ADVISORY BOARD

Anne Abramson
Anne Abramson is an Arts Consultant in Washington D.C. who has worked with public and private arts organizations in strategic planning, marketing and outreach. Anne has also served as Director, Cultural Outreach, OVATION-The Arts Network; Publisher/Owner of Museum & Arts Washington Magazine; and is a Founding Member, James Renwick Collector's Alliance.

Ambassador Gyorgy Bánlaki
Ambassador Gyorgy Bánlaki, served as Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, was co-founder and President of Sawyer-Miller Group Hungary, a strategic communications consulting firm and is currently President of BG International, a corporate communications firm. Ambassador Bánlaki served as Chairman of the Ambassadors Advisory Board of the Executive Council on Diplomacy in Washington, D.C. and is a Vice President of the Atlantic Treaty Association.

Tom L. Freudenheim
Tom L. Freudenheim is a museum consultant, writer and lecturer. He is the former Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Jewish Museum in Berlin and has served in executive positions at Gilbert Collection, London; YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.; the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; the University Art Museum, Berkeley; and The Jewish Museum, New York.

Gabrielle J. L. Korab
Gabrielle J. L. Korab is President of Korab & Partners, a global marketing and management consulting firm. She served as Vice President, J. Walter Thompson; Vice President/General Manager, Kraft Foods; and Senior Vice President, World Wide Director, Young and Rubicam. Mrs. Korab is a member of the University of Maryland School of Engineering Women in Engineering Advisory Board and served on the Executive Marketing Advisory Board of America’s Promise, the Alliance for Youth. 

Dr. Kornelia Nagy-Koppany
Dr. Kornelia Nagy-Koppany is the managing partner of the Budapest office of K&P Attorneys at Law. Her specialty is international law, investments and acquisitions. She has served as a clerk for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and has been associated with U.S. law firms since 1989. Dr. Nagy-Koppany holds a J.D. degree, an LL.M. degree and a Masters in International Comparative Law.

Jeorge Seder
Jeorge Seder is an independent film producer/director in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the owner/operator of Canal Street Pictures and co-founder of Monkey Boy Pictures, both in Washington, D.C. He has worked with the Foundation on several film projects.
Mr. Seder has been honored with top awards at the Chicago and Houston Film Festivals, the New York Underground Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival and others.

Mary R. Yakaitis
Mary R. Yakaitis is a marketing and program development consultant specializing in identifying and using pubic and private sources of funds to obtain grants and contracts. Ms. Yakaitis has served as a Vice President at Northrop Grumman Health Information Solutions group and currently serves as a consultant to the Gallup Organization. She is also a principal in an art and antiques dealership in the Washington, D.C. area.