Our Board

Bill Wahrer (He/Him)

Bill is a practicing attorney specializing in labor and employment law at Bernstein Shur in Portland, Maine.  Prior to attending law school, Bill completed a yearlong fellowship at the Dismas House of Massachusetts, a multi-faceted non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the reentry of ex-prisoners and recovering addicts into society.  At Dismas House, Bill was tasked …

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Matt Buonopane (He/Him)

Matt is a finance professional with experience in commercial and corporate banking as well as financial planning and analysis. Meticulously focused on finding solutions that drive straight to the center of an obstacle, Matt prides himself on the deeply analytical approach he takes to financing, development, and mentorship. During his time in commercial banking, he’s …

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Julia Hansen (She/Her)

Julia considers herself a fearless learner. Trying to make a difference in this hectic, yet beautiful world energizes her. She loves diving into the unknown and finding the constellations of small details that make up people’s’ lives. During Julia’s sophomore year of high school, she lost her two closest friends to suicide. While struggling with …

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Liz Bengis (She/Her)

Liz is a mental health volunteer with Crisis Text Line in the USA and Shout in the UK. She has her MSW from The University of Pennsylvania and spent her early career working in Foster Care and Adoption. She has since been certified in a Mindfulness in Schools program and in Family Mediation, both in …

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Caitlin Dersimonian (She/Her)

Caitlin joined Maine Medical Center’s Philanthropy Department in 2016. In her role as the Leadership Gifts Event Manager, she supports the Major Gift Officers and Executive Leadership at the Medical Center by planning and executing first-class events. Caitlin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Design degree from Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Utilizing her skills …

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Lisa Desrosier (She/Her)

Lisa Desrosier is the founder of Innovative Business Services. A Maine based company that helps businesses thrive in a wide range of ways from helping them establish foundations for new businesses, bookkeeping and procedural evaluations to Corporate Restructures. Lisa is an out of the box thinker who has been a big supporter of YTP since …

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Dan Featherstone (He/Him)

Dan Featherstone is a seasoned digital strategist, currently serving as Unum’s Digital Marketing manager. Prior to Unum, Dan spent five years on the digital marketing team at CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange) as their Sr. Digital Marketing Producer where he was responsible for developing and implementing digital marketing campaigns across a wide range of …

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Margie Fox (She/Her)

Margie is a 30+ year veteran of the marketing / pr / branding / communications biz. Her career has included a 15 year run at the helm of the eponymous and award-winning Maloney + Fox agency, stints as US creative director/managing director at Ogilvy PR, and global creative director at Devries Global. Her eclectic client …

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Brook Fulton (She/Her)

Brook Fulton has been the office/operations manager of a thriving Medical Aesthetic practice in Fairfield CT for the past 7 years.  Prior to that, she launched her own social media consulting company in 2013.  Brook previously spent many years in the education world and worked at Alex. Brown & Sons in the investment research department …

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Conrad Gabriel (He/Him)

Conrad Gabriel is an individual with passions in understanding non-profits, public policy and mental health. His ambitions have led him to spend four years with the organization. Conrad is currently a Junior at Tulane University studying Real Estate. He has hopes of understanding the link between real estate and mental health. He also enjoys being …

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