Learn more about our Junior Board or ways to get involved.
Email Jama Toung
Chief Development Offier
or call 646 943 8708Our Junior Board is a group of dynamic and talented young professionals from a diverse range of industries in New York City who are committed to helping us close the 6,000-hour learning gap.
Junior Board members serve as ambassadors for ExpandED Schools and generate support for our work among their friends and colleagues.
Megan O'Grady, Co-ChairMegan is a vice president/group account director of marketing at DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology agency. She previously worked as an account supervisor at mcgarrybowen and Lipman, both advertising agencies in New York City. Megan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Barnard College, Columbia University.
Nicholas (Cole) Weston, Co-ChairCole is a real estate private equity analyst at Dune Real Estate Partners. He graduated from Yale University with a BA in economics. While at Yale, he taught weekly classes on non-violent conflict resolution as a volunteer at middle schools in New Haven.
Travis FoxhallTravis is an investment associate with Quona Capital, a social impact venture fund. Prior to Quona, he worked in corporate strategy roles at JPMorgan Chase and Thomson Reuters, where he specialized in financial technology. He graduated with distinction from Yale University with a BA in History and Portuguese.
Natalia GarzonNatalia is the senior press officer at The Center for Reproductive Rights. Prior to joining the Center, Natalia worked at some of the most prominent public relations firms, including Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide's corporate practice and Ruder Finn's global issues division. Natalia graduated from Tufts University with a BA in economics.
Ben GuttmanBen is a co-founder and partner of Digital Natives Group, a Long Island City-based digital marketing agency. Ben is an active member of New York's business, technology, and civic community including roles on the boards of the LIC Partnership and Queens Community Board 2. Ben graduated from Baruch College, where he now also teaches digital marketing as an adjunct professor.
Danielle KennedyDanielle is an Investment Banking Associate at J.P. Morgan. Previously, Danielle was a producer and writer at CNBC Business News, where she covered M&A, financial institutions and the media industry. She earned her BA in Economics from Princeton University and her MBA from Columbia Business School where she was a Columbia Fellow.
Dan RosenbloomDan is a strategy analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He graduated from Syracuse University with a BS in finance and strategic management. While in college, he held positions in student government and was actively involved in the Student Philanthropy Council.
Lito SoiLito is a Business Manager in Customer Experience for Citi Cards. She previously worked at American Express in London. She holds a Higher National Diploma in Computer and Communication Engineering from the University of Thessaly in Greece and a Master's degree in Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Adam SteinerAdam Steiner is a director of institutional sales at TD Securities. Before joining TD, he worked in global macro foreign exchange sales at Royal Bank of Canada. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce and MBA from McMaster University in Canada.
Jess StoweJess is co-founder and managing director of Greatest Good, an online platform that allows industry experts to raise money for charitable organizations. She was previously a research manager at Finch15, a product innovation company that helps well-established brands build revenue-generating digital businesses. She graduated from Wesleyan University.
Jack TerranovaJack is a vice president in the investment banking division at Maxim Group. He earned his Bachelor's degree in finance from Tulane University. While in college, he participated in a service learning program designed to teach financial literacy to local high school students.
Risa WhippleRisa is a department director at East Side House Settlement, where she runs educational programs in middle and high schools. Previously, she was Assistant to the Commissioner at the National Lacrosse League. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College and her Master’s in Educational Leadership from New York University.
Evan WuEvan Wu is a global macro investment analyst at Balyasny Asset Management. Wu previously worked at D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College, where he studied chemistry, physics and statistics. While in college, he served as CFO of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra.