Association)

Madalena Sheehan
Head of FIC eTrading at RBC Capital Markets

Ann Marie Stock
Specialist on Cuban cinema and culture; founding director of of Cuban Cinema Classics; Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the College of William and Mary in Virginia; Author of On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition (UNC 2009) and Editor of World Film Locations: Havana (Intellect 2014) as well as numerous articles on issues in contemporary visual culture.

Richard Velazquez
Senior Director of Global Strategic Innovations, PepsiCo; nationally recognized leader in the Hispanic community and in business. New product development professional; formerly at Microsoft for Xbox hardware and auto designer for Honda and Porsche.

Helena Vidal
Consultant, El Museo del Barrio, New York.

Lisa Villareal
Vice President, Global Communications, Prudential Financial, Inc.

William D. Zabel
Senior, founding partner, Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP, NYC; Specialist, Law of Trusts Wills and Estates, emphasis on sophisticated income, gift and estate tax planning; Author of The Rich Die Richer and You Can Too; Trustee, NYU, New School, and The Lincoln Center Theater; Advisory Board, Planned Giving Committee of MoMA; Chairman, Planned Giving Advisory Committee, Princeton University.