Our Board 
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Andrew Menges
Board Member

Andrew works as a data analyst at AFS Intercultural Programs, an international NGO that sends youth on study-abroad and cultural exchange programs. Prior to that, Andrew worked abroad as a teacher throughout the Middle East and North Africa, an experience that culminated in two years with the Peace Corps in Morocco. 

Although Bobby was 7 years younger,  he inspired Andrew to learn to play the guitar.  Andrew misses jamming with him in the basement and thinks about him regularly while playing. 

 

Andrew graduated from Hamilton College in 2012 with a BA in History.

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Emily plays professional soccer for the Portland (OR) Thorns FC, and is a member of the team's leadership committee.  Emily played a pivotal role in the creation of the National Women's Soccer League's (NWSL) Players' Association, the first union for the players in the NWSL, and has served on the Executive Board as treasurer since its inauguration in 2017. 

Emily Menges
Board Member

Emily is active in her community through her work as a Chemo Pal for the Children's Cancer Association, and as a volunteer in the Portland Thorns & Timbers Stand Together community outreach program.   She is the founder and Editor-in-Chief  of an online literary magazine, the Bel Esprit Project.

 

Emily graduated from Georgetown University in 2014 with a BA in Psychology.

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Jake is an officer in the US Navy training to be a pilot. Previously, he worked as an Account Manager at Astronomer, Inc., a technology startup enabling companies to adopt Apache Airflow, a data pipeline and machine learning software. Jake has experience in customer relationship management, software adoption and expansion, and business development.  Prior to Astronomer, Jake served as the Director of Special Education at a charter school in New Orleans through Teach for America. 

Jake Menges
Board Member

Jake and Bobby hosted bi-annual blood drives at their home since 2012, and Jake has continued the tradition in the years since Bobby died.  The drives have collected over 1500 pints of blood.

 

Jake graduated from Hamilton College in 2017 with a BA in Economics.

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Peter is the Senior Vice President of Customer Insight and Loyalty at Sandals Resorts, the leading luxury all-inclusive resort company.  Peter is an experienced executive with expertise in marketing, sales leadership, customer engagement and strategic partnerships, and has held numerous executive leadership positions in a range of media and hospitality organizations.  

Peter Menges
Board Member

Peter is also dedicated to supporting the adolescent and young adult cancer community.  Peter currently serves as the Chairman of the I’m Not Done Yet Foundation, and is a member of the Duke Cancer Institute Board of Advisors and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Board of Advisors.  Peter is also passionate about the outdoors and enjoys snowboarding, music, along with helping other people succeed.  
 
Peter graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in Government.

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Liz is an active volunteer throughout the community.  She has been a volunteer at NYU Langone-Long Island Hospital for over 30 years, and her roles include:  vice president of the hospital  Auxiliary, president of the Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council,   a member of the  Board of Regents, and a member of the NYU Langone-Long Island School of Medicine  Admissions Executive Committee.  

Liz Menges
Board Member

Liz volunteered in the Garden City public school district for 25 years, a member of the Duke Cancer Institute and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center boards. Liz is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Long Island, and works as an editorial assistant and researcher for a dermatologist who is publishing two medical textbooks.

 

Liz graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in American Studies.

Young Adult Advisory Board
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Michael is a current sophomore at Duke University from Boca Raton, Florida majoring in statistical science and minoring in finance. He spent his gap year working as a marketing assistant for Apollo Jets, and this past summer as an information systems intern for Datonics in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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He is passionate about community outreach: tutors local Durham high school students about financial and investment concepts, serves on exec for Duke’s Special Olympics Unified Sports organization, and regularly volunteers for Habitat for Humanity.

 

He is very excited to be a philanthropy chair for Pike’s Shave and Buzz club for the second year and looks forward to the annual shave in March.

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Kyle Abrahm

Kyle is a sophomore at Duke university studying mechanical engineering with the hopes of pursuing ocean environmental engineering. Kyle developed a passion for the ocean from a young age and founded a non-profit to mobilize and educate the next generation about their impact on the ocean and ways to limit negative influences.

