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  • Professor Jody Armour
    Lower Merion A Better Chance 78

    Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the University of Southern CaliforniaSoros Justice Senior Fellow of The Open Society Institutes Center on Crime, Communities and Culture Regular legal analyst on KABC NewsWidely published scholar and author and the recipient of the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book AwardAB, Harvard University, Sociology and Philosophy; JD with honors, Boalt Hall Law School at UC Berkeley
  • Bernard Beal
    Wooster School 72

    Founder and CEO of M.R. Beal & Company, a nationally recognized minority-owned investment banking firmFirm ranked as one of the top 20 underwriters of municipal securities nationwideConsistently included on the Black Enterprise 100 List and was named BEs Finance Company of the Year in June of 2001Vice Chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Chairman of the New York District of the Securities Industry AssociationFormer Chair, A Better Chance National Board of DirectorsBA, Carlton College; MBA, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
  • Nadja Bellan-White
    Kimball Union Academy 85

    Vice President of Marketing at Publicis Modem and Dialog where she is developing Cause Related Marketing and Integrated Campaigns for Fortune 500 clientsServes on the Board of Directors for Upliftment Jamaica and Kimball Union AcademyBA, University of Virginia in Foreign Affairs; MBA, NYU Stern School of Business
  • Rudy Bethea
    St. George's School 87

    Vice President of Multinational Solutions for Institutional Business at MetLife, Inc.Named Top 50 under 50 African-American MBA corporate executives by Black MBA MagazineFormer West Coast Regional Chair of the Alumni Advisory Council for A Better ChanceBA, Bowdoin College; MBA, University of Southern California
  • Ray Blackwell, MD
    Glastonbury A Better Chance 76

    First African American cardiothoracic surgeon in DelawareA patented inventor of an operating room lighting systemFirst African American graduate of the Emory Cardiothoracic Training ProgramServes as a mentor to pre-med students of color and a motivational speaker for inner city youth Has held multiple American and World Records for age group competition in track and has won multiple National Championships and one World ChampionshipBA, Dartmouth College; MD, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Torrence Boone
    Phillips Academy 87

    President of Digitas Boston, a leading global digital and direct marketing agencyRecognized as a Top 40 Under 40 business executive in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal Serves on the boards of the Greater Boston Business Chamber and the Joyce Theater in New York Former Vice President/General Manager for Avenue A Former Senior Manager at Bain & CompanyBA, Stanford University; MBA, Harvard Business School
  • Francisco L. Borges
    Milbrook School 70

    Chairman, CEO, and Managing Partner of Landmark Partners Inc., a full-service alternative investment firm specializing in private equity and real estate secondary market acquisitions NAACP National Board Officer (Treasurer)Former Treasurer of the State of Connecticut (6 years)Former Deputy Mayor of Hartford, CTBA from Trinity College; JD, University of Connecticut
  • Paulina Cardenas, MD
    Brooks School 92

    Private anesthesiology practice with her husband in Tucson, AZMember of the American Society of Anesthesiology and the Arizona Society of AnesthesiologyAwarded Outstanding Performance during Airway Management Rotation for Residents during her residency at Baylor College of MedicineBA, Harvard-Radcliffe; MD, University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Judy Chambers
    Dana Hall School 88

    Managing Director at Pension Consulting AllianceFormer VP in Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers in the Leveraged Finance GroupPresident of the Tri-State Kellogg Black Alumni Association Member of the Duke University Metropolitan Alumni Association of New York, and the Minority Media and Telecommunications CouncilChairperson of the Young Professionals Advisory Group (YPAG) of A Better ChanceBA, Duke University; MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
  • Tracy Chapman
    Wooster School 82

    Critically acclaimed musician, singer-songwriter, and recording artist whose career spans nearly 20 yearsReleased 8 albums, selling more than 25 million copies, and has toured nationally and internationallyWon a number of awards, including 4 GrammysHas collaborated with musicians like B.B. King, Bob Dylan and Eric ClaptonLent her voice to a number of social and humanitarian causes through the Amnesty International Human Rights Now! tour, the Tibetan Freedom concerts, performances for the Special Olympics and Farm AidBA in Anthropology, Tufts University
  • Jill T. Chen
    Phillips Academy 79

