Executive Board of Directors

Adamaka Ajaelo, M.B.A.
Founding Executive Director
(Analyst – Facebook)
Shalonda Tillman, Chief Operations Officer & Curriculum Lead
(Educator – Oakland Unified School District)
Gervetti Lockett, Ph.D., Director, Strategic Corporate Development
(Learning & Development Partner – Facebook)
Steven Arasowam, Chief Financial Officer
(Deputy Director of Finance & Operations – Echoing Green)
Jeremiah Tolbert – Director, Infrastructure & Corporate Development
(Founder/CEO, Tolbert Architect & Designs)

Raymond Etornam, Chief Technology Officer
(Sr. Software Engineer – Domino Data Lab)
Alanna Dover, Program Operations Lead

Advisory Board

Stevie Gray, M.A.
Vice President, Ticket Operations – Golden State Warriors
Eleanor “Patty” Dingle, M.B.A.
Sr. Director, Diversity & Inclusion – Visa

Karen Tranpenberg Frick, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, City & Regional Planning and Director of Transportation Center – UC Berkeley
GinaMarie Cody, M.A.
Program Manager, Learning & Development – Facebook
Ashley Tucker, M.B.A.
Sr. Program Manager, Tech Operations – Lyft

Josette Neal-de-Stanton, M.A.
Adjunct Professor of School of Education – Saint Mary’s College and Mills College
Y’Anad Burrell
CEO, Glass House Communications
Nkiruka Ajaelo, M.S.W.
Child Welfare Supervisor – Alameda County Child & Family Services