Ava Zydor is President of Seventh Reach Media, a media content and communications company, and provides strategic consulting advice to small businesses. Previously, as an attorney at Baker & McKenzie and Lord Day & Lord, Barrett Smith, she advised global clients on international trade and corporate finance. She also worked as a Trade Development Specialist at General Electric Trading Company. Ava has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a JD from the University of Akron and a BA from Drew University. She is passionate about the science of innovation and the arts and has held numerous leadership positions as a volunteer with arts and education organizations. She currently is a member of the Board of the Harvard Business School Club of New York Community Partners program and is Co-Chair of the Community Partners Arts & Culture Committee, where she manages strategy consulting projects for nonprofit arts organizations.