The 45 Faces of
Professor Jody Armour Lower Merion A Better Chance ‘78 <ul><li>Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the University of Southe...
Bernard Beal Wooster School ‘72 <ul><li>Founder and CEO of M.R. Beal & Company, a nationally recognized minority-owned inv...
Nadja Bellan-White Kimball Union Academy ‘85 <ul><li>Vice President of Marketing at Publicis Modem and Dialog where she is...
Rudy Bethea St. George's School ‘87 <ul><li>Vice President of Multinational Solutions for Institutional Business at MetLif...
Ray Blackwell, MD Glastonbury A Better Chance ‘76 <ul><li>First African American cardiothoracic surgeon in Delaware </li><...
Torrence Boone Phillips Academy ‘87 <ul><li>President of Digitas Boston, a leading global digital and direct marketing age...
Francisco L. Borges Milbrook School ‘70 <ul><li>Chairman, CEO, and Managing Partner of Landmark Partners Inc., a full-serv...
Paulina Cardenas, MD Brooks School ‘92 <ul><li>Private anesthesiology practice with her husband in Tucson, AZ </li></ul><u...
Judy Chambers Dana Hall School ‘88 <ul><li>Managing Director at Pension Consulting Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Former VP in...
Tracy Chapman Wooster School ‘82 <ul><li>Critically acclaimed musician, singer-songwriter, and recording artist whose care...
Jill T. Chen Phillips Academy ‘79 <ul><li>Senior Program Advisor with Grameen Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Former Director...
<ul><li>Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Analysis, and Communication at Showtime Networks Inc. </li></ul><ul><...
Trinh Du Choate Rosemary Hall ‘84 <ul><li>Co-President of the financial market group of Taipei Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) </li...
Randall C. Dunn Milton Academy ‘83 <ul><li>First African-American to become Head of the Roeper School in Bloomfield Hill, ...
Stanley Foster Northfield Mount Hermon ‘71 <ul><li>Managing Partner, Hollowell, Foster & Gepp, P.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Has ...
Dr. Beth Geter Princeton Day School ‘82 <ul><li>Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutic...
Jenny Y. Harrison The Lovett School ‘92 <ul><li>Supply Management Director for Coffee and Tea in The Coca-Cola Company’s N...
Dr. Gill Hickman Windsor Mountain School ‘64 <ul><li>Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond </li></...
Dr. Bonnie Jenkins The Spence School ‘78 <ul><li>Program Officer for U.S. Foreign and Security policy at the Ford Foundati...
Brian K. Johnson Claremont A Better Chance ‘74 <ul><li>President of Montgomery College </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the Tec...
Christopher J. Leggett, MD Phillips Academy ‘78 <ul><li>Director of Cardiology at Medical Associates of North Georgia </li...
William M. Lewis, Jr. Phillips Academy ‘74 <ul><li>Managing Director and Co-Chairman of Investment Banking at Lazard Ltd  ...
Charlise Lyles Hawken School ‘77 <ul><li>Editor-in-Chief of  Catalyst Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the PolicyBridg...
Timothy McChristian Phillips Academy ‘73 <ul><li>VP of Sales for the Global Business Partner Organization, IBM </li></ul><...
Charles R. McElrath Simsbury A Better Chance ‘79 <ul><li>President & CEO, Southern Dallas Development Corporation </li></u...
Doris McMillon Cushing Academy ‘69 <ul><li>President and CEO of McMillon Communications, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Honored wi...
Pastor Robert Miranda Phillips Academy ‘74 <ul><li>Founded Congregación León de Judá in Boston’s South End, which he has p...
Larry Nez Northfield Mount Hermon ‘73 <ul><li>Legislative Associate with the Navajo Nation </li></ul><ul><li>Worked with t...
Millie Osborne, MD Groton School ‘81 <ul><li>Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sc...
<ul><li>Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, GE Industrial  </li></ul><ul><li>Former President and CEO of G.E. Security,...
Governor Deval Patrick Milton Academy ‘74 <ul><li>First African-American Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts </l...
Senator William Perkins Collegiate School ‘68 <ul><li>Elected to the New York State Senate in November 2006  </li></ul><ul...
Desiree Peterkin Bell Strath Haven A Better Chance ‘96 <ul><li>Director of Communications, Office of the Mayor, City of Ne...
Dr. Rog é air Purnell St. Paul’s School ‘86 <ul><li>Senior Program Officer for Youth, James Irvine Foundation </li></ul><u...
