Inspire to lead.

Learn more about the people leading our effort to close the Opportunity Divide in communities across America.

Leadership

Gerald Chertavian

Founder and CEO

John Bradley

COO, Year Up
National (US)

Elaine Chow

Chief HR Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Todd Fisher

Managing Director, Scalable Solutions
National (US)

Meredith Jaremchuk

Chief Program Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Jeanette Lucciola

Interim National Director of Corporate Engagement
National (US)

Ellen McClain

CFO, Year Up
National (US)

Susan Murray

National Director of Development, Year Up
National (US)

Casey Recupero

Managing Director of Direct Service, Year Up
National (US)

Elyse Rosenblum

Principal and Founder, Grads of Life
National (US)

Michelle Sims

CEO, YUPRO
National (US)

Ronda Harris Thompson

National Director of Alumni Relations & Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Roberto Zeledon

Chief Marketing Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Paul Salem (Chair)

Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director, Providence Equity Partners
National (US)

Timothy "Tim" Dibble (Immediate Past Chair)

Managing General Partner, Alta Equity Partners
National (US)

Peter Handrinos (Secretary)

Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
National (US)

Joseph Baratta

Global Head of Private Equity at Blackstone
National (US)

Ruth Bowen

Vice President - Platform Manager, Bank of America (Year Up Greater Atlanta, Class of July 2013)
National (US)

Gerald Chertavian

Founder & CEO, Year Up
National (US)

Paul Edgerley

Senior Advisor, Bain Capital
National (US)

James "Jim" Fowler

Chief Technology Officer, Nationwide
National (US)

William "Bill" Green

Former CEO & Executive Chairman, Accenture
National (US)

Janice Bryant Howroyd

Founder and CEO, Act One Group
National (US)

Rod McCowan

Founder & Principal, Accelerance Group
National (US)

Angelica "Jelly" Pineda

Senior Workforce Development Associate, Salesforce (Year Up Bay Area, Class of January 2016)
National (US)

Judy Miner

Chancellor, Foothill-De Anza Community College District
National (US)

Anel Perez

Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services; National Alumni Association Program Committee Chair (Year Up Rhode Island, Class of July 2007)
National (US)

Cindy Robbins

External Consultant. Former President and Chief People Officer, Salesforce
National (US)

Barby Siegel

CEO, Zeno Group
National (US)

Kerry Sullivan

President & ESG Executive, Bank of America Charitable Foundation
National (US)

Robert G. Templin, Jr.

President Emeritus at Northern Virginia Community College
National (US)

Greg Walton

IT Service Provider & Consumer Support Engineer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Year Up Boston, Class of January 2007)
National (US)

Katrina Hill-Gay, Chair

HR Generalist (Administration), Human Resources, Year Up (Year Up National Capital Region, Class of January 2012)
National (US)

Dallas Phinsee III, Vice-Chair

Account Manager, Comcast Cable (Year Up Bay Area, Class of January 2012)
National (US)

Michael Baldwin, Executive Coordinator

Change Team Fellow and Program Manager, Year Up Puget Sound (Year Up Greater Philadelphia, Class of January 2017)
National (US)

Bruce Williams (Co-Board Chair)

Retired VP, IBM
Baltimore

Brian Cobb

Chief Technology Officer at Brown Advisory
Baltimore

Samantha Davis

Project Manager, T Rowe Price (Year Up Baltimore, Class of July 2018)
Baltimore

Doug Gansler

Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Baltimore

Ramsey Harris

VP East Territory LMI Business Advisor Retail Lending, PNC Bank
Baltimore

Michelle Ferrera

IT Vice President, Enterprise Wide Solutions, Exelon
Baltimore

Anthony Johnson

CSO, Head of Network and Security Transformation, Netskope
Baltimore

Frank Johnson

SVP Sales & Marketing, Chief Customer Officer, SecuLore Solutions
Baltimore

Marcie Koteen

U.S. Federal Systems Sales, Department of Homeland Securtity - IBM Corp
Baltimore

Ganesha Martin

President, G.M.M. Consulting, LLC
Baltimore

Laura Moore

CEO, Dinner Time
Baltimore

Ed Mullin

CIO and VP, Think Systems, Inc.
Baltimore

Mario Richards

Investment Funds Associate, Venable LLP
Baltimore

Nico Sanders

CEO, GoldenBear
Baltimore

Chris Sachse

CEO, Think/Stack
Baltimore

Roslyn Smith

Retired Director of Finance, Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors Association
Baltimore

