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
Alumni and Outreach Associate
As the alumni and outreach associate, Larry Thi is responsible for creating and implementing programs to engage and maintain relations with alumni of the Cooke Foundation scholarship programs. He also oversees the operations of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Association and engages and lead projects in outreach efforts for the Cooke Foundation.
Before joining the Cooke Foundation, Mr. Thi served as site director for 12+, a startup education nonprofit in Philadelphia supporting underserved high schools to cultivate college-going culture. As Site Director, he managed implementation of the organization’s college access and readiness programs at 12+’s flagship site, Kensington Health Sciences Academy. In addition, he assisted in creating the PLUS Leader program, a student leadership program to increase college accessibility advocacy for students from low-income communities.
He holds an A.A. in Liberal Arts – Social and Behavioral Science from the Community College of Philadelphia and a B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Larry is also a Cooke Scholar and recipient of an Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.