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.
Meredith NowikowskiMarketing & Membership Associate email@example.com
Meredith comes to the MPIA from NYU Langone Medical Center where she supported fundraising for student scholarships and research. Prior to her time at NYU, she served with AmeriCorps at an elementary school in the South Bronx. She graduated from Boston University with a degree in communications, and she is excited to be joining MPIA.
Abby MurrayOperations Associate firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Lorna Rose SimpsonEvent Producer email@example.com
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.