Jacob Sorensen (Co-Chair)

CIO, Bank of the West (BNP Paribas Group)
Bay Area

Ime Archibong

Head of New Product Experimentation, Facebook
Bay Area

Tim Campos

Co-Founder & CEO, Woven
Bay Area

Ellen Haude

Director, PennPAC
Bay Area

Jose Mora

Trailblazer Community Coordinator, Salesforce (YUBA Alum)
Bay Area

Erik Ragatz

Managing Director, Hellman and Friedman, LLC
Bay Area

Daniel Springer

CEO, DocuSign
Bay Area

Amy Weaver

President and Chief Financial Officer, Salesforce
Bay Area

Keith White

Chief of Safety and Security, Salesforce
Bay Area

Kirsten Wolberg

CTOO, DocuSign
Bay Area

Christine Kessler (Chair)

Managing Director, Bank of America
Chicago

Tyme Anderson

Client Technology Operations Specialist (YU Alum), Reed Smith LLC
Chicago

Omar Alexis Cervantes

Associate Analyst – Cyber Crisis Response, United Airlines (Year Up Alumni)
Chicago

Kelley Conway

Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate & Digital Strategy, Northern Trust Corporation
Chicago

Robert DiMeo

Managing Director, DiMeo Schneider & Associates
Chicago

Roger McEniry

Managing Partner, Dolan McEniry Capital Management
Chicago

Katherine Finnegan

President, Finnegan Family Foundation
Chicago

Marcus Payne

VP of Continuous Improvement, Ingredion Inc.
Chicago

Tracey Benford

Partner, Goldman Sachs
Chicago

Lee Hobson (Chair)

Founder and Managing Partner, Highside Capital Management
Dallas / Fort Worth

Don Glendenning (Co-Chair)

Managing Partner, Locke Lord
Dallas / Fort Worth

Tynesia Boyea-Robinson

President & CEO, CapEQ
Dallas / Fort Worth

Fred Devereux

President of Central Regional Mobility, AT&T
Dallas / Fort Worth

Michael Horne

President and CEO, Parkland Foundation
Dallas / Fort Worth

Ken Macolmson

President and CEO, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
Dallas / Fort Worth

Lyn Muse

Founder, Lyn Muse Interiors Inc.
Dallas / Fort Worth

Alfreda Norman

SVP, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Dallas / Fort Worth

Drexell Owusu

SVP & President of Education and Workforce, Dallas Regional Chamber
Dallas / Fort Worth

Tara Payne

Vice President, Communication and Outreach, Federal Reserve Bank
Dallas / Fort Worth

Clyde Valentin

Director, Ignite Arts Dallas Institute
Dallas / Fort Worth

Lee Crump (Chair)

Group Vice President, Rollins, Inc.
Greater Atlanta

Patti Austin

Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente
Greater Atlanta

Brandon Casteel

VP of Channel Sales, SPINS
Greater Atlanta

Jelissa Lee

Sr. Network Supervisor, Jackson Spalding (Year Up Greater Atlanta, Class of July 2011)
Greater Atlanta

Edwin Marcial

Principal, Thirteen Castles Digital
Greater Atlanta

Erin McMillan

AVP Customer Operations, Cox Automotive
Greater Atlanta

Al McRae

Managing Director & Market Investment Executive, Bank of America
Greater Atlanta

Stacey Sidles Ollinger

Co-Founder, Sidecar
Greater Atlanta

Susan Pound

EVP Middle Market Banking, Wells Fargo
Greater Atlanta

Fabiola Charles Stokes

Global Sites Management, Google
Greater Atlanta

Mary Ulmer-Jones

SVP & Associate General Counsel, Bank of America
Greater Atlanta

Valerie Armbrust

Managing Director, Accenture
Greater Boston

Jodeliz Cora

Certified Personal and Career Coach (Year Up Greater Boston, Class of January 2013)
Greater Boston

Stephanie Dodson Cornell

Managing Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Greater Boston

Matt Gellene

Managing Director, Bank of America
Greater Boston

Colby Greer

Client Relations and Activity Management, Parametric (Year Up Greater Boston, Class of January 2013)
Greater Boston

