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Zach is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018.

Zach is a Recipient of the Congressional Award Silver Medal for service.

Zach currently works as a Private Equity Vice President at New Mountain Capital.

Vice-Chair of the Board

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Justin is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018.

Justin has previously worked with several charitable organizations, such as the Youth Renewal Fund and the ACE Foundation.

Justin currently works as an investor at Millennium Management.


Chair of the Board

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Over the last 15 years, Jhae Thompson has provided strategic leadership and organizational vision, including leadership roles with Community Youth Advance, Horton’s Kids, Higher Achievement – Baltimore, and District of Columbia Public Schools.

Before working in the educational and nonprofit industries, Jhae spent five years working in corporate for Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna, Inc as a marketing professional supporting strategic sales and customer communication.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University and a Master of Arts from LaSalle University, and completed the Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.


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Kazz is an experienced executive with 20 years of experience in non-profit management and education.

Before joining HTB, he served as the Chief Program Officer at the The Boys' Club of New York and as Deputy Director at Ramapo For Children.

Kazz holds a B.A. in history and has also earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Virginia, as well post-graduate certificates from Fordham University, Baruch College and NYU.

As an independent consultant, Kazz founded Teachable NYC, an organization whose mission is to help support the creation of diverse and inclusive programs for children.

Board Member


Victor-Lawrence Boadum is a proud resident of Harlem


He was previously involved with several charitable organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC and the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership organization


Victor earned his MBA from Columbia Business School and BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University. Victor is a Senior Manager of ESG - Social Impact at Peloton


Previously, Victor worked as Chief of Staff supporting the CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone and as an Associate at Morgan Stanley



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Phillip is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2018


Phillip sits on the associate board of The Hope Program and the junior board of the Riverside Hawks


Phillip currently works as a Climate and Sustainability Strategist at JP Morgan

Caeli Harr is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


As a former Student Athlete, Caeli was a member of The Boys & Girls Chapel Hill Chapter where she acted as the liaison between the UNC Athletic Department and the Boys & Girls Organization. She also earned the honor of being a Buckley Public Scholar


Caeli currently works as an Account Executive for Salesforce and was previously at Oracle within technology sales


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Mark Bai is a proud first generation immigrant who has experienced first hand many of the challenges facing HTB students


He previously volunteered with Minds Matter of San Francisco, where he served as both a student mentor and VP of Recruiting


Professionally, Mark is a Partner with True Search, where he focuses on placing senior engineering, product management, and data science executives for the world’s most innovative technology companies


Mark holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Manhattan


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Sushma Chennubhotla, MD, is a neurologist, with a specialty in headache medicine


She is a proud mom to two young children, and is passionate about youth causes


She holds a BA and MD from the University of Louisville, and she completed her residency training in Neurology at Case Western University Hospital. Sushma completed a Fellowship in Headache and Facial Pain at Stanford University

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Tushar Khadloya is a Principal at American Securities, and he held previous investment positions at TPG Capital, Golden Gate Capital, and Cerberus Capital Management


He has been involved in a variety of nonprofit causes over the years, particularly those supporting youth, in the U.S. and abroad


Tushar holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB in Economics from Brown University


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