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

Treasurer
Tim Somers
AMI Asset Management Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Kenny Rogers

President
Ralph Walter
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Secretary
Mary Ann Todd
Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP




Thomas C. Booker, Wells Fargo Bank

David Casares, Vicente Capital Partners

Sanford R. Climan, Entertainment Media Ventures

Cherna Gitnick, Fulfillment Fund Co-Founder

Janice Goldman, Philanthropist

Robert Goldman, Investor

Jana Waring Greer, SunAmerica

Tracy Gitnick Herriott

Charles Kaplan, Sculptor

Josh Klinefelter, Aurora Capital Group

Alan Kumamoto, Kumamoto Associates


Jorge Parra, Propel Fuels

Lucia and Lupe Rodriguez

Ann Ruth, Five Star Legal & Compliance

Carl Schuster, Wolfgang Puck

Madeleine Sherak, Ph.D., My Bench Productions

Tom Sherak (In Memoriam)

Harlan Spinner, UBS Private Wealth Management

Chris Wagner, Creative Artists Agency

Brian K. Werdesheim, Oppenheimer & Company

Kirk Williams, KW3 Consulting

Carla Mann Woods, Mann Healthcare Partners




Founders’ Board

Pamela Buffett

Andrea Cockrum, Founding CEO

Janet and Barry Cooper

Monica Dremann, Psy.D., Psychologist and Philanthropist

Melina Esrailian, D.D.S.

Joan and Charles Fox

Brad Gluckstein, Conga Room

Jo Ann Kaplan, Organic Farmer/Landscape Architect

Mark Kress, Toppik

Despina and Jay Landers

Chris Meledandri, Illumination Entertainment

Michael Rosenberg, Imagine Entertainment

Dale Rosenbloom, Utopia Pictures

Kathleen Rosenbloom, KATRO

Alba Tull

Thomas Tull, Legendary Pictures




Executive Team

Kenny Rogers, Chief Executive Officer
Maria T. Espinosa, Chief Programs Officer
Joan Sumpter, Vice President, Finance and Administration
Stephen Black, Senior Director of Development
Kadar Lewis, Senior Director of Programs