An Incredible Staff of Student Advocates

Joseph Alvarez

Joseph Alvarez

Senior Program Manager

Grace Bianciardi

Chief Program Officer

Gerald Brown

Director of Development

Courtney Crawford

Associate Director, Data Analysis & Reporting

Audrey Davis

Director of College Success

Biruk Desta

RISE Intern

Dennis M. Dumpson

Chief External Affairs Officer

Board of Directors

Ryan Blackwell, Chief Operating Officer, EDB

Jung Chai, Community Volunteer

Peter Cole, Senior Macro Analyst, Caxton

Laurent Desmangles, Board Vice-Chair – Senior Advisor, The Boston Consulting Group

Lena Eberhart, Chief Executive Officer, Let’s Get Ready

Portia Green, Vice President, Org Strategy, Talent Development, Inclusion, Direct-to-Consumer, NBC Universal Comcast

Jeffrey A. Jacobs, Private Wealth Advisor, Merrill Lynch Private Banking & Investment Group

Joanne Jensen, Board Treasurer – Managing Director, Deutsche Bank

Kate Levin, College Professor, Retired

Jordan May, Investor, Prime Finance

Patricia McWade, Dean of Student Financial Services, Georgetown University

Adrian Mebane, Board Secretary – Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, AmeriHealth Caritas

Priscilla Natkins, Marketing Consultant

Brook Payner, Board Chair – Partner, Pinehouse Capital LLC

Eugenie Lang Rosenthal, Founder, Let’s Get Ready

James Quinn, Principal, Quinn ADR LLP

Kate Rubenstein, Managing Director, The Blackstone Group

Alan Schoenfeld, Partner, WilmerHale

Ben Tagoe, Chief Executive Officer, Objective Management Group

New England Advisory Board

Meg Brooks Swift, Associate Dean of Admissions, Bowdoin College
Margery Arsham, Community Volunteer
Jeannette Mitchell, Chair, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jesse Ge, Vice President, Charlesbank Capital Partners
Austin Greenwalt, Assistant Vice President, Wellington Management Company
Scott Levy, Director, Fidelity Investments
Jamie Muldoon, Vice President, Global Atlantic Financial Group
Martin Ouimet, Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Kate Stephens Pinto, Consultant, Parthenon-EY
Lionel Silberman, Senior Architect, Kronos Inc
Mary Tamer, Research Director, SchoolFacts Boston
David Wallace, Managing Partner, Gamechange LLC

Associates Council

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Student Leadership Council

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