Christopher G. Kelly is a partner in the 1100 attorney law firm of Holland & Knight LLP, where he is the Litigation Practice Group Leader for the Firm’s New York Office.
Mr. Kelly's practice focuses primarily on the defense of mass torts, toxic torts, federal and state court class actions (consumer, labor, and privacy), contracts and product liability, as well as risk management strategies for dozens of domestic and international clients and individuals. Mr. Kelly is internationally recognized by publications including Chambers, Euromoney Guides, and Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in aviation and aerospace defense, as well as product liability.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Kelly was employed as the Director of Development at his alma mater, Regis High School in New York City. He graduated from Haverford College with honors and received his JD from Duke Law School in 1986. He Co-Chaired his Regis Class of 1977 Second Century Capital Campaign, and served for many years as his Duke Law School Annual Fund Class Agent.
Mr. Kelly has been a member of the Saint Stephen of Hungary School Community since 2013 and actively supported the school’s Auction and Golf Outing since joining the community. He is currently a member of the Saint Stephen of Hungary School Foundation Board of Trustees and has been instrumental in establishing the procedures and governance principles utilized by the Foundation. Mr. Kelly and his wife, Joanna Geraghty, have a son at Saint Stephen of Hungary School and reside in Midtown.
Ed Butler is a Nurse Practitioner at Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Presbyterian Hospital in the Department of Neurological Surgery. He has a particular interest and experience in the care of patients with disorders of the Spinal Column. Mr. Butler holds a Bachelors degree and a Masters Degrees in Nursing.
Mr. Butler has been a member of the Saint Stephen of Hungary School and Parish community since 2012 serving on the Saint Stephen of Hungary Parish Council from 2013-2015, the Saint Stephen of Hungary School Leadership Board from 2012- 2014, and both the Curriculum and Student Life Committee and the Annual Spring Auction Committee during the 2013-2014 school year. In addition, Mr. Butler was an early supporter of the Playground initiative and, ultimately, the Chairman of the effort to finance and install a new playground for the students of Saint Stephen of Hungary School.
Mr. Butler continues to be directly involved in organizing the monthly Family Mass at the now merged parishes of Saint Monica’s, Saint Stephen of Hungary, and St. Elizabeth of Hungary.
Mr. Butler was voted into the Saint Stephen of Hungary School Foundation as Vice President in January 2014.
Mr. Butler and his wife, Dr. Brenda Panzera, have three children, all of whom attend Saint Stephen of Hungary School. They currently reside in Yorkville, close to the school and parish.
Adele graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Royal Alexandra Hospital School of Nursing and Midwifery in 1992. During her Nursing training she developed an interest in Ophthalmology and decided to pursue a career in this field. Adele graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with BSc(HONS) Optometry and Vision Science in 1997, completing her post-graduate internship at the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology, Glasgow. She worked as a full time Optometrist in the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology from 1998 until 2008 specializing in pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric contact lenses and specialist contact lenses for medical reasons. In 2008, Adele moved with her husband and two year old twins from Scotland to NYC.
She have been a member of the Saint Stephen of Hungary School community since 2012. Adele served as the Chair of Finance on the Parent Association Executive Board from 2013-2014 and served as President of the Parents Association from 2014-2017.
Adele lives with her husband, Dr. Ian Ganly and her two children, Christopher and Olivia, who will graduate from Saint Stephen of Hungary School in 2020. They live on Roosevelt Island where they have lived for 9 years since moving to the USA.
For 38 years, Mr. Bollbach worked in corporate America in the finance area. Before he retired, Mr. Bollbach was the Vice President of Global Tax for a U.S. multinational company. He is a graduate of St. John’s University and has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Masters degree in Taxation.
For the last 11 years, he has been the Treasurer of the Power Memorial Academy Alumni Association where they raise funds to provide scholarships for inner city students to attend Catholic high schools. The main beneficiary of this Association’s fundraising has been All Hallows High School in the Bronx. All Hallows and Power Memorial Academy are founded by the Irish Christian Brothers.
Mr. Bollbach, born and raised in Yorkville, has lived in the neighborhood for almost his entire life. Mr. Bollbach and his wife have been parishioners of Saint Stephen of Hungary for the last 14 years. He has been a member of the Parish Council and Finance Committee, and also has volunteered in the ESL program. Kevin has been actively involved in the school community since joining the Leadership Board in 2011. Mr. Bollbach joined the Saint Stephen of Hungary School Foundation in 2013 and manages all financial aspects of the foundation, including the accounting and bookkeeping.
Matthew R. Boss
Matthew Boss is a Managing Director and senior analyst at J.P. Morgan with lead coverage of the Department Stores, Specialty Softlines & Apparel/Footwear sectors. Matt has held a top Consumer sector ranking in the Institutional Investor's "All-American Research Team" survey for four consecutive years previously dual ranked with a #1 ranking in the Broadlines Retailing space and Runner-Up in Apparel & Footwear. Prior to re-joining J.P. Morgan in 2011, Matt spent three years as a senior analyst on the buy-side following the Retail & Consumer space. From 2005-2008, he was an associate on the II ranked Broadlines Retailing team at J.P. Morgan. Previously, Matt worked in public accounting at Ernst & Young, LLP from 2001-2004.
Mr. Boss holds a Bachelors degree from The Pennsylvania State University and Masters degree from The University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Mr. Boss has been a member of the Saint Stephen of Hungary School Community since 2013. Mr. Boss and his wife, Marissa, have a three daughters and reside on the Upper East Side.
