Dancewave Dives In


Our Supporters

Amanda Huttenlocher

Amanda Huttenlocher is a Senior Compliance Officer at Apollo Global Management, Inc. and the Chief Compliance Officer of Apollo Global Securities, LLC. Prior to joining Apollo, Amanda worked at Goldman Sachs for eleven years, most recently as a Senior Compliance Officer in the Investment Banking Division Compliance group, and she was previously an Associate Read more…

Tiffany Mellard

Tiffany Mellard is a performing artist and dance educator who is passionate about making dance education accessible to youth of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. She is a performer in Hamilton: An American Musical (Puerto Rico and San Francisco companies) and was previously seen in the musicals Memphis (Gateway Playhouse), Chicago the Musical (National Tour), and West Side Story (International Tour). Read more…

Kim Andranovich

Kim Andranovich has over 20 years’ experience in the asset management industry, notably with Nicholas-Applegate and Allianz Global Investors. A proven leader in Operations, Project Management and the COO function, Ms. Andranovich’s career has been spent guiding innovation and transformative change within highly matrixed global organizations. She is committed to empowering others and inspiring positive culture. Read more…

Dagmar Nedbal

Dagmar Nedbal is an experienced marketer with more than 25 years’ experience in marketing, sales, product development and communications in the fast-moving consumer good business and in the financial industry. She has worked in various global, regional and local roles and spent 2 years in Japan as Head of marketing and Communications with Mastercard. She serves now as Senior Vice President Global B2B & Product Marketing at Mastercard and is based in New York. Read more…

Kinjal Parekh

Kinjal Parekh is a Director in PwC’s Capital Markets Accounting and Advisory practice, with a focus in advising global organizations undergoing transformational change, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to that position, Kinjal held various positions in audit and finance and accounting in London. She has more than 10 years of experience working in three countries – US, Bermuda and UK. Read more…

Sindy Folgar-Llumipanta

Director of Programs & Partnerships

Sindy Folgar is a native of Guatemala where she began her studies receiving a BA from Escuela Nacional de Danza. She received a BFA in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College. Ms. Folgar holds an MA degree in Dance Education, Teaching Dance in the Professions The American Ballet Theater Pedagogy from New York University. Read more…

Nicole Touzien

Executive Director

Nicole Touzien is a lifelong arts advocate excited to usher Dancewave into its next 25 years of service. For the past ten years, she has worked to advance the mission of renowned NYC nonprofit organizations charged with stewarding open green spaces, promoting youth development and championing arts education. Read more…