Board Members

Mary Menell Zients
Board Chair, Urban Alliance

Gregory Desautels
Vice President – Strategic Intelligence, Capital One Financial Corporation

Kelly Dibble
Senior Vice President and Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, Northern Trust

Christine Gregory
Former Executive Director, Urban Alliance; Chief Operating Officer, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

Nick Kilavos
Managing Director – Asset Management, Alliance Partners LLC

Karen Leder

Kwasi Mitchell
Principal, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Thomas Nides
Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley

Veronica Nolan
Former CEO, Urban Alliance; Board Member, Alexandria City Public Schools; CEO/Managing Partner, Illumascent Strategies

Andrew Plepler
Vice Chair of the Board and Founder, Urban Alliance; Global Corporate Social Responsibility Executive and Consumer Policy Executive, Bank of America

Shahin Rezai
Retired, Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel – Transactions, Securities and Finance
Capital One

Marta Urquilla
Chief Program Officer,
Education Design Lab

Jeanna Vidale
Senior Director of People, Leadership and Culture,
Clark Construction

DeLinda Washington
Interim Senior Vice President, Human Resources Consulting
Kaiser Permanente Foundation Health Plan

Board Member Emeritus

Jeffrey Zients
President, The Cranemere Group; Founder, Urban Alliance