National Officers

Gerald S. Adolph


Former Principal, Strategy&

Sherrilyn Ifill

President and Director-Counsel

NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.

James Castillo


Former VP, United Parcel Service

David W. Mills


Professor of Practice and Senior Lecturer, Stanford Law School Director of Clinical Education at Stanford (Retired)

Stephen B. Pfeiffer


Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US L.L.P

Board of Directors

William J. Bynum


Hope Enterprise Corporation/Hope Credit Union

Adebayo Ogunlesi

Chairman and Managing Partner

Global Infrastructure Partners

David E. Kendall


Williams & Connolly

Luis Penalver


Corporate Group Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Clifford P. Case, III

Of Counsel

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

Michael R. Klein

Co-Founder & Chairman

The Sunlight Foundation

Robyn Coles


TRATE Enterprises

Kim Koopersmith

Partner & Chairperson

Akin Gump

Damien Dwin

Managing Partner

Brightwood Capital Advisors

William Lighten

Managing Director

Eland Capital Partners

Jonathan Soros


JS Capital Management, LLC

Gregory Evans


McGuireWoods LLP

Cecilia S. Marshall

Civic Leader

Angela Vallot


VallotKarp Consulting, LLC.

Laurie Robinson Haden

Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel

CBS Corporation

Tony West

Chief Legal Officer

Uber Corporation

Senior Director

Anthony G. Amsterdam

Jetta N. Jones

Daniel L. Rabinowitz

Eleanor S. Applewhaite

Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Paul N. Roth

Dr. Mary Frances Berry

Tonya Lewis Lee

Judith T. Sapers

Patrick A. Bradford

Frederick A. O. Schwarz, Jr.

Toni G. Fay

Gabriella E. Morris

John W. Walker

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Richard M. Moss

George Wallerstein

Nannette B. Gibson

Lawrence Newman

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

Louis Harris

Martin D. Payson

Andrew J. Young, Jr.

Anna Faith Jones

Robert O. Preyer

Judith McCartin Scheide

Judith I. Byrd


Byrd Retail Group, LLC

Co-Chairs Emeriti

William M. Lewis, Jr.

Martin D. Payson

Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

Directors Emeriti

Billye Suber Aaron

Ronald T. Gault

C. Carl Randolph

Alice M. Beasley

Lucy Durr Hackney

Gilbert T. Ray

Anita Lyons Bond

Charles V. Hamilton

Theodore M. Shaw

William H. Brown, III

Patricia L. Irvin

Wayman F. Smith, III

Talbot D’Alemberte

Elaine R. Jones

Michael I. Sovern

Peter J. DeLuca

Quincy Jones

Bonnie Kayatta Steingart

Anthony S. Downs

Caroline B. Kennedy

Marian Wright Edelman

George E. Marshall, Jr.

E. Thomas Williams, Jr.

Norman C. Francis