Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Council


  • Representing a broad range of experience and professional backgrounds, PENCIL’s passionate Board of Directors is committed to supporting PENCIL and improving public education in New York City and beyond.

    • Christopher B. Hayward [Chair], President and Partner, GoldenTree Asset Management, LP

     

    • Gerd Alexander, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP
    • E. Scott Beattie, Vice Chairman and Director, REVLON
    • Chancellor Richard A. Carranza [Ex Officio], New York City Schools Chancellor, New York City Department of Education
    • Howard Chatzinoff [Chair Emeritus], Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
    • Susan Cosgrove [Vice Chair], Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, DTCC
    • Nicole Degnan, Global Head of Fiduciary & Conflicts Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    • Adam Elster, Chief Executive Officer, Majesco
    • John Fosina, Chief Financial Officer, York Capital Management
    • Linda Gadsby, Esq., Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Scholastic Inc.
    • Sócrates Jiménez, Vice President, Enterprise Growth Strategy, Healthfirst
    • Debbie Kenyon, Vice Chairman and Senior Partner, L+M Development Partners
    • Joanna Lambert, General Manager, Verizon Media
    • Lew Leone, Vice President & General Manager, FOX5/My9
    • Michael Maslansky, CEO, maslansky + partners
    • Gloria McCarthy, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Anthem, Inc.
    • Abbe Raven, Chair Emeritus, A+E Networks
    • Mitchell M. Roschelle, Partner & NY Metro Business Development Leader, PwC
    • Stuart Ruderfer, Co-CEO, Civic Entertainment Group
    • Joe Scantlebury, Vice President for Program Strategy, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    • Jason E. Silvers, M.D., Partner, Goldman Sachs
    • Shael Polakow-Suransky, President, Bank Street College of Education
    • Bernard Tubiana, Principal, Managing Director – New York Consulting, Deloitte Consulting
    • Lewis Warren, Jr. [Vice Chair], Managing Director, National Industry Executive, Commercial Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • PENCIL’s Executive Leadership Council is composed of emerging business leaders who bring together the next generation of PENCIL supporters to connect students to success.

    • Nicole Wallace Ardiet [Co-Chair], LinkedIn
    • Cassandra Merolla [Co-Chair], LinkedIn
    • Megan Briskman, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
    • Heather Cannady, Amazon
    • Brian DiMarino, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    • Nicole Gallagher, Deloitte
    • Erik Forbes Johnson, Corporate Spending Innovations
    • Asher Kennedy, Morgan Stanley
    • Jason Mead, MobileIron
    • Jessica Roy, KKR & Co. Inc.
    • Jessica Yang, DTCC

     

    To learn more or get involved with the ELC, please contact Gregg Betheil at gbetheil@pencil.org or 212.524.2389.