Mike Anderson provides technical support in addition to database administration and management. Mike is the CEO and founder of MEA Strategic Solutions, LLC. MEA is a business focused technology consulting, executive search, and staff augmentation firm. With offices in Hoboken, NJ, Houston, Chicago and Austin, MEA’s clients include global construction companies, consumer products companies, major retailers, and international restaurant chains.
Prior to founding MEA, Mr. Anderson was Chief Information Officer for several major public and private retailers throughout the United States. An author of several books and dozens of technical articles, Mr. Anderson holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Indiana University and is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Navy.
Jessica Mathelier is the Administrative Associate, providing services in donor relation management, fundraising, event planning and grant research. She majored in communication Studies and minored in Business Marketing at The College of New Jersey. Ms. Mathelier is the founder of Wavelength Communication, a consulting firm offering services in Communications, Public Relations, Event Planning, Grant Writing, Social Media Strategies and Web design for artists, small businesses in addition to arts-centered and economic development non-profit organizations.
Jessica partnered with Creative New Jersey, ValleyArts, Inc. and HANDS, Inc. to spearhead marketing campaigns, city-wide festivals and community programs that engaged over 5,000 stakeholders in Essex County, NJ. Her professional grant writing experience extends to winning national awards on behalf of grassroots organizations in the New York metropolitan area.
Wafa Dahbali is assisting FBW with urban planning and design, grant writing, and research. Wafa holds a bachelors of architecture from the New York Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture and Design. She is currently pursuing her masters in international affairs at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs with a concentration in management and urban policy. Wafa also works with Publicolor teaching middle and high school students through the use of interactive arts in public spaces. In her previous experience, Wafa taught english as a second language while living and working in South Korea to both elementary students and advanced level professionals. She has also worked for several engineering & design firms based in New York City.
FBW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
James Vance, President, Partner, Vance & Engles Aircraft Brokers, Inc.
David White, Secretary, Attorney, Pashman Stein
Monica Pollock, Treasurer, Staff Accountant, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Nicholas Borg, President, Pelham Partners, LLC
Heather Gibbons, Video Producer, Paddy Films
Ron Hine, FBW Executive Director
Ines Garcia Keim, Customer Service, United Airlines
Aaron Lewit, Consultant to nonprofit low-income housing programs
Brad Miller, Civil Engineer and Planner
Augusta Przygoda, Civic Activist
Christopher Welsh, Architect, Christopher Welsh Architects