Louis D'Angelo began his career at Alpine Wine & Liquor almost 40 years ago, and has climbed through the ranks from a warehouse employee to the top of his class as a highly distinguished salesman. Utilizing the Charmer Sunbelt Wine & Spirit programs, including apprenticeship and journeyman classes, Louis has become a wine and spirit connoisseur. Dedication and talent have allowed him to consistently exceed sales quotas and expectations. Louis is a highly decorated master of his craft, earning sales awards for excellence, and recognition among his peers.
Cathleen A. Healey-Frosina, CPA, holds the position of Chief Financial Officer at Jonis Realty Corporation/Citi-Urban Management Corporation.Ms. Healey brings to her role the skills and expertise that she has developed during more than 25 years of providing accounting and financial services to the real estate industry. She has earned a solid and impeccable reputation helping owners and developers implement, structure, and manage their real estate portfolios. In addition to her professional career, she is a dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer who regularly donates her time to various charitable and educational organizations. She is the Co-Founder and Vice-President of Spirits Up. Ms. Healey holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. John’s University and a Masters in Real Estate Finance from NYU. Ms. Healey is also an Adjunct Professor at the NYU Shack Institute of Real Estate Graduate Program, teaching courses in real estate valuation, accounting, and taxation. She is a devoted mother to her ten-year old son, Luciano. They reside in Garden City, NY.
Jeff Katz has been working in Italian restaurants since he was fifteen. A 2004 graduate of Babson College, Katz joined the team at Del Posto in 2006. He moved quickly through the restaurant’s ranks, becoming General Manager in 2009. Under Jeff’s guidance Del Posto received a four-star review from The New York Times, the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Grand Chefs distinction, the Five Diamond Award from AAA, Five Stars from the Forbes Guide, and the National award for Outstanding Service from the James Beard Foundation in 2013. He also owns Yoga 216, a boutique yoga studio in West Chelsea with his wife Nicole.
Frank McHugh is broadly trained in all aspects of food and beverage management. He currently is Director of Operations & Special Events for The Butter Group in New York City where consistently achieves revenue, productivity and delivery goals. He is the "go-to" guy with expertise in root cause analysis, enterprise-wide strategic planning and solutions for high impact growth.
Evan Puchalsky has provided creative leadership to the growth of all things beverage during his 17 years in the industry. Prior to joining The ONE Group, Evan spent nearly 5 years with Park South Hospitality where he was the General Manager under the group umbrella. Coming to The ONE Group, he began as the opening (and closing) GM of The Collective. He then moved to the Gansevoort Park Rooftop as GM for a year and a half before being promoted to Director of National Beverage and Bar Programs. Since December of 2012, in this role, Evan has been instrumental in providing leadership to group's bar teams, growing its wine programs, launching several new businesses, and creating and substantiating a Core Beverage program that has garnered unprecedented respect among our national suppliers and partners over the past three plus years.
Judy Tepperberg is a partner in Strategic Group and is Director of Operations. Judy, together with her partners, created and manages some of the most successful nightclub and restaurant brands in the country, including Marquee, Avenue, and Artichoke Pizza. Judy oversees Strategic’s business operations —including human resources, accounting, insurance, legal, employment and special events. She collaborates on marketing and social media programs while simultaneously overseeing the event and public relations teams. She works closely with each venue’s management and is involved in day-to-day interactions with community boards and officials. Judy is a board member of the nonprofit Band of Parents and resides in New York City.