Board of Directors

Our board has been recognized by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement for Board Leadership excellence. Generous board contributions cover our operating and administrative costs, which means that every new dollar donated goes directly to support the programs that help our students succeed.


Theodore A. Schwab
Co-Founder/ Chairman Emeritus
Founding Partner & Managing Director, Steward Partners Global Advisory


The Honorable Mary K. Bush
Board Chair
President and Founder, Bush International, LLC


Carol Adelman, Ph.D.
Director, The Hudson Institute Center for Global Prosperity


John A. Bates
Finance and Administration Committee Chair
Partner, Potomac Equity Partners


Mary Ellen Callahan

Partner, Jenner & Block


Gina Coburn


Ernest Cordova


Renee DeVigne

Associate Dean, the George Washington University Law School


Bill Dodge


Elliott L. Ferguson, II
CEO, Destination DC


J. Warren Gorrell, Jr.
CEO Emeritus and Partner, Hogan Lovells


Wanda Hill
Schools Committee Chair


Lloyd Howell, Jr.
Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton


Marijke Jurgens-Dupree


Nazzic Keene


Stacey Martin
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
LexisNexis Risk Solutions


Sandy Meredith
Mentor Committee Chair
President, The Meredith Group


Dora Richardson


Charles Rossotti
Development Committee Chair
Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group

Macani Toungara
Director for Program Development, TechnoServe


Ambassador Michael M. Wood
Chairman, Redwood Investments, LLC