LMHQ Team

Daria Siegel

Daria Siegel is an urban planner interested in community building, the public realm, and drinking too much coffee. She has a (non-professional) love for design. She formerly ran the Hive at 55 coworking space and holds a Master’s from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.


Daria Siegel
Director
Alexandra Montalbano

Alexandra Montalbano is a creative collaboration enthusiast, interested in how interdisciplinary projects benefit both the individual and the community. She is a Dancer and Stage Manager with a BA in Communications and Dance and Theatre.


Alexandra Montalbano
Membership Director
Ulla Kaprelyants

Ulla Kaprelyants has a degree in Journalism, and travelled around the world working as a reporter. Few years later, she transitioned into Marketing and Communications and is now enjoying her spreadsheets and holding the keys to LMHQ's social media. When not taking pictures from all possible angles, she might be seen running on the East River track or taking a post run nap.  


Ulla Kaprelyants
Digital Communications Manager
Elissa Verrilli

Elissa Verrilli is passionate about producing engaging events and building community. A Boston-area native, Elissa graduated with a degree in Psychology from Barnard College of Columbia University and has made New York City her home ever since. In her spare time, you can find her dancing enthusiastically to live music or...reading a book.


Elissa Verrilli
Programming and Partnerships Director
Jihan Johashen

Jihan Johashen is excited to bring her exceptional organizational skills to the LMHQ Office Coordinator role. She is a born and bred New Yorker with a strong love for 90s R&B and dancehall. Jihan’s passion for supporting innovative strategies and initiatives that empower individuals is what brings her to LMHQ.   


Jihan Johashen
Office Coordinator
KellyAnne Tang

California native, KellyAnne earned a degree in Environmental Science from UCLA before moving to the Big Apple. Competitive Ultimate Frisbee player, KellyAnne is passionate about film and event planning, and she is looking forward to getting creative here at LMHQ!


KellyAnne Tang
Operations Coordinator
Annie Seminara

Annie Seminara has been a Production Assistant at LMHQ since 2017. She holds an MA in Performance Studies from NYU and brings her love of organization and connecting with new people to her role as a PA.


Annie Seminara
Production Assistant
Ryan Buchanan

Ryan Buchanan is a freelance theater artist, composer, and performer, specializing in Shakespeare, choral singing, and new musical theater. He brings his technical theater background in lighting, sound, and house management to managing events at LMHQ. 


Ryan Buchanan
Production Assistant