Board Members

Mary Menell Zients, Board Chair Urban Alliance
Founder, Urban Alliance

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

Karen Campbell
Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Verizon

Bruce Charendoff 
Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Sabre Group

Shannon DiBari
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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

Gary Ginsberg
Executive Vice President, Time Warner

Christine Gregory, Former Executive Director Urban Alliance
Dean of Students / Diversity Officer, Marymount Manhattan College, Diversity, Inclusion and Leadership Development Consultant, Christine Gregory Consulting



Nicholas Kilavos
Director, Lending, Alliance Partners LLC

Kristin Kosmides
Head, Corporate Citizenship, Legg Mason

Karen Leder

Winston Lord
Co-Founder & CMO, Venga

Kwasi Mitchell, Treasurer of the Board
Principal, Washington, DC Strategy & Operations Practice, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Tom Nides
Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley

Veronica Nolan, Former CEO, Urban Alliance
Board Member, Alexandria City Public Schools

Chandra Pappas
Senior Vice President, Randstad Finance and Accounting

Shahin Rezai
Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel, Capital One Financial Corporation

Sonal Shah
Executive Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Georgetown University


Board Member Emeritus

Jeffrey Zients
Former Director of the National Economic Council and Former Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
Founder, Urban Alliance