BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  JEFF KUBIATOWICZ, CHAIR   An experienced leader and fundraising professional with a history of delivering results for SpeakEasy Stage Company, The Vineyard Theatre in New York City, and The Bostonian Society, Jeff Kubiatowicz currently serves as Managing Director for Israeli Stage. Jeff is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.

JEFF KUBIATOWICZ, CHAIR

An experienced leader and fundraising professional with a history of delivering results for SpeakEasy Stage Company, The Vineyard Theatre in New York City, and The Bostonian Society, Jeff Kubiatowicz currently serves as Managing Director for Israeli Stage. Jeff is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.

  CHRISTINE ALTIERI   With more than twenty years working in all facets of the event planning business, Christine has become one of New England’s most renowned and respected event professionals. She’s done it all: Catering, floral and room design, event property management; before launching the firm in 2001, she oversaw the corporate division of a large events firm. She’s since created custom-fit occasions for groups ranging from an intimate dozen to several thousand and takes great pride in her attention to detail, tireless work ethic, creative problem solving, and hands-on approach. A mother of two adult children, Adaline and Benjamin, Christine lives in Brookline with her husband, Chuck, where her off-hours are consumed with Iyengar yoga, a novel-in-progress, and her 95-pound chocolate lab, Logan.

CHRISTINE ALTIERI

With more than twenty years working in all facets of the event planning business, Christine has become one of New England’s most renowned and respected event professionals. She’s done it all: Catering, floral and room design, event property management; before launching the firm in 2001, she oversaw the corporate division of a large events firm. She’s since created custom-fit occasions for groups ranging from an intimate dozen to several thousand and takes great pride in her attention to detail, tireless work ethic, creative problem solving, and hands-on approach. A mother of two adult children, Adaline and Benjamin, Christine lives in Brookline with her husband, Chuck, where her off-hours are consumed with Iyengar yoga, a novel-in-progress, and her 95-pound chocolate lab, Logan.

  JOHN CINI   Raised in Washington DC, John Cini has made the Boston area his home since graduating from Wesleyan University. John is president and co-founder of High Output, Inc., a 29 year-old firm that provides rentals, sales and installation of lighting, sound and video equipment and supplies. High Output serves the theatre, event, film and television industries with over 75 employees in four East coast offices. Since 2008, John has served on the Board of Trustees of the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston and since 2005 has been a founding board member and officer of the Massachusetts Production Coalition, a 300 plus member industry group that represents and promotes the growth of the film production community. Since 2012, John has served on the governing council of the Production Equipment Rental Group (PERG) working group of PLASA, the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries.

JOHN CINI

Raised in Washington DC, John Cini has made the Boston area his home since graduating from Wesleyan University. John is president and co-founder of High Output, Inc., a 29 year-old firm that provides rentals, sales and installation of lighting, sound and video equipment and supplies. High Output serves the theatre, event, film and television industries with over 75 employees in four East coast offices. Since 2008, John has served on the Board of Trustees of the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston and since 2005 has been a founding board member and officer of the Massachusetts Production Coalition, a 300 plus member industry group that represents and promotes the growth of the film production community. Since 2012, John has served on the governing council of the Production Equipment Rental Group (PERG) working group of PLASA, the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries.

  DANIEL H. JENTZEN   Daniel H. Jentzen is a Lighting Designer, Neuroscientist, and Teacher. He has created lighting for over 600 plays, musicals, concerts, and special events including Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Stephen Hawking, LL Cool J, Alison Krauss, Aziz Ansari, En Vogue, Conan O’Brien, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Vice Media, Google, and the Walt Disney Corporation.  Daniel also conducts research in multisensory perception, exploring the unique power of the arts in the human mind. He teaches lighting design at Boston Arts Academy and Salem State University. He is Director of Education Outreach at High Output, Inc.  He founded Brighter Boston in May 2013 to give teenagers something they weren't getting anywhere else: a sense of belonging in the real world.   Daniel holds a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon and an Ed.M in Educational Neuroscience from Harvard University.

DANIEL H. JENTZEN

Daniel H. Jentzen is a Lighting Designer, Neuroscientist, and Teacher. He has created lighting for over 600 plays, musicals, concerts, and special events including Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Stephen Hawking, LL Cool J, Alison Krauss, Aziz Ansari, En Vogue, Conan O’Brien, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Vice Media, Google, and the Walt Disney Corporation.

Daniel also conducts research in multisensory perception, exploring the unique power of the arts in the human mind. He teaches lighting design at Boston Arts Academy and Salem State University. He is Director of Education Outreach at High Output, Inc.

He founded Brighter Boston in May 2013 to give teenagers something they weren't getting anywhere else: a sense of belonging in the real world.

Daniel holds a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon and an Ed.M in Educational Neuroscience from Harvard University.