Our Board of Directors


Miki Akimoto, President
Managing Director, Senior Philanthropic Strategist
Bank of America

Marcos Lucio Popovich, Clerk
Program Director of Grantmaking
Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Gerardo Espinoza, Treasurer
Executive Director
LEAF Local Enterprise Assistance Fund


Angela Brown
Vice President for Policy and Program

Beth Chandler
President & CEO
YW Boston

Tammy Dowley-Blackman
Tammy Dowley-Blackman Group, LLC

Nancy B. Gardiner
Director, Family Office and Philanthropy Services
Hemenway and Barnes, LLP

Clement James
Senior Director of Financial Reporting and Controller
Year Up

Cheryl Schaffer
Director of Finance and Administration
Union of Concerned Scientists

Jaye Y. Smith
Trust Early Learners