Sharna Goldseker is Executive Director of 21/64, a non-profit consulting practice specializing in next generation and multigenerational engagement in philanthropy and family enterprise. In that capacity, Sharna consults and speaks on generational transitions often using 21/64's uniquely developed tools; facilitates a network of next gen donors who are exploring their identity as well as their impact; and trains other advisors on 21/64's approach to multigenerational engagement. Sharna is editor of The Grandparent Legacy Project and co-author of #NextGenDonors, a first-of-its-kind study of high-capacity next gen donors in the United States.
Sharna earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania with majors in Urban Studies and Religious Studies. She has a Masters in Public Administration in Non-Profit Management from New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where she was the inaugural Charles H. Tenney Fellow. She also has training in organizational development, group dynamics, and family systems.
Sharna currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Goldseker Foundation, a foundation established by her great uncle, and is a member of the Collaboration for Family Flourishing, a network of family wealth advisors. She is married with two children and lives in New York City.
Barbara Taylor is a Program and Relationships Director at 21/64, a non-profit consulting practice specializing in next generation and multigenerational engagement in philanthropy and family enterprise. In her role, Barbara oversees 21/64's most valuable asset: its network of professionals, clients, donors, and organizations. Barbara directs 21/64's Professional Advisors Network, a training and continuing education program that helps advisors acquire the personal skills, generational awareness, and technical tools to work more effectively with next generation funders and family enterprise clients. Barbara also works with 21/64 clients on multigenerational philanthropy programs, often utilizing unique and interactive tools, and helps create current and catalytic programming for a network of next gen funders.
In 2011 Barbara received a Master's in Public Administration at NYU's Wagner School for Public Service, and she holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from St. John's University. Barbara resides in New York City, where she was born and raised.
Danielle Oristian York
Danielle Oristian York is the Director at 21/64. She consults with multi-generational families, the next generation and their advisors on multigenerational engagement, financial literacy, and empowering the next generation.
In addition to consulting, Danielle speaks nationally on these topics, convenes members of the next generation at the #NextGenDonors Retreat held annually in New York City, and leads trainings on 21/64's approach. Danielle is passionate about presenting these complex ideas in an accessible format for audiences, utilizing 21/64 tools designed to evoke an awareness of self and build the capacity for change in individuals and systems.
Before 21/64, Danielle held positions at Pitcairn, a family office, and UBS. Serving multi-generational families, her multi-faceted roles included developing and delivering customized financial education, facilitation of family meetings and personalized coaching and mentorship.
Danielle earned a Bachelor's degree in Communication from James Madison University and completed the postgraduate program at The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family at Georgetown. She is also a member of the Collaboration for Family Flourishing. She lives in Boston with her husband and two young children in fear of the next polar vortex.
Sara is 21/64's Analyst, specializing in market research, communication strategy and operations, in addition to her role as in-house Millennial. Using her own Gen Y perspective and scouring the net for fresh and interesting research, Sara drives the organization's content on Generation Y, the emergent Generation Z and all generational trends to support 21/64's work engaging next gen and multigenerational families in philanthropy and family enterprise.
Sara uses her expertise to inform her work on developing and marketing 21/64's tools, which helps facilitate important conversations about values, legacy, money and self-discovery, so that individuals and families can maximize their emotional, intellectual, philanthropic and financial returns on investment. She oversees the logistical and customer service aspects of coordinating meetings and events, disseminating materials, program recruitment and tool sales.
Prior to joining the 21/64 Team, Sara interned at the Clinton Foundation's Development Department and New York City's Office of Citywide Procurement. She received her Master's of Public Affairs from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and her Bachelor's in History from McGill University. Sara currently lives and works in New York City with her Kindle.
"21/64 has provided invaluable guidance to the Jewish Community Endowment Fund in our work with next generation inheritors and earners of wealth. Sharna helped us to launch the Young Funders' Forum, a tremendously successful ongoing program serving emerging Jewish philanthropists in the Bay Area. It really is one of the best things we've done during my nine year plus tenure here, and is helping to change the overall landscape of the Endowment The Young Funders are now serving on the Endowment Committee, assuming leadership roles on a number of our foundations and committees, establishing funds here, and advancing in their own philanthropic thinking. 21/64 has also led productive workshops for us using excellent tools they created, and we continue to rely on their good counsel."
Amy Rabbino, Ph.D., Director of Philanthropic Services
Jewish Community Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco