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
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
Dr. Jennifer Glynn
Director of Research
As the director of research, Dr. Jennifer Glynn (née Jennifer Giancola) is responsible for designing and implementing rigorous evaluations of the Foundation’s scholarship and grant programs and providing program staff with information that can be used to improve those programs.
Prior to joining the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Dr. Glynn was a senior associate at Abt Associates Inc., where she conceptualized and led evaluation studies of federal and private educational initiatives. She is experienced conducting evaluation and research studies using a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods, and her substantive areas of interest include access and retention in postsecondary education.
Dr. Glynn is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she received her Ms.Ed. and Ph.D. in Higher Education. She also graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies.