Lydia Kutko is founder and owner of Lydia Kutko Art Consulting, and the creator of Reframe Foundation. She earned her undergraduate degree in Art History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Master’s Degree in Art Market from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has over 15 years of experience working in a creative consultative capacity for Government, Wealth Management, Legal, Appraisal, and Media firms, as well as Individual Collectors, Interior Designers, and Art Dealers.
Yusef Andre Wiley
Yusef Andre Wiley was born October 24, 1969 and raised in South Los Angeles, California. Both of his parents, Betty and Sampson Wiley originally from the state of Texas. Incarcerated at a young age, Yusef served 22 years before he was released in May 2012 at the age of 43. Mr. Wiley has now been working for many years to end gang and youth violence through his development and writing intervention and rehabilitation programs. He is the creator and founder of the Timelist Group (a pre-release/post-release) rehabilitation program which also provides housing for parolees Los Angeles California and continues to provide trainings at several CDCR facilities. He also has assisted several reentry start-up organizations in the SF Bay Area, a former Commissioner on the Human Relations Commission of the City of Union City, Alameda County Reentry Panels and Advisory Boards. He is an author and has gained an AA degree in Small Business Management as well as Paralegal Degree and is a certified speaker, trainer and life coach of the John Maxwell Team. Mr. Wiley is currently the Founder and CEO of the Timelist Group, Inc, Lead Consultant at YW Consultants. Also managing director at Remy Ma and Reframe Foundation.
Cassandra Johnson is a fine art professional with over ten years of industry experience. She earned her undergraduate degree and Master's Degree in Modern and Contemporary Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Sarah Lawrence College. She has worked for fine art galleries and organizations including David Zwirner, Steven Kasher Gallery, Creative Time and Gagosian, working closely with both clients and artists. She has participated in numerous talks and panels as an expert on the links between art, social justice and intersectional feminism and her writing has appeared in N+1, Brooklyn Rail, Art21 and Arte Fuse. For the past 3 years, she has served as Co-Chair of Planned Parenthood of New York City's Activist Council where she works to further PPNYC’s mission, advance legislative priorities, and uphold a reproductive justice framework through community organizing, fundraising, event planning, community partnerships, and co-sponsorships. Cassandra looks forward to directing strategic partnerships that advance Reframe’s women into art careers.
Stefan Kutko is a financial technology executive in the electronic trading and the capital markets industry, and co-creator of the Reframe Foundation. Stefan is currently Head of Client Technology at Trumid, an all-to-all corporate bond trading platform, where he joined as part of the company’s acquisition of Electronifie, where he was a founding member. Prior to joining Electronifie, Stefan was Head of Capital Markets Technology at Liquidnet where he created a private shares trading system for buy-side institutional investors to access pre-IPO liquidity in high-growth tech companies. Stefan formerly held positions at Fidessa and GE Healthcare. Stefan graduated with a Computer Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Lydia Clark worked for a 501C3 organization in the Bronx for 12 years as an Arts Services Associate, Grants Administrator and Master Trainer of the nationally known Art Handler Training program. Among Lydia's many achievements, she worked as Lead Art Handler on the African Burial Ground Project, which allowed her to work along side of the US General Services Administration, Howard University in DC and Crozier Fine Arts in Maryland. Lydia's love for archiving and documentation blossomed when she was hired to work with the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in the Bronx and Suitland Maryland for 5 years. She has worked with many prestigious institutions such as Sotheby's and Christie's and has created independent training programs for many fine art storage companies throughout the city.
Carolina Gunnarsson Kim
Carolina moved from the fashion world to the pre and postnatal fitness when she realized a gap in the market for services that heal and strengthen women from the inside out. After her second child, Carolina and her business partner Joanie Johnson launched Fit Pregnancy Club, a Soho studio and online workout program catering to women in all stages of pregnancy and motherhood. Carolina’s 360 approach to wellness takes into account the needs of every woman. As advocate for change in how we treat and serve mothers, Carolina’s immersion in the health space promises to bring awareness and innovation into the lives of systems impacted women in the Reframe program.
Victoria is the founder of VP Consulting, a pioneer in client-centered skills-based training in underserved communities. Victoria’s workshop program serves members of diverse cultures, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds in self awareness, adaptability, confidence, accountability and sustainability in personal, college advisement, career and professional development. Her years of service have supported initiatives at National Conference of Artists, Bronx Council on the Arts, NYPL, South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation and Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation. As a Latina and survivor of domestic abuse, Victoria is acutely aware of the challenges that face women entering the workforce and is eager to bring her compassionate leadership to systems impacted women in the Reframe program.
Hannah Milman is the Founding Editor of Martha Stewart Living. During her 20+ years at Martha and as Executive Director for Crafts, Hannah designed and launched many successful product lines for K-Mart, Martha Stewart Crafts, Michael’s, Jo Ann’s Fabrics and Home Depot. Hannah’s passion for spotlighting the individual DIYer and artisan brought American Made to the forefront of small business mentorship models. After her tenure at Martha, Hannah spearheaded Makers Finders where she and her team connected talent to implementation. Hannah looks forward to bringing her expertise to Reframe’s Creative Career training.