Jayma Cardoso, a native of Brazil, is the founder and creative director of The Surf Lodge, the iconic hotel, restaurant, art, concert venue. She came to New York more than 20 years ago to study at Fordham University. Cardoso worked her way up to become a successful owner and operator of clubs and restaurants in NYC. Today, she is widely recognized as a visionary within the hospitality, wellness, art and design worlds.
Eric Viner is techie, philanthropist, fashion aficionado, and supporter of the arts. He’s involved in his family’s nonprofit, Viner Scholars, which sends underprivileged students to universities. Viner also serves on the committees at The Met, The Frick, and The Center. He’s often seen supporting philanthropic causes in New York City, the Hamptons, Palm Beach and Aspen.
Lindsay Metselaar is the host of We Met At Acme, one of the leading sex and dating podcasts in lifestyle space. In addition to the podcast she is the CEO of Lindsey’s Lunchbox, a social media food/restaurant consultancy. Given her passion for food, she started her own Instagram handle better known as @DontExpectSalads, where you can find almost anything but…salads!
Haley Sacks, the “zillennial” finance expert, produces content that’s equal parts hilarious and educational, making financial literacy inclusive and empowering for the tech-savvy social media age. She was named to Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list in 2020. And this year, she was the winner of Adweek Creative Visionary Award for Personal Fiance Advice. Sacks lives in Manhattan with her minature poodle, Mystery.
Stephanie Nass is the founder of Chefanie, as well as a caterer, culinary influencer, entertaining expert, and designer. Her eye-catching designs have been featured on the Today show, in The New York Times, and more. She’s the ultimate talent to look to for inspiration on bringing people together over food and art.
After a decade-long career in finance, Hilary Hoffman turned her focus toward developing a fitness regimen for anyone deeply committed to the self-improvement but strapped for time. SOTO Method was born out of one of her greatest professional strengths. Hoffman’s signature brand of motivation will invite you to challenge yourself on your own terms.