Meet Our Team
Throughout the year MPIA works with a small, dedicated team to manage the Meatpacking District's public plazas and bring first rate programming to the neighborhood.
Lauren DanzigerExecutive Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren comes to the MPIA from the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, where she was the Executive Director. A graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Public Policy, Lauren has nearly ten years of Marketing and Events experience and has worked as an Event Planner all over the world. She is thrilled to have joined the MPIA and is excited to help lead the Meatpacking District as it embarks upon a true public plaza program.
Abby MurrayOperations Associate email@example.com
Abby comes to MPIA from HR&A Advisors, a real estate and economic development advisory firm. A graduate of Amherst College with a degree in American Studies, she enjoys working to create vibrant urban places. She is excited to join MPIA as Operations Associate and to help support the district's public spaces and business community.
Amy TseMarketing & Membership Associate firstname.lastname@example.org
MPIA is excited to welcome Amy Tse as our new Membership and Marketing Associate. Amy comes to MPIA from the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit small business coalition. A graduate of NYU with a degree in Government Relations and Urban affairs, she is passionate about supporting the efforts of a local business community. Amy looks forward to working with each of the members of the MPIA and brings fresh ideas and vision to an already thriving community.
Nick KauchakDigital & Social Marketing email@example.com
Nick joins the MPIA spearheading our digital and social marketing while finishing his degree in Marketing Psychology at The New School. Having previously completed an 8-week intensive internship with international marketing agency Wunderman, Nick is excited to be part of a small team with a focus on the betterment of the local community.
Lorna Rose SimpsonEvent Producer firstname.lastname@example.org
Lorna comes to the MPIA from London UK where she was Contemporary Music Event Manager at Southbank Centre. With a Masters degree in English Literature and over eight years experience in live events, she works in New York as a freelance Producer with a list of clients that include Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and Manhattan Cocktail Classic.
NoFavoriteWebsite & Graphic Designer http://www.nofavorite.com
NoFavorite is helping MPIA extend our reach by working on our evolving interactive website, launched in the first quarter of 2010.