The PATH Team
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Donnie Kehr (Founder, Executive Director, Board Chairman)
As a director and event producer, Donnie is the creative force behind Rockers On Broadway and all other PATH Fund events. Donnie Kehr is a veteran Broadway actor, as well as singer/songwriter, director, and producer (music and theatre). Broadway: Jersey Boys (OBC), The Who’s TOMMY (OBC), Billy Elliot (OBC), The Human Comedy (OBC) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (OBC-The Public), Aida and Legend. Donnie has directed many shows concerts and events including: The Who’s Tommy 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Broadway, the 2009 JCC Maccabi Games Opening Ceremonies at Madison Square Garden, and the launch event for UN Women in the United Nations General Assembly Hall, and the 2013 Best Musical in the Midtown International Theatre Festival. www.donniekehr.com
Cori Gardner (Founder, Executive Producer, Board Treasurer)
Cori Gardner has over 20 years of experience in the commercial and non-profit arts world including general and business and talent managing, producing, event planning, casting, and contract negotiation. She is the Co-Founder of The PATH Fund and Executive Producer its annual of ROCKERS ON BROADWAY concert. This non-profit organization that gives artists in many fields an avenue to share their unique talents while helping raise money for charities that benefit arts and entertainment organizations. Cori served a Talent Manager for Whole Artist Management (2012-16), the General Manager for Gingold Theatrical Group (2011-15) and Managing Director for Wingspan Arts, Inc (2004-08). Prior to 2004, Cori was the House Manager for the Ford Center of the Performing Arts, and served as the Senior Contracts Manager for SFX Entertainment, working with the major touring productions. Stage Management - Broadway: TRIUMPH OF LOVE (ASM) and Off-Broadway: I DO! I DO! and NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY, Tour: DAVID COPPERFIELD: DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES (US & Asia). Cori was a Managing Partner in RIOT Entertainment, which was a lead producer on the smash Off-Broadway hit BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL, which won both the Lucille Lortel and Outer Critics Circle Awards.
Debbi Katz (Board Member)
Debbi Katz has directed and produced in many venues including Madison Square Garden, The Bendheim Performing Arts Center and the Jacob Javitz Center. Her talents span from the stage to major event planning with an eye on fundraising. Debbi heads Debbi Katz Productions, a full service event production company that provides exceptional event consulting, from conception to execution, creating unforgettable experiences. Formerly, Debbi ran the JCC Theater in Scarsdale, NY.
Jake McCoy (Board Member)
A Boston native, currently NYC based and employed as a Production Manager for Emmy winning, full-service live entertainment company, RWS Entertainment Group. Previously worked as the Director of Production for the nation’s premier performing arts training program, Broadway Dreams Foundation. Previous credits include: Producer - The Last Time We Were Here (NYMF & Synchronicity Theatre), Event Producer - Rockers On Broadway (BCEFA & The Path Fund Inc.); Assistant to the Producer - MARIAH CAREY "All I want for Christmas is You" at the Beacon Theatre.
Kamesh Nagarajan (Board Member)
Kamesh Nagarajan is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management with over 15 years of experience. His team, The Prandara Group, focuses on helping corporate executives with concentrated stock planning, and in advising physicians and entrepreneurs on comprehensive wealth management issues. Mr. Nagarajan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Vassar College and a Juris Doctorate with honors from Syracuse University College of Law. He is actively involved with Lend-A-Hand India and the American India Foundation (AIF). Mr. Nagarajan is also active with The Columbia Business School—Eugene Lang Entrepreneur Center as a sounding Board mentor and a mentor in The Columbia Mentorship Program for Entrepreneurs (CMPE) since 2010. Kamesh currently resides in Manhattan with his wife Ami and their twins, Anya and Prem.
Bailie Slevin (Board Member)
Bailie Slevin is the founder of Entertaining Finance and the perfect combination of finance ninja and theater nerd. With 10 years of experience as a financial adviser and a hefty resume in theater, she is redefining planning for artists and entrepreneurs. She’s worked with Certified Financial Services and Forest Hills Financial Group in finance and teaches Financial Literacy and Well-being workshops and speaks throughout the region on the specifics of Financial Management for Artists. As a stage manager, general manager, and producer on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway, Tony Awards, Drama Desk, OBIE Awards, and IT Awards pepper Bailie’s resume. Some of her favorite projects include The Norman Conquests, Altar Boyz, Naked Boys Singing!, Pursuit of Persephone, A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant, and Popesical in Concert at Joe’s Pub. She currently serves as a board member for The PATH Fund who produce Rockers on Broadway, and Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), a training ground for tomorrows theatrical producers. Bailie is has also joined Backstage.com as their Finance Expert.
We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions: ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TELEVISION & RADIO ARTISTS, AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS, AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS, SCREEN ACTORS GUILD, through the Theater Authority or their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear in this program.
PATH is a family of fans and artists committed equally to Broadway and Rock & Roll. A community of supporters and artists coming together as one, promoting a good cause, sharing in a common goal and having a BLAST while doing it!
Mitchell ‘Bubbles’ Keller
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'Cousin' Brucie Morrow