Our Team

Our Team

Kevin Davis

Chairman and Founder

Kevin Davis is the Founder and Chairman of First Workings. Originally from London, Mr.Davis graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, (UK) with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government and was awarded an MA in International Relations from NYU in 2011. Mr. Davis ran one of the world’s largest listed derivatives brokerages, Man Financial, and retiring after a quarter of a century in London’s City and New York City’s Wall Street. Mr. Davis is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.


Chloe Mullarkey

Executive Director

Chloe Mullarkey is the Executive Director and founding Program Director of First Workings. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology from NYU Steinhardt and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Prior to First Workings, Ms. Mullarkey served as a College Advisor at a high school in the Bronx with the NYU College Advising Corps. She’s spent over 5 years helping connect NYC youth to academic and career opportunities, navigate the college application process, and build social and cultural capital. She also has a background in research and intervention design.


Katie Begley

Program Associate

Katie Begley is the Program Associate and recent college graduate from Saint Joseph’s University. Katie joined First Workings in the Summer of 2017 as the organization began to expand. Ms. Begley completed a gap year program with City Year, an AmeriCorps program, where she worked with fifth grade students in a public elementary school in the Bronx. Ms.Begley’s City Year experience helped her realize her passion for education and desire to support students beyond the classroom.


Our Board

Dr. Eyal Shemesh

Jeffrey A. Lipsitz

Kevin R. Davis

Susie M. Davis