Board of Directors


Laura A. Brege, MBA

Senior Advisor, BridgeBio

Laura Brege is a Senior Advisor to BridgeBio, a company focused on discovering and developing drugs for patients with grievous genetic diseases. Previously she was Managing Director of Cervantes Life Science Partners, LLC....


Francis “Frank” X. Taylor

President And CEO of FXTaylor Associates

Brigadier General Francis “Frank” X. Taylor is president and CEO of FXTaylor Associates, a company that specializes in global security, crisis management, and risk management consulting....

James P. Pellow, Ed.D.

President & CEO, CIEE

James P. Pellow joined CIEE in June 2011 as the fourth president and CEO in the organization’s 70-year history. Previously, Jim spent 20 years at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, where he served as executive vice president and chief operations officer for 11 years and in various financial and operating roles since 1991.

Board of Directors

Kathryn Dungy, Ph.D.

Professor, African American History, University of New Orleans

Kathryn Dungy, who is currently a professor of African American History at the University of New Orleans, brings a...

Carrie Hessler-Radelet

President & CEO of Global Communities

Carrie Hessler-Radelet is the President & CEO of Global Communities, an international non-profit organization...

David O. King

Senior Advisor, David O. King Advisory, LLC

David O. King is an analytics and revenue optimization professional with a 20+ year track record of success with Fortune 500...

Peter Lighte, Ph.D.

Founding Chairman, JPMorgan Chase Bank China (Retired)

Peter Lighte is retired founding chairman of JPMorgan Chase Bank China, former vice chairman of Global Corporate JPMorgan Chase Bank,...

William Martens III

Managing Director, CitiGroup (Retired)

William Martens III is former managing director of Citigroup. During his extensive career there, William worked in international and domestic...

Punam Rogers

Partner, Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

Punam Rogers is an experienced business immigration attorney, who also specializes in diversity and equity matters...

Kathleen Sideli, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President For Overseas Study, Indiana University (Retired)

Kathleen Sideli recently retired as associate vice president of Overseas Study at Indiana University (IU)....

Rev. Christopher M. Thomforde

President, Moravian College And Moravian Theological Seminary (Retired)

Christopher Thomforde served as the 15th president of Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary from 2006 to 2013. He is...

Marcelle M. Wahba

Former U.S. Ambassador and President of The Arab Gulf States Institute

Marcelle M. Wahba is the first president of The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, D.C., an independent, nonprofit think...