Our
leadership

DREAM’s leadership consists of our management team as well as our multiple boards, all working in tandem to advance the organization’s mission to level the playing field for all children.

Management Team

Richard Berlin

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Eve Colavito

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Felicia Crump

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Betsy Goldfarb

Chief Operating Officer

Kimberly Ueyama

Chief of Staff

Jessica Brenner

Managing Director of Advancement Operations

James DiCosmo

Managing Director of Finance & Administration

Katie Doctor

Managing Director of Educational Strategy and Data

Raymie Fernandez

Managing Director of Operations

Jared R. Francis

Resident Managing Director of Leadership Development

Kalila Hoggard

Managing Director of Programs

Crystal Lane

Managing Director of Schools

Jackeline Montalvo

Managing Director of Communications & Brand

Board of Directors

Vik Sawhney, Chair

The Blackstone Group

Peter Daneker, Vice-Chair

CSP Partners LLC

Karim Assef

Bank of America
Merrill Lynch

Hank Azaria

David S. Blitzer

The Blackstone Group

Porter Braswell

Jopwell

David Cohen

New York Mets

Jason DeLand

Anomaly

Dr. Angela Diaz

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

Dr. Joan Fallon

Curemark

David Flannery

Vista Equity Partners

Stuart A. Fraser

Cantor Fitzgerald

Michele Joerg

Bobby Le Blanc

ONEX

Chris Leonard

Deutsche Bank

Curtis Martin

NY Jets

Alden Millard

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Colbert Narcisse


TIAA

Kristin Olson

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Betsy Plevan

Proskauer Rose

Vered Rabia

Skadden

Tony Reagins

MLB

Kenneth Rosh

Fried Frank

Jeff Samberg

Acadia Woods Partners

Robert Sheehan

Skadden

David Sobotka

Jamie B.W. Stecher

Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

Don Truesdale

Ardea Partners

Gregg Walker

G.A. Walker, LLC

Diana Weiss

PwC

Richard A. Berlin, Co-Chief Executive Officer

DREAM

DREAM Charter Schools Board of Trustees

Ashish Doshi, Chair

XN

Peter Daneker

CSP Partners LLC

Jonathan Gyurko

ACUE

Michele Joerg

Vik Sawhney

The Blackstone Group

Jonathan E. Schmerin

The Georgetown Company

DREAM Ambassadors

DREAM Ambassadors are a diverse group of next-generation and established leaders united by DREAM’s goal of leveling the playing field for all children. Ambassadors work together to help us DREAM big—elevating DREAM’s fundraising potential, broadening our connections, and amplifying our DEI vision.

Vilas Kuchinad, Chair

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Emily Stecher, Chair

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Jaylen Amaker

DREAM Alum
Notre Dame Law School

Stephen Bellwood

Cushman & Wakefield

Matt Berdoff

Hudson Structured Capital Management

Lear Beyer

Wells Fargo

Brendan Boylan

Hawk Investors

Meghan Bracken

KPMG

Marleny Carolina

DREAM Alum
Actor

Omar Eissa

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Valerie Fabbro

Gap Inc.

Michael Fife

Ladder Capital

Adam Fisher

78 Youth Sports

Brian Kelly

Soroban Capital Partners

Zach Levitt

ONEX

Jake Lipton

Wallbrook

Daquan Love

DREAM Alum
Microsoft

Matthew Luongo

Reetika Magdani

PwC

Nazar Massouh

Orion Energy Partners

Michael Moutenot

MasterCard Worldwide

Bill Murphy

Mac Murchadha

Tom O’Neill

The Blackstone Group

Courtney Orr

Row New York

Marc Pillemer

Guy Potvin

Millennium Management

Rachel Skelly

Michael Reiss

Permira Advisers LLC

Bridget Scotti

Nick Thorne

Basno

Kevin Widmaier

BBR Partners

Home Run Leadership Council

DREAM’s Home Run Leadership Council is a group of professionals that serves as a powerful asset for objective advice, gauging future trends, building key relationships, broadening the organization’s donor base, and more.

Michael Buckley

New Frontier Foods

Ken Burns

Florentine Films

Charlie Butler

University of Oregon

Tony Clark

Major League Baseball Players Association

Robert Costas

MLB TV/NBC

Gail Grimmett

Daniel M. Healy

Keith Hernandez

SNY

Jeff Idelson

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Marc Jaffe, Chair Emeritus

Children’s Learning Centers

Bob Kerrey

Allen and Company

Roberto Mignone

Bridger Capital Partners

Omar Minaya

New York Mets

Sharon Robinson

Major League Baseball

Steve Salem

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

John Scotti

Team Scotti

Interested in working at DREAM? Visit our careers page to find out more about joining our team.