Logo Design

Jen Schumacher, M.S., CMPC, is a Performance Psychology Instructor at the Center for Enhanced Performance at the United States Military Academy. She works with cadets and teams on the psychological aspects of elite performance, providing services for Swimming & Diving, Softball, Baseball, Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, and Gymnastics. Additionally, Jen works with cadets on the mental aspects of the Survival Swimming course, incorporating virtual reality training alongside workshops; is the course director for PL360, Psychology of Elite Performance; and serves as the Performance Psychology Program’s Internship Coordinator.
Jen earned her Master's Degree in Sport Psychology at California State University, Fullerton, studying under Dr. Ken Ravizza, and is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance at Concordia University of Chicago. 
Jen is originally from Irvine, CA, and now resides in Tarrytown, NY with her husband, Scott.

 www.jenschumacher.com

 

Speaker Coaches

Audience Engagement

Sponsorship/Partnerships

Speaker Committee

Jennifer Povman

​​​​​Nicos Marcou is a Human Resources professional with a passion for how technology will impact the future of how we work. Originally from New York he has worked overseas in different countries focusing on different areas of Human Resources management such as talent management, employee relations and learning & development. In his personal life Nicos is an avid traveler, visiting more than 50 countries.

Volunteer Coordinator

Graphic Design

Co-Organizer

Technical Director

​Ethan Schutz is President & CEO of The Schutz Company, publishers,

intellectual property managers, and consulting experts specializing in solutions

that produce cultural transformation in progressive organizations. In this capacity

Ethan directs and promotes the development and expansion of these bodies of

work in the United States. Globally he oversees a network of partner organizations

and practitioners who utilize and implement these solutions, across 91 countries

and territories, and in 30 languages.  As a sought after master practitioner Ethan

has traveled the globe to bring a greater understanding of how to create cultures

of change, and the durable and lasting benefits of greater human understanding

in the workplace.

 

Kimberly Marcus                                 


Stage Manager

Laurie Forman

Michael Alcee, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who uses his background in music, literature, and the arts to help individuals and organizations make creative connections for transformative growth.    In 2017, he had the honor of giving a Ted-X Tarrytown talk entitled Solving Our Mental Health Crisis from the Inside-Out, which chronicled his work championing introverts. 
As a keynote speaker and speaking coach, he revels in inspiring audiences and helping new talent develop their 'big ideas' for the Ted-x stage.   He currently works in private practice in Tarrytown, NY, as an adjunct professor at William Patterson University, and as the Mental Health Coordinator at Manhattan School of Music. Learn more about him at drmichaelalcee.com

Open positions

Linda Walter, LCSW is a Psychotherapist who has a Private Practice in White Plains, NY.  She specializes in Short Term Therapy, Marital Therapy, Hypnotherapy and Rapid Resolution Treatment.  

​​​​​Brad Szollose (pronounced zol-us),

is a globally recognized Leadership Development Expert who helps businesses and organizations dominate their industry by tapping into the treasure of a cross-generational workforce. Brad's keynotes and workshops have transformed a new generation of business leaders.   He shares his management strategies within the pages of his award-winning, international bestseller Liquid Leadership.
As a TEDXTarrytown Alumni Speaker who graced our stage in 2016 with his talk
The Age of Radical Disruption, Brad will be volunteering as a speaker coach for some of our speakers this year.  

Caleb Gleit is a junior at American University. He is an avid graphic designer, photographer, DJ and creator.  He is currently studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh.

Photographers

License Holder

Laurie Forman

Event Planning

Video Curator

This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.   Copyright © TEDxTarrytown.com. All rights reserved.

Team TEDxTarrytown

Melissa Baer

This is Melissa's fourth TEDx Event.  She previously organized the TEDxTarrytownWomen program on May 28, 2015 and the TEDxTarrytown event on July 12, 2016.  

Marketing and Public Relations

Kimberly Marcus

Kimberly gave a talk at the TEDxTarrytown program on July 12, 2016.  Her talk may be found here.  Kimberly was inspired by the event and wanted to become more involved.  She attended TEDxFest April 24 - 27, 2017 in Brooklyn New York, and agreed to lead the TEDxTarrytown 2017 team.  Kimberly is an aspiring children's book writer and is the Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI Westchester.                              


Andrew Campbell is a freelance graphic designer and technology consultant living in Ossining, Ny. He moved to the NY area about 4 years ago after graduating from Flagler College in St. Augustine Florida with a degree in communications and media production with a minor in graphic design. He discovered TEDxTarrytown working at one of their previous events as a vendor, and wanted to get involved

Linda Walter, LCSW is a Psychotherapist who has a Private Practice in White Plains, NY.  She specializes in Short Term Therapy, Marital Therapy, Hypnotherapy and Rapid Resolution Treatment.  

Rana Faure

 is a photographer with a versatile, laid-back approach and a vibrant, singular style capturing still and motion imagery for a wide variety of clients. Formerly the Director of Photography for Getty Images, NY and Photo Editor for Seventeen magazine. Shooting lifestyle, architecture, interiors, food, hospitality, corporate and private events, weddings, family portraits and more…

Set Designer

Michael Alcee, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who uses his background in music, literature, and the arts to help individuals and organizations make creative connections for transformative growth.    In 2017, he had the honor of giving a Ted-X Tarrytown talk entitled Solving Our Mental Health Crisis from the Inside-Out, which chronicled his work championing introverts. 
As a keynote speaker and speaking coach, he revels in inspiring audiences and helping new talent develop their 'big ideas' for the Ted-x stage.   He currently works in private practice in Tarrytown, NY, as an adjunct professor at William Patterson University, and as the Mental Health Coordinator at Manhattan School of Music. Learn more about him at drmichaelalcee.com


 


Elisa Bruno-Midili

Passionately rebellious,  Elisa crafts the real estate industry with individual style and taste. Whether creating collaborative partnerships or brand strategy she digs deep to uncover details. A conscientious contributor and community connector with a message and a mission. Lover of nature, yoga, food, mother to Alexandra and Veronica, wife to Ron.
Artist...chef...photographer...blogger. A promoter and supporter of marketing through social media and the internet. Co-founder/Creative Director,
Cafe Realty.

​Interested in joining the TEDxTarrytown team? Send us an email!  We are always looking for volunteers.​