President, Board of Directors

©  Dana Russell

© Dana Russell

NIKO SOMMARIPA grew up on an organic culinary herb farm in Massachusetts. He moved to DC to study International Affairs and Business at The George Washington University. Since, he has worked as a management consultant, developing performance management tools and designing organizational systems to help clients achieve their goals. The arts and entrepreneurial problem solving have always been dear to his heart. From producing pop-up art galleries to creating unique performance events, Niko has been actively engaged in the arts. Niko enjoys curating artistic experiences and bringing people together to make connections across diverse sectors.


Header Photo © Sasha Fornari