Edward Ramos, C.F.A. Simsbury A Better Chance ‘85 <ul><li>Executive Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management </li>...
Robert Reffkin San Francisco University High School ‘97 <ul><li>Vice President in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman...
Andrea E. Reid MD, M.P.H. Foxcroft School ‘80 <ul><li>Associate Director of the Multicultural Affairs Office at Massachuse...
Dawn Rivers Baker Foxcroft School ‘77 <ul><li>President and CEO of Wahmpreneur Publishing, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Editor a...
Steven Rogers Radnor A Better Chance ‘75 <ul><li>Clinical Professor of Management and Finance at the Kellogg Graduate Scho...
Celia Santana Feinberg Northfield Mount Hermon ‘86 <ul><li>President & CEO of Personal Risk Management Solutions, a boutiq...
Kenyetta Smith St. George’s School ‘89 <ul><li>Creative Director and Founder of Butterfly Kisses Botanicals, a hot new onl...
Dina Strachan, MD The Hotchkiss School ‘84 <ul><li>Directs her own private dermatology practice in NYC </li></ul><ul><li>R...
Jesse Spikes Dresden A Better Chance ‘68 <ul><li>Senior partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge, a corporate law firm </li></ul><...
Luis Ubi ñ as Collegiate School ‘81 <ul><li>President of the Ford Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Former Director, McKinsey &...
Yee M. Yip Foxcroft School ‘84 <ul><li>Founder and owner of small business, Zen Construction Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. The 45 Faces of
  2. 2. Professor Jody Armour Lower Merion A Better Chance ‘78 <ul><li>Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the University of Southern California </li></ul><ul><li>Soros Justice Senior Fellow of The Open Society Institute’s Center on Crime, Communities and Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Regular legal analyst on KABC News </li></ul><ul><li>Widely published scholar and author and the recipient of the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award </li></ul><ul><li>AB, Harvard University, Sociology and Philosophy; JD with honors, Boalt Hall Law School at UC Berkeley </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bernard Beal Wooster School ‘72 <ul><li>Founder and CEO of M.R. Beal & Company, a nationally recognized minority-owned investment banking firm </li></ul><ul><li>Firm ranked as one of the top 20 underwriters of municipal securities nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>Consistently included on the Black Enterprise 100 List and was named BE’s Finance Company of the Year in June of 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman of the New York District of the Securities Industry Association </li></ul><ul><li>Former Chair, A Better Chance National Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Carlton College; MBA, Stanford University Graduate School of Business </li></ul>
  4. 4. Nadja Bellan-White Kimball Union Academy ‘85 <ul><li>Vice President of Marketing at Publicis Modem and Dialog where she is developing Cause Related Marketing and Integrated Campaigns for Fortune 500 clients </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the Board of Directors for Upliftment Jamaica and Kimball Union Academy </li></ul><ul><li>BA, University of Virginia in Foreign Affairs; MBA, NYU Stern School of Business </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rudy Bethea St. George's School ‘87 <ul><li>Vice President of Multinational Solutions for Institutional Business at MetLife, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Named Top 50 under 50 African-American MBA corporate executives by Black MBA Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Former West Coast Regional Chair of the Alumni Advisory Council for A Better Chance </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Bowdoin College; MBA, University of Southern California </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ray Blackwell, MD Glastonbury A Better Chance ‘76 <ul><li>First African American cardiothoracic surgeon in Delaware </li></ul><ul><li>A patented inventor of an operating room lighting system </li></ul><ul><li>First African American graduate of the Emory Cardiothoracic Training Program </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a mentor to pre-med students of color and a motivational speaker for inner city youth </li></ul><ul><li>Has held multiple American and World Records for age group competition in track and has won multiple National Championships and one World Championship </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Dartmouth College; MD, Dartmouth Medical School </li></ul>
  7. 7. Torrence Boone Phillips Academy ‘87 <ul><li>President of Digitas Boston, a leading global digital and direct marketing agency </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 business executive in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the boards of the Greater Boston Business Chamber and the Joyce Theater in New York </li></ul><ul><li>Former Vice President/General Manager for Avenue A </li></ul><ul><li>Former Senior Manager at Bain & Company </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Stanford University; MBA, Harvard Business School </li></ul>
  8. 8. Francisco L. Borges Milbrook School ‘70 <ul><li>Chairman, CEO, and Managing Partner of Landmark Partners Inc., a full-service alternative investment firm specializing in private equity and real estate secondary market acquisitions </li></ul><ul><li>NAACP National Board Officer (Treasurer) </li></ul><ul><li>Former Treasurer of the State of Connecticut (6 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Former Deputy Mayor of Hartford, CT </li></ul><ul><li>BA from Trinity College; JD, University of Connecticut </li></ul>
