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National Board of Directors

Louis Jordan

Chief Financial Officer & Sr. Business Advisor

Alex Terman

Senior Director of Finance and Operations, Valhalla Foundation

Greg Stanger

General Partner, ICONIQ Capital

Jolene Hall Sloter

Founding Board Chair, Rocketship Public Schools DC

June Nwabara

Former Regional Vice President Of Operations, Wellpath

Charmaine Detweiler

Chief Financial Officer (retired)

Yolanda Bernal Samano

Property Manager, General Services Administration; Parent Board Member

Julie Miller

Former Vice President of Finance, Visa Inc.

Michelle Mercado

Chief Program Officer, Mass Insight

Hugo Castaneda

Design Engineer, AT&T; Parent Board Member

Rajen Sheth

CEO of Kyron Learning, former VP of AI for Google Cloud

Michael Fox

CEO, Goodwill Industries Silicon Valley

Daniel Velasco

CEO, Ensemble Learning

Deborah McGriff

Former Managing Partner, NewSchools Ventures Fund

Malka Borrego

Founder, MB Consulting Company

Raymond Raven

CEO and Managing Partner of Orthopedic Surgery Specialists Medical Group

Daniel Sanchez

Director, Liberty Global

Deja Gipson

Parent Board Member

Brian Kilb

Retired, Senior Executive, Investment Services

April L. Taylor

Board Chair & Talent VP, AllianceBernstein

Derwin Sisnett

Founder and CEO, Adaptive Commons

Regional Board of Directors – Washington DC

Jolene Hall Sloter

Founding Board Chair, Rocketship Public Schools DC

Justin Bakewell

Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

Matthew Aaron

Founder, Aaron Financial

Melissa Martin

Deputy Director, Kindred; Achievement Committee Chair

Rena Samara Johnson

Board Chair

Kamuzu Saunders

Executive Director at JPMorgan Private Bank; Business Committee Chair

Nana Apenem Hanson-Hall

Applied Researcher; Parent Board Member

Byron Johnson

Educator, Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter School; Parent Board Member

Lauren Marcus

Lauren Marcus, Senior Associate, Tiber Hudson LLC

Regional Board of Directors – Wisconsin

Brian Kilb

Retired, Senior Executive, Investment Services

Ralph Weber

Founder, Weber Advising LLC

Quentin Prince

Christie Carrino

Associate Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn

Mike Nguyen

Executive Director, Teach For America, Milwaukee

Gisela Terner

Independent Educational Consultant, Gisela Terner Educational Consulting

Tim Sheehy

President, MMAC

Kristen Lozada Morgan

Chief of Staff at Daniels Fund

Ken Kumer

Retired SJC Executive

Avis Leverett, Ph.D.

Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives at University School of Milwaukee

Skip McGregor

Board of Trustees - Tennessee

To contact the Board Chair of the Tennessee Board of Trustees, email

April L. Taylor

Board Chair & Talent VP, AllianceBernstein

June Nwabara

Former Regional Vice President Of Operations, Wellpath

Phil Elbert

Senior Partner, Neal and Harwell, PLC

Dr. James Hildreth

President and CEO, Meharry Medical College

Abby Spaulding

Managing Partner and Financial Planner at MML Investors Services LLC

Anderson Green

Vice President, Green & Little, L.P

Margaret Riley King

Partner and Literary Agent, William Morris Endeavor

Dr. Diarese George

CEO, Founder and Board Chairman for the Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance

Robert Elliott

Vice President of the Rocketship Tennessee Board and President at Stansell Electric

Texas Board of Directors

Peter Philpott

Vice President, Robert W Baird and Co.

Walter Dansby

VP, Dikita Enterprises

Loretta Burns

Executive Director, AB Christian Learning

Alex Jimenez

Retd. Vice President TXU Corp.

Vincent Davila

CPA, Sproles Woodard

Derek Carson

Partner Cantey Hanger LLP

MiShon Landry, CDP

CEO Culture Consultants

Victoria Puente

Long Game Consulting, LLC

Michael Gonzalez

Retired Educator, All Saints Episcopal School

To reach any of our Board Members or Officers, please address mail to their attention at 2001 Gateway Place, Ste. 230E, San Jose, CA 95110, call 877-806-0920 x6 or email the board at