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Leadership

Sheila Marmon Heuer*

  • Board of Directors
  • Chair

Founder & CEO, Mirror Digital

Sheila Marmon has a passion for launching new businesses in the digital media industry and has created…

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Rhonda Trotter*

  • Board of Directors
  • Vice Chair

Arnold & Porter LLP

Rhonda R. Trotter is a Partner in the Complex Commercial Litigation Group at Arnold & Porter LLP….

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Theo Killion*

  • Board of Directors
  • Vice Chair

Retired Chief Executive Officer, Zale Corporation

The Hill School, 1970* Theo Killion is the former Zale Corp. Chief Executive Officer who led the…

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Rob Fullerton

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  • Vice Chair

Global Head of Leveraged Finance, Jefferies

Rob Fullerton is the Global Head of Leveraged Finance at Jefferies with over 24 years of investment…

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Renee J. Carter

  • Board Members At Large
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A3 & Production Business Team V.P. Xerox Corporation

I am a Mechanical Engineer turned Line of Business manager having leveraged many opportunities at Xerox to…

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Samantha Robinson-Daye

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VP, HR Business Partner

Samantha is a senior leader in talent management, organizational development and global Human Resources (HR) with over…

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Karen Price Ward

  • Board Members At Large
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Director of Social Impact for Stanley Black & Decker

Karen Price-Ward is a masterful Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, Multicultural Marketing Strategist, Event Director, Storytelling Communicator, and…

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Adrea Williams

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Global Chief Financial Officer & P&L Leader

Adrea’s 25+ year career spans PepsiCo, the largest food and beverage company in North America and second…

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Daniel J. DiBiasio

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Head of Morgan Stanley Family Office

Daniel J. DiBiasio is the Head of Morgan Stanley Family Office. In prior roles within Wealth Management…

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George Wilson*

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  • Board of Directors

Vice President Head of Partnerships - NBA G League

George Wilson II is Vice President and Head of Partnerships for the National Basketball Association’s G-League. He…

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Nicole Melwood*

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  • Board of Directors

Director, Commonfund Asset Management, Northfield Mount Hermon School, 2001

Nicole Melwood is a Director and member of the Commonfund Asset Management Sales and Service team with…

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Shea Manigo

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Senior Vice President of Front Stores, Retail CVS Health

Dr. Jacquetta Lashea “Shea” Manigo, PharmD, MBA is the Senior Vice President of Front Stores, Retail where…

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Kurt Van Wagenen

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CEO, Summit Broadband

Kurt Van Wagenen CEO, Summit Broadband Kurt Van Wagenen is the CEO of Summit Broadband, a leading…

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Star McDade

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Sr. Vice President, Audit Services, USAA

Star McDade is a strategic thinker with a unique point of view driven by her personal intellectual…

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Gerald Keefe

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  • Board of Directors

Head of Global Banking for the Americas, HSBC

Gerry Keefe is co-head of Global Banking Coverage, head of Global Banking for the Americas region and…

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Michelle Gittens*

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  • Board of Directors

Director of US Transactional Video on Demand, Amazon, Phillips Academy Andover, 1999*

Michelle Gittens currently serves as the Director of US Transactional Video on Demand for Amazon’s Prime Video…

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Tayo Famakinwa

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Vice President and Head of Organizational Effectiveness, UPS

Tayo is Vice President at UPS. He was a Managing Director at Teneo, Inc., a global CEO…

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Ekene Ezulike

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Global Head of Corporate Services, Morgan Stanley

Ekene Ezulike is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and is the Global Head of Corporate Services….

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Keith Evans

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President, The Westminster Schools

Keith Evans was appointed President of The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia, in July, 2014. Prior to…

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Peter Allan Atkins

  • Board Emeritus
  • Board of Directors

Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP

National Advisory Council

The National Advisory Council is a group of professionals under 40 dedicated to helping A Better Chance carry out its mission to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society. Founded in 2009, the goal of the Council is to initiate and boost engagement for A Better Chance through a combination of fundraising and volunteer efforts.

For information on joining the National Advisory Council, please contact events@abetterchance.org or 800-562-7865.

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Nicole Melwood*

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  • Board of Directors

Director, Commonfund Asset Management, Northfield Mount Hermon School, 2001

Nicole Melwood is a Director and member of the Commonfund Asset Management Sales and Service team with…

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Sadasia McCutchen*

  • National Advisory Council

SignalFire, Trevor Day School, 2013

Rishi Gopaul*

  • National Advisory Council

Americas at Adm Group Ltd, Simsbury A Better Chance, 1997

Regwood Snipes*

  • National Advisory Council

PetVet Care Centers, Deerfield Academy, 2005

Nicole Talerman

  • National Advisory Council

Bain & Company

Lisa Brice*

  • National Advisory Council

Concord Academy, 1996

Lauren Vick Burthey*

  • National Advisory Council

Homrich Berg, Lawrenceville School, 2005

Khary Dennis*

  • National Advisory Council

LionTree LLC, St. Andrew's School, 2013

Jarron Smith

  • National Advisory Council

Zeal Capital Partners

David Cox*

  • National Advisory Council

Netflix, New Canaan A Better Chance, 2005

                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                            *denotes A Better Chance Alumni