About Us

Nick’s Marathon is run by a Board of Directors, comprised of Nick’s family and friends. We are:

Alan Noah was born and raised in Long Island and now works as a television writer in New York City. Since graduating from Cornell University in 2001, he has written and produced shows for MTV, Animal Planet, TLC and various other television networks. His all-time favorite video game is Super Mario Bros. 3.

James Brief recently completed his residency training in general pediatrics at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and will soon begin a subspecialty fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Stony Brook University Hospital. His all-time favorite video games are The Legend of Zelda series, Star Wars: TIE Fighter and New Super Mario Bros Wii.

Meg Capobianco has worked as a middle and high school teacher for over 25 years. She played video-games with her son Nick even when has was very young – and she always lost. Her favorite games were Venture, River Raid, and James Bond 007.

Bonnie Neuman was born and raised in Long Island and now works as an attorney in New York City concentrating on commercial real estate matters. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, son and dog. Her all-time favorite video game is Super Mario Kart.

Tony Lu was born in Taiwan, but he later naturalized and became a United States citizen. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2001, and he is currently working on his charter to become a certified financial planner at Fidelity Investments. His current favorite video game is Diablo 3.

Dominic Monfre was born and raised in Queens, NY. After graduating from the University of Arizona in 2001 with degrees in Biology and Japanese, he pursued graduate studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and now works in the field of Molecular Beam Epitaxy. His all-time favorite video game is Street Fighter II.

Steve Kopleff graduated from Cornell University in 2001. He is currently a vice president of Risk and Information Management at American Express, where he has worked since 2004. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the St. Cecilia Chorus, an avocational chorus in New York. Steve’s all-time favorite video game is The Legend of Zelda.

Benjamin Srulevich was born and raised on Long Island and graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Psychology before joining the New York City Police Department and working as a Police Officer/Criminal Intelligence Analyst. He is currently a Senior Special Investigator with The Hanover Insurance Group. His all-time favorite video game is Super Bomberman or Super Mario Kart (where he is untouchable with the Star.)