The Executives’ Alliance for Boys and Men of Color is a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. We are led by a seven-member governance committee (board) comprised of executive leaders from our member foundations.

Lateefah Simon, President
Supporting Oakland’s racial justice movement.

Leticia Peguero, Executive Director
Partnering with organizations that help our most vulnerable youth.

Jason McGill, Co-Executive Director
Committed to the emergent global human rights and conservation movements.

Felecia Lucky, President
Forging a collective stream of giving that transforms Alabama’s Black Belt region.

Martha Toll, Executive Director
Investing in organizations, partnerships, and networks that change public policy.

Dr. William C. Bell, President & CEO
Working to provide and improve – and ultimately prevent the need for – foster care.

Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, President & CEO
Linking those who give and those in need in Western N.Y.

Andy Fraizer, Executive Director
Helping South N.J. residents harness philanthropy’s power.

Elizabeth Sak, Executive Director
Developing young people’s capacity to improve their lives.

Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, President & CEO
Dedicated to the improved health of the Metropolitan St. Louis community and its people.

James W. Head, President & CEO
Partnering with communities to champion social justice.

Lori Bezahler, President
Supporting the dismantling of structural inequity.

Darren Walker, President
Working to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.

Flozell Daniels, Jr., President & CEO
Investing to build stronger, more sustainable communities statewide.

Ivey L. Allen, President
Enabling the region to develop solutions for better lives.

David Nicholson, Executive Director
Amplifying the power of community to advance equity and justice.

Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury, Ph.D., President & CEO
Improving the lives of Arkansans.

Ben Hecht, President & CEO
Harnessing the power of philanthropy to improve the lives of low-income people.

Jamie Merisotis, President & CEO
Making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all.

Luz A. Vega-Marquis, President & CEO
Helping low-income families mobilize their communities.

Sherrie Deans, Executive Director
Accelerating the collaborative work of NBA players to create meaningful change.

Patrick Gaspard, President
Working to build vibrant and tolerant democracies.

Candice C. Jones, President & CEO
Supporting efforts to advance justice and opportunity.

Richard E. Besser, President & CEO
The nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health.

Tim P. Silard, President
Supporting advocates and organizations promoting racial and economic justice in California.

John Jackson, President & CEO
Committed to high-quality education for all young people.

Chet P. Hewitt, President & CEO
Improving health in Northern California through convening, educating, grant-making.

Emmitt D. Carson, Ph.D., CEO & President
Engaging donors to make the world a better place.

Raymond C. Pierce, President & CEO
Advancing educational equity and excellence in the South.

Patrick McCarthy, President & CEO
Working to improve the lives of America’s children.

Christopher G. Oechsli, President & CEO
Making big bets for a better world.

Dr. Robert K. Ross, President & CEO
Expanding health care access for the underserved.

Jocelyn V. Sargent, Executive Director
Increasing economic, racial, and social justice and power within low-income communities in Boston and Chelsea, MA.

Scott Moyer, President
Supporting innovation in healing for the underserved.

L-Mani S. Viney, Executive Director
A fraternity in service to communities.

Rip Rapson, President & CEO
Expanding opportunities in America’s cities through grant-making and social investing.

Sharon Alpert, President & CEO
Building a socially and economically just society.

Tonya Allen, President & CEO
Ensuring that Detroit youth can access high-quality educational and economic opportunities.

Kriss E. Deiglmeier, CEO
Dedicated to building a world of shared prosperity and social justice.

La June Montgomery Tabron, President & CEO
Working with communities so that vulnerable children can realize their full potential.


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