buildOn Boards

Meet our global board leadership

The buildOn movement is made up of passionate and determined people from all walks of life who are committed to the belief that service and education can end poverty. Our boards include community and business leaders from throughout the country.

National Board of Directors

Diahann Billings-Burford


Kathy Cassidy

Sr. VP & Treasurer (retired), GE

Marc Friedman

Chief Revenue Officer, buildOn

Sanjay Gupta

Dean, Broad School of Business, Michigan State University

Randi Hedin

Co-President, RPX Research

Suzie Ivelich

Suzie Ivelich Consulting

Dan Janki

CFO, Delta Airlines

Margaret Keane

Executive Chair, Board of Directors, Synchrony

Missy Kiernan

General Counsel, buildOn

Alan Murray

President and CEO, FORTUNE

Rassaan Parris

Educator & Dean, The High School for Energy and Technology

John Raffaeli

Senior VP, Human Resources (Retired) Thomson Reuters

Amnon Rodan

Chairman, Rodan + Fields

John Seifert

Worldwide CEO, Ogilvy & Mather

Karen Seitz

Founder and Managing Director Fusion Partners

Jim Ziolkowski

Founder, President & CEO, buildOn

Jim Parke

Vice Chairman & CFO, GE Capital, Founding Board Member 1991-2018 (deceased)

Global Advisory Board

Skyler Badenoch

CEO, Hope for Haiti

Rich Been

Founder, True Leader Coaching

Jim Bell

Jeff Bornstein

Managing Partner, Generation Capital Partners

Lee Cooperman

Founder & CEO, Omega Advisors, Inc.

Robert Green

EVP and CFO, Cambrex Corporation

Jane Hackney

AJ Klenk

Managing Partner, Capstone Companies

Eric Miller

Head of Securitized Products Sales, Credit Suisse

John Myers

Denis Nayden

Chairman, James Alpha Holdings

Geoffrey Norman

EVP (retired), GE Asset Management

Jim Reynolds

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Loop Capital

Ryan Richert

Executive Director of Global Media Golin

Peter Ricker

Chairman & CEO, MB Real Estate

Alex Rohan

Managing Director, Miller Buckfire

Trevor Schauenberg

Catarina Schwab

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, NPX

Keith Sherin

Khozema Shipchandler

CFO, Twilio

Boston Board

Leslie Appleby

Teresa Epperson

Digital Trek

Allan Hackney

Patrick McGuinness

SVP & Chief Information Risk Officer, Manulife

Daniel O’Neil

Partner – PwC

Anthony Ostler

Senior Vice President, Investor Services Americas, State Street

Victoria Ostler

Program Director, Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization

Loredana Sandu-Vieil

Global Client Service Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Karen Vachon

buildOn Boston Board Chair

Chicago Board

Ellie Forman

Corporate Community Relations Manager, Mesirow Financial

Courtney Gentleman

SVP & Chief Marketing Officer Payment Solutions, Synchrony

Andrew Nolan

Don Resnick

Partner, Jenner & Block

James Richards

Kyle Robbins

Senior Vice President – Tenant Advisory, MB Real Estate

James Seymour

Senior Managing Director, Capital One, buildOn Chicago Chair

Kyle Weber

Chief Strategy Officer, Anthem

Detroit Board (In Formation)

Daryl Brown

Regional Sales Manager, LinkedIn Detroit

Keely Crimando

Licensed Lending Officer at LoanDepot

Kimberly Hoyle

Director of Business Development Metro Consulting Associates, buildOn Detroit Chair

LaRon Johnson

Head of Americas: Start-Ups – Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Michael E. Smith

Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

New York Board

LaNelle Alexander

Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion – L+M Development Partners Inc.

David Casto

Executive Vice President & Chief HR Officer, Synchrony

Fred Doss

Co-founder, Good Circle

John Gicking

Ralph Layman

CEO & Managing Partner, Blue Ocean Management Partners, LLC

Soenke Lehmitz

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Shelley Leibowitz

Director, Morgan Stanley

Paul Nestro

Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors

Ranjit Samra

Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase, buildOn New York Chair

Andrea Valerio

President & CEO, VERBIO North America

Jennifer VanBelle

Senior Vice President GE Capital CEO and Treasurer of GE & GE Capital

Steve Wanner

Partner – Ernst & Young

West Coast Board

Liam Doyle

Senior Vice President, Salesforce, buildOn West Coast Chair

Camilla Norman Field

Founder, Integral Coaching

Deepa Mahajan

Partner, McKinsey

Pam Martinson

Partner, Sidley Austin

Justin O’Connor

Partner, PWC

Brad Tewksbury

Senior Director, Oracle

Lynne Zydowsky

President, Zydowsky Consultants