Our Team


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EVE GOLDBERG
Founder
eve@bigvisionnyc.com

Eve founded BIGVISION in January 2015, a year after her 23-year-old son, Isaac, died of an accidental drug overdose. She was motivated to do something to help young adults in recovery in New York City learn to live fun, meaningful, sober lives. Eve is part of a wonderful family business operating in New York for over 50 years. She has now committed to making BIGVISION a reality by creating entertaining, engaging events and building a community center where the BIGVISION "family" can enjoy themselves in a cool, hip, substance-free environment.

 

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NEIL WALLIN
Co-Founder
neil@bigvisionnyc.com

Neil Wallin co-founded BIGVISION with his wife Eve Goldberg. In his role as a stepdad, Neil's loss of Isaac was profound, as they bonded from the moment they met in 2010. Their shared loves included basketball, food and a thirst for trivial and meaningful knowledge. Neil's business bio covers 40+ years in the restaurant field and in architectural stone where he most recently brought TuffSkin Stone Protection to the East Coast. Neil and Eve work side by side in their downtown office strategizing, planning and implementing their ideas to the benefit of the entire BIGVISION community.

 

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MAX HIRSH
Young Adult Advisor
maxh@bigvisionnyc.com

In 2001, Max met Isaac and they became best friends. Their friendship continued through high school, and they ultimately weathered addiction together. In June 2012, at the age of 22, Max began his recovery and renewed his life. He has made a commitment to help others overcome addiction and learn to love themselves without drugs and alcohol. Max completed his bachelor’s degree at Temple University and is working toward earning a master’s degree in Social Work. He one day plans to create a wilderness and recreational therapeutic rehabilitation center.

 

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CHRISTINE JEBERG
Director of Operations
christine@bigvisionnyc.com

Christine has been with BIGVISION since August 2015, where she serves as the Director of Operations. Christine, who is a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach, graduated from Northeastern University in 2007 with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology and previously worked in the legal field. Christine grew up with alcoholism in her family and has always been passionate about working with young adults in recovery. Christine treasures her time with family and her four-year-old son.


BIGVISION is a warm and welcoming community that enables young people in recovery to not only have sober fun, but to overcome challenges and connect with others in profound ways. I know that our clients are in the best hands when they attend BIGVISION events, and I know they will be wearing bright smiles the next day, brimming with positivity; many continue to attend events on their own even after completing treatment, as the organization becomes a part of the fabric of their lives. A guiding light for young people, BIGVISION is a reminder that while the journey of recovery can be difficult, there is still so much to celebrate.
— Zakeeyah Khan, Educational Alliance Center for Recovery and Wellness

BIGVISION EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RICHARD GREENSPAN
Senior Vice President–Wealth Management, UBS

CARYL COHEN
Lead Teacher Certification Consultant, NYC Charter School Center

GABRIEL GRIMALT
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Ascendant NY

MAX HIRSH
Case Manager, Recovery Centers of America

GILA GOODMAN
CEO Equipment Apparel

VICTOR SCHWARTZ
Chief Medical Officer, JED Foundation

AMY LAZARUS
Founding Partner, SPP Capital Partners LLC