  9. 9. Paulina Cardenas, MD Brooks School ‘92 <ul><li>Private anesthesiology practice with her husband in Tucson, AZ </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the American Society of Anesthesiology and the Arizona Society of Anesthesiology </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded “Outstanding Performance during Airway Management Rotation for Residents” during her residency at Baylor College of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Harvard-Radcliffe; MD, University of Texas Health Science Center </li></ul>
  10. 10. Judy Chambers Dana Hall School ‘88 <ul><li>Managing Director at Pension Consulting Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Former VP in Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers in the Leveraged Finance Group </li></ul><ul><li>President of the Tri-State Kellogg Black Alumni Association </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Duke University Metropolitan Alumni Association of New York, and the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson of the Young Professionals Advisory Group (YPAG) of A Better Chance </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Duke University; MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tracy Chapman Wooster School ‘82 <ul><li>Critically acclaimed musician, singer-songwriter, and recording artist whose career spans nearly 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>Released 8 albums, selling more than 25 million copies, and has toured nationally and internationally </li></ul><ul><li>Won a number of awards, including 4 Grammys </li></ul><ul><li>Has collaborated with musicians like B.B. King, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton </li></ul><ul><li>Lent her voice to a number of social and humanitarian causes through the Amnesty International Human Rights Now! tour, the Tibetan Freedom concerts, performances for the Special Olympics and Farm Aid </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Anthropology, Tufts University </li></ul>
  12. 12. Jill T. Chen Phillips Academy ‘79 <ul><li>Senior Program Advisor with Grameen Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Former Director/Group Vice President in ABN Amro’s Cross Border Structured Finance and Project Finance in Chicago and Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Former Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation’s Asia Department in Washington DC and Beijing </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the Alumni Advisory Council of A Better Chance </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Political Science and Comparative Area Studies, Duke University; MBA, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Analysis, and Communication at Showtime Networks Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Director at Large on the Board of the New York Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), </li></ul><ul><li>Member of National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Directors of Global Action Project </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Brown University; MBA, Harvard Business School </li></ul>Sara C. Clarke Middlesex School ‘85
  14. 14. Trinh Du Choate Rosemary Hall ‘84 <ul><li>Co-President of the financial market group of Taipei Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) </li></ul><ul><li>Former employee of Nabisco Brands, Chemical Bank, Goldman Sachs and ING Bank </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Engineering, Cornell University; MBA, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania </li></ul>
  15. 15. Randall C. Dunn Milton Academy ‘83 <ul><li>First African-American to become Head of the Roeper School in Bloomfield Hill, MI </li></ul><ul><li>Former Head of the Middle School at the Landon School in Bethesda, MD </li></ul><ul><li>Served on several boards including: Association of Independent Schools of New England, The YES Foundation, The National Advisory Board for the Principal Center at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Brown University; MA in Education, Harvard University </li></ul>
  16. 16. Stanley Foster Northfield Mount Hermon ‘71 <ul><li>Managing Partner, Hollowell, Foster & Gepp, P.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Has practiced law for over 29 years in the areas of general corporate and business law </li></ul><ul><li>For the past 12 years, has practiced in the areas of public finance law as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel or issuer’s counsel </li></ul><ul><li>Honored on three different occasions as a “Super Lawyer” </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Brown University; JD, University of Pennsylvania School of Law as Arthur L. Littlejohn Legal Writing Fellow </li></ul>
  17. 17. Dr. Beth Geter Princeton Day School ‘82 <ul><li>Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L.L.C </li></ul><ul><li>Former Project Scientist and North American Regulatory Affairs Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Academic Scholar Award from American University and an Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. in Psychology, American University </li></ul>
  18. 18. Jenny Y. Harrison The Lovett School ‘92 <ul><li>Supply Management Director for Coffee and Tea in The Coca-Cola Company’s North America Division </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson of Coca-Cola’s Asian Pacific Forum for the past 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Co-chaired 2007 national convention of the National Association of Asian American Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>BS in Foreign Service, Georgetown University; MBA Emory University </li></ul>
