Brittany B. Brandwein
Brittany B. Brandwein
Brittany B. Brandwein began her professional career on stage as a dancer performing with the likes of American Ballet Theatre. After two career-ending knee surgeries, Brittany entered the not-for-profit world, working in the performing arts office of Hunter College and the Metropolitan Opera. Brittany spent more than five years at the Met Opera in Development Services, beginning as a researcher and subsequently joining the special events team. As the Special Events Promotions Manager, Brittany executed events of various sizes, and oversaw the production of all special events collateral and management of the department budgets.
Promoted to Executive Director of the White Plains BID in September of 2019, Brittany joined the organization as the Director of Events and Business Promotions in 2013. Brittany has been directly responsible for improving upon existing events and promotions, as well as establishing new ones to keep residents, employers, employees and visitors excited to be in downtown White Plains. Brittany graduated summa cum laude from the CUNY Baccalaureate for Interdisciplinary Studies and Macaulay Honors College at CUNY with a double major in Performing Arts Administration and Economics. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys yoga, ballet, and spending time with her husband, two sons, and dog Cosette.
Social Media Marketing Manager
Alison Malecot began working for the White Plains BID as the Assistant Project Manager in 2014, and has since been promoted to Social Media Marketing Manager. As the Social Media Marketing Manager, her responsibilities include drafting the weekly e-newsletter, managing the BID’s social media pages, and assisting in other various marketing efforts. She also assisted in implementing the latest edition of the White Plains Dining Guide and organizing the White Plains Small Business Saturday promotions. Alison graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz in 2013, with a B.S. in Marketing and a minor in Studio Art.
Andy Chiu graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2021 with a BFA in Graphic Design. Before working for the White Plains BID, he did freelance work for a variety of companies, including Petland Discounts, Pride Products, and Happy Nuts. As a designer for the White Plains BID, Andy’s duties are to develop creative solutions for all visual needs and advertisements, create consistent branding for events, and assist with office responsibilities.
Jennifer Tillerson has worked in the events industry for more than 10 years. With a passion for event planning and food she started her career working with Michelin starred restaurateur Kurt Gutenbrunner planning events for the Neue Galerie & Wallse, Later she joined the team of Emmy award winning television host and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich at her flagship restaurant Felidia. There she spent more than 6 years elevating the event space and executing events of various sizes while driving new business.
She has leveraged her experience in hospitality to take on the role as Event Manager for the White Plains BID. She specializes in unique events that brings the community together with tailored customer service and creativity. Originally from Berlin, Germany, Jennifer now resides in Northern Westchester with her Husband Dan, daughter Madison and Boxer Tyson. In her free time, the family packs a carry on and travels wherever their nose takes them.