Our Board of Directors


Miki C. Akimoto, Chair
Chief Impact Officer
National Center for Family Philanthropy

Jaye Y. Smith, Vice-Chair
Trust Early Learners

Clement James, Treasurer
Senior Director of Financial Reporting and Controller
Year Up

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


Angela Brown
Chief of Economic Development
Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Beth Chandler
President & CEO
YW Boston

Nancy B. Gardiner
Managing Partner, Director of Family Office
Hemenway and Barnes, LLP

Jay Kim
Executive Director
Foundation for MetroWest

Ayisha Lee
Director of Annuity Product Management

Cheryl Schaffer

Megha Vadula
Vice President of Mixed-Use Development, Boston
Hilco Redevelopment Partners