We believe that all of Philadelphia’s public school children deserve an opportunity to become part of a strong, productive and sustainable future for our city. Our board of directors is comprised of regional leaders who share and fuel the vision of The Fund.
Sheldon is Chairman Emeritus of Duane Morris, LLP, having stepped down as Chairman in January 2008 to resume full-time practice.
Marsha Perelman has worked in the energy industry for over 30 years with companies including Buckeye Pipe Line, Clearfield Energy, O’Brien Philadelphia Cogen and Sempra Energy.
Robert W. Bogle is chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Philadelphia Tribune, the nation’s oldest and the Greater Philadelphia region’s largest audited newspaper serving the African-American community.
Robert L. Archie, Jr. concentrates his practice in the areas of municipal finance, real estate and corporate law for non-profit corporations.
Kimlime Chek-Taylor, is a veteran Philadelphia educator, and currently the Principal of South Philadelphia High School. Principal Chek-Tayloris the first female educator of Cambodian descent to become a principal in the School District of Philadelphia.
Kristie Edling-Day is a Principal in Vanguard’s Information Technology division, where she is the head of technology for Vanguard’s Financial Advisor Services (FAS) business.
Cindy Farlino is serving in her 8th year as Principal of the William Meredith Elementary School.
Sylvie Gallier Howard is First Deputy for the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce. Prior to this role, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development during the Nutter Administration.
Philadelphia native Otis D. Hackney III began his career as a mathematics teacher at Germantown High School. After stints in different schools, Otis returned to South Philadelphia High School as principal, where he successfully helped heal divisions after high-profile instances of racially motivated school violence.
Denice Hasty currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Business Marketing and Product Management for Comcast’s ~$4.8B Business Services Group, Comcast's fastest growing business unit.
Currently serving as Executive Director of The Lenfest Foundation, Stacy E. Holland is a tireless advocate who has played a vital role in ensuring that youth in the Philadelphia region have access to the academic, career and support services necessary to build bright futures and prepare them to be leaders in the workforce.
Harold Honickman is Chairman of the Honickman group of soft drink bottling and distribution companies.
Gina is a Vice President and a Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs.
Stephanie Naidoff served as Philadelphia's City Representative and Director of Commerce from 2004 to 2008.
Jennifer Rice is a founding director of The Forman Family Foundation. She devotes her time and resources to a variety of civic and philanthropic organizations whose missions support education, the arts and women’s rights.
Richard Vague is currently one of the managing partners of Gabriel Investments and the Chairman of The Governor’s Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization.
Christina Weiss Lurie’s multi-faceted career spans the worlds of sports, entertainment and philanthropy.
Donna Frisby-Greenwood is the first President and CEO of the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia, a unique foundation that aligns private foundations, corporations and businesses, community organizations and individual donors with school district leadership to achieve schools’ plans and strategies. It has supported the School District with more than $12,000,000 in grants and funding.
Donn G. Scott retired from Wells Fargo in March, 2014 after 44 years of service.