Meet the Founders
Brooke Bohnsack lives in Old Greenwich with her husband, Nicholas and three young sons. Brooke has had a career in sports business having worked for The United States Tennis Association (USTA) in Player Operations during the US Open, and in finance and events for the National Tennis Center year round. She has been a devoted volunteer in the Greenwich community since leaving her full time job to raise her three boys. Brooke has been an active member of the Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) for five years, and has served in various committee chair roles, and more recently served on their Board of Directors as a Community Director. Next year she will also continue to serve on the Board of Directors for the YWCA in Greenwich. She serves as a co-chair for Make-A-Wish Connecticut’s largest annual fundraiser, as well as organizes local events to benefit the charity throughout the year. Her list of other past and current local volunteer associations include Mothers for Others (President), the Parents Association at St. Paul’s Day School in Riverside (Co-President for 2014-15 and 2015-2016), and the Greenwich Point Conservancy (Co-Chair of the 2015 Beach Ball). Brooke graduated from Hobart & William Smith in 2002 with a degree in Public Policy.
Dara Johnson is a managing director and senior advisor at Fieldpoint Private, a private bank in Greenwich Connecticut. Dara’s career focuses on wealth advisory and investment management for the most distinguished clientele. As part of her role at Fieldpoint, she manages the endowments of several local charities. Ms. Johnson joined Fieldpoint Private in 2008 from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where she was Vice President and Senior Product Manager, serving as a critical liaison between the firm’s investment management teams and individual and institutional clients, focusing on private equity, fundamental equity and hedge funds. Previously, Ms. Johnson was with Merrill Lynch Private Bank & Investment Group, where she advised institutional and high net worth individuals as a Private Wealth Advisor. Dara also devotes her time as a volunteer for various philanthropies. Dara currently serves on the Council of Lafayette Women, the Lafayette Career Services committee and the Lafayette Leadership Council. Dara also volunteers her time with One Mind, a national charity supporting brain research for mental health. Dara lives in Old Greenwich with her husband, David and two young sons. Dara graduated from Lafayette College in 1997 with a degree in Economics and Business.
Nina Lindia grew up in Syracuse, NY and Florence, Italy. She was lucky enough to find a Greenwich-raised man (who also speaks Italian!) to marry and start a family with in Old Greenwich. Fabio and Nina are parents to two young children, Francesco and Raffaella. Nina majored in Sociology at Bucknell University, and went on to complete a Masters degree in International Education and Affairs at New York University. Prior to becoming a stay-at-home mother, Nina enjoyed working at Clear Channel Radio in promotions, and later at Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, as a Regional Marketing Director of Medical Programs. While living in New York City, she volunteered at Lighthouse International, an organization devoted to making the world a better place for the visually challenged. After moving to Greenwich, Nina served on the board of St. Paul’s Day School, and as a member of the Greenwich Point Conservancy Beach Ball Committee as well as the Make-A-Wish CT Annual Gala Committee.
Rachel LeMasters in Riverside with her husband and two children. She was raised in Philadelphia and received her bachelors degree from Wellesley College. After spending 6 years working in development and community relations for NYU Law School, Roxbury Prep Charter School and Harlem Village Academies, Rachael decided to pursue a Masters from Columbia School of Social Work. Most recently, she was part of a team responsible for developing in-depth assessments of families struggling with complex needs including addiction, mental illness, disabilities, abuse, immigration and culture. Rachael is now a stay at home mom and currently serves on the Board of First Presbyterian Church Nursery School as the Outreach Chair and is the head of Stephen Ministry at First Presbyterian Church.