Justin T. Hester
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance officer of Midnight Holdings Management L.P. responsible for all aspect of accounting, operations and compliance. He has over seventeen years in Private Equity and Hedge Fund experience, working on both the buy side and sell side. Prior to joining Midnight Holdings in September 2016 Justin was the Chief Operating Officer / Chief Compliance officer of Ice Farm Advisors, LP a Global Macro Hedge Fund from March 2014 to May 2016. Justin worked for Varna Capital Management LLC as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer from August 2010 to February 2014. Prior to that he worked as Chief Financial Officer of Pelagic Capital Advisors LP, a Tiger Cub from April 2007 to September 2010. He has also worked as Vice President of Hedge Fund Operations at XE Capital Management from 2004-2007, Senior Manager of Global Quality Assurance and Compliance at International Fund Services from 2001-2004, Fund Controller and Manager of Financial Systems at Whitney & Co from 2000-2001 and Staff Accountant at Dempsey, Myers & Company from 1997-2000. Justin graduated from Fairfield University in 1998.
Justin also serves on the Board of Governors and is Acting Treasurer of the Union League Club of New York.
Justin and his wife, Kristin, live on the Upper East Side with their daughter and son, Evelyn and Graham. Evelyn is a student at Saint Stephen of Hungary School and Graham will be attending the school starting September 2018.
Mary Ann Lynch-Minson
Mary Ann Lynch-Minson works as College Guidance and Advancement Associate at Loyola School and is entering her 10th year there. She currently assists the Director of College Guidance and students in the college admissions process. Additionally, Mary Ann does grant writing, prospect research, publication editing, and assists with the School’s annual Benefit Gala. Her previous role at the School was as Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations in the Office of Advancement. During her tenure, Mary Ann launched the School’s social media presence with an alumni Facebook page and LinkedIn group. She was also responsible for the implementation of two new reunion models, resulting in a 26% increase in attendance in the first year. Mary Ann’s work also included database and volunteer management and direct solicitations for funds and prizes for the annual golf outing. She is currently a Decade Representative of Loyola’s Alumni Association Board.
Prior to joining Loyola, Mary Ann was the Director of the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Senior Center at 70th Street where she was responsible for the Center’s operations, programming, and social services. She also did individual and group counseling and provided assistance with obtaining benefits.
Until 2009, Mary Ann was a resident of Yorkville and St. Stephen of Hungary parishioner where her parents still worship. She attended Saint Stephen of Hungary School from Kindergarten through sixth grade and then completed grammar school at Saint Ignatius Loyola before going around the corner to high school at Loyola School. Mary Ann completed her undergraduate studies at Manhattan College with a B.A. in Sociology, minor in Religion and went on to attend Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service where she completed her Master of Social Work degree. She is a licensed social worker in the State of New York.
Mary Ann lives in Rockaway Beach, NY with her husband and their two daughters.
Nancy Olecki is a marketing, development, and event specialist with more than 15 years of experience working with clients in both private sector and nonprofit arenas. Beginning her career on Wall Street, overseeing all event functions for Financial Dynamics, Ms. Olecki continued her professional experience in the luxury retail industry as Director of Events and Catering at Saks Fifth Avenue. After experiencing significant success, she was asked to assume the role of Director of Development for The Doe Fund, a leading non-profit in New York City. There, she oversaw all fundraising activities, development staff, and the Board of Directors. During her tenure there, Ms. Olecki presided over the city-wide rebranding of The Doe Fund - updating all marketing collateral in the $50 million nonprofit's portfolio - and has raised more than $45 million for the nationally recognized nonprofit.
Ms. Olecki currently serves as Director of Development of Urban Pathways, a not-for-profit social service and supportive housing organization serving homeless adults in the New York Metropolitan Area.
Ms. Olecki holds a Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Communications from Marist College and New York University. Ms. Olecki lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with her son, Ethan, a Saint Stephen of Hungary School student.
Wray T. Thorn
Wray Thorn is a Managing Director of Two Sigma Investments, LLC, a technology company founded in 2001 that applies a rigorous, scientific method-based approach to investment management. Mr. Thorn is the Chief Investment Officer of Two Sigma Private Investments (“TSPI”), the private markets division of Two Sigma Investments. Mr. Thorn joined Two Sigma in May 2012 and has spent his career identifying, financing, structuring and investing in private investment and management buyout transactions.
Prior to joining Two Sigma, Mr. Thorn was a senior managing director with Marathon Asset Management, L.P., where he served as a senior member of the firm’s investment management team working on a number of the firm’s private debt and equity investments. Prior to Marathon, Mr. Thorn evaluated and completed management buyout opportunities as a director with Fox Paine & Company, LLC and a principal with Dubilier & Company, LLC. Mr. Thorn began his career in the Acquisition Finance Group at Chemical Bank (today, J.P Morgan Chase) financing corporate and private equity-sponsored acquisitions. Mr. Thorn has significant experience working with management teams to build businesses and create shareholder value and has served as a member of the Board of Directors, various Board committees and Advisory Boards of over 14 public and private companies and investment funds.
In addition to being the past President of the St. Stephen of Hungary School Foundation, Inc., Mr. Thorn is the Co-President of the Board of Directors of Youth INC, and a Trustee of the Colman Mockler Memorial Trust. Mr. Thorn graduated with an A.B in government (cum laude) from Harvard University in 1993.