Our Board


Board of Directors


Craig Brooks

Managing Parnter/Investment Advisor

The Spielberger Group



David Cohodes

Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management


Executive Director and Founder

Susan Esposito-Lombardo


Board Members

Randolph K. Adler, Jr

Partner, Fox


Douglas Dillon Bryan


Justin Ehrlich

Founding/Managing Partner, Churchill Real Estate Holdings


Stevie Esposito


Howard Meltzer

Partner KPMG LLP


Jane Oster

Marla Toplitzky

Marla Toplitzky Consulting


Samantha  Zimmerman Silverman

Sara Whitney

Principal, Whitney Retail Consulting


Honorary Board Members

Craig Esposito

Edith Lutnick, Esq.

Marty Pelcyger




Our Staff


Executive Director and Founder

Susan Esposito-Lombardo

Program Director

Lisa Rosner, LCSW - click for bio 


Consultant and Supervisor 

Robin F. Goodman, Ph.D, A.T.R;-BC. - click for bio 


Group Leaders

Carly Bergsetin, LMSW

Natalia Ross Echeverri, LMSW

Artemis Kohas, LMHC

Carly Newhouse, LMSW
Victoria Oliver, LMSW
Mirna Rose Sambula, LMSW

Claire Schoen Sharkey, LMSW


Watch Our Video

Watch Our Video

Every year over 4,000 children in New York City lose a loved one. Our video highlights the children and families we have helped.

Our Programs

Our Programs

We help grieving children and families year round connect with each other and learn how to cope with their grief.

Support Us

Support Us

Your support as a volunteer or donor is greatly appreciated and helps us to offer the best services for children and their families.

Thank you for support

Thank you for support

Our Stories of Hope Annual Gala 2018 honored Adam Schefter of ESPN and Samantha Myer and the Myer Family. With your help we are able to offer our services to more New York City children and families!