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 students from historically marginalized communities seeking a proven pathway to college graduation.

Joanne Jacquet Araujo ’98

Todd Bland
Head of School, Milton Academy

Heidi Crean

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

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

Dr. Vincent W. Chiang
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

Brian J. Conway, Vice-Chair
Chairman, TA Associates

Betsy Lind Danziger
Lower School Admissions Associate, The Fessenden School

Mary Driscoll
Instructional Superintendent, Boston Public Schools

Peg Flanagan
Trustee, Grace Edwards Scholarship Fund

Fabian Fondriest
CEO, Homesite Insurance

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
Co-Head of Equities, Fidelity Management and Research

Joshua S. Levy
Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP 

Isabelle Loring, Chair
Director, Nantucket Conservation Foundation

Dr. Richard I. Melvoin

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

Dr. Mariel Novas ’00
Assistant Director of Partnerships and Engagement for Massachusetts, The Education Trust

Mike Pascucci
Principal, Rose Grove Capital Management, LLC

Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker
Director, College Mental Health Program, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Tricia Schade
Director, Visual Thinking Strategies

John G. Simon
Managing Director, Sigma Prime Ventures

Rachel Skerritt
Headmaster, Boston Latin School

Hilary N. Steinert
Trustee, The Fenn School

Jenny Weymouth

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