Board Officers

Velma McBride Murry, Chair

Lois Autrey Betts Chair, Education and Human Development
Vanderbilt Chancellor Appointed, University Professor, Departments of Health Policy (School of Medicine) and Human and Organizational Development (Peabody College)
Vanderbilt University

Marilou Hyson, Vice Chair

Senior Consultant, Early Childhood Development and Education
UNICEF; The World Bank

Virginia Klein, Treasurer

Executive Vice President – Investments
Lombard International

Salvatore LaSpada, Secretary

CEO
Alchemy Philanthropy

Board Members

LaRue Allen

Weiss Professor of Applied Psychology and Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs 
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development 
New York University

Gregg Auerbach

Senior Vice President
RBC Wealth Management

Alejandra Barraza

President
HighScope Educational Research Foundation

Marquita Furness Davis

Deputy Director, Early Learning-U.S. Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Lynn A. Karoly

Senior Economist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School

Joseph Tobin

Elizabeth Garrard Hall Professor of Early Childhood Education
University of Georgia

George Andrew White III

Executive Director
UBS Asset Management