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The PeerForward Team

Our Board of Directors

Gary Z. Linnen
Chief Executive Officer

Nicholas M. Florio, Chair
Retired Senior Principal
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Aadon Penny
2006 PeerForward Alum
Business Development Specialist at Latham & Watkins, LLP

Amanda Hale
Deloitte LLP

Billy Butcher
Co-Head of Real Estate Acquisitions
Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co.

Boris Bershteyn
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Dana Warren
Canaan Partners

Dionne Rogers

Frank S. Williams
Associate Vice President of Advanced Enrollment and Partnerships
Nazareth University

Howard Byck
Senior Vice President of Partnerships & Head of Development
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

J.B. Schramm
Founder, PeerForward
Managing Partner and Founder
Grove Impact

Joshua Greenwald
Owner and Principal
High Line Real Estate

Karin Goldmark
GreenLink Education

Ramsey Walker, Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Client Advisory
Jordan Park

Renee Tribbett, Secretary
Managing Director of Operations

Robert Grasty
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Timothy Hoeffner
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

National Advisory Board

Chuck Harris
Managing Director, Blue Meridian Partners The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

Barry Salzberg
Former Global CEO, Deloitte James P. Gorman Professor of Professional Practice in Business Strategy Columbia Business School

Laura Samberg
Executive Director
The Samberg Family Foundation

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