Co-Founder and Executive Director
Experience: Google & Deloitte
Tony is the Executive Director of Next Wave. He leads all of Next Wave’s student, university and partner engagement and is a key driver of our corporate fundraising. Tony’s leadership is defined by a commitment to social justice and equity, paired with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive.
Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer
Experience: Kraft Heinz & Bank of America
As the CMO, Kareem spearheads the development and execution of our student outreach, university and corporate marketing, and business development related initiatives. Motivated by a deep commitment to youth development, Kareem is hands on with the student coaching experience and joined Next Wave to help each student maximize their professional potential.
Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer
Experience: Nike & Citi
Motivated by the belief that all undergraduates should have access to exceptional career opportunities, Jourdan wears two hats at Next Wave, serving as both the CFO and COO. He oversees the design, development, and execution of Next Wave’s student coaching curriculum, in addition to the financial structure, and major strategic initiatives.
Chief Operating Officer
Experience: General Mills & PepsiCo
Tiffani loves mentoring and investing in the power of young people. At Next Wave, she leads the strategic design and execution of the annual Next Wave in Business conference. Tiffani’s efforts will deliver a community-centric conference experience for students and she hopes to use Next Wave to facilitate meaningful connections between our corporate partners and students.