Leadership Council

The KIPP Philadelphia Schools Leadership Council is a group of leading Philadelphians committed to helping our schools achieve its mission and goals. Leadership Council members support KIPP in a variety of ways, including:

  • Raising awareness
  • Engaging with students
  • Leveraging personal connections
  • Serving on board committees
  • Making a personal contribution or leveraging a corporate/foundation contribution

The Leadership Council chooses one KIPP priority to focus on annually, and concentrates their efforts to make sure we are successful in achieving the priority. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about KIPP Philadelphia Schools’ Leadership Council.

Leadership Council Members

  • Ann Aerts, Co-Chair Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Charles B. Adams Executive Director, Teach For America Philadelphia
  • Tumar Alexander Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Mayor, City of Philadelphia
  • Allyson Alimansky Director, Credit Suisse
  • Ben Alimansky Director of Manager Alliances Program, Glenmede
  • Ellen Badger Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company
  • Shelly Beaser Retired Professor and Educator
  • Jeff Berry Retired Marketing Professional
  • Joel M. Brown, II Director of Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine Services, Nemours Children's Health System
  • Sara Campbell Assistant Vice President and Executive Director, Office of the Executive Vice President, Jefferson University
  • Omowale Crenshaw Managing Principal, Geocentric Development Group International
  • Edmund J. Delussey Managing Director and Digital Lead for Chemicals & Natural Resources, Accenture
  • Kevin Dombrowski Senior Vice President, Morningstar Investment Management
  • Martin Doyle Partner, Saul Ewing, LLP
  • Roy Fairman Owner, Fairman Group Family Office
  • Carrie Gish Chair, Team Up Philly
  • Laura Bell Haimm Retired Educator
  • Neill Haimm Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLC
  • Andrew Henderson Financial Services
  • Erik Hirsch Chief Investment Officer, Hamilton Lane
  • Michael Jackson Partner, Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP
  • David T. Jones Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services
  • Nancy Klaus Fundraising Consultant, Nancy Klaus, LLC
  • Ebony Lee Vice President, Strategic Development, Comcast Cable
  • Andrea Leerman Education & Training Consultant
  • Paul Markowich SVP & Partner, Firstrust Financial Resources
  • Sanjeev Midha AVP Strategic Development, Aramark
  • Jennifer Miles Associate Director of Admissions for Lower School, Haverford School
  • Doug Oliver Director of Communications, PECO
  • Jennifer Paradis Executive Director, Chappell Culpeper Family Foundation
  • Lara Price Executive Vice President of Business Operations, Philadelphia 76ers
  • Bilal Qayyum President, The Father's Day Rally Committee, Inc.
  • Hershel J. Richman Retired Attorney
  • Howie Roseman General Manager, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Neil Schur Attorney, Stevens & Lee
  • Mike Wang Partner, Impact for Education
  • Leigh Whitaker Director of City Relations, Penn OGCA