Board of Directors

Steppingstone is fortunate to be led by a Board of Directors with deep expertise in philanthropy, governance, and organizational effectiveness. Our directors come from diverse professional backgrounds, and they share a passion for our mission to prepare and support more underserved students seeking a proven pathway to college graduation.

Amy Smith Berylson
Director, Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation

Todd Bland
Head of School, Milton Academy

Donavan D. Brown ’95
Assistant Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Denise Jefferson Casper
U. S. District Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts 

Brian J. Conway, Chair
Chairman, TA Associates

Michael P. Danziger
Founder, The Steppingstone Foundation

Michael Denning
Head of Upper School, Noble & Greenough School

Mary Driscoll
Instructional Superintendent, Boston Public Schools

Peg Flanagan
Trustee, Grace Edwards Scholarship Fund

Lucy K. Galbraith
Managing Member, Kindred Capital Advisors LLC

Debbie L. Gelb

Kate Gilbane

Jonathan M. Goldstein
Senior Advisor, TA Associates

Robert P. Henderson, Jr.
Education Consultant, Resource Group 175

Pam Holding
Chief Investment Officer, Pyramis Global Advisors

Jana M. Karp
Executive Director, Boston Youth Sanctuary, Inc.

Joshua S. Levy
Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP 

Isabelle Loring, Vice Chair
Director, Nantucket Conservation Foundation

Richard I. Melvoin
Head of School, Belmont Hill School

A. Peter Monaco, Jr.
Managing Director, Raptor Capital Management

Mariel M. Novas ’00
Doctoral Candidate, Harvard University

Mike Pascucci
Principal, Rose Grove Capital Management, LLC

Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker
Director, College Mental Health Program, McLean Hospital

Tricia Schade
Director, Visual Thinking Strategies

John G. Simon
Managing Director, Sigma Prime Ventures

Hilary N. Steinert
Trustee, Nashoba Brooks School

Jenny Weymouth

Christina Wing-O’Donnell
Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School