    Senior Program Advisor with Grameen FoundationFormer Director/Group Vice President in ABN Amros Cross Border Structured Finance and Project Finance in Chicago and Hong Kong Former Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporations Asia Department in Washington DC and BeijingServes on the Alumni Advisory Council of A Better ChanceBA in Political Science and Comparative Area Studies, Duke University; MBA, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Analysis, and Communication at Showtime Networks Inc.Director at Large on the Board of the New York Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), Member of National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Board of Directors of Global Action ProjectBA, Brown University; MBA, Harvard Business School

    Sara C. Clarke
    Middlesex School 85

  • Trinh Du
    Choate Rosemary Hall 84

    Co-President of the financial market group of Taipei Fubon Bank (Hong Kong)Former employee of Nabisco Brands, Chemical Bank, Goldman Sachs and ING BankBA in Engineering, Cornell University; MBA, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Randall C. Dunn
    Milton Academy 83

    First African-American to become Head of the Roeper School in Bloomfield Hill, MIFormer Head of the Middle School at the Landon School in Bethesda, MDServed on several boards including: Association of Independent Schools of New England, The YES Foundation, The National Advisory Board for the Principal Center at Harvards Graduate School of Education BA, Brown University; MA in Education, Harvard University
  • Stanley Foster
    Northfield Mount Hermon 71

    Managing Partner, Hollowell, Foster & Gepp, P.C.Has practiced law for over 29 years in the areas of general corporate and business lawFor the past 12 years, has practiced in the areas of public finance law as bond counsel, underwriters counsel or issuers counselHonored on three different occasions as a Super LawyerBA, Brown University; JD, University of Pennsylvania School of Law as Arthur L. Littlejohn Legal Writing Fellow
  • Dr. Beth Geter
    Princeton Day School 82

    Associate Director of Regulatory Affairs at Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, L.L.C Former Project Scientist and North American Regulatory Affairs Professional Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Academic Scholar Award from American University and an Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse BA, Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D. in Psychology, American University
  • Jenny Y. Harrison
    The Lovett School 92

    Supply Management Director for Coffee and Tea in The Coca-Cola Companys North America Division Chairperson of Coca-Colas Asian Pacific Forum for the past 3 years Co-chaired 2007 national convention of the National Association of Asian American ProfessionalsBS in Foreign Service, Georgetown University; MBA Emory University
  • Dr. Gill Hickman
    Windsor Mountain School 64

    Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of RichmondVice President of the International Leadership Association and Seven Hills School Invited speaker at the China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP) and the Leadership in Central Europe Conference at Palacky UniversityWidely published author and scholarMPA, UC Los Angeles; PhD in Public Administration, University of Southern California
  • Dr. Bonnie Jenkins
    The Spence School 78

    Program Officer for U.S. Foreign and Security policy at the Ford FoundationLieutenant Commander in the US Naval ReservesServed on the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9-11 Commission), as counselFormer legal advisor to U.S. Ambassador while at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament AgencyPh.D. in international relations from the University of Virginia; an LL.M. in international and comparative law from the Georgetown University Law Center; an MPA from SUNY Albany; a J.D. from Albany Law School; and a BA from Amherst College
  • Brian K. Johnson
    Claremont A Better Chance 74

    President of Montgomery CollegeServes on the Technology Council of Maryland/MdBio Board, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Board, and the Universities at Shady Grove Board of AdvisorsFormer CEO of the Allegheny Campus of the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)Former senior VP for Student and Community Services at CCACBA, Ottawa University; MA and Ed.D, Northern Arizona University
  • Christopher J. Leggett, MD
    Phillips Academy 78

    Director of Cardiology at Medical Associates of North GeorgiaPractices at Saint Josephs Hospital of AtlantaRecognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as on of Americas Leading PhysiciansListed as one of Americas Top Cardiologists in Whos Who in Black AtlantaYoungest and first African American to receive the 2007 Heart Ball Honoree by the American Heart AssociationAppointed by U.S. Secretary of the Department of