Our Board

 
PETER MCWALTERS - Board Chair
Consultant: Education Systems Effectiveness
 
 
MELANIE TAVARES - Vice Chair
Director, Nonprofit Support Program - The Hartford Foundation
 
 
 
ANDREW NKONGHO - Treasurer
North American Region Finance and Operations - Estee Lauder Companies, Inc.
 
 
 
 
NATALIA MARTE - Secretary
Law Student - University of Buffalo School of Law
 
 
 
LORNE ADRAIN
Founder - National Neighborhood Day and KindMark

 

 

 
 
JODY CORNISH
Vice President of Innovation and Investment - City Year
 
 
 
DALE DOUGHERTY
Founder - Make Magazine & Creator - Maker Faire
 
 
 
DAVID GERSTEN
Founding Director - Arts, Letters & Numbers
 
 
 
SAUL KAPLAN
Founder and Chief Catalyst - Business Innovation Factory (BIF) 
 
 
 
 
GARY KRAUT
Chairman - Future First USA
 
 
GISLAINE NGOUNOU

Vice President, Strategy and Programs - Nellie Mae Education Foundation

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RAMONA PIERSON
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer - Declara
 
 
 
BLAIR UNDERWOOD
Actor
 
 
STRATEGIC ADVISORS
 
 
MARC ECKO
Chief Creative Officer - Marc Ecko Enterprises
 
 
 
TIM GALLES
Chief Idea Officer - Barkley Advertising
 
 
 
RABBI IRWIN KULA
President - Clal (The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership)
 
 
DANIEL PINK
Best-selling Author  - Drive, A Whole New Mind & Free Agent Nation
 
 
 
 
GARY REEVES
Partner, Intrepid, Inc.
 
 
 
BRUCE WEBB
Educator & Technical Recruiter