Our Board

We create solutions for students that recognize their value to society, regardless of their social background, by providing an interactive curriculum that reflects the student’s personal experiences, ideas, and dreams.

Don Lowery – Board Chair

Senior V.P. Corporate Reputation, Public Affairs

Nielsen

www.linkedin.com/in/don-lowery-3004415/

 

Richard H. Bilello – Board Vice Chair

Vice President, Areas Business Director and Regional Director

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies (U.S.)

www.linkedin.com/in/rich-bilello-a536467/

 

Patricia Bransford 

Founder and President 

The National Urban Technology Center, Inc.

www.linkedin.com/in/patricia-bransford-bb74214/

 

Michael De Paola

Founder & CEO 

Threshold Worldwide, LLC

https://thresholdww.com/about

 

Deborah C. Drakeford 

Vice President, Advisory Services

SugarCRM, Inc.

www.linkedin.com/in/deb-drakeford-2444353/

 

Willard Freeman

Managing Director

Cushman & Wakefield

www.linkedin.com/in/concordisrealestatadvisors/

 

Alia Jones Harvey

Producer 

Front Row Productions

https://frontrowprod.com/about-1

 

Dawn Hankin

Senior Director of Network Management 

UnitedHealthcare 

President 

Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated – Westchester Chapter

www.linkedin.com/in/dawn-l-hankin-5913217/

 

Nathalie Lubensky

Consultant & Advisory Board

Peoplescape Consulting Group

Advisor/Consultant 

NTL Consulting

www.linkedin.com/in/nathalielubensky/

 

Alicia Quarles

CEO 

Alicia Quarles LLC

www.linkedin.com/in/alicia-quarles-0518a877/

 

Alan R. Schwartz

Country Manager, Head of North America Business Development
Shufti Pro

Owner

Alfel Consulting

www.linkedin.com/in/alanrschwartz/

 

John Starks

Founder and President

John Starks Foundation

https://johnstarks.com/about-john-starks

 

Jennifer Singleton

Owner

Jennifer Temps, Inc.

www.jennifertemps.com/About-Us

 

Kathryn Zukerman

Managing Director

BTIG, LLC

www.linkedin.com/in/kathy-bransford-zukerman-6a52832/



Richard H. Bilello

CHAIR, AUDIT COMMITTEE

Patricia Bransford

FOUNDER/PRESIDENT

Janina Casey

BOARD MEMBER

Michael De Paola

BOARD MEMBER

Deborah Drakeford

BOARD MEMBER

Alia Jones Harvey

BOARD MEMBER

Jessica Isaacs

BOARD MEMBER

Don Lowery

BOARD MEMBER

Alicia Quarles

BOARD MEMBER

Alan Schwartz

BOARD MEMBER

John Starks

BOARD MEMBER

Kathy Bransford Zukerman

BOARD CHAIR