Madeline Kerner, CEO & Co-Founder
Formerly Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives for America Achieves; Director of Operations and Special Assistant to Joel Klein at Amplify; National Director of Outreach and Development at Peer Health Exchange; Founding Chicago Executive Director at Peer Health Exchange. B.A., Yale University

Rebecca Wasserman, Vice President of Programs
Formerly Senior Director, Youth and Family Programs, generationOn; Manager, School Partnerships and Grants, Children for Children and Manager, Youth and Family Programs, Hudson River Museum. B.A., New York University

Yesenia Garcia-Fortuna, Senior Program Operations Manager
Formerly College Program Manager at The Boys’ Club of NY, DreamWorks Program Coordinator at Harlem RBI, College Coach at the Children’s Aid Society. B.A., Stony Brook University, MSW Hunter College

Jill Wohrle, Senior Program Manager
Formerly Executive Director of School Operations at Newark Public Schools, Post-secondary Program Manager at the DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Senior Management Analyst at DC Water, and, Special Assistant to the Director at the District Department of the Environment.  B.S., Georgetown University, M.P.A., Princeton University

Julia Perkins, Student Experience Program Manager                                 

Formerly High School Program Director at Breakthrough New York, Program Manager at College Possible Philadelphia, Program Coordinator at College Possible Minnesota, AmeriCorps High School Coach at College Possible Minnesota. B.S., University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

Taylor Hemenway, Development Operations Associate                             

Formerly Development Coordinator at East Harlem Tutorial Program. B.A., Barnard College. 

Patrick McElravey, Recruitment and Training Associate                             

Formerly Co-Founder of the Immigrant Solidarity Group of Middlebury College; First Year Counselor at Middlebury College; Student Teacher in Addison County School District. B.A of Arts Middlebury College

Daniel Sparks, Program Operations Associate                                             

Formerly Teacher with Teach For America - Chicago Region; Kiva Fellows Program Intern at Kiva Microfunds. B.A., B.S., University of California, Berkeley. M.S.Ed, Dominican University

Patrice Moland, Program Manager                                                                 

Formerly Program Coordinator and Academic Advisor at Mills College Educational Talent Search, Wraparound Family Specialist at Stanford Youth Solutions, AmeriCorps School Readiness Liaison at Sacramento Child Abuse Prevention Center. B.A., University of California- Davis. Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Mehrab Sarwar, Program Associate  Formerly Program Coordinator at TGR Foundation, Earl Woods Scholar Program; Teaching Assistant at the UCI Saturday Academy of Law. B.A. University of California, Irvine

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Board of Directors

Jasanna Britton

Reed Colley

Sean Cullinan
Columbus Hill Capital Management

Barbara Krasa Kelly
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Madeline Kerner, CEO & Co-Founder

Charley Moore
Rocket Lawyer

Lynn Poole
Dodge & Cox

Derek Schrier
Indaba Capital Management

Zach Silverstein
Human Rights First

Greg Spivy, Chair
ValueAct Capital

Advisory Council

Karen Corman, Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Ruth Genn, NY Executive Director
Bottom Line

Kristopher John, Executive Director Research & Development
The College Board

Martha Kanter, Distinguished Visiting Prof of Higher Education and Senior Fellow

Amy Selinger, Director of College Counseling
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

Toby Waldorf
Certified College Counselor & Educational Consultant



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