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Board of Directors

Turnaround’s Board of Directors provides critical guidance and support to the organization. Comprised of innovative, forward-thinking leaders from fields including healthcare, education, science, medicine, finance and more, Turnaround’s board helps ensure that the organization is able to meet its ambitious goals.

  • Pamela Cantor, M.D., President and CEO

  • Richard Barasch, Chairman

    Chairman & CEO, Universal American

  • Jillian Griffiths, Secretary

    Chief Operating Officer, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

  • Claudia M. Marmolejo, Esq., Treasurer

    Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC

  • Andrew C. Peskoe, Esq., Assistant Secretary

    Partner, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP
    Managing Member, RIS Capital Company

  • Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber, Ph.D., Founding Chairman

    Director of Clinical Services, Research Unit of Pediatric Psychopharmacology, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
    Associate Professor of Child Psychology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Trey Beck

    Retired, Managing Director, The D. E. Shaw Group

  • Jackie Bezos

    President and Co-Founder, Bezos Family Foundation

  • Cristina Greeven Cuomo

    Editor-in-Chief, Manhattan and Beach Magazines, Modern Luxury Media

  • Dwight Davis

    Assistant Principal, Wheatley Education Campus

  • Ellen Galinsky

    Chief Science Officer and Executive Director, Mind in the Making, Bezos Family Foundation

  • J. Christopher Kojima

    Partner & Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

  • Rebekah McCabe

    Senior Vice President, Creative & Public Relations, CHANEL

  • Elizabeth Riker

    Senior Partner, New Profit, Inc.

  • Judith Rizzo, Ed.D.

    Executive Director and CEO, The Hunt Institute

  • Ryan Roderick

    Managing Director in the Alternative Investments and Manager Selection (AIMS) Group, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

  • Alexandra Shiva

    Independent Filmmaker

  • Paula A. Sneed

    Chairperson & CEO, Phelps Prescott Group, LLC

  • Aliza Waksal, Ph.D.

    Co-Director, Mount Sinai Parenting Center
    Co-Founder, Seedlings Group

  • Sheila Ohlsson Walker, Ph.D.

    Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Education

  • David Wasserman

    Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

Meet Our Team

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Our team works at the forefront of education reform, helping to fulfill the promise of public education for every child.