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UP Education Network Boards

Board of Trustees

UP Education Network is supported and governed by the UP Education Network Board of Trustees, a group of dynamic, thoughtful volunteers who support us in making lasting, impactful change.

  • Martin Mannion, Chairman & Senior Adviser, Summit Partners (Board Chair)
  • Kirk Arnold, Former Chief Executive Officer, Data Intensity
  • Emily Green, Independent Board Director & Advisor
  • Joanna Jacobson, President, One8 Foundation
  • Meghan Joyce
  • Farhad Nanji, Managing Director, MFN Partners
  • Greg Shell, Board Member Emeritus
  • Owen Wurzbacher, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, HighSage Ventures

UPcoming Board of Trustees Meetings:

  • December 20th (discussion includes UP Academy Holland)
  • April 27th (discussion includes UP Academy Holland)
  • June 8th (discussion includes UP Academy Holland)

Previous Board of Trustees Meetings:

  • September 30th (discussion included UP Academy Holland)
  • November 15th (discussion included UP Academy Holland)
  • February 17th (discussion included UP Academy Holland)
  • April 13th (discussion included UP Academy Holland)
  • June 29th (discussion includes UP Academy Holland)


Young Professional Advisory Board

UP Education Network is also supported by our Young Professional Advisory Board, which is a group of young professionals dedicated to volunteering their time, energy and talents in service of UP Education Network and UP Academy schools.

  • Stephen Aborn, Director, Aborn & Co
  • Joe Byrne, Development Manager, Boston Plan for Excellence
  • Dean Constant, Senior Associate Consultant, District Management Group
  • Alex Gedeon, Vice President, Bain Capital
  • Matthew Hanson, Vice President, Bain Capital
  • Tom Hoff, Senior Content Analyst, Pearson
  • David James, Director, District Management Group (Board Chair)
  • Phil Kantor, Consultant, Bain & Co.
  • Kelsey LeBuffe, Consultant
  • Christian Lehr, Consultant, Tyton Partners
  • Julia Li, Associate Consultant, Bain & Co.
  • Katherine Lopez, Academic Counselor, Bunker Hill Community College
  • Alex Mukherjee, Account Manager, Ellevation Education
  • Varun Navani, Founder, Odyssey Education
  • Sam Wolfson, Consultant, EY-Parthenon
  • Ben Yu, Senior Forecasting Analyst, Wayfair
  • Alice Zhou, Product Manager, Pearson
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