Board of Directors
Mark Carhart is the Chief Investment Officer and founding partner of Kepos Capital LP. Kepos is a NYC-based systematic investment manager with $2 billion in institutional assets.
Kepos’ investment program includes proprietary short-term trading strategies, risk premia strategies, and two niche strategies funds dedicated to SPAC securities and carbon transition risk. Prior to founding Kepos in 2010, Mark was a Partner and the Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Quantitative Investment Strategies Group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and prior to GSAM he was an Assistant Professor at the Marshall School of Business at USC and a Senior Fellow at The Financial Institutions Center at The Wharton School. Mark’s publications include articles in The Journal of Finance, The Review of Financial Studies and the Financial Analysts Journal, and he received the FAJ’s Graham and Dodd Award in 2014. He is also a co-author of Modern Investment Management: An Equilibrium Approach. Mark earned a B.A. from Yale University in 1988, became a CFA Charterholder in 1991 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1995. He serves on the non-profit board of InTandem Cycling and the Investment Committee of the Convent of the Sacred Heart New York.
Board Member Since 2013
Dr. Shine is the Director of Health Education at the Burlington County
Health Department (BCHD). In this role, she supervises all health
education and promotion activities and events for Burlington County,
NJ. She plays an integral part in the Health Department's COVID-19
response by disseminating public health messages focused on
prevention, testing and the vaccine. She also serves as the County’s
Health Educator/Risk Communicator (HERC).
She holds a doctorate in Public Health from Drexel University with a concentration in Community Health
and Prevention. She received her MPH from the UMDNJ School of Public Health (now Rutgers School of
Public Health) and her BSPH degree from Rutgers University. She is also a Master Certified Health
Education Specialist (MCHES) and a trained Domestic Violence Advocate.
Dr. Shine has over 25 years of experience in public health, program development and strategic
planning. She has worked in various sectors (non-profit, academic, research and local government)
and her areas of expertise include HIV/AIDS and domestic violence prevention.
Board Member Since 2020
Susan Robinson is a leader making an impact on the world in a truly unique way. Through her corporate and conference keynote, commencement addresses, workshops, client initiatives and writing, she masterfully blends 25+ years of multi-sector leadership with her experiences being legally blind to shift thinking, elevate potential and inspire action. She has worked with global firms and Fortune 500 companies, top not-for-profit organizations, leading universities and the United Nations.
Her speaking style is dynamic, inspirational and thought-provoking. Susan's adept ability to convey difficult and complex issues with approachability allows her to resonate with diverse audiences. Exemplified by her TED Talk with 1.4M+ views, “How I fail at being disabled,” Susan humorously weaves disparate concepts into a meaningful narrative and flips generally-accepted ideas upside down to uncover, challenge and redefine preconceived obstacles.
In her role as advisor and consultant, Susan works with other business leaders on efforts that impact revenue, relevance and reputation. Her previous projects have included leadership workshops for top talent; enterprise-wide assessments to optimize competitive differentiators and growth potential; and business strategy, horizon and transformation planning. The results are impactful and include increased competency to lead a new program launch for one client; a 7-fold increase in revenue for another, and a successful organizational leadership transition for a third.
Susan is an Executive Board Member of the Penn State Alumni Association's Alumni Council and a Board Member of both the New York State Preferred Source for the Blind and InTandem Cycling.
She received her Master of Public Administration, specializing in Health Policy and Management, from New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service; and her Bachelor of Science, Health Policy and Administration, with minors in Business and Economics, from The Pennsylvania State University.
Susan is a tango dancer, yoga practitioner, tandem cyclist and world traveler. She currently lives in New York City.
Interim Executive Director
One of Matthew’s earliest memories of his father, Artie Elefant, was learning to ride a bike at the local middle school parking lot. At that time, neither he nor his father would realize the impact cycling would have on their family. Matthew is the son of InTandem Bike founder Artie Elefant and a founding board member of the organization.
Professionally, Matthew is the managing director of Inclusive Web. Inclusive works with its clients to simplify digital accessibility to ensure their web and digital applications are ADA compliant and accessible to all users.
Inclusive Web is a trusted partner to governments, educational institutions, and enterprises, providing consulting and automated testing services.
Board Member Since 2013