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

Antoine Andrews

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Sarah Angel-Johnson

CIO, Year Up
National (US)

Morris Applewhite

Managing Director, Year Up
National (US)

Jeff Artis

National Director of Corporate Engagement, Year Up
National (US)

John Bradley

COO, Year Up
National (US)

Elaine Chow

Chief HR Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Cathy Doyle

Managing Director, Year Up
National (US)

Todd Fisher

Managing Director, Scalable Solutions
National (US)

John Galante

Managing Director, Year Up
National (US)

Meredith Jaremchuk

Chief Program Officer, Year Up
National (US)

Fred Krug

Managing Director, Year Up
National (US)

Ellen McClain

CFO, Year Up
National (US)

Susan Murray

National Director of Development, Year Up
National (US)

Dwight Powery

Executive-At-Large, Year Up
National (US)

Casey Recupero

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

Elyse Rosenblum

Principal, Grads of Life
National (US)

Guylaine Saint Juste

Managing Director, Year Up
National (US)

Emily Schaffer

Managing Director, Year Up
National (US)

Michelle Sims

CEO, YUPRO
National (US)

Belinda Stubblefield

Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships, Year Up
National (US)

Ronda Harris Thompson

National Director of Alumni Relations, Year Up
National (US)

Garrett Warfield, Ph.D.

Chief Research 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

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

Paul Edgerley

Senior Advisor, Bain Capital
National (US)

James "Jim" Fowler

EVP & CIO, Nationwide
National (US)

William "Bill" Green

Former CEO & Executive Chairman, Accenture
National (US)

Rod McCowan

Founder & Principal, Accelerance Group
National (US)

Judy Miner

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

Anel Perez

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

Jelly Pineda

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

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

Bruce Williams (Co-Board Chair)

Baltimore

Brian Cobb

Chief Technology Officer at Brown Advisory
Baltimore

Randall Craig

Attorney, Craig Law Group
Baltimore

Samantha Davis

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

Karen Friedman

Judge, Maryland Circuit Court
Baltimore

Doug Gansler

Associate, Buckley LLP
Baltimore

Ramsey Harris

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

Charlene Hayes

Owner & HR Consultant, CM Hayes LLC
Baltimore

Donna Hogan

VP of HR, Caesars Entertainment
Baltimore

Frank Johnson

CDO & CIO, City of Baltimore Mayor's Office
Baltimore

Marcie Koteen

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

Dana Moore

Funding Partner, Peterson Moore LLC
Baltimore

Mario Richards

Associate, Venable LLP
Baltimore

Maya Rockeymoore

President & CEO, Global Policy Solutions
Baltimore

Nico Sanders

Business Development & Gov. Affairs
Baltimore

Roslyn Smith

Retired
Baltimore

Gerald Watson

VP of Business Development & CIO, Proarc Inc.
Baltimore

Renee Watson

President & CEO, Proarc Inc.
Baltimore

Jacob Sorensen (Co-Chair)

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

Ime Archibong

VP, Partnerships at Facebook
Bay Area

Tim Campos

Co-Founder & CEO, Pulsra (Woven)
Bay Area

Ellen Haude

Founder & Owner, EMH Financial Services, LLC
Bay Area

Jose Mora

Project Manager of Engagement, Learning, & Marketing, Salesforce (Year Up Bay Area, Class of July 2014)
Bay Area

Erik Ragatz

Managing Director, Hellman and Friedman, LLC
Bay Area

Daniel Springer

CEO, DocuSign
Bay Area

Amy Weaver

President, Legal and General Counsel at Salesforce
Bay Area

Keith White

EVP, Gap Inc.
Bay Area

Kirsten Wolberg

CTOO, DocuSign
Bay Area

Jacqueline "Jackie" R. Campbell

Executive Director & Market Director of Chase Wealth Management, JPMorgan Chase
Chicago

Kelley Conway

Managing Director, Accenture
Chicago

Robert DiMeo

Managing Director, DiMeo Schneider & Associates
Chicago

Marcus Payne

VP of Quality, Food Safety & Continuous Improvement, Ingredion Inc.
Chicago

Paul E. Purcell

Chairman, Baird Financial Group
Chicago

Terrence D. Thompson

Enterprise Supplier Management Analyst II at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas (Year Up Chicago, Class of July 2013)
Chicago