  19. 19. Dr. Gill Hickman Windsor Mountain School ‘64 <ul><li>Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President of the International Leadership Association and Seven Hills School </li></ul><ul><li>Invited speaker at the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP) and the Leadership in Central Europe Conference at Palacky University </li></ul><ul><li>Widely published author and scholar </li></ul><ul><li>MPA, UC Los Angeles; PhD in Public Administration, University of Southern California </li></ul>
  20. 20. Dr. Bonnie Jenkins The Spence School ‘78 <ul><li>Program Officer for U.S. Foreign and Security policy at the Ford Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Lieutenant Commander in the US Naval Reserves </li></ul><ul><li>Served on the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (“9-11 Commission”), as counsel </li></ul><ul><li>Former legal advisor to U.S. Ambassador while at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Virginia; an LL.M. in international and comparative law from the Georgetown University Law Center; an MPA from SUNY Albany; a J.D. from Albany Law School; and a BA from Amherst College </li></ul>
  21. 21. Brian K. Johnson Claremont A Better Chance ‘74 <ul><li>President of Montgomery College </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the Technology Council of Maryland/MdBio Board, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Board, and the Universities at Shady Grove Board of Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Former CEO of the Allegheny Campus of the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) </li></ul><ul><li>Former senior VP for Student and Community Services at CCAC </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Ottawa University; MA and Ed.D, Northern Arizona University </li></ul>
  22. 22. Christopher J. Leggett, MD Phillips Academy ‘78 <ul><li>Director of Cardiology at Medical Associates of North Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>Practices at Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as on of America’s Leading Physicians </li></ul><ul><li>Listed as one of America’s Top Cardiologists in Who’s Who in Black Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Youngest and first African American to receive the 2007 Heart Ball Honoree by the American Heart Association </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by U.S. Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to serve on National Practicing Physician Advisory Council </li></ul><ul><li>AB, Princeton University; MD, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine </li></ul>
  23. 23. William M. Lewis, Jr. Phillips Academy ‘74 <ul><li>Managing Director and Co-Chairman of Investment Banking at Lazard Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>First African-American Managing Director at Morgan Stanley </li></ul><ul><li>Former Co-Head of the Global Banking Department at Morgan Stanley </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Chairman of NAACP Legal Defense Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on numerous boards including: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, NCAA Leadership Advisory Board and the Cancer Research Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Former Chair, A Better Chance National Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>AB, Harvard University; MBA, Harvard Business School </li></ul>
  24. 24. Charlise Lyles Hawken School ‘77 <ul><li>Editor-in-Chief of Catalyst Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the PolicyBridge Advisory Board and board of Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>1999 recipient of two first and second place awards for Best Religion Coverage from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists for work at the Dayton Daily News . </li></ul><ul><li>1 of 6 recipients of the coveted national Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship to do year-long reporting on a national high school program </li></ul><ul><li>Published author of her memoir, Do I Dare Disturb the Universe: From Projects to Prep School </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Smith College; MFA in Creative Writing, Old Dominion University </li></ul>
  25. 25. Timothy McChristian Phillips Academy ‘73 <ul><li>VP of Sales for the Global Business Partner Organization, IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Also serves on the Corporate Advisory Board at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a member of the Executive Leadership Council </li></ul><ul><li>Vice-Chairman of A Better Chance National Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>BS from Yale University in Organizational Behavior and MBA from USC Marshall School of Business </li></ul>
  26. 26. Charles R. McElrath Simsbury A Better Chance ‘79 <ul><li>President & CEO, Southern Dallas Development Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Former banker spanning over 20 years with major financial institutions, including Bank of America, Comerica Bank and Merrill Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>First in his family to attend college </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Economics, Carleton College; MBA, Baldwin Wallace College </li></ul>
  27. 27. Doris McMillon Cushing Academy ‘69 <ul><li>President and CEO of McMillon Communications, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Honored with the Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Award for Maryland Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Communications for the esteemed Women Business Owners (WBO) </li></ul><ul><li>First woman to serve on the Board of Trustees at Carver Bible College in Atlanta </li></ul><ul><li>Co-anchored in prime-time news hour slots including tenure at Metromedia/Fox New York flagship station, WNTW-TV </li></ul><ul><li>Author of the best-selling book Mixed Blessing </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Mass Communications, Radio, TV and Film, Wayne State University; Certificate of Completion, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College </li></ul>
