Due to Covid-19, we have canceled our annual Midsummer Night event. But DOUGH-NUT despair! In lieu of an in-person event, on Wednesday, June 24th, The TEAK Fellowship’s Next Generation Board will host The Great TEAK Bake-Off!

 

Five A-GLAZE-ING contestants will compete for the title of

 

Great TEAK Baker

June 24, 2020 | 6 PM EDT

MC: Anna McGorman, Director of Culinary Operations at Milk Bar
Via: Zoom

 

Watch

Sign up to watch and help select the Great TEAK Baker by voting via our live poll.

 

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Bid

Coming soon. Interested in donating an item or experience to our auction? Contact Tara Reed

 

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Donate

Donate to help us select the “special ingredient”

 

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Funds raised from this event will benefit summer internship stipends for our college students. Due to the current crisis, our students face the potential loss of summer internship and work-study jobs which have historically provided our Fellows with invaluable experience as well as career preparation but also considerable income used when they return to boarding schools and colleges.

 

Meet the Bakers Below

 

About TEAK

For over 20 years, The TEAK Fellowship has helped talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to and succeed at the nations top high schools and colleges. Along with academic preparation, TEAK provides leadership training, exposure to the arts and outdoors, mentoring, and assistance with the high school and college application processes. Simply put, our goal is to put students on the path to academic and professional success, and then help them stay the course.

 

 

 

Next Generation Board

Event Co-Chairs:
Jeff Park (TEAK Class 4) and Steve Lanza

 

MATTHEW SPIRO (Co-Chair)
Managing Director
Atalaya Capital Management LP

 

SUSAN WEISS (Co-Chair)
Director
Financial Sponsors Group
Credit Suisse

 

DAVID ANDERSSON
Arts & Culture Consultant
Bloomberg Associates

 

TARIF CHOWDHURY (TEAK Class 3)
Anesthesia Resident
NYP-Columbia University Medical Center

 

LISSETTE DURAN (TEAK Class 2)
Associate
Paul Weiss

 

LAUREN LAMPEN
Consultant
Over the Horizon Strategies

 

JOHN LANTZ
Associate MBS Trading
MUFG-Bank of Tokyo

 

STEVE LANZA
Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers

SARAH LASSAR
Executive Director
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
U.S. Equities

 

INNA MARYASINA (TEAK Class 9)
Senior Associate
Capital One

 

JEFF PARK (TEAK Class 4)
Software Engineer
Etsy

 

AGATHA PATTERSON (TEAK Class 2)
Enterprise Account Executive
Microsoft

 

REED RAYMAN
Partner
Apollo Global Management

 

MUKUND SADAGOPAN
Head of CLO Structuring
RBC Capital Markets

 

NATASHA SOCOLOF
Principal
Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co.

 

 

 

Meet the Bakers

 
Katie Lacusay

KATIE LECUSAY

TEAK Mentor

 

Favorite Dessert:

Ice Cream!!

 

Random Fact:

I sang in choir for 10 years all throughout school.

 

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Lauren Lampen

LAUREN LAMPEN

Next Generation Board Member & TEAK Mentor

 

Favorite Dessert:

Carrot cake from Flour Bakery in Boston

 

Random Fact:

I was a Junior Olympian for alpine skiing.

 

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Steve Lanza

STEVE LANZA

Next Generation Board Member

 

Favorite Dessert:

Ice Cream

 

Random Fact:

My life goal is to play the top 100 golf courses in America

 

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Rebecca Orel

REBECCA OREL

TEAK Volunteer

 

Favorite Dessert:

Sour cherry pie

 

Random Fact:

Started baking in law school as a study break. Never stopped!

 

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Yasmin Vera

YASMIN VERA

TEAK Alum, Class 6

 

Favorite Dessert:

Ice Cream

 

Random Fact:

I can speak 3 languages well enough to travel!

 

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