EXTERNAL LEADERSHIP

HEAF is governed by a board of directors comprised of 27 executives and leaders from across industries and disciplines who set the strategic direction, provide oversight and counsel to the HEAF management team and staff. In addition, HEAF benefits from volunteer leadership through our Advisory Council, Leadership Council and Associate Board.

Board of Directors

Advisory Council

Leadership Council

Associate Board

Board of Directors

HEAF’s Board of Directors includes senior-level executives from prominent corporations throughout NYC, adding tremendous value to the stature and credibility of our college access and college success programs.

OFFICERS

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Daniel Rose

Founder & Chair Emeritus

Rose Associates

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John Jacobsson

Chair

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Brett McCollough

Vice Chair

Bloomberg LP

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Benjamin K Semel

Secretary

Pryor Cashman LLP

Karla Maloof

Karla Maloof

Treasurer

Barclays Capital

BOARD MEMBERS

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Alexandra Alger

Fred Alger Management
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Allison Allen

Lincoln Center
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Cecil K Brooks, Jr

Mott Haven Capital Partners

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John K Collins

Morgan Stanley

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Joseph DiMondi

Deutsche Bank Securities
Justina Foggie

Justina Foggie

Teach for America
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr, PhD

Harvard University

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Giri Gururaja

Metropolitan Life
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Elan Keller

Legal Search
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Fern Khan

Bank Street College of Education (Retired)

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Jonathan Knipe

Cozen O’Connor
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Deirdre Guice Minor

T. Rowe Price
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Claudine Naughton

Activision Blizzard
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Eric Rahe

JC Flowers & Co

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Maria Rodriguez

Consolidated Edison

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Joanna S Rose

Daniel & Joanna S Rose Foundation

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Calvin Sims

Executive Vice President for News Standards & Practices, CNN
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Colette Smith

HBO

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Michael W Smith

Chubb

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, PhD

American Museum of Natural History

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Thomas Veripapa

Sodexo
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Dave Wildman

Bloomberg LP

Advisory Council

Sheri Berman

Sheri Berman, PhD

Professor of Political Science, Barnard College
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Marta Cotton

Matarin Capital Management

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Yann Geron

Geron Legal Advisors
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Woody Heller

Savills Studley
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Jeff Livingston

EdSolutions
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Richard Neiman

Lending Club
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Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen, & Katz

Leadership Council

Leadership Council supports HEAF and its initiatives by volunteering as mentors to HEAF students, sharing HEAFs mission through networks of like-minded, service-oriented professionals, and providing philanthropic support.

OFFICERS

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Robert Losquadro

Chair

Houlihan Lokey

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Stephane Essama

Deputy Chair

Flexpoint Ford

Nare Tevanyan

Nare Tevanyan

Operations Chair

Elliott Management Corporation

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Hannah Zale

Development Chair

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEMBERS

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Kim Desmarais

Jones Day

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Catherine Mahony

JP Morgan

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Paul Trussell

Nike

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Julian Garrett

Perella Weinberg Partners

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Akhil Mehta

Blackrock

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Gianni Hallak

Lone Pine Capital

Alicia Price

Alicia Price

Goldman Sachs

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Aidan Lanigan

Santander

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Michael Sacks

Palatine Capital Partners

Associate Board

HEAF’s Associate Board is a dynamic group of young professionals who serve in leadership positions, planning fundraising and awareness events, and cultivating community partnerships.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

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Earnestiena Cheng

Co-Chair

FTI Consulting

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Caitlin Klein

Co-Chair

The LeveragED

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Matthew Wynter

Deputy Co-Chair

Horizon Media

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Petiri Reed

Nominating Chair

Bloomberg LP

ASSOCIATE BOARD MEMBERS

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Brittany Armstead

Fordham University School of Law

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Kiara Benn

For Freedoms

Emily Carrazana

Emily Carrazana

Public Health Pipeline Plus
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Didier Dumerjean

Google
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Ashley Faust

Jopwell
Justina Foggie

Justina Foggie

Teach for America
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Christopher M Gray

MIT Sloan School of Management, MBA Candidate

Conrad Harron

Conrad Harron

Madison International Realty
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Jubreel Hason

Alliance Bernstein
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Daniel Marrow

US House of Representatives
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Nicole Minassian

Sia Partners
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Rajvi Patel

Mizuho
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Nick Pibl

Perella Weinberg Partners

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Maxine Rhabb

Santander
Aminata Sow

Aminata Sow

Marketing Consultant

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Chelcie Taylor

CBS
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Phillip Thomas

Prep for Prep

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Martha Velasquez

Warner Media-HBO

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Shondelle Weekes

Elloree Talent Strategies

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Tyler Weiss

Deloitte

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Lauren Weston

Morgan Stanley