Lee Hobson (Chair)

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

Don Glendenning (Co-Chair)

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

Clyde Valentin

Director, Ignite Arts Dallas Institute
Dallas / Fort Worth

Lee Crump (Chair)

Group Vice President & CIO, Rollins, Inc.
Greater Atlanta

Archie Jones (Vice Chair)

Chief Financial Officer at NOWAccount
Greater Atlanta

Jackie Breiter

COO & Partner, TaxConnex
Greater Atlanta

Brandon Casteel

VP of Sales, CareerBuilder
Greater Atlanta

Jelissa Lee

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

Edwin Marcial

Retired SVP & CTO, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)
Greater Atlanta

Erin McMillan

AVP & Customer Operations, Cox Automotive
Greater Atlanta

Stacey Ollinger

Philanthropist & Community Organizer
Greater Atlanta

Lawrence “Larry” Panatera

Vice President, Kaiser Permanente
Greater Atlanta

Colin Mahony (Board Chair)

SVP & General Manager, Micro Focus (Vertica Product Group)
Greater Boston

Jodeliz Cora

Senior Fund Accountant, JPMC (Year Up Greater Boston, Class of January 2013)
Greater Boston

Stephanie Dodson

Managing Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Greater Boston

Christopher "Chris" Gordon

Managing Director, Bain Capital
Greater Boston

Colby Greer

Wealth Management Client Service Representative, State Street (Year Up Greater Boston, Class of January 2013)
Greater Boston

Greg Janey

President & CEO, Janey Construction 
Greater Boston

Stephen "Steve" F. Nazzaro

EVP, State Street
Greater Boston

Keith Peden

Former SVP, Raytheon Company
Greater Boston

Claire Borelli (Chair)

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

Andre Brown

Agile Business Analyst, JPMorgan Chase (Year Up Philadelphia, Class of July 2014)
Greater Philadelphia

Brian Corcodilos

CEO, Designblenz
Greater Philadelphia

Clelland Green

Founder & CEO, Benepath
Greater Philadelphia

Peter Horty

Chairman of the Board, Commonwealth Trust Company
Greater Philadelphia

Rob Levy

Managing Director (Retired), JPMC
Greater Philadelphia

Tom McLaughlin

Sr. VP Group Technology Executive, Wells Fargo
Greater Philadelphia

Kenneth Paul

Director of Live Events & Experiences, CBS Radio
Greater Philadelphia

Maria Quattrone

CEO & Realtor of Live, Love at Home, RE/MAX @ HOME
Greater Philadelphia

Sulaiman Rahman

Founder & CEO, Urban Philly Professional Network
Greater Philadelphia

Chip Rossi

Delaware Market President, Bank of America
Greater Philadelphia

Bonnie Rumbold

Chief Human Resources Officer, Sallie Mae
Greater Philadelphia

Aleena Sorathia

Associate, Ahmad Zafareese LLC
Greater Philadelphia

Roosevelt Callahan

Site Director, San Francisco Campus
Bay Area

Whitney Lester

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

Lorrain Ley

VP & Senior Operations Manager, PNC
Jacksonville

Stephen Pollan

President & CEO, Assessment Technologies Group
Jacksonville

Dexter Seigler

Chapter President, NFLPA
Jacksonville

Tyra Tutor

SVP of Corporate Development, Adecco Group North America
Jacksonville

Wayne Young

Director of Response and Environmental Programs, JEA
Jacksonville

Bruce Rosenblum (Chair)

Managing Director at The Carlyle Group
National Capital Region

Carolyn Berkowitz

CEO, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals
National Capital Region

James "Jim" Calabrese

CIO Pepco Holdings, Exelon
National Capital Region

Michael "Mike" Corkery

President & CEO, Deltek Inc.
National Capital Region

Reginald Exum

VP & Community Development Officer, Citi
National Capital Region

Larry R. Fullerton

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

Garland Hall

Senior Vice President of Customer Success at Ellucian
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

