Founded by a financial analyst and a teacher, the SuitUp leadership team brings a unique business and educational perspective to the student competitions.

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Zach Graumann

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Zach is in charge of the strategy and management of SuitUp, establishing and growing its network of schools, students, volunteers and corporate partners. He is also a full-time Director at UBS Wealth Management Americas, leading the Client Philanthropy team in New York City and recently completing his fifth year with the firm. Since 2011, he has led and organized business competitions for more than 6,000 middle school students across NYC. He also served as a Treasurer and Board Member of St. Peter Catholic Academy in Brooklyn for 3 years, and graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2010 with a major in Public Policy and Markets & Management.  Zach suits up for education, social entrepreneurship, a cappella, improv and the Buffalo Bills.

 
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Casey Miller

Co-founder and Chief Academic Officer

As CAO, Casey handles the curriculum and educational aspects of SuitUp, establishing partnerships with schools and creating rigorous, engaging curriculum to match their students’ needs. She is also the Director of Partnerships for the Midwest at  LightSail, an innovative K-12 digital literacy program. As a Teach For America 2010 New York Corps alum, she worked as a Middle School ELA teacher in Harlem and grade-level leader in Brooklyn where she created a wholly unique curriculum for SuitUp and incorporated it into two years of instruction. Casey graduated from Duke University in 2010 with a BA in Psychology and Markets & Management, and she received her Masters in Education from Hunter College in 2012. Casey suits up for literacy, yoga, dogs, the beach, and Duke basketball.

 

Brendan Fox

Co-Head, SuitUp Corporate Leadership Board

As Co-Head of the SuitUp Corporate Leadership Board, Brendan leads over 20 board members in growing SuitUp’s corporate partnerships, planning fundraising events and framing the future strategy of the social enterprise. He is also a full-time Associate at Ares Capital in New York City after stints at Rothschild Restructuring and Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Leverage Finance Group.  He is also heavily involved with the leadership of Wake Forest University on Wall Street, serving on the leadership group of Wake on Wall Street and being a member of Wake's Young Alumni Development Group and the Wake Forest Wall Street Partners fund. Brendan graduated from Wake Forest University in 2011 with a major in Finance and minor in Spanish, and suits up for education, Cross Fit, his never-ending TV script and the New England Patriots.

Jordan Graumann

Co-Head, SuitUp Corporate Leadership Board

Jordan is a Co-Head of the SuitUp Corporate Leadership Board and currently an Associate at Ares Management within the Venture Finance Group in New York City.  Jordan was an influential member of the SuitUp team since its founding, managing the financial strategy of the organization and helping to organize the first SuitUp competition in 2014. He currently leads over 20 SuitUp board members to assist in growing SuitUp’s corporate partnerships, planning fundraising events, managing its finances, and framing strategy. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Jordan was an Associate at KPMG within their Economics and Valuation Services Group.  Mr. Graumann completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University in 2011, receiving a B.S. in Finance and Accounting in 2011, and his M.S. from the school of business in 2012. Jordan suits up for venture capital, party-planning, playing basketball & soccer, and the Buffalo Bills.

 

Regional Leadership

David Finkelstein

Co-Head, SuitUp Boston

David is Co-Head of SuitUp Boston. He manages SuitUp's New England expansion, focusing on establishing and growing the organization's network of schools, students, volunteers, and corporate partners. David currently is an MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School and a JD Candidate at Columbia Law School. He formerly was a Boston-based Senior Associate Consultant at L.E.K. Consulting, where he advised corporate and private equity clients across several industries and has served as a Project Leader for Inspire, Inc., a volunteer non-profit consultancy. David graduated from Georgetown University in 2014 with a B.A. in Government, and suits up for running, education, tech, and Hoyas basketball.

Jon Sklaroff

Co-Head, SuitUp Boston

As Co-Head of SuitUp Boston, Jon manages SuitUp's expansion to the New England region by establishing and growing its network of schools, students, volunteers, and corporate partners. He is also a full-time Associate Consultant at L.E.K. Consulting, where he focuses on growth strategy projects for corporate and private equity clients in the healthcare, retail, and industrial sectors. Jon has also served as a Project Leader for Inspire and Main Street Partners, helping advise local Boston non-profits and small businesses on critical strategic and operational issues. Jon graduated from Duke University in 2014 with a B.A. in Political Science and a Certificate in Markets and Management Studies, and suits up for education, yellow labs, playing squash, and Blue Devils basketball.

Adair Mueller

Head, SuitUp Durham

As Head of SuitUp Durham, Adair is leading the charge in North Carolina, fueled by passion and a mission to help better the lives of America’s youth. Adair is managing the expansion of SuitUp across the Raleigh-Durham area, forging new school and student relationships, corporate partnerships, volunteers, and ensuring a successful rollout of SuitUp across North Carolina. Though she joined SuitUp in 2015 while living in New York City, Adair is a Durham native and recently moved back to her hometown. She has been filled with zeal at the ability to grow the SuitUp brand down South. Adair graduated from Meredith College with a major in Business Administration and International Studies, and after a fast-lane career in cloud computing, social media networks, and sustainable agriculture, Adair is opening her own intentional business – Durham Food Hall. Adair suits up for sustainability, the arts, live music, getting her hands dirty, supporting local commerce, and community activism.

 

Program Management

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Tieliek Curry

Program Manager, New York

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Kena D'Agata

Program Manager, New York