Empowering Youth Through Education

Leaders

Board of Directors

Chairman and Founder
Gary Gitnick, M.D., F.A.C.G.*
UCLA School of Medicine

Co-Chairman
Eric Esrailian, M.D.
UCLA School of Medicine

Co-Founder
Cherna Gitnick*

President, Alumni Ambassadors
Verónica Estrada
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company

President, Leadership Council
David Hughes
DirecTV, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Kenny Rogers

President
Josh Klinefelter
Aurora Capital Group

Vice President
Madeleine Sherak*
My Bench Productions

Secretary
Mary Ann Todd
Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP




Thomas C. Booker, Wells Fargo Bank

Pamela Buffett

David Casares, Vicente Capital Partners

Sanford R. Climan, Entertainment Media Ventures

Janice Goldman*, Philanthropist

Robert Goldman*, Investor

Jana Waring Greer*, SunAmerica

Tracy Herriott

Charles Kaplan*, Sculptor

Chris Meledandri, Illumination Entertainment

Rich Ross, The Discovery Channel

Ann Ruth, Five Star Legal & Compliance

Carl Schuster, Wolfgang Puck

Harlan Spinner, UBS Private Wealth Management

Anne Sweeney

Brian K. Werdesheim, Oppenheimer & Company

Carla Mann Woods, Mann Healthcare Partners

* Founders' Circle




Founders’ Circle

President
Andrea Cockrum

Howard Banchik

Jackie Banchik

Bill Cockrum

Emmy Davis**

John Davis

Georgia Frontiere**

Randall Greer

Jo Ann Kaplan, Organic Farmer/Landscape Architect

Ryan Kavanaugh, Relativity Media

John Kissick

Kathy Kissick

Melanie Lundquist

Richard Lundquist

Hart Lyon**

Louise Lyon**

Lucia Rodriguez

Lupe Rodriguez

Dale Rosenbloom, Utopia Pictures

Kathleen Rosenbloom, KATRO

Tom Sherak**

Jane Waterhouse

John Waterhouse**

Phyllis Wolf

**In Memoriam




Executive Team

Kenny Rogers, Chief Executive Officer
Maria Espinosa Booth, Chief Operating Officer
Joan Sumpter, Vice President, Finance and Administration
Kadar Lewis, Vice President, Programs
Cassandra Krause, Vice President, Development