Board of Directors
The DFER Board
Kevin P. Chavous (chair) - Former Washington, DC, City Council member and chair of the Education Committee; Board Chair of Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO).
Boykin Curry - Eagle Capital; Co-Founder of Public Prep.
Tony Davis - Co-founder and President of Anchorage Capital Group, LLC; Board Trusteer for Achievement First Brooklyn charter schools.
Charles Ledley - Highfields Capital Management; Board Member of the Tobin Project.
John Petry - Sessa Capital; Co-founder of Harlem Success Academy Charter School in NYC.
Whitney Tilson - Managing Partner, T2 Partners LLC and Tilson Mutual Funds; Board member of KIPP-NYC, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Council of Urban Professionals; Co-Founder of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Rewarding Achievement (REACH).
(Note - Organizations listed here are for identification purposes only and do not imply an endorsement or affiliation.)