Executive Board of Directors

Adamaka Ajaelo, M.B.A.
Founding Executive Director
(Sr. Program Manager – Adobe)
Founder’s Bio – HERE
Shalonda Tillman, Chief Operations Officer & Curriculum Lead
(Educator – Oakland Unified School District)
Gervetti Lockett, Ph.D., Director, Marketing & Digital Content
(Learning & Development Partner – Facebook)
Karen Tranpenberg Frick, Ph.D., Partnerships & Grants
Associate Professor, City & Regional Planning and Director of Transportation Center – UC Berkeley
Steven Arasowam, Chief Financial Officer
(Deputy Director of Finance & Operations – Echoing Green)
Jeremiah Tolbert – Director, Infrastructure & Corporate Development
(Founder/CEO, Tolbert Architect & Designs)
Alanna Dover, Program Operations Lead

Advisory Board

Stevie Gray, M.A.
Vice President, Ticket Operations – Golden State Warriors
Eleanor “Patty” Dingle, M.B.A.
Head of Diversity & Inclusion – BNY Mellon

Kranthi Meka
(SVP, Business Development – PayActiv]
Ashley Tucker, M.B.A.
Sr. Program Manager, Tech Operations – Lyft

Jacquelyn Broader
Research Associate – UC Berkeley
Gina Tomlinson
President – CTO
T5 Solutions Technology Consulting Services
GinaMarie Cody, M.A.
Program Manager, Learning & Development – Facebook

Raymond Etornam
(Sr. Software Engineer – Domino Data Lab)
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