HANYC Foundation will leverage the talents and resources of all member hotels and partners in the greater New York City market to focus the philanthropic outreach efforts toward education and crisis relief within the community. 

Our Goals

Human Trafficking

Provide training to educate our industry

    Education

    Support HANYC member children and NYC residents looking to enter their associate or bachelor’s degree program in Hospitality.

      Crisis Relief

      Provide short-term hotel stays to individuals experiencing unexpected hardships.


      Board of Directors

      Stephen Alfieri

      Regional Director of Human Resources
      Denihan


      Vijay Dandapani

      President and CEO
      Hotel Association of New York City



      Gabrielle Desintonio

      Regional Talent & Culture Director
      The Carlyle


      Hermann Elger

      General Manager
      Baccarat Hotel


      Christine Falciglia

      Director of Human Resources
      Lotte New York Palace

      Julie Greenberg

      Executive Vice President
      Kasirer



      Karambir Kang

      Area Director
      The Pierre, A Taj Hotel

      Peter Kressaty

      Chair of the Fundraising Committee
      HANYC Foundation



      Katherine Algarin Morales

      Director of Finance
      Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza


      Katelynn Morris

      Market Director of Associate Experience
      Marriott International



      Donna Rodriguez

      Vice President of Marketing
      SH Group 1 Hotels and Baccarat Hotels

      Robert Salem

      President
      The Capacity Group




      Alan Steel

      President & CEO
      Jacob K Javits Convention Center


      Audit/Finance Committee



      Christine Falciglia

      Director of Human Resources
      Lotte New York Palace

      Katherine Algarin Morales

      Director of Finance
      Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza






      Philanthropy Committee

      Stephen Alfieri

      Regional Director of Human Resources
      Denihan



      Gabrielle Desintonio

      Regional Talent & Culture Director
      The Carlyle

      Karambir Kang

      Area Director
      The Pierre, A Taj Hotel






      Fundraising Committee

      Hermann Elger

      General Manager
      Baccarat Hotel



      Julie Greenberg

      Executive Vice President
      Kasirer

      Peter Kressaty

      Chair of the Fundraising Committee
      HANYC Foundation


      Katelynn Morris

      Market Director of Associate Experience
      Marriott International


       
       




      Public Relations

      Lisa Linden

      President & CEO
      LAK Public Relations
      Contact for Media Inquires