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
Mr. Phillips joined the foundation from Associated Press (AP) where he spent nearly 16 years serving as a finance director on the senior management team with a focus on budgeting, financial controls, and analysis and reporting. After earning his accounting degree at the University of Maryland, Mr. Phillips began his finance career as a CPA at an audit firm. Prior to his work at AP, John served as controller for several organizations where he managed accounting operations.
His experience includes management of general accounting operations such as accounts payable and internal controls, budgeting and forecasting, performance metrics reporting, exposure to start-up ventures, audit planning, accounting system implementations, strategic planning and change management.