Dazzle Dance Floor of Fame

Our VIP Dancers from Dazzle 2016 – Mad Hot Ballroom IV Anything Goes


Stacy MattiaStacy began her 25 year banking career at CoreStates NJ National Bank, predecessor to Wachovia Bank, spent 8 years with Chase Bank and now is a Senior Vice President at OceanFirst Bank. Over her career, Stacy has volunteered with Eden Autism Services, American Heart Association, and Thomas Edison State College, among others. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the Board of the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce. Stacy is an avid photographer and loves attending her children’s sporting events. She lives in West Windsor with her husband, Mike, and their children, David and Kaity.

“I LOVE the show Dancing with the Stars, and I am excited to be supporting Young Audiences in such a fun way!”


Michele MinterMichele is the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity at Princeton University. Prior to that she worked in development at the College Board and Princeton University. She graduated with a BA from Yale and received an MFA in Theater from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Michele is a passionate community volunteer who serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Isles, Inc., in addition to past and current service on boards including the Princeton Library Foundation and The Princeton Area Community Foundation. She lives in Plainsboro with her husband, Jeffrey Yuan, and their children, Brian and Mira.

“Arts education nurtures imagination and self-discovery. The creative children whom Young Audiences educates are my role models!”


Carol CronheimCarol is first and foremost a proud New Jerseyan. A graduate of Princeton University and Rutgers, she has spent the majority of her career working in Trenton on behalf of the state’s vibrant arts and history community. Most recently she served as New Jersey’s Assistant Secretary of State where she helped guide the work of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Her non-profit and volunteer work has included service on the New Jersey Cultural Trust, ArtPride New Jersey, Leadership New Jersey, the Friends of the State House and the Princeton Charter Club. A resident of Lambertville and a Princeton Day School parent, she is married to a great dancer, has two sons, and is delighted to be slipping on her dancing shoes for Young Audiences!


Dan FattonDan is the Executive Director of the Work Environment Council of New Jersey. He received a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University and a Bachelor’s in Media Arts and Design from James Madison University. Dan is Vice Chair of the Trenton Green Team, serves on the board of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, is the Immediate Past Chair of the Trenton Cycling Revolution, and served as a trustee and president of the I Am Trenton Community Foundation. Dan lives with his partner, Alex, in the 1865 Trenton home that they restored together.

“Even though anyone that has seen me dance, knows I mostly hop and jump, I agreed to dance at Dazzle because the arts education programming that Young Audiences provides is so important and I wanted to support our local community.”

Our VIP Dancers from Dazzle 2015 – Mad Hot Ballroom III Strictly Swing

Tamera Matteo

Tamera MatteoTamera started her career in Manhattan as an advertising executive in Ralph Lauren’s Home Furnishings Division. After moving to Princeton with her husband Joe, she opened Matteo & Co., a home furnishings store that she ran for 10 years. Tamera is an active community volunteer at her children’s schools and a member of various boards in Princeton, including McCarter Theater and the Princeton Adult School. Tamera is looking forward to being part of a great event to further an even greater cause – helping to raise support and awareness for Young Audiences!

Katie Hughes Redmond

Katie Hughes RedmondKatie grew up in Princeton and is a graduate of Stuart Country Day School. After attending college in Ohio and living in San Francisco for 5 years, Katie moved back to Princeton with her husband, Aiden. When not busy caring for her 4 children, she enjoys spending time with friends, practicing yoga and running. Katie has served on the parent boards of the Princeton Academy and Stuart Country Day School. She currently serves on the boards of Bedens Brook Club and The Family Guidance Center of Central Jersey. She loves dancing and is excited to be competing at Dazzle and raising money for Young Audiences!

Bryce Thompson

Bryce ThompsonBryce, a graduate of the University of Colorado, has been in the real estate business for over 30 years. He is the President of Lanwin Development Company and Great Locations, and a broker at Thompson Land Company. He served for three years on the board of the American Red Cross and is an avid sportsman who loves golf, tennis, skiing and racing sleds in Switzerland. Most importantly, he enjoys spending time with his wife Kristen, his son William, and his daughter Finley. Bryce LOVES to dance!

Jeff Perlman

Jeff PerlmanJeff is Founder and Managing Director of Borden Perlman and is a graduate of Princeton Day School, Bucknell University and St John’s University. He is on the board of the Princeton Area Community Foundation and is the past president of Greenwood House, Home for the Jewish Aged. Jeff is immediate past chairperson of the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce and served on the board of The College of New Jersey and the Ewing Lawrence Sewerage Authority. He resides in Princeton with his wife, Sharon, and their two children.

Our VIP Dancers from Dazzle 2014 – Mad Hot Ballroom II Strictly Latin

Barbara Coe

Barbara CoeBarbara, a former Senior VP at Young & Rubicam, most recently co-chaired the first-ever capital campaign for Isles, Inc., and served as Vice Chair on the board of the Princeton Area Community Foundation. She is a trustee of The Friends of Ely Park and volunteers for Planned Parenthood. Barbara was recently honored by the Princeton YWCA for her community activism.

Jill Jachera

Jill jacheraJill is a Princeton resident and now a semi-retired employment lawyer and most recently a former partner with Morgan, Lewis and Bockius. Jill served on the Princeton YWCA board for nine years and founded and still runs the Princeton YWCA St. Nicholas Project. In 2011, Jill ran for Mayor of Princeton.

Chris Long

Chris LongChris is an owner/principal with Long Motor Company, comprised of Volvo of Princeton, Volvo of Bridgewater, Volvo of Edison and Mercedes Benz/Porsche of Atlantic City. Chris has worked from the Volvo of Princeton facility for the past 20 years.

Bobby Mascia

Bobby MasciaBobby, a New Jersey native grew up in Somerset County and attended Lehigh University. He is a Business and Estate Planner, working with start-ups to mature business owners throughout the country to help protect, grow and retire out of their businesses and maximize their wealth potential. He currently resides in Basking Ridge with his wife, Brooke, and his two boys, Aidan & Danny.

Our VIP Dancers from Dazzle 2013 – Mad Hot Ballroom

Denise Wood Darder

Denise Wood DarderTrustee of Princeton Healthcare System’s Foundation and former owner/operator of Princeton BMW/MINI and Princeton Porsche.

Chris Daggett

Chris DaggettPresident & CEO of The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, which supports arts, education, environment and media initiatives that work toward a better New Jersey.

Jon McConaughy

Jon McconaughyFounder, co-owner and general manager of Double Brook Farm in Hopewell. The farm is a sustainable, all-natural livestock and vegetable operation.

Sue Evans

Sue EvansManaging Director in Foreign Exchange Sales at BNP Paribas in New York City and co-owner of Tuscan Hills, which offers a collection of exclusive Italian home furnishings and accessories, in Kingston.

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