Keith Peden

Former SVP, Raytheon Company
Greater Boston

Jack Sommers

Executive Chairperson, Income Research & Management
Greater Boston

Brian Spector (Former Board Chair)

Former Partner, Baupost Group LLC
Greater Boston

Claire Borelli (Chair)

Managing Director & Head of HR, JPMorgan Chase Consumer Bank and Wealth Management
Greater Philadelphia

Andre Carroll

Political Campaign Manager, YU Alum
Greater Philadelphia

Clelland Green

President, Benepath
Greater Philadelphia

Peter Horty

Chairman of the Board, Commonwealth Trust Company
Greater Philadelphia

Rob Levy

Managing Director (Retired), JPMC
Greater Philadelphia

Tom McLaughlin

Executive Vice President, Wells Fargo Technology - Infrastructure Services
Greater Philadelphia

Kenneth Paul

Principal, KP Consulting
Greater Philadelphia

Chip Rossi

Delaware Market President, Bank of America
Greater Philadelphia

Bonnie Rumbold

Chief People Officer, Sallie Mae
Greater Philadelphia

Susan Turchyn (Chair)

SVP and Employee Relations Manager, Bank of America
Jacksonville

Mary Ann Callahan

SVP & Production Executive, Bank of America
Jacksonville

Dan Hofacker

Managing Director - Valuations and Collateral Review, JP Morgan Chase
Jacksonville

Dan Hofacker

Lending Valuations Transformation Executive, Chase
Jacksonville

Whitney Lester

Help Desk Support, Bank of America (Year Up Jacksonville, Class of January 2017)
Jacksonville

Stephen Pollan

President & CEO, Assessment Technologies Group
Jacksonville

Wayne Young

Vice President - Environmental Services, JEA
Jacksonville

Bruce Rosenblum (Chair)

Managing Director and CRO, The Carlyle Group
National Capital Region

Chris Bjornson

CIO, Accenture Federal Services
National Capital Region

James "Jim" Calabrese

CIO Pepco Holdings, Exelon
National Capital Region

Randall Craig

Attorney, Craig Law Group
National Capital Region

Reginald Exum

VP & Community Relations Officer, Citi
National Capital Region

Larry R. Fullerton

Retired Partner & Senior Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP
National Capital Region

Cary Hatch

CEO and Brand Advocate at MDB Communications
National Capital Region

Kimberly Holloway

IT Specialist, Department of Treasury (Year Up NCR, Class of January 2011)
National Capital Region

Jamshid Khazenie

CTO, Gannett
National Capital Region

John King

Former Vice President & Founder at Perot Systems (Retired)
National Capital Region

Georgette Kiser

Operating Executive, The Carlyle Group
National Capital Region

Karen Turner McWilliams

Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, SAIC
National Capital Region

Dessie Nash

AVP, Portfolio Manager, Bank of America
National Capital Region

Lisa Neuberger-Fernandez

Managing Director, Strategy and Innovation, Accenture
National Capital Region

Tony Parchment

Founder, Upstart Connectors
National Capital Region

Thomas Romeo

President Federal Division, Maximus
National Capital Region

William Bumpus (Board Chair)

Managing Partner, Phoenix Rising
Los Angeles

LeeVante Haywood (Alumni Board Chair)

Managing Director, The Foston-Haywood Foundation
Los Angeles

Tyler Bell

Partner/Managing Director, EleventoOne
Los Angeles

Leslie Dodson

Director and Chief of Staff, Business Management Operations, Kaiser Permanente
Los Angeles

Emilio Escobar

Chief Information Security Officer, Datadog
Los Angeles

Nancy Gibson

Director of HR, The Getty Trust
Los Angeles

Nora Rahimian

Founder & Lead Consultant, #CultureFix
Los Angeles

Priya Sodha

Director of Partnerships and Career Services Lead, CalBright College
Los Angeles

Geoffrey Gold (Chair)

