Founder and Chairman - Autism Tomorrow
Fashion Model - various brands
Jacquelyn was born and raised in New Jersey while her career as a fashion model has taken her to all corners of the earth. She has walked the runway and appeared in print for some of the largest brands in the world, including Prada, Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger and Victoria's Secret.
Jacquelyn's brother Tommy was diagnosed with autism when he was 2 years old, inspiring Jacquelyn to use her notoriety to raise awareness and act as a spokesperson for autism charities starting in 2013. In 2016, Jacquelyn founded Autism Tomorrow to continue her work and make a direct impact with adults with autism
Vice-Chairman - Autism Tomorrow
Co-founder - Milk
As Co-founder and creative director of Milk, Mazdack Rassi has built a hub for nurturing creativity. Rassi’s entrepreneurship has grown Milk into a multi-faceted creative company with content and media at the core of its focus.
Co-founded in 1996 by Rassi, Milk is now based out of New York and Los Angeles. Over the last 20 years, Milk has grown into a creative ecosystem where visionary designers, artists, and brands come to collaborate with the most influential audiences in the world. Milk stands at the crossroads of fashion, music, photography and film.
Treasurer - Autism Tomorrow
Former Director - Bank of America Merrill Lynch
In his career in investment banking spanning over a decade, Juan has worked with and advised some of the largest companies in the world on risk management strategies related to raising debt capital and managing debt profiles.
Juan now focuses on advising and mentoring early stage startups, primarily in the financial technology space.
Paul F. Carvelli
Secretary - Autism Tomorrow
Partner - McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen, & Carvelli
Paul, a director, represents commercial clients in state and federal litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He has more than 25 years of experience advising public and private companies as well as individual clients on all legal aspects of their business. Paul handles contract, business, shareholder, employment and property disputes; environmental remediation matters; and complex litigation. His practice also includes business, corporate acquisition and dissolution matters, such as valuations and real estate transactions. In addition, Paul is an advocate for special-needs children and their families, and has represented them in disputes against school districts.
Michael Rosanoff, MPH is a public health professional with more than a decade of experience in mental health research, advocacy, and program management. Over the course of ten years at Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism research and advocacy NGO, Michael served as Director of public health programs. His focus was on understanding the prevalence and causes of autism, the economic impact of autism, and ways to improve access to autism services among underserved and under-represented communities worldwide. Currently, Michael is the Senior Director of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Project 2025, a high-impact collaborative initiative aimed at reducing the nation’s annual suicide rate 20% by the year 2025. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in integrative neuroscience from Binghamton University, a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University, and is a doctoral candidate at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.
Jackie Swerz is an attorney and the founder of Greenlight Licensing Corporation, specializing in bringing licensed products to the market. She created Greenlight in 2015 enlisting clients such as Cynthia Rowley and Jason Wu, among others. Jackie has worked on high-level intellectual properties and secured mass retail projects for brands and personalities.
Jackie is involved in several charities in addition her board member role at Autism Tomorrow. Her fundraising experience includes work with Doctors without Borders, Gotham Cares, North Shore LIJ Fay J. Linder Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, ASPCA, Many Hopes, Save Venice and the Maurer Foundation for Breast Cancer.
Jackie graduated from New York University and New York Law School. She currently resides in Manhattan.