Leadership and Trustees

Save the Children’s Senior Leadership Team, Board of Trustees and each and every staff member are dedicated to the belief that every child in the U.S. and around the world deserves a future.

Board of Trustees

(As of February 2021)

Brad Irwin, Chair
Former President and CEO, Welch’s Foods, Inc.; former President, Cadbury North America; Board of Directors, Church & Dwight; SCI Trustee since 2018; SCUS Trustee from 2003-2009; re-elected in 2011; Chair of SCUS Board since 2018 

Debra Fine, Vice Chair
Founder and Chair, Fine Capital Partners; Board of Directors, Jewish Museum and Footsteps; SCI Trustee since 2018 and Vice Chair SCI Board; SCUS Trustee since 2013; Vice Chair of SCUS Board since 2017; Interim Co-Chair in 2018

Thomas Murphy, Chair Emeritus
Former Chairman and CEO, Capital Cities/ABC; former Chair of SCUS Board 1998-2005; SCUS Trustee Emeritus since 2006

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Abhishek Agrawal
Former Managing Director and Global Head of Growth Equity, Vulcan Capital; Advisory Board, Capricorn Investment Group; SCUS Trustee since 2020

Irv Bailey
Senior Advisor and former Managing Director, Chrysalis Ventures; Board of Directors, International Development Finance Corporation; SCUS Trustee since 2017

Abhijit Banerjee
Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; co-founder and co-director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL); co-recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics; SCUS Trustee since 2016    

Corinne Basler
Board Chair Perkins School for the Blind; SCUS Trustee since 2021

Forrest Berkley
Retired Partner, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO); CREF Trustee; SCUS Trustee since 2019

Jay Collins
Vice Chairman, Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory, Citi; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University; Board of Trustees, Center for the Study of the Presidency, U.S. Philippines Society and The China Institute; Member, Council on Foreign Relations; SCUS Trustee since 2020

Mary Dillon
CEO, Ulta Beauty; Board of Directors, Starbucks Corporation and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.; Board Chair, Retail Industry Leaders Association; SCUS Trustee since 2016

Peter Fasolo
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Johnson & Johnson; Board of Directors, Human Resources Policy Association and Arm in Arm; SCUS Trustee since 2018

Jennifer Garner
Actor, philanthropist, entrepreneur and advocate; co-founder, Once Upon a Farm; Artist Ambassador, Save the Children US; SCUS Trustee since 2014

Susan Gianinno
Senior Advisor, Publicis Groupe; former Chairman and CEO, Publicis Worldwide; Chair Emeritus and Board member, Ad Council; Board member and Chair of Corporate Governance, RR Donnelley; Board of Trustees, Boston College; SCUS Trustee since 2020

Gabriela Hearst
Founder and Creative Director, Gabriela Hearst; SCUS Trustee since 2018

Ernie Herrman
CEO and President TJX; SCUS Trustee from 2014 – 2020; re-elected in 2021

Erika James
Dean of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Board of Directors SurveyMonkey, GMAC; Executive Board Member Indian Business School; SCUS Trustee since 2021

Jeremy Kohomban
President and CEO, The Children’s Village; President, Harlem Dowling; Chair, Human Services Council; national Co-Chair, Children Need Amazing Parents (CHAMPS); SCUS Trustee since 2018

Raj Kumar
Founding President and Editor-In-Chief, Devex; Member, Council on Foreign Relations; SCUS Trustee since 2019

Joe Mandato
Former Senior Advisor, Mainsail Partners; Lecturer, Stanford University; Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco; Board of Trustees, Case Western Reserve University and Head Start; SCUS Trustee from 2009 to 2015; re-elected in 2017

David Mastrocola
Partner, Bradford Hill Capital LLC; former Partner and Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co; SCUS Trustee from 2009 to 2015; re-elected in 2016

Margaret (Peg) McGetrick
Founding Partner, Liberty Square Asset Management (LSAM); former CEO, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (GMO); Board of Directors, GMO; SCI Trustee since 2020; SCUS Trustee since 2017

Anne Mulcahy
Former Chair and CEO, Xerox Corporation; Board of Directors, Johnson & Johnson, Graham Holdings Company, LPL Financial Holdings, Inc. and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.; SCUS Trustee 2009-2017; re-elected in 2018; former Chair of SCUS Board from 2010 to 2017

Julie Nordstrom
Former Associate Attorney with Stafford, Frey, Cooper and Stewart; Board Chair, University of Washington Medical Center; Board Member, The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation; Co-Chair, UW Department of Global Health Leadership Council; SCUS Trustee since 2019

Catherine Oppenheimer
Co-Founder and former Board Chair, National Dance Institute of New Mexico (NDI-NM); Co-Founder New Mexico School for the Arts; SCUS Trustee since 2015

Danita Ostling
Former Partner and Professional Practice Director, Ernst & Young LLP US-East Region; SCUS Trustee since 2020

Joe Roth
Producer and Director; founder, Roth Films and Revolution Studios; former Chairman, Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox; founder, Seattle Sounders Soccer Team; SCUS Trustee from 2007 to 2010; re-elected in 2018.

Sunil Sani
CEO, Heritage Sportswear, LLC; Executive Officer, CGS Industries, Inc.; co-owner, Q.B. Associates; Board of Directors, Great Neck Police Athletic League; SCUS Trustee from 2009 to 2015; re-elected in 2016

David Sewell
Partner Ernst & Young; Board Chair Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School; SCUS Trustee since 2021

Iris Smith
Tony Award Broadway Producer, Philanthropist; Founder, Once Upon a Time Productions; Board Member, The Kennedy Center’s National Committee for Performing Arts and SeriesFest; SCUS Trustee from 2021

Judy Smith
Founder Smith & Company; Board member Washington National Cathedral; SCUS Trustee since 2021

Janti Soeripto
President and CEO, Save the Children US (SCUS); former President and COO, SCUS; former Deputy CEO, Save the Children International (SCI); SCUS Trustee since 2020

Tracy McHale Stuart
Managing Partner and CEO of Corbin Capital Partners; former Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management; SCUS Trustee since 2019

Tsehaye Teferra
Founder and President of the Ethiopian Community Development Council; Board of Directors, InterAction; SCUS Trustee since 2020

Judee Ann Williams
Co-Head of CAA Social Impact, Creative Artists Agency (CAA); Board of Directors, Carrie Underwood C.A.T.S. Foundation, Katy Perry’s Firework Foundation, First Book, ACM Lifting Lives and USO Entertainment Council; SCUS Trustee since 2018

Dona Davis Young
Former Chairman, President and CEO, The Phoenix Companies; Board of Directors, AEGON and Foot Locker; SCI Trustee since 2016; SCUS Trustee since 2012

SCUS – Save the Children US
SCI – Save the Children International
SCAN – Save the Children Action Network

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Senior Leadership Team

Janti Soeripto
President & Chief Executive Officer

David Barth
Vice President
International Programs

Luciana Bonifacio
Vice President & Chief Development Officer
Resource Development

Sarah Angel-Johnson
Vice President &
Chief Information Officer

Greg Ferrante
Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer

Christy Gleason
Vice President Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns & Executive Director of Save the Children Action Network 

Eric Howell
Chief Operating Officer

Debbie Pollock-Berry
Vice President &
Chief Human Resources Officer

Jennifer Roberti
Vice President &
Chief Marketing Officer

Brian White
Vice President &
General Counsel

Mark Shriver
Chief Strategy Officer

Andrea Williamson
Corporate Secretary

Betsy Zorio
Vice President, U.S. Programs & Advocacy


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