Karol V. Mason, ESQ., President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Kason Mason is the President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice who has been a legal pioneer and an exceptional voice for equality, fairness, and criminal justice reform. She was a leader in the Obama Administration on juvenile justice issues, bail reform and re-entry for individuals leaving prison, and in her distinguished career at Alston & Bird LLP, a public finance group. 



Ella Rivkin, Financial Advisor & Accountant 

Ella Rivkin is the founder and CEO of ERPS Group, Inc., a business that reflects her heart and determination.  She is one of the nation’s leading full-service accountant expert and a health, life and business coach. Ella's knowledge and experience helps her clients grow their business and exceed their financial needs. If you’re looking for estate, retirement or trust planning, wealth management, tax strategies, or are planning to launch or improve the financial stability of your business, she can help! Ella ensures that you’re prepared for any financial climate.  



Aki Ashe, President and CEO of Brooklyn United Ties

Aki Ashe is the Founder of Brooklyn United Ties, an accessory and neckwear company designed to help individuals communicate thru the way they dress. He is also the Founder of Ashe Enterprise, which is a publishing company designed to help businesses and entrepreneurs communicate more effectively. Ashe has conducted workshops, seminars, and classes at several different schools and organizations about business communication. He has spoken to small businesses, entrepreneurs, managers, non-profits, and Inc. 500 companies.