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

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

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

Dr. Vincent W. Chiang
Chief Medical Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital

Brian J. Conway, Vice Chair
Chairman and Managing Partner, TA Associates

Betsy Lind Danziger
Admissions Associate, The Fessenden School

Mary Driscoll
Elementary Superintendent, Boston Public Schools

Peg Flanagan
Trustee, Grace Edwards Scholarship Fund

Fabian Fondriest
CEO, Homesite Insurance

Lucy K. Galbraith, Treasurer 
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

Pamela R. Holding
Co-Head of Equities, Fidelity Management and Research

Joshua S. Levy
Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP 

Isabelle Loring, Chair
The Steppingstone Foundation

Dr. Richard I. Melvoin
Consultant, Strategic School Leadership

A. Peter Monaco, Jr.
Managing Director, Raptor Group Holdings

Dr. Mariel Novas ’00

Mike Pascucci
Principal, Rose Grove Capital Management, LLC

Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, McLean Hospital
Founding Director, McLean College Mental Health Program
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Tricia Schade, Clerk
Director, Visual Thinking Strategies

John G. Simon
Managing Director, Sigma Prime Ventures

Rachel Skerritt
Head of School, Boston Latin School

Hilary N. Steinert
Trustee, The Fenn School

Jenny Weymouth

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