Our Board of Directors

STC’s National Board of Directors is composed of dedicated professionals from diverse backgrounds who provide invaluable leadership and guidance to the execution of our mission. We are grateful for their support.

  • Pic Michael Druckman

    Michael Druckman

    Executive Chairman
  • Pic Elaine Allen

    Elaine Allen

    Partner, Mitchell & Titus LLP
    STC Board Vice Chair
  • Pic Brian Carr

    Brian Carr

    Executive Co-Chairman & Managing Partner, HighBrook Investment LLC
    STC Audit/Finance Committee Chair; STC NYC Advisory Board Chair
  • Pic Lars Beck

    Lars Beck

    Founder & CEO, Scholar Academies
  • Pic Nikhil Chawla

    Nikhil Chawla

    Account Manager, J. Walter Thompson Worldwide
    STC Marketing Committee Chair
  • Pic Gary DeBode

    Gary DeBode

    CEO, Edison Properties
    STC Newark Advisory Board Chair
  • Pic Nancy Druckman

    Nancy Druckman

    Senior Vice President, Sotheby’s
  • Pic Sheila Durant

    Sheila Durant

    Principal, P.S. 69X Journey Prep
  • Pic Mary Klein

    Mary Klein

    Validation Committee Member
  • Pic Kole Knueppel

    Kole Knueppel

    Director, Center for Transformational Educational Leadership at University of Notre Dame
  • Pic Mike Martin

    Michael Martin

    First Vice President Investments UBS Financial Services
  • Pic Marnie McKoy

    Marnie McKoy

    Community Charter School of Paterson
  • Pic Guy Metcalfe

    Guy Metcalfe

    Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
    STC Board Vice Chair
  • Pic Harvey Newman

    Harvey Newman

    Senior Fellow, Center for Educational Innovation – Public Education Association
  • Pic Phil Perkins

    Phil Perkins

    Executive Director, Perkins Malo Hunter Foundation
    STC Board Vice Chair; Validation Committee Member
    STC Chicago Advisory Board Chair
  • Pic Wendy Reynoso

    Wendy Reynoso

    Executive Director, Global Potential
  • Pic Mark Thaler

    Mark Thaler

    Senior Associate, Education Practice Leader, Gensler
    STC Thought Leadership Committee Chair
  • Pic Elizabeth Trongone

    Elizabeth Trongone

    Marketing Director, Bonobos
    STC Human Resources Committee Chair
  • Pic Joseph Wilkinson

    Joseph Wilkinson

    Founder, Bill Traylor Institute
  • Pic Evelyn Benjamin

    Evelyn Benjamin

    Prior Program Executive, Henry Luce Foundation

STC Advisory Council

  • Pic Richard Fliegel

    Prof. Richard Fliegel

    Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
    University of Southern California


    Leslie Hiner

    President of Programs and State Relations, Friedman Foundation


  • Pic Nathan Kim

    Nathan Kim

    Senior Associate, Gensler; Gensler Education Team
  • Matthew Wunder

    CEO, Da Vinci Schools