Board of DirectorsThe Board plays a critical role in guiding and supporting Eskolta’s future growth and direction. The board meets four times a year in New York City.
Every board member sits on at least one of the board’s three committees:
- Operations Committee oversees finances and governance.
- Executive Committee advises and contributes to major strategy decisions and hires, and evaluates the Executive Director.
- Resource Development Committee oversees fundraising and communications strategy.
Co-Head of Eagle Intelligence, First Republic Bank
Senior Director, JFF Labs
Eskolta Board Vice Chair
Tonya Breland, Ed.D.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist
William “Billy” Kearney, Jr.
Founder, Conceive. Believe. Achieve IT!
Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Merck & Co
Sophie Lippincott Ferrer
Director of Learning and Quality Delivery, Education First
Eskolta Board Secretary
Anne Martin Williams
Vice President and Senior Partner in Banking and Financial Markets
Eskolta Board Treasurer
Advocate Counselor, JCCA, Liberation Diploma Plus High School
Dr. Shawn S. Savage
Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction for Equity, Watson College of Education at The University of North Carolina Wilmington
Eskolta Race, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) Director
Assistant Principal, Bronx Community High School
Eskolta Board Chair/President