Independent Director, Premier Brands Group Holdings LLC
New York

Stephen Baron

Head of Consumer Branch Banking, JPMorgan Chase Bank
New York

Joan Binstock

Independent Director, SIMCORP A/S
New York

Frank J. Bisignano

President and CEO, Fiserv Inc.
New York

Sharon Y. Bowen

Independent Corporate Director and Partner, Seneca Women
New York

Lawrence Cole

Global Director, Head of Sales Enablement, Google
New York

Jason Coullette

Vice President, Bank of America
New York

Peter Drittel

Chief Investment Officer, Titan Advisors
New York

Maurice DuBois

News Anchor, CBS
New York

Mikayla Dyer

Scrum Master, Morgan Stanley (YU Alum)
New York

Edward Estrada

Partner, Reed Smith LLP
New York

Patrick "Pat" Hackett

Special Limited Partner for Tech, Media & Telecommunications, Warburg Pincus
New York

Ernest Logan

President, American Federation of School Administrators AFLCIO
New York

Barbara Mace

Principal Economist of Transfer Pricing, DLA Piper
New York

Dick Parsons

Senior Advisor at Providence Equity Partners, LLC
New York

Phil Schneidermeyer

Managing Director, CIO Search Partners
New York

Michael Stone

Chairman & Co-Founder, Beanstalk
New York

Colleen Taylor

President, Merchant Services - US, American Express
New York

De'Shawn Wright

CEO, Keystone Consulting US
New York

John Stanton (Chair)

Chairman, Trilogy International Partners
Puget Sound

Orlando Ashford

Executive Chairman, Azamara
Puget Sound

Robbie Bach

Speaker, Author, & Civic Engineer at Xbachs LLC
Puget Sound

Joseph Boateng

CIO, Casey Family Programs
Puget Sound

Heaven Hamilton

Technical Program Manager, T-Mobile (Year Up Puget Sound, Class of January 2018)
Puget Sound

Deborah "Deb" Horvath

Founder, Horvath Consulting LLC
Puget Sound

Todd Hrycenko

Head of Cloud, Platform and Application Security, JP Morgan Chase
Puget Sound

Charu Jain

SVP Merchandising & Innovation, Alaska Airlines
Puget Sound

Joseph "Jose" Ubeda

SVP of Digital Solutions, Expeditors
Puget Sound

Ted Fischer (Chair)

Co-Founder & CEO, Ageless Innovation
Providence

Sally Lapides (Chair)

President & CEO, Residential Properties Ltd.
Providence

Donna Sams (Vice Chair)

Partner and Senior Consultant, Spencer Consulting Group (SCG)
Providence

Lisa Abbott

SVP, HR and Community Affairs, Legal at Lifespan
Providence

Mark Cousineau

VP of Middle Market Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo
Providence

Katharine Hazard Flynn

Executive Director, URI Business Engagement Center University of Rhode Island
Providence

Meghan Hughes

President, Community College of Rhode Island
Providence

Jeff Lackey

VP of Talent Acquisition, CVS Health
Providence

Jessica Nunez

Office Manager & Customer Service Specialist, Ageless Innovation (Year Up Providence, Class of July 2013)
Providence

Sandra Powell

Health Policy Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
Providence

Paul Salem

Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, Providence Equity Partners
Providence

Don Stanford

Retired
Providence

Michael Carpenter (Chair)

Chairman & CEO, Southgate Holdings Inc.
South Florida

Martin Burkett

Partner, Co-Chair Mergers/Acquisitions & Private Equity Practice, Ackerman LLP
South Florida

Mireille Louis Charles

Executive Director, Green Family Foundation
South Florida

Mireille Louis Charles

Senior Director of Development, United Way of Miami Dade
South Florida

Eduardo Coello

Regional President, Latin America and Caribbean, VISA
South Florida

Nilda De Boyrie

Business Consultant
South Florida

Myles Pistorius

SVP, General Counsel, Miami Dolphins
South Florida

Lenore Rodicio

Senior Fellow, The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program
South Florida

