City Squash
Enabling New York City youth to fulfill their academic,
athletic and personal potential.




Robert joined the CitySquash Junior Board in 2024. He is an Associate at Apollo, where he focuses on private equity investments. Robert graduated from Amherst College in 2021 and served as captain of the men’s squash team. He grew up in Locust Valley, NY and currently resides in Manhattan.



Andrew Braff works as an acquisition associate at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing based in New York City. Andrew graduated from the University of Virginia in 2021 with a B.S. in Commerce and a minor in Real Estate. At UVA, he was a member of the men’s varsity squash team and co-captain his senior year. He joined the Junior Board in 2024.



Betsy Alexandre is an Associate Vice President at Christie’s auction house, where she works on the digital marketing team. She holds a B.A. in Art History and English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently a second year student at Columbia University where she is pursuing her Masters in Fine Arts. Since 2020, Betsy has volunteered as a charity auctioneer and has raised over three million dollars from the stage for non-profits and institutions across the tristate area. She is a committee member for the Young Lions, the New York Public Library’s young membership. She has run the New York City Marathon twice, in 2019 and 2021, to raise money for CitySquash. She joined the Junior Board in 2024.



Daelum Mawji recently graduated from Princeton University where he played on the Varsity Squash Team. Before that, he attended The Allen-Stevenson School for K-8th and The Dalton School for high school. He has played squash competitively since he was 9 years old and was the 2018 Junior National Champion and the 2017 Dutch Open Champion in the BU17 division. He has gotten to know many CitySquashers throughout his squash career. Currently, Daelum is an Analyst at BMO Capital Markets. He joined the Junior Board in 2024.



Neil joined the CitySquash Board in 2024, but his long-time Fordham University connection has allowed him to admire the mission for over two decades. He is a Managing Director at Bank of America in the Financial Institutions Group where he leads the Financial Sponsor & Asset / Wealth Management coverage efforts. Neil played wide receiver at Fordham in the Patriot League, but has only found a small amount of that requisite speed and footwork to be even remotely relevant to his yet-to-blossom squash game. For over a decade, Neil has combined his Wall Street experience with his strong development and mentoring skills to act as Special Advisor and Program Counsel to a select group of NCAA Division 1-A / 1-AA head coaches at several major US universities. He received his B.S. from Fordham University and his M.B.A from Columbia Business School.



Billy joined the CitySquash Junior Board in 2023. He is currently an analyst at UBS Securities in their New York office, where he has worked since graduating from Connecticut College in 2021. At Connecticut College, he was the varsity captain of the men’s squash team and a school record holder on the Track & Field team. Billy was admitted to the Columbia Business School deferred MBA admissions program in 2022 where he hopes to matriculate by 2027. Billy is a proud alum of CitySquash, after joining the program his 4th grade year in 2008.



Terence became Executive Director of CitySquash in 2014, after re-joining the organization as Program Director in 2012. He previously worked at CitySquash from 2005-2007. Terence was a member of the varsity squash team at Yale University, where he received a B.A. in 2004 in architecture. After leaving CitySquash in 2007, Terence received both an M.Sc. in Economic History from the London School of Economics and an M.B.A from the Yale School of Management. After business school, Terence worked in finance before returning to CitySquash. Terence grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, where he was a competitive racquetball player. He currently lives in Manhattan with his wife and their three children.



Rachel Yedid is a former Special Education teacher who taught 2nd grade for 6 years before starting her own family.  Rachel developed a love of reading and writing while in college at The University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in English. She went on to serve in Teach for America for two years while receiving her Master’s in Early Childhood Special Education from Lehman College. Since becoming a mother, Rachel has taken on various leadership roles at her children’s schools including Parents Association President and has dedicated her time to serving on multiple school wide committees. Rachel is a college essay advisor and works with high school juniors and seniors.  She currently resides in New York City with her husband and two sons. 



Vincent Hodge is the Director of Financial Aid and the Assistant Director of Admissions at Episcopal High School in Alexandria Virginia. He is a graduate of Episcopal High School and has a BA from Stanford University and and MA from Princeton. He has supported numerous CitySquash students through their journeys at Episcopal and joined the CitySquash board in 2022. 



Jonah joined the CitySquash Junior Board in 2023.  He is counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where he represents creditors, companies and purchasers in a wide range of corporate restructurings, bankruptcy and liability management transactions.  Jonah earned his JD/MBA from NYU’s School of Law and Stern School of Business, and his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University where he was on the varsity squash, rugby and water polo teams.  He has been playing in NY Squash tournaments and leagues since high school, and currently captains a team for Open Squash.  He grew up in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn.