Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

Our People

Board of Directors

Wanda G. Wiser, President and Secretary of the Board
John Kent Cooke, Sr.
Gregory R. Dillon
Stuart A. Haney, Esq.
Linda J. King
Mark Pollak, Esq.
Howard B. Soloway, Esq.

Harold O. Levy, Executive Director

Giuseppe Basili, Chief Operating Officer

Marianne Stanley, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Ricshawn Adkins Roane, Chief of Staff

Dr. Jennifer Glynn, Director, Research and Evaluation

Dana O'Neill, Director, Scholarship Programs

Natalie Rodriguez Jansorn, Director, Scholarship Programs

Cecilia Marshall, Director, Strategic Initiatives


Astrik Tenney

Program Manager, Grants and Community Relations

Department: Grants

Astrik Tenney is the program manager in the Grants Department, where, in collaboration with the foundation’s Chief of Staff, she oversees the development and management of grants and program related investments to other nonprofit organizations that share the foundation’s commitment to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.

Prior to joining the grants team, Ms. Tenney supported the foundation’s programs in her role as program coordinator, and later, as program associate. She has also worked as program officer at the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, DC.

Astrik is a member of the Loudoun School-Business Partnership Executive Council, which works to establish effective and creative partnerships between Loudoun County Public Schools and businesses to prepare students for the ever-changing business and community environments.

Ms. Tenney holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Georgetown University. She is fluent in Armenian and Russian and is proficient in French. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, running, reading, and volunteering in the community.

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