  28. 28. Pastor Robert Miranda Phillips Academy ‘74 <ul><li>Founded Congregación León de Judá in Boston’s South End, which he has pastored since 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Creator of Covenant for New England, a multi-denominational organization that brings together various religious ministries </li></ul><ul><li>President and originator of the Fellowship of Latino Pastors of New England (COPAHNI) </li></ul><ul><li>AB, Woodrow Wilson Scholar at Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs; PhD in Spanish Literature, Harvard University </li></ul>
  29. 29. Larry Nez Northfield Mount Hermon ‘73 <ul><li>Legislative Associate with the Navajo Nation </li></ul><ul><li>Worked with the Navajo Nation’s department that specializes on the land dispute efforts involving the Navajo and Hopi tribes, and the Paiutes for the past 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized for service to his community in 1993 and 2005 by Northfield Mount Hermon School and the Coalmine Canyon Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Former member of the Tuba City Unified School District school board (1987-1990) </li></ul><ul><li>AB, Princeton University </li></ul>
  30. 30. Millie Osborne, MD Groton School ‘81 <ul><li>Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>More than 20 years experience helping people and their families recover from self-destructive behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Geriatric Psychiatry </li></ul><ul><li>Published author </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Brown University; MD Medical College of Virginia </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, GE Industrial </li></ul><ul><li>Former President and CEO of G.E. Security, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Member, A Better Chance National Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Political Science, University of Pennsylvania; MBA from Harvard Business School </li></ul>A. Louis Parker Phillips Academy ‘73
  32. 32. Governor Deval Patrick Milton Academy ‘74 <ul><li>First African-American Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Former Executive VP and General Counsel at the Coca-Cola Company </li></ul><ul><li>During the Clinton Administration, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient of 7 honorary degrees </li></ul><ul><li>First in his family to attend college </li></ul><ul><li>Former member, A Better Chance National Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>BA and JD from Harvard College and Harvard Law </li></ul>
  33. 33. Senator William Perkins Collegiate School ‘68 <ul><li>Elected to the New York State Senate in November 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Former Deputy Majority Leader of the New York City Council </li></ul><ul><li>Advocated and allocated funding for computer technology, public libraries and the rehabilitation of school playgrounds </li></ul><ul><li>Helped establish early detection programs increasing awareness of cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored landmark legislation to protect the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender communities </li></ul><ul><li>Member of A Better Chance Inaugural Class (Class of 1964) </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Political Science, Brown University </li></ul>
  34. 34. Desiree Peterkin Bell Strath Haven A Better Chance ‘96 <ul><li>Director of Communications, Office of the Mayor, City of Newark </li></ul><ul><li>One of the youngest appointed members of the Booker Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Former Senior Director of Government Affairs for the New York City Marketing Development Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Founding board member of the Simmons Memorial Foundation, a non-profit that mentors students on the power of education and self-reliance </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Swarthmore College; MPA, Baruch’s School of Public Affairs as a National Urban Fellow </li></ul>
  35. 35. Dr. Rog é air Purnell St. Paul’s School ‘86 <ul><li>Senior Program Officer for Youth, James Irvine Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Former Research Associate with MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization where she implemented a major initiative to improve employment and health in low-income communities </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Senior Evaluator with Philliber Research Associates </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Stanford University; PhD in Social Work and Social Psychology, University of Michigan </li></ul>
  36. 36. Edward Ramos, C.F.A. Simsbury A Better Chance ‘85 <ul><li>Executive Director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management </li></ul><ul><li>Lead portfolio manager for the Morgan Stanley Global Advantage Fund and the Van Kampen International Advantage Fund. </li></ul><ul><li>Board member of the Robert Toigo Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Current member of The New America Alliance and The Alumni Founders’ Circle of A Better Chance; Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Committee member of the American Cancer Society of NY/NJ </li></ul><ul><li>BS, Lehigh University; MBA, Columbia Graduate School of Business as a Robert Toigo Foundation Fellow </li></ul>
