Smith Society Staff
Yael Levin Hungerford is the executive director of the Adam Smith Society at the Manhattan Institute, where she oversees strategy and programming for Smith Soc's MBA chapters and professional members. She has several years of experience working with non-profit educational programs and in strategic philanthropic giving. She has a Ph.D. in political theory from Boston College, where her research focused on the roots of liberalism and the role of the liberal arts in a modern republic, and an A.B. in philosophy from the University of Chicago. She is the recipient of numerous academic fellowships.
Lydia Pitea is the deputy director of the Adam Smith Society at the Manhattan Institute. Her primary responsibilities include assisting with the overall strategy and programming for SmithSoc's MBA chapters and professional members. Previously, Lydia worked for DonorsTrust as the Director of the Novus Society, a program dedicated to building up the next generation of philanthropists. Lydia is a graduate of Montclair State University in New Jersey, where she received her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Political Science.
Sean Pigeon is a program officer at the Adam Smith Society. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Yale University, where he graduated with honors in both Political Science and History. Prior to joining the Adam Smith Society, he was the College Fix fellow at National Review. He lives in the greater New York City metro area.
Peter Conroy is a program officer at the Adam Smith Society. He attended the University of Dallas where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Master's in American Studies. Before joining the Adam Smith Society, he taught economics, government, and American history at Founders Classical Academy of Lewisville. Peter lives in New York City.
Gregory J. Fitton is a marketing manager for the Adam Smith Society, where he helps create multimedia content and digital communications. Gregory is from the greater New York City area and graduated from Syracuse University.