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 Volunteer

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 at Capital One

Marta Urquilla Chief Program Officer, Education Design Lab

Jeanna Vidale Managing Director – Human Resources, Clark Construction

DeLinda Washington Vice President – Human Resources, Kaiser Permanente


Board Member Emeritus

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