Our board

Meet our Board of Directors who share in our vision of accelerating the most promising youth-development nonprofits across New York City, uplifting the youth served.




Anu Aiyengar

Global Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, J.P. Morgan

John Amato

Principal Owner, Modern Luxury

Michael Blake

CEO, Atlas Strategy Group

Mark DiMilia

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Angela Dorn

Global Head of Operations and Legal, Teach for All

Rehana Farrell

Executive Director, Youth INC

Dimia Fogam

Director, Client & Product Solutions, CVC Capital

Stratton Heath

Capital Markets Partner, Oak Hill Capital Partners

Katrina Huffman

Associate Executive Director, Ramapo NYC

Melvin Ike

Doug Kaden

Managing Partner, SDC Capital Partners

Katie Klumper

CEO & Founder, Black Glass

Steve Lipin

Chairman & CEO, Gladstone Place Partners

Barbara Marcin

Emmett McCann

Managing Director & Co-Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Capital Management

Robert McCooey

Vice Chairman, Nasdaq

Amy Miller

Thomas Nakashian

Managing Director & Co-Head of US Financial Sponsors Group, TD Securities

Mike Perry

Head of Global Client Group, Nuveen

Daniel Pine

Managing Partner, CS Capital

Ken Prince

Head of Capital Markets, Advent International Corporation

Stancel Riley

Managing Director & Head of Financial Sponsors, Mizuho

Mahesh Saireddy

Partner, Mortgage Lending, Goldman Sachs

Adrianne Shapira

Managing Director, Eurazeo

Karen Beldy Torborg

Head of Strategic Growth and Portfolio Management (CRB) North America, WTW

National Advisory Board


John C. Whitehead †

Founding Member

Richard P. Schifter

TPG Capital

​Stephen K. Orr

Co-Chair & Founder
Orr Group


James E. Duffy †

Former President, ABC Television Network

Richard J. Hendrix

Operating Executive, Crestview

Jeffrey R. Holzschuh

Chairman, Morgan Stanley

Marc Lasry

Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder, Avenue Capital Group

Thomas H. Lee †

Founder, Thomas H. Lee Capital LLC

Bryan P. Marsal

CEO, Alvarez & Marsal

Dhananjay M. Pai

President & COO, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP

Bruce Richards

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Marathon Asset Management

Alan D. Schwartz

Executive Chairman, Guggenheim Partners

Stephen A. Schwarzman

Chairman, CEO, & Co-Founder, The Blackstone Group

George P. Stamas

Senior Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Paul J. Taubman

Founder, Chairman, & Chief Executive Officer, PJT Partners

Ted Virtue

CEO, MidOcean Partners

Tom Wagner

Co-Founder, Knighthead Capital

John Waldron

President & Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs

Jonathan G. Weiss

CEO of Corporate & Investment Banking, Wells Fargo Securities