Licenia Rojas

Senior Vice President, Unit CIO, American Express
South Florida

Daniel Salazar

Executive Director - Middle Market, JPMorgan Chase
South Florida

Kimberly Allen

Site Director, Gateway Community College, Central City Campus
Arizona

Jennifer McChristian

Site Director, SNHU, East Valley Campus
Arizona

Roosevelt Callahan

Site Director, San Francisco Campus
Bay Area

Brian Luis

Site Director, Silicon Valley Campus
Bay Area

Mike Madriaga

Site Director, Facebook Campus
Bay Area

Audrey Rhodes Market

Site Director, Diablo Valley Campus
Bay Area

Elise Ford

Site Director, Central Piedmont Community College, Central Campus
Charlotte

April Hawkins

Site Director, Harold Washington College Campus
Chicago

Ellie McGaw

Site Director, Downtown Campus
Chicago

Rose Chivers

Site Director, Dallas College, Downtown Campus
Dallas / Fort Worth

Sharonda Holmes

Site Director, AMSC Campus and Midtown Campus
Greater Atlanta

Tyra Anderson-Montina

Site Director, Downtown Campus
Greater Boston

Kira Coveney

Site Director, Roxbury Community College, Roxbury Campus
Greater Boston

Priscilla Weinstein

Site Director, North Shore Community College, Lynn Campus
Greater Boston

Melinda Brown

Site Director, Peirce College, Center City Campus
Greater Philadelphia

Whitley Denson

Program Director, Virtual Campus - PHL
Greater Philadelphia

Latonya Hines

Site Director, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Downtown Campus
Jacksonville

Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell

Site Director, West Los Angeles College, Culver City
Los Angeles

Nicole Escuadro

Site Director, Alexandria Campus
National Capital Region

Duane Reid

Site Director, Washington D.C. Campus
National Capital Region

Lisa Wiley

Site Director, Woodbridge Campus and Manassas Campus
National Capital Region

Nadine Sylvester-Crammer

Site Director, Wall Street Campus
New York

Stanley Taylor

Site Director, Borough of Manhattan Community College
New York

Jessica Zorola

Site Director, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City
New York

Annie Martinez

Site Director, BNY Mellon Campus
Pittsburgh

Tatiana Heck

Site Director, Seattle Central College and Seattle Campus
Puget Sound

Michaela Much

Site Director, South Seattle College
Puget Sound

George Nippo

Site Director, Providence Campus
Providence

Lucia Angeles

Program Director, Virtual Campus - SFL
South Florida

Fred Rosario

Site Director, St. Petersburg College Midtown Campus
Tampa Bay

Peter Lonie

Site Director, Wilmington University, New Castle Campus
Wilmington

Melody Barnes

Co-Founder & Principal, MB2 Solutions, LLC

John Bradley

Chief Operations Officer, Year Up

Eileen Brown

Founder & Chancellor, Cambridge College

Shanique Davis

Release Engineer, National Science Foundation

Andrea Feingold

Co-Founder & Investment Principal, Feingold O’Keeffe Capital, LLC

David Ford

Former Executive Director, Richard & Susan Smith Family Foundation

Lisa Jackson, Ph.D.

Manager Partner, Imago Dei Fund and Trustee, The Winsor School

Melodie Mayberry-Stewart

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Black Diamond Capital Group LLC

Pedro Noguera

Distinguished Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Jim Pallotta

Chairman & Managing Director, Raptor Group

Diane Schueneman

Former SVP & Head of Global Infrastructure Solutions, Merrill Lynch

Joseph Smialowski

Co-Founder, The Innovation and Workforce Discontinuity Initiative

Gail Snowden

Retired CEO, Freedom House Inc.

Pamela Trefler

Founder & Chair, Trefler Foundation

Melody Barnes

Co-Founder & Principal, MB2 Solutions LLC; Former Director of Domestic Policy Council, Obama Administration
National (US)

Jeb Bush

Former Governor of Florida
National (US)

Kenneth Chenault

Chairman & Managing Director, General Catalyst
National (US)

David Gergen

Co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School
National (US)

Jay Hooley

Retired chairman & CEO, State Street
National (US)

Rene Kern

Advisory Director, General Atlantic

Dick Parsons

Senior Advisor at Providence Equity Partners, LLC
National (US)

Deval Patrick

Founder and Chairman, TogetherFUND and Former Massachusetts Governor
National (US)

Michael Powell

President & CEO, National Cable & Telecommunications Association; Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
National (US)

Paul S. Pressler

Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC
National (US)

Thomas Ryan

Former Chairman & CEO, CVS Caremark Corporation; Operating Partner, Advent International
National (US)

Ruth Simmons

President, Prairie View A&M University and Former President, Brown University
National (US)

Robert "Bob" Steel

CEO, Perella Weinberg Partners
National (US)

Barry Sternlicht

Chairman & CEO, Starwood Capital Group
National (US)

Jeff Weiner

Executive Chairman and Former CEO, LinkedIn
National (US)