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.

    • Howard Chatzinoff [Chair], Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

     

    • Gerd Alexander, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP
    • E. Scott Beattie, Vice Chairman and Director, REVLON
    • Charles R. Bendit [Vice Chair], Co-CEO, Taconic Investment Partners LLC
    • Susan Cosgrove, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, DTCC
    • Adam Elster
    • John Fosina, Chief Financial Officer, York Capital Management
    • Christopher B. Hayward [Vice Chair], Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Highbridge Capital Management
    • Sócrates Jiménez, Regional Vice President, Medicaid Plan Operations, Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus
    • Lew Leone, Vice President & General Manager, FOX5/My9
    • Michael Maslansky, CEO, maslansky + partners
    • Karen Proctor, CEO, Harbour Workshop LLC
    • 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 LLP
    • Lewis Warren, Jr., 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, LinkedIn
    • Megan Briskman, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
    • Brian DiMarino, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    • Nicole Gallagher, Deloitte
    • Stacy Green, Group Nine Media
    • Erik Forbes Johnson, BrandYourself
    • Jason Mead [Chair], CA Technologies
    • Cassandra Merolla, Bloomberg LP
    • Jessica Roy, Motive Partners
    • Daryl Tulimieri, Gerson Lehrman Group

     

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