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ADVISORY BOARD

Tom Pendergast 

Successful contractor and entrepreneur with a little over 40 years of demonstrated Project Management skills that adept at exploring all construction options, negotiating and problem solving in Government and Private Sector clients. Overseeing a broad range of large-scale commercial, medical, gym and retail property renovations as well. I have expertise coordinating all phases of design and construction of multimillion-dollar homes, with a current high-end residential development project in the Village of East Hampton. I am also one of the founders of a new corporation in which we will be developing high-end smart technology of both residential and commercial properties. 

    In addition I have strong ties to the basketball community, having coached for over twenty years. I’ve also been fortunate to be blessed with five sons who play basketball. I’ve learned by experience from my sons every phase of basketball development from CYO through College basketball.

Matt Chasin

Matt has been involved with the NY Lightning for the past few years.  Matt has 25 years of financial services experience, working at various financial institutions.  Currently, Matt is a Senior Pension Fund Consultant at UBS.  Matt earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business.  He serves on the Board of Directors of Virtual Enterprises, a non-profit.  Virtual Enterprise provides middle and high-school students meaningful skills-based career experiences. Matt lives in Ct. with his wife and three children.