Board of Directors

Actively Engaged Leadership

Our National Board of Directors provides outstanding leadership, business acumen, and perspective in stewarding Cradles to Crayons as a single organization with several sites. Their strategic thinking and guidance is key to advancing our overarching goal of assuring that all children have the essential items they need to thrive.

  • Dean Athanasia (Board Chair), President of Consumer and Small Business, Bank of America
  • Jay Bhatt, former Chief Executive Officer, Alfresco
  • Darren Burton, Vice Chair of Human Resources, KPMG, LLP
  • Todd Cook, Managing Director, Bain Capital Double Impact
  • Julie Daum, Head of U.S. Board Practice, Spencer Stuart
  • Gerard du Toit, Partner, Bain & Company
  • Michael Ewald, Managing Director, Bain Capital
  • Jack M. Greenberg, Retired Chair of the Boards of Quintiles, Innerworkings, Western Union and Retired Chair & CEO of McDonald’s
  • Tiffany Gueye, Chief Operating Officer, Blue Meridian Partners 
  • Peggy Koenig, Chair, Abry Partners
  • Lynn Margherio, Founder & CEO, Cradles to Crayons
  • Heidi Ryder, Executive Vice President of Merchandising, TJX Companies, Inc.

The work of each Cradles to Crayons site is also guided by a local Board of Directors whose members are community leaders with the skills and expertise the organization needs to continue strengthening and improving its scope of services . Learn about our market-specific boards:

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