Young Leaders Council

Serve Communities. Inspire Change. Be a Young Leader.

The Young Leaders Council brings the passion and philanthropic power of young professionals together to transform New York City. The YLC provides robust opportunities to connect community-driven 20- and 30-somethings who’re eager to lead their peers, fundraise and advocate on behalf of low-income New Yorkers.

YLC Members enjoy exclusive benefits depending on membership level. Benefits include but aren’t limited to:

  • Fun social opportunities with savvy young philanthropists
  • Invitations to exclusive events that feature prominent local leaders
  • On-the-ground volunteerism that promotes long-term community change
  • Illuminating panel discussions and briefings on contemporary social issues

Ways to Get Involved

Access to select professional development and social events and all volunteer opportunities.

Access to select professional development and social events and all volunteer opportunities. Preferred members are also eligible to apply for a position on one of four YLC Subcommittee’s including Brand + Marketing, Events + Fundraising, Community Engagement and Membership.

Includes complimentary tickets to all YLC events, joint membership with our Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), and access to all professional development and volunteer opportunities. Executive members are eligible to apply for a position on the YLC Executive Committee.


Upcoming Events 


Serve a Warm Meal at the Bowery Mission
Sun., Oct. 30 (9:30 AM–2:30 PM) | The Bowery Mission (227 Bowery, New York, NY 10002)

Get out of bed and give back with us! Roll up your sleeves and throw on an apron to prep and serve lunch to homeless and low-income New Yorkers visiting the Mission’s soup kitchen.


Wine Down with the YLC
Sat., Nov. 5 (9:30 AM–6:30 PM) | North Fork, Long Island (Various Vineyards)

Relax while sipping crisp autumn air with the YLC, Pinot, Cabernet, and Sauvignon. That’s right. We want you to take a day-cation. Leave your cares in the boroughs and enjoy an exclusive North Fork wine-tasting tour with us. Why? Because you deserve it. Get your ticket!


Past Events 


YLC Member Happy Hour
Thurs., Oct. 20 (5:00–8:00 PM) | Turnmill Bar (119 E. 27th Street, New York, NY 10016)

New and tenured YLC members kicked back over happy hour at Turnmill NYC. 


Brews & Books
Tues., Sept. 27 | Brooklyn Brewery (79 N. 11th Street, Brooklyn)

The YLC sipped cold brews and duked it out over cornhole while raising critical support for United Way of New York City’s ReadNYC initiative. See Photos 



110 Miles of Impact! 
On September 10, Kenneth Holley, Co-Chair of the UWNYC Young Leaders Council Community Engagement Committee rode 10 hours across 110 miles from NYC to Philadephia's Liberty Bell to raise support for UWNYC.


Network Nights at Brown Brothers Harriman
Tuesday, August 23 | 6:00–8:00 PM | Brown Brothers Harriman (140 Broadway)

The YLC networked with emerging and senior leaders as well as Brown Brothers Harriman's Young Professionals Network.

For more information on membership and events, contact Alandrea Timmons at

The Executive Committee

  • Chair, Executive Committee: Julie Brazitis
  • Vice-Chair, Executive Committee & Membership Chair: Toby Osofsky
    American Express
  • Secretary, Executive Committee: Laura Frattaroli
    Goldman Sachs
  • Treasurer, Executive Committee: Nick Frattaroli
    Goldman Sachs
  • Community Engagement Co-Chair: Eric Mouchette
    Queens District Attorney
  • Community Engagement Co-Chair: Kenneth Holley
    Kenneth D. Holley & Associates, Inc.
  • Fundraising + Events Chair: Patricia Lesnianski
  • Jonathan Baer
    FBF Originals
  • John Bowen
    Facebook, Inc.
  • Yancey Reynoso
  • Peter Seith 
  • Daryl Saylor
    DLA Piper LLP