Leadership & Staff

Board of Directors

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Board of Directors

Angela Glover Blackwell, Chair

Founder in Residence

PolicyLink Oakland, CA
Clay Grubb

Clay Grubb

CEO and chairman

Grubb Properties Atlanta, GA

DD Eisenberg

Child Advocate

Coral Gables, FL
Deborah Cogut

Deborah Cogut

Co-Founder and Vice Chair

The Polyphony Foundation Greenwich, CT

Deborah Jewell-Sherman

Director

Urban Superintendents Program and Professor of Practice, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Carmen Rojas

President and CEO

Marguerite Casey Foundation

Lan Bentsen

Founder

Shape Tomorrow Houston, TX

Laphonza Butler

President

Emily’s List Washington, DC

Malaak Compton-Rock

Founder and Director

The Angelrock Project New York, NY
Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman

Founder and President Emerita

Martin Rodgers

Martin Rodgers, Treasurer

Senior Managing Director — US Southeast and Metro Washington, DC Office Managing Director

Accenture Washington, DC, Arlington, VA
Dr. Starsky Wilson

Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson

President and CEO

The Reverend Dr. Don Darius Butler

Pastor

First Missionary Baptist Church

Zachary Boyers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

US Bancorp Community Development Corporation

CDF Board Emeriti

Geoffrey Canada,
Chair, 2008 – 2014
Lisle Carter, Jr.*
Laura Chasin*
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Esq.
Chair, 1986 – 1992
Maureen Cogan
Deborah S. Cogut, Esq.
Leonard Coleman, Jr.
Leslie Cornfeld, Esq.
Leslee Dart
John Deardourff*
Pat Fallon*
Rev. James Forbes, Jr.
James Forman, Jr., Esq.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Winifred Green*
George Gresham

Lucy Hackney, Esq.
Henry Hampton*
Howard Haworth*
Dorothy Height*
David Hornbeck, Esq.
Chair, 1994 – 2005
Rev. Dr. M. William Howard, Jr.
James Joseph,
Chair, 1993 – 1994
Deborah Leff, Esq.
Marilyn Levitt
William Lynch, Jr.*
Katie McGrath
Charles Merrill, Jr.
Heidi Miller
Eileen Norton
Ivanna Omeechevarria
Wendy Puriefoy

Leonard Riggio
Dennis Rivera
Johnathan Rodgers
Donna E. Shalala,
Chair, 1992 – 1993
Barbara Shaw
J. Michael Solar, Esq.
Susan Thomases, Esq.
Thomas Troyer, Esq.
Jason Tyler
Robert Vagt,
Chair, 2005 – 2008
Laura Wasserman
Suzanne Weil
Ali Wentworth
Abigail Wexner, Esq.
Reese Witherspoon
Deborah Wright, Esq.

*deceased