  37. 37. Robert Reffkin San Francisco University High School ‘97 <ul><li>Vice President in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the Board of Directors of USI Holdings Corporation, XLHealth Corporation, the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship and the Summer Search Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Former Associate at Lazard Frères in the Mergers & Acquisitions group </li></ul><ul><li>Former White House Fellow as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury </li></ul><ul><li>BA and MBA from Columbia University </li></ul>
  38. 38. Andrea E. Reid MD, M.P.H. Foxcroft School ‘80 <ul><li>Associate Director of the Multicultural Affairs Office at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at MGH </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient of several awards from Harvard Medical School and MGH for excellence in teaching and mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>BA, magna cum laude , Brown University; MD, Harvard Medical School; MPH, Harvard School of Public Health </li></ul>
  39. 39. Dawn Rivers Baker Foxcroft School ‘77 <ul><li>President and CEO of Wahmpreneur Publishing, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Editor and publisher of The MicroEnterprise Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Named Small Business Journalist of the Year by the Syracuse New York District of the U.S. Small Business Administration in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Annually featured in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who of American Women </li></ul><ul><li>Member of the Online New Association and a National Partner of Women Impacting Public Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Published author of several books </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Columbia and Princeton Universities </li></ul>
  40. 40. Steven Rogers Radnor A Better Chance ‘75 <ul><li>Clinical Professor of Management and Finance at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management </li></ul><ul><li>Serves on the Advisory Boards of Private Equity firms SB Partners, Smith Whiley and Company, and O’Connor Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to joining the Kellogg faculty, he owned and operated two manufacturing firms and one retail operation </li></ul><ul><li>Among his many awards, he received the “Bert King Award for Service” from the African American Student Union of Harvard Business School </li></ul><ul><li>Member, A Better Chance National Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>BA, Williams College; MBA, Harvard Business School </li></ul>
  41. 41. Celia Santana Feinberg Northfield Mount Hermon ‘86 <ul><li>President & CEO of Personal Risk Management Solutions, a boutique insurance brokerage </li></ul><ul><li>Began her career at Chubb & Son, Inc almost 20 years ago, holding a variety of positions in the Personal Insurance Division, most recently as Senior VP of the Mid-Atlantic Region </li></ul><ul><li>Active member of Chubb’s Minority Development Council and Women of Color Senior Advisory Board. </li></ul><ul><li>BA from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT </li></ul>
  42. 42. Kenyetta Smith St. George’s School ‘89 <ul><li>Creative Director and Founder of Butterfly Kisses Botanicals, a hot new online e-commerce boutique that sells natural bath, body and hair products </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Hanks and Marvin Miller Screenwriting Fellow </li></ul><ul><li>Participated in the Independent Film Project and HBO Montage Screenwriting Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Professional blogger </li></ul><ul><li>BA in English Literature from Columbia University </li></ul>
  43. 43. Dina Strachan, MD The Hotchkiss School ‘84 <ul><li>Directs her own private dermatology practice in NYC </li></ul><ul><li>Recently named one of the nation’s top doctors by the Consumers’ Research Council of America </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient of the Forty Under 40 Achievement Award by the Network Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty member at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons </li></ul><ul><li>Lecturer and published author </li></ul><ul><li>Launched www.findablackdoctor.com, a site to help patients find black health professionals </li></ul><ul><li>BA in Biology, Harvard College; MD, Yale Medical School </li></ul>
  44. 44. Jesse Spikes Dresden A Better Chance ‘68 <ul><li>Senior partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge, a corporate law firm </li></ul><ul><li>Director on the board of Atlanta Life Financial Group </li></ul><ul><li>Former clerk for the Honorable Damon J. Keith on the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit </li></ul><ul><li>Rhodes Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>NAACP John Warren Davis Award for Legal Scholarship </li></ul><ul><li>BA, magna cum laude, Dartmouth College; MA, Oxford University; J.D., Harvard Law School </li></ul>
  45. 45. Luis Ubi ñ as Collegiate School ‘81 <ul><li>President of the Ford Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Former Director, McKinsey & Company </li></ul><ul><li>Founded McKinsey’s Latino recruiting and mentoring group to introduce and cultivate diverse talent at McKinsey. </li></ul><ul><li>Board member of Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) and Bay Area United Way </li></ul><ul><li>AB (magna cum laude in Government) at Harvard College where, among other honors, he was named a Harry S. Truman Scholar and a John Winthrop Scholar; MBA from Harvard Business School, named Baker Scholar </li></ul>
  46. 46. Yee M. Yip Foxcroft School ‘84 <ul><li>Founder and owner of small business, Zen Construction Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Held various positions in architecture and fashion before settling into construction consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Barnard College graduate with a B.A. in Architecture </li></ul>

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