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.
JJ Ahearn is a veteran of the licensing industry and currently serves as Managing Director of Licensing Street, a full-service licensing and consulting firm with offices in New York. Started in 2009, their clients have included Sega, the NFL, American Greetings, The Jim Henson Company, Paramount Pictures, The Fred Rogers Company, Universal, MTV Networks and more.
Before starting Licensing Street, JJ worked for Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products, CBS Television, and Memcorp Asia.
While at Nickelodeon, JJ worked on such hit properties as: SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, South Park, and Chappelle’s Show.At CBS Television JJ was responsible for new business licensing of over 50 CBS properties including Survivor, CSI, Beverly Hills 90210 and Star Trek. He turned around the CBS online store and was responsible for all retail development across specialty, mid-tier and mass channels.
JJ served as both Director of Marketing and General Manager for Memcorp Electronics in Hong Kong, makers of Memorex consumer electronics. As General Manager of Memcorp Asia, he oversaw marketing, promotion and finance, both in Hong Kong and China. JJ also established licensing agreements worldwide for Memorex brand consumer electronics including Canada, Mexico, Latin America, United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, and more.
JJ has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a BSBA from the University of Florida.
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 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. Emily's prior experience includes: Solutions Analyst for Revcaster by Rainmaker, a hotel rate-shopping intelligence company, and accountant and office manager for the Northwest Portland International Hostel. She has recently launched an online literary magazine, the Bel Esprit Project.
Emily graduated from Georgetown University in 2014 with a BA in Psychology.
Peter is currently the Managing Director, North America for Kognitiv Corporation, an innovative collaborative commerce technology company. Peter is an experienced executive with expertise in organizational design, marketing, sales, business development and strategic partnerships, and has held numerous executive leadership positions in a range of media and hospitality organizations.
Peter is also involved in a number of entrepreneurial enterprises including the development of a pediatric oncology fitness initiative, Back in the Game, designed to help young patients recover from the adverse effects of their treatment. Peter enjoys playing hockey, snowboarding, music, along with helping other people succeed.
Peter graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in Government.
Jake works as an Account Manager at Astronomer, Inc., a series 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 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 almost 1000 pints of blood.
Jake graduated from Hamilton College in 2017 with a BA in Economics.
Liz is an active volunteer throughout the community. She has been a volunteer at NYU Langone-Long Island Hospital for nearly 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 volunteered in the Garden City public school district for 25 years, and is currently on the board of directors for the Garden City Scholarship Fund. 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
Wyatt is a junior at Duke University studying Public Policy, Economics, and Religion. He has spent the last two summers interning for local, state, and federal government organizations and hopes to attend law school after he graduates in 2022. Wyatt has a great passion for sports, and he currently works as a Men’s Basketball Operations Intern for Duke basketball.
Wyatt is also 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. Previously, Wyatt served as the philanthropy chairmen where he became involved with Shave and Buzz and orchestrated 2020’s virtual shave alongside his co-chairs. 2020’s fundraiser was the most financially successful Shave and Buzz, despite being entirely virtual, and Wyatt looks forward to continuing working with the I’m Not Done Yet Foundation and Pi Kappa Alpha.
Finn is a sophomore at Duke University majoring in Environmental Science and minoring in Spanish and Computer Science. In his summers he has worked as a sailing instructor, most recently serving as the Program Director of the Cohasset Yacht Club Junior Sailing program, which he grew up sailing in every year.
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 is 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.
Sean is co-founder of Hang Technologies Inc., a software company creating products that help friends plan social gatherings.
As CEO of Hang, he has built out engineering and design teams as well as an advisory board of high-profile individuals.
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.
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 is currently a business analyst at McKinsey & Company, based in its New York office. 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.
Noah graduated from Duke in 2019 with a BA in Political Science.
Ryan works as in-class support for the Ocean City school district while applying to law school, which he is planning on attending in the fall of 2021.
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.
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.
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.
George is currently a Strategy Consultant with Deloitte, based out of their New York City office. His project work has spanned across several industries, including Media, Consumer Products, Life Sciences, etc., while he has conducted extensive research and business development work within the Retail and Sports sectors.
George has proven himself as a leader within his local community as a small-group mentor within the NYC office as well as the Deloitte lead for the Junior Achievement program, a non-profit organization that seeks to help 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.
Thomas is a sophomore 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.
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.
Julia is a student at Amherst College and a cousin of the Menges family. She’s pursuing her BA in Psychology with a certificate in Public Health and is in the class of 2022. She’s on the swim team and water polo team at Amherst, and she’s also a leader for the Protestant group on campus.
Julia is very excited to be on the Young Adult Advisory Board!
Samuel works as an Associate Consultant at Mars & Co., a global strategy consulting firm. 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.
Samuel graduated from Duke University in 2019 with a BSE in Mechanical Engineering.
As a Bay Area native, Alex decided to try out something different and attended Duke University in Durham, NC. 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 is planning to pursue a career in medicine and is currently working for UCSF’s Pediatric Oncology department in clinical research. She plans to attend medical school sometime soon and eventually practice in this field. Alex enjoys spending time outside with friends, family and foster-turned-adopted pup, Rhino.
Alex graduated from Duke in 2019 with a degree in biomedical engineering.
Cameron is currently working as a research scientist at an immuno-oncolgy start up called BioEclipse Therapeutics based in the San Francisco Bay Area. 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. Since then, he's been dedicated to understanding how to employ the immune system to treat cancer systemically and prevent its recurrence. Cameron is currently applying to PhD programs in Cancer Biology with the intent to start in the fall of 2021.
Outside of research, Cameron enjoys marathon swimming, surfing, and photography.