After running the student volunteer program at his local high school food pantry and hosting multiple blood drives, Kyle was passionate about finding a way to make a difference at Duke. Kyle is now a Philanthropy Chair for Duke's chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha and will help organize the annual Shave and Buzz Event for the I'm Not Done Yet Foundation. 

 
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Wyatt graduated from Duke University in 2022 and is currently a first year law student at Georgetown University Law Center. Joining Pi Kappa Alpha in 2019, he was immediately drawn by the story of Bobby's intensity, passion, and love for the world, which prompted Wyatt to become involved with Shave and Buzz
 

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Wyatt also has a great passion for sports, having worked as a Men’s Basketball Operations Intern for Duke basketball, and hopes to one day align his interest in the law with his love for sports.

 

During his time at Duke, Wyatt was an active member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Duke where he serves as the External Vice President on the chapter’s executive board. Wyatt served in a philanthropy leadership position for three years, working alongside other chairs to strengthen the Shave and Buzz event and legacy. He oversaw two of the three most financially successful Shave and Buzz events, and Wyatt looks forward to continuing working with the I’m Not Done Yet Foundation and Pi Kappa Alpha.  

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Finn Doherty

Finn is a senior at Duke University majoring in Environmental Science and minoring in Spanish. In the summer of 2022 he is working as a Sustainability Intern at JLL in Washington D.C. Finn has volunteered for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, or JDRF, from a young age as an ambassador for outreach and as a youth mentor to newly diagnosed kids and families.

 

Finn was a Philanthropy Chair for Pike at Duke, Bobby’s fraternity, which has held the annual Shave and Buzz Event for the I’m Not Done Yet Foundation.

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Sean Doherty

Sean Doherty  Sean is a Product Manager at IRL, a software company creating products that help friends plan social gatherings. Previously, he served as CEO for his startup, Hang, which was also focused on helping people get together. Sean is a cancer survivor, being declared in remission one year ago after a Metastatic Testicular Cancer diagnosis and subsequent chemotherapy. 

Sean graduated from Boston University in 2020, earning a degree from the Questrom School of Business. 

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Noah is a Duke Pike Class of 2019 and had the privilege of being involved in "Shave and Buzz" from its inception in spring 2016.

 

Noah is a member of Bobby's pledge class, and will always be inspired by Bobby's drive, perseverance, and passion. Noah served as president of Pike from 2017 - 2018,

Noah Eckberg

After graduating from Duke in 2019 with a BA in Political Science, Noah worked as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company and is now pursuing his JD at Harvard Law School. He is extremely excited to have the opportunity to continue Bobby's incredible work and to help further the mission of I'm Not Done Yet.

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Ryan Fader

Ryan Fader Ryan is currently a 2nd year law student at Rutgers-Camden.  Ryan was heavily involved with the planning and execution of Shave for Schreiber, Buzz for Bobby every year while at Duke.  Ryan was an active member of Camp Kesem, a free summer camp for kids whose parents have cancer. 

Ryan graduated from Duke in 2020 with a BS in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry. 

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Tyler works at Apollo Global Management as an analyst in the Real Estate Debt group, where he underwrites and assists in originating loans in commercial real estate across asset classes, geographical regions, and the capital structure.

 

Tyler previously interned with this group during the summers of 2017 and 2018. 

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Tyler was in Bobby's fraternity at Duke and was able to witness first hand Bobby's neverending kindness, energy, and ability to inspire everyone around him. Tyler participated in the annual Shave and Buzz events since the inaugural event in 2016 and most recently helped coordinate the 2020 AYA at Amity fundraiser in New York. He hopes to carry on Bobby's legacy of giving back and spreading hope through I'm Not Done Yet.

Tyler graduated from Duke University in 2019 with a BS in Economics, minor in Neuroscience, and certificate in Decision Sciences.

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George Gallagher

George is currently a Strategy Consultant with Sportsology, a boutique advisory firm servicing team owners and front offices across operations, management and strategic initiatives. Previously, George worked at Deloitte within their Strategy & Operations group in NYC. At Deloitte, George was the company lead for the Junior Achievement program, a non-profit organization that seeks to help and prepare local high-schoolers for the future job market.

A close friend and former member of Pike with Bobby, George is reminded every day of the drive and passion Bobby attacked life with. George is excited to bring that same motivation and ambition to the INDY foundation.

