LIFT COMPRISES OF SEVERAL STUDENT AND BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS WITHIN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AREA. INTERESTED IN JOINING? CONTACT LIFTEMPOWERINGLIVES@GMAIL.COM


PRESIDENT / FOUNDER Carolina Robles 

PRESIDENT / FOUNDER

Carolina Robles 

As LIFT's President and Founder, she is currently based out of northern New Jersey in which she serves as Director of Recruitment for New York Life Insurance Company as well as Director of Events for Alpfa New Jersey. Outside of NYL and Alpfa, Carolina has served within multiple non-profit capacities including Habitat for Humanity and Toastmasters (Jersey City Chapter). She has purposed herself to deliver philanthropic services throughout her life, stemming from her early childhood years in Ecuador to her latest role within LIFT. Outside of LIFT, she is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys discovering new cultures and experiences. 

 


VP / Co-FOUNDER Wendy Perez 

VP / Co-FOUNDER

Wendy Perez 

Wendy Perez is an assistance Director with EY with more than 14 years of experience in the accounting field. She has broad experience serving clients that range from small start-up companies to large multi-national public companies. Wendy has managed several Initial Public Offerings and has serviced a variety of clients.

Wendy is a certified public accountant and has a BS in Accountancy and Marketing from Monmouth University and is an active member of the NJ State Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. She is currently the VP of Student Affairs for New Jersey ALPFA Chapter and leads various diversity initiatives in the Metropark Office for EY. She is also very involved in her community and is one of the founders for a not for profit organization called “Women of Today” and volunteers her time and participates in various programs including the Junior achievement program.


Director of Marketing Angelina Savitsky

Director of Marketing

Angelina Savitsky

Angelina Savitsky is Director of Marketing for LIFT and a junior at Rutgers Business School-Newark. She is majoring in Accounting with a minor in Legal Studies and has had multiple internships in non-profit, revenue management, and most recently public accounting. She will complete a second internship with EY during the summer of 2016 and hopes to work begin her professional career with them in their Taxation practice upon graduation.

In addition to college and LIFT, Angelina is Director of Communications at ALPFA Rutgers-Newark, where she has learned the ropes of marketing. In her leisure, she enjoys playing recreational flute. 


Advisor / Web Jason Furbert

Advisor / Web

Jason Furbert

Jason serves as General Advisor and Web Support for LIFT. He currently has a tenured career in IT upon which he also serves on the Board of a small tech start-up. Passionate about technology, Jason help advises LIFT on several technology platforms that aim to optimize revenue-generation and operations. He is based in northern New Jersey and enjoys traveling.