Current Board Members
The NYU Board consists of voting Trustees, listed below, and non-voting Trustees.
Kelly Kennedy Mack
President, Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group
Kelly Kennedy Mack is president of Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group, a recognized industry leader in the planning, design, marketing, and sale of luxury residential development. She has played a significant part in the company's expansion and has worked with some of the most distinguished leaders in luxury real estate, including renowned developers, architects, and designers. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Mack is a committee member for the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at NYU Langone Health.
Rima Al Mokarrab
Executive Director, Strategic Affairs, Executive Affairs Authority
Rima Al Mokarrab is executive director of strategic affairs at the Executive Affairs Authority, a government agency mandated to provide strategic policy advice to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. She also chairs the Board of Tamkeen LLC, a company that delivers projects enriching Abu Dhabi’s social, cultural, and educational landscape. Al Mokarrab co-founded and currently co-chairs Ideas Abu Dhabi in partnership with the Aspen Institute. She is a board member of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research and previously served on the board of the UAE Space Agency.
Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak
Chairman, Executive Affairs Authority
Managing Director and Group CEO, Mubadala Investment Company
Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak is a member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority, a government agency mandated to provide strategic policy advice to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. Al Mubarak is also the managing director and group CEO of Mubadala Investment Company, a sovereign investor, which manages a diverse portfolio of assets and investments in the UAE and abroad to generate sustainable financial returns for its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi. Mubadala has six international offices with businesses and investments in more than 50 countries, and $284 billion of assets under management.
Thomas S. Murphy, Jr.
Co-Founder and Partner, Crestview
Thomas S. Murphy, Jr. co-founded Crestview Partners in 2004. Crestview is a private equity firm based in New York. Prior to starting Crestview, Murphy was a partner at Goldman Sachs & Co. Murphy has served on a variety of corporate boards. Additionally, he has been on the board of NYU Langone Health since 2010 and served as trustee of The Inner-City Scholarship Fund since 1999. Murphy graduated from Princeton University (AB) and Harvard Business School (MBA).
David C. Oxman
Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell
David C. Oxman is a senior counsel of the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell where as a partner he was the practice coordinator of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School and served four years as an officer in the United States Navy. In addition to NYU where he is chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee and a member of the Investment and Executive committees, Oxman’s charitable activities have included serving as a trustee of the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, a Connecticut charity working to advance equity in education, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Westchester County, Jurodin Fund, Inc., and a number of private foundations.
President, Reservoir Advisors, Inc.
Dasha Rettew is the founder and president of Reservoir Advisors, Inc that provides executive advisory and team development to CEOs and boards of high growth companies and investment firms. Previously, Rettew worked for Meta (formerly Facebook), advising the North America leadership team on adapting their leadership strategy to scale the business as the company more than doubled in size. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Rettew is a past President of the NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors and a member of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Board. She also guest lectures on leadership and entrepreneurship at NYU, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and Columbia University.
Brett B. Rochkind
Managing Partner, BRK Capital
Brett Rochkind is the managing partner of BRK Capital, a global technology investing platform based in Silicon Valley. Prior to founding BRK, Brett led General Atlantic’s Silicon Valley office and was the global co-head of the Internet and Technology sector. He also led Charles River Ventures (CRV) growth investing efforts. Rochkind has invested in leading technology companies globally including Alibaba Group, Altair Engineering, AppDynamics, Appirio, Airbnb, Better, Box, Crusoe Energy, Despegar, Grove Collaborative, IHS, Lenovo, Linx, Meituan, MercadoLibre, Nubank, Philz Coffee, SignalFX, Slice, Sonder, SSA Global, Tanium, Tipalti, TripActions and Uber. Prior to General Atlantic, Rochkind was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New York and Silicon Valley and helped to establish their presence in Israel. Rochkind also serves on the NYU Stern School of Business Executive Board and the Tipping Point Community’s Leadership Council, which works to fight poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area.