Next Gen NYC Leadership

Executive Board

Morgan Newman (New York Chair) As a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley, Morgan focuses on educating the next generation of the responsibilities that come with the attainment of wealth. She manages the investment portfolios, technology and marketing, for her team, the Newman Group. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Morgan worked in international development and government relations in Washington, DC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with minors in Mathematics and International Politics from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. Morgan is a member of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economic Honor Society and is Series 7, 66, and Life and Health Insurance licensed. She is the President of the NYC Chi Omega Alumnae Chapter, a competitive member of CrossFit Dynamix, and a proud member of Team Brunette for the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual flag football game. She lives in Astoria and is an avid traveler, having visited 14 countries including South Africa, Nicaragua, Israel, and Brazil.

Erica Goldstein (Vice Chair of Communications) has been working in advertising for 9 years, and currently focuses on advertising technology at Adobe, Inc.  She is a Senior Account Manager on the client services team.  As a woman in STEM, she is exceptionally proud to be raising money and awareness for a cause close to her heart.

Erica is also a third generation ORT member.  Her grandmother, Muriel Hertan, currently represents ORT as an NGO at the UN.  She is honored to be able to follow in her grandmother’s footsteps.

Abigail Katznelson (Vice Chair of Fundraising) is co-founder and partner of Legacy Development Group, a New Jersey based real estate developer specializing in mixed use housing projects. After spending two years in Morgan Stanley’s asset management division, Abigail relocated to Hong Kong where she managed high net worth private client accounts through the use of customized portfolios and high yield structured products. Prior to the founding of Legacy Development Group, Abigail specialized in strategic growth optimization at Olapic (a subsidiary of Monotype, Inc) and Ann Taylor (a subsidiary of Ascena, Inc). Abigail holds her Masters in Corporate Finance, specialized in Real Estate Pricing and Valuation. She currently serves as a board member for ORT Next Gen NYC, standing judge and alumna of the Fashion Scholarship Fund and proudly volunteers for Animal Haven rescue.

Robyn Michaelson (Vice Chair of Engagement) is an associate in Blank Rome’s policyholder-only insurance recovery practice. Robyn represents corporate policyholders in complex insurance disputes, and handles civil actions encompassing various insurance coverage issues.She successfully presented an oral argument to New York’s Environmental Control Board on behalf of a client, and secured a complete dismissal of the 19 charges of alleged violations against the client.

Previously, Robyn interned with various state and federal courts and prosecutors’ offices. During law school, Robyn served on the executive board of the Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Center where she competed in national mock trial competitions. She also served as an associate editor of the Fordham International Law Journal and volunteered with, a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

Dmitry Shargorodsky (Vice Chair of Recruitment)

NYC Board Members

Julian Berezovsky
Morgan Brodey
Jamie Gans
Erica Goldstein
Daniel Gomez
Abigail Katznelson
Jonathan Lanznar
Robyn Michaelson
Morgan Newman
Dmitry Shargorodsky
Steven Silberman