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Chamber CEO joins Board of Directors of new municipal think tank: Five Boros Institute

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Jessica Walker, president and CEO of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, joined the Board of Directors of a new think tank that will be launching in the summer of 2022. The organization, Five Boros Institute, will offer pragmatic, implementable solutions to address some of New York City's most pressing problems. 

The Board is co-chaired by Tom Allon, publisher of City & State, and former Lt. Gov. Dick Ravitch, with Tusk Strategies senior vice president Erika Tannor serving as vice chair.

Other board members include Charles O'Byrne, once a top aide to former Gov. David Paterson; political strategists Basil Smikle and Brian Ellner; Bolton-St. Johns partner Teresa Gonzalez; Tech:NYC founder Julie Samuels; entrepreneur Andrew Rasiej; former ABNY executive director Angela Pinsky; Mount Sinai’s Erik Blutinger; consultant Neal Kwatra; Milton Tingling, a former justice for the New York County Supreme Court; and Hal Fetner, president and CEO of Fetner Properties.

Learn more about the Five Boros Institute.