 

George graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in Public Policy, as well as minors in Finance and Spanish.

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Max Huber

Max is a junior at Duke who is majoring in Biomedical Engineering and minoring in Computational Biology. He is very passionate about cancer research and hopes to contribute to the field one day. Outside of class, Max works a the Randles Lab and plays intramural basketball.  Max is one of the 2022-2023 Philanthropy Chairs for Pike at Duke, Bobby’s fraternity, which holds the annual Shave and Buzz Event for the I’m Not Done Yet Foundation.

 

 

He is very excited about the prospect of driving community involvement and further engagement through the new Shave and Buzz Club at Duke. 

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Thomas Mande  Thomas is a senior at Duke University majoring in Public Policy Analysis with a minor in Statistics. Outside of class, Thomas is passionately involved in Duke's political community, and took a leave of absence his sophomore fall to work as Director of Young Voter Strategy for FLIP NC.

 

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Thomas has also volunteered with Duke Citizenship Lab, where he mentored high school refugee students, and has worked with Duke Climate Coalition, a student group promoting climate-friendly policies at Duke and in Durham.  Thomas is a Philanthropy Chair for Pike at Duke, Bobby’s fraternity, which holds the annual Shave and Buzz Event for the I’m Not Done Yet Foundation.

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Vik Manocha

Vik Manocha Vik is a current junior at Duke University from Savannah, Ga. majoring in physics and minoring in finance. He is passionately involved in medicine and medical research; he volunteers at a laboratory studying early detection mechanisms for age-related macular degeneration at the Duke Eye Center while also working as an ophthalmic technician at the Georgia Eye Institute.

Vik also volunteers with several fundraising groups, serving as a mentor for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and alongside Max Huber as the co-philanthropy chair of Duke's chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha, which centers around the annual fundraiser Shave and Buzz for the I'm Not Done Yet Foundation. 

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Julia is Bobby’s cousin and is passionate about caring for young adults with cancer. She’s a clinical research assistant in the Geriatric Psychiatry Research Program at McLean Hospital. She has a BA in Psychology from Amherst College. She loves to swim, read, and explore Boston. 

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Julia is very excited to be on the Young Adult Advisory Board! 

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Samuel works as a Senior Business Analyst at FIS, a global payments company. He previously worked at strategy consulting firm Mars & Co. While at Duke, he planned and put on Shave for Schreiber, Buzz for Bobby during the first four years of the event. Samuel also helped to create a complementary event for Shave and Buzz in New York City, to continue to raise money for I’m Not Done Yet.

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Sam is still inspired by Bobby’s enthusiasm and passion for life and uses that to continue Bobby’s mission to “don’t ever be done”. Samuel graduated from Duke University in 2019 with a BSE in Mechanical Engineering.

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Alexandra Walker

As a Bay Area native,  Alex decided to try something different and moved to Durham, NC to attend Duke University. It was there that she met what she describes as one of her first and very best friends, Bobby. "The impact that he had on my life in those two years is astronomical - he was and will forever be a light in my life."  Alex graduated from Duke in 2019 with a degree in biomedical engineering.

After graduation, Alex worked for UCSF’s Pediatric Oncology department in clinical research. She just started her first year at Rush Medical College and hopes to eventually practice in the field of Pediatric Oncology.  Alex enjoys spending time outside with friends, family, and foster-turned-adopted pup, Rhino. 

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Cameron Walker

Cameron is currently a PhD student in the Cancer Biology program at Stanford University. Cameron came to know Bobby through his younger sister, Alexandra, while students at Duke. "Like most people who met Bobby, I can safely say he had a huge impact on my life in many ways."  In part due to Bobby’s experience, Cameron began researching cancer metastasis at Imperial College London soon after graduating from Duke in 2017 with a degree in biomedical engineering.

After graduating, Cameron began working at a clinical stage immunotherapy start-up, where he developed a passion for understanding the mechanisms by which cancer evades immune detection. At Stanford, Cameron is seeking to understand how various cancers, including Ewing’s Sarcoma, evade immune detection and metastasize. Outside of research, Cameron enjoys marathon swimming, surfing, and photography.