CYD board members gathered together

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a group of diverse, engaged, active, and passionate volunteers, deeply committed to the mission and vision of Comprehensive Youth Development. They are leaders in professions from finance to marketing, education, and leadership development, all with a desire to give back by supporting those who have not had equal access to opportunity. Read their stories by clicking on their photos.

So Vonna Day GoinsSoVonna Day-Goins
Founder & CEO,
Women X Meta

Micchael BraunMichael Braun
Vice Chair
Founder and CEO,
Braun Business Management, Inc.

Jacquelyn Krese
America’s Head of Capital Markets,

Michael A. Roberts,
Executive Director,
Comprehensive Youth Development

Dean Backer
Partner, Goldman Sachs

John Baumgartner
Managing Director, Equity Research – Food & Healthy Living, Mizuho Securities USA

Nathan BondNathan Bond
Artist / Educator / Advocate

Clara Brooks
Director, National Manager, Investment & Fiduciary Oversight, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Tyler DuffTyler Duff
Vice President, Fixed Income Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

Mauricio Espinosa
Managing Partner, ClearDusk LP

Jeffrey S. Hellman
Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, PVH Corp.

Katie Karoll LevinoKatie Karoll Lavino
Managing Director, Investment Grade Syndicate
Mizuho Americas

Stephen MahadeoStephen Mahadeo
Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Michael F. Melcher
CEO, M2Leaders

Jessica Phillips
Managing Director, Assistant General Counsel,
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Maggie SuniewickMaggie McLean Suniewick
Media & Tech Executive

Board Member Andy WangAndy Wang
CFO, Uncommon Goods
MCNDHS Class of 1999

Board Member Ramey WatkinsRamey Watkins
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Board documents & resources can be accessed here:

Board of Advisors

Our Advisory Board is comprised of former board members who bring invaluable historical knowledge and experience. Many of them have been with us since we were founded. Read their stories by clicking on their photos.

David Bolotsky
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Uncommon Goods

Gregory P. Cohen
Retired, CDI Founding Executive Director

Pamela Craig
President, Women’s Forum of New York
Director, Corning, Merck, Progressive

Howard A. Friedman
Founder and Principal Emeritus
Manhattan Comprehensive Night & Day High School

Michael Koester
Partner, Goldman, Sachs

Carolyn Risoli
President, CRisoli Consulting

Kevin E. Walker
CEO, Duquesne Light