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Our Board

A diverse group of New York City business and civic leaders who share a passion for bringing out the best in our city’s young people and their public schools, NYC Outward Bound Schools’ Board of Directors lend their expertise to the governance and oversight of our work.

Board Members >

Chair Gifford Miller Signature Urban Properties
Vice Chair LaRue R. Gibson, Jr. Hightower LRG Wealth Advisors
Vice Chair Jane Greenman
Vice Chair Jennifer Stredler Common Group
Chief Executive Officer Vanessa Rodriguez
Mark Abramowitz Troutman Sanders LLP (retired)
Dwayne M. Andrews Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates
Quemuel Arroyo State of NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Allen Burton O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Steven C. Bussey Alvarez & Marsal
David Dase Goldman Sachs
Rubén Díaz Jr. Nuevo Diaz & Associates, LLC
Liza Burnett Fefferman Paramount
Allison R. Feldman Dwight School
Vicki Foley
Patricia L. Francy Old Westbury Funds of Bessemer Trust Co.
Lisa Hernández Gioia Clinton Foundation
Kimberly Grant
Timothy Greensfelder
Jeffrey R. Gural GFP Real Estate
Alphonse Lembo Monadnock Construction
John Mahoney Goldman Sachs
Patrick McKegney Morgan Stanley
Dwaine Millard Scholastic
Jonathan D. Miller Miller Ryan LLC
Lisa Moran Employment Practices Group, LLC
Joel Perelmuth Perelmuth & Associates
Konrad Schwarz Capital One
Burton B. Staniar Knoll
Josh Struzziery
Amanda Vaughn Bank of America
Suzanne Yadav

Advisory Council >

Argenis Apolinario Argenis Apolinario Photography
Norman Barham Marsh & McLennan Companies (retired)
Charlie Boutwell Square Mile Capital Management
Marcie Setlow The Berkshire Edge
Sanna Randolph Thomas

Chairs Emeriti >

Mark Abramowitz Troutman Sanders LLP (retired)
George L. Miles, Jr. Chester Engineers
Robert S. Miller Flatiron Books/Macmillan USA
Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. New York Times Company
Carl Weisbrod HR&A Advisors
Geoffrey F. Worden South Street Capital
Founding Chair William E. Phillips Ogilvy & Mather

Our New Leaders

New Leaders is the junior board of NYC Outward Bound Schools and is comprised of young professionals who are committed to raising awareness of the organization’s work to provide NYC public school students with a high-quality education. Learn more.

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