Meet our board of directors who provide invaluable leadership, governance and support of our work

Jill Hyland


Senior Manager
Partnership for Public Service

Plinio Ayala

President and Chief Executive Officer

Per Scholas

Penny Cagan

Managing Director

MUFG Union Bank

Blake Foote

Workforce Development Consultant

Patricia J. Jenny

Vice President for Grants

The New York Community Trust (retired)

Colin Mincy

Chief People Officer

Human Rights Watch

Karen-Michelle Mirko

Director Employment and Graduate Services

The HOPE Program

Joan D. Rosenthal

Managing Director

JP MorganChase (retired)

Raabia Shafi


Raabia Shafi Consulting

Lailany Sierra

Executive Director, HR Readiness


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