Anthony Johnson

Managing Vice President, Capital One
National Capital Region

Jamshid Khazenie

CTO, Gannett
National Capital Region

John King

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

Michael McKenzie

Partner & Managing Director, Grain Management LLC
National Capital Region

Karen McWilliams

VP Legal HR, SAIC
National Capital Region

Dessie Nash

Managing Director, Market Investment Executive, Bank of America
National Capital Region

Lisa Neuberger

Managing Director, Strategy and Innovation, Accenture
National Capital Region

Tony Parchment

Founder, Upstart Connectors
National Capital Region

Xavier Riley

Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation, Standard Industries
National Capital Region

Thomas Romeo

GM, Maximus
National Capital Region

William Bumpus (Board Chair)

Managing Partner, Phoenix Rising
Los Angeles

LeeVante Haywood (Alumni Board Chair)

Application Specialist, Vista Entertainment
Los Angeles

Tyler Bell

Sr. Tech Recruiter, Boingo Wireless
Los Angeles

Leslie Dodson

Director, IT Biz Ops and Chief of Staff, Kaiser Permanente
Los Angeles

Emilio Escobar

VP, Info Security, Hulu
Los Angeles

Nancy Gibson

Director of HR, The Getty Trust
Los Angeles

Nora Rahimian

Founder & Lead Consultant, #CultureFix
Los Angeles

Priya Sodha

Director, Partnership Development, CalBright College
Los Angeles

Geoffrey Gold (Chair)

Managing Member & Founder, Silver Salar Capital, LLC
New York

Stephen Baron

Head of National Sales & Support for the Consumer Bank, Chase Wealth Management
New York

Frank J. Bisignano

President, COO & Director, Fiserv Inc.
New York

Sharon Y. Bowen

Independent Corporate Director and Partner, Seneca Women
New York

Peter Drittel

Chief Investment Officer, Titan Advisors
New York

Maurice DuBois

News Anchor, CBS
New York

Eve Guernsey

Independent Director, Waypoint Capital Holdings Ltd.
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

EVP, Head of Merchant Services, Wells Fargo
New York

John Stanton (Chair)

Chairman, Trilogy International Partners
Puget Sound

Robbie Bach

Speaker, Author, & Civic Engineer at X-Bachs LLC
Puget Sound

Joseph Boateng

CIO, Casey Family Programs
Puget Sound

Ursula English

VP of Environment, Health & Safety, Boeing
Puget Sound

Heaven Hamilton

Associate Technical Analyst, BECU (Year Up Puget Sound, Class of January 2018)
Puget Sound

Deborah "Deb" Horvath

Founder, Horvath Consulting LLC
Puget Sound

Charu Jain

CIO, Alaska Airlines
Puget Sound

Judy Runstad

Of Counsel, Former Co-Managing Partner, Foster Pepper PLLC
Puget Sound

Joseph "Jose" Ubeda

SVP of Global Air, Expeditors
Puget Sound

Ted Fischer (Chair)

Co-Founder & CEO, Ageless Innovation
Providence

Sally Lapides (Chair)

President & CEO, Residential Properties Ltd.
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

Barbara Goldner

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, HAWK and hummingbird Holistic Healing
Providence

Meghan Hughes

President, Community College of Rhode Island
Providence

Alberto Irizarry

Level II Support Center Associate, Vertikal6 (Year Up Providence, Class of July 2014)
Providence

Dolph Johnson

EVP & Chief HR Officer, Hasbro
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

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

Eduardo Coello

President, Latin America and Caribbean, VISA
South Florida

Nilda De Boyrie

Insurance Consultant, NMB Consulting
South Florida

Myles Pistorius

SVP, General Counsel, Miami Dolphins
South Florida

Licenia Rojas

Senior Vice President, Unit CIO, American Express
South Florida

Daniel Salazar

VP Middle Market Banker, JPMorgan Chase
South Florida

Cece Bustoz

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, El Centro 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

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, Arlington Campus and Baltimore Liberty Square 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

Site Director, North Campus and Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus
South Florida

Fred Rosario

Site Director, St. Petersburg College Midtown Campus
Tampa Bay

Peter Lonie

Site Director, Wilmington University, New Castle Campus
Wilmington