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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Announces Catherine Feldman as New Board Member

December 12, 2023

BROOKLYN, Dec. 11, 2023 Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (“Conservancy”) announces the election of Catherine Feldman to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s Board Meeting on Monday, December 11.

“We’re very pleased to have Catherine join our Board of Directors” shared Chris Coffey, Conservancy Board Chairman. “Her strong leadership and experience with strategic programming and events at Thrive Capital will be an invaluable asset to the Conservancy as we look ahead to the 2024 season and beyond. We’re thankful to have her expertise and guidance especially as we look to expand our free and low-cost program offerings and make recreational, cultural, fitness, and educational opportunities accessible to all.”

Feldman shared, “Since our family moved to Brooklyn, the Park has been central to our lives, and the backdrop for so many meaningful moments with our family and friends. I’m thrilled to support the Conservancy’s mission of serving the broader community through thoughtful programming and incredible green space.”


Catherine Feldman is the Head of Community at Thrive Capital, a New York City-based venture capital firm. Catherine joined the firm eight years ago, and leads events and strategic programming for Thrive’s founders and executives.

Previously, Catherine was the Director of Incubations at Thrive, where she worked closely with founders to develop ideas and launch new companies. Prior to that, she was the Chief of Staff to the Founder and CEO, and Head of Special Projects at Thrive. Catherine began her career at Morgan Stanley, where she worked on the Technology Investment Banking team. Catherine serves on the board of Summer Search New York, and is a Trustee of the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. 

Catherine lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Jed, and their two children.


Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy plays a vital role in creating and energizing this community-focused, world-class urban oasis on the Brooklyn waterfront. A 501(c)3 non-profit, we bring this unique park space to life with more than 400 innovative and engaging educational, cultural, fitness and recreational programs each year. Our free and low-cost events create new and exciting opportunities for tens of thousands of NYC residents and visitors to learn, grow, and experience all that Brooklyn Bridge Park has to offer.

Instagram:    @BrooklynBridgePark

Press Contact: Hanna Yando, Communications Manager, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, (718) 514-7358


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