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Board of Trustees

The Darden School Foundation

The supportive relationship between the Darden School and the Darden School Foundation began with the initiative of business leaders who, under the guidance of former University President Colgate W. Darden Jr., secured the initial endowment funds necessary to found the School in the early 1950s.

The Darden School Foundation is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation that was incorporated on 29 December 1952. The Foundation supports the Darden School and its academic mission by:

Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees

An elected Board of Trustees oversees the Foundation’s strategies, providing an important link between the academic and business communities.


Martina T. Hund-Mejean (MBA ’88) 
Retired, Chief Financial Officer, MasterCard Worldwide 

Vice Chair

Frank M. Sands (MBA ’94) 
Chief Investment Officer and CEO, Sands Capital  

Immediate Past Chair

Robert J. Hugin (MBA ’85) 
Retired, Chairman and CEO, Celgene Corporation


Members 2021–22

J. Andrew Bugas (MBA ’86)
Partner, Radar Partners

H. William Coogan Jr. (MBA ’82)
Retired, CEO & Chairman, Firstmark Corp. 

James A. Cooper (MBA ’84)
Senior Managing Partner and Founder, Thompson Street Capital Partners

Charles R. Cory (MBA/JD ’82)
Retired, Chairman of Global Technology Banking, Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc.

Guillaume M. Cuvelier  (MBA ’91)
Founder, SVEDKA

Robert G. Doumar Jr. (MBA/JD ’88)
Founder and Managing Partner, Park Square Capital LLP

Franklin S. Edmonds Jr. (MBA/JD ’95)
Partner, Panning Capital Management LP

Karen K. Edwards (MBA ’84)
Partner, Boyden Global Executive Search 

Arnold B. Evans (MBA/JD ’97) 
Managing Director and Co-Lead of Emerging Middle Market Group, JPMorgan Chase

John D. Fowler Jr. (MBA/JD ’84)            
Vice Chair of Investment Banking, Wells Fargo Securities LLC

Catherine J. Friedman (MBA ’86) 
Independent Consultant 

John W. Glynn Jr.
Founder and Managing Director, Glynn Capital Management

Kirsti W. Goodwin (MBA ’02)
Managing Director, Tower 3 Investments 

Peter M. Grant II (MBA ’86)
Founding Partner, Anchormarck Holdings, LLC

Robert L. Huffines (MBA ’92)
Global Chairman, Investment Banking, JPMorgan Chase

David B. Kelso (MBA ’82)
Managing Director, Kelso Advisory Services

Rosemary B. King (MBA ’91)
Chair, Global Heritage Fund

Mark J. Kington (MBA ’88)
Partner, Kington Management LLC

David M. LaCross (MBA ’78)
Founder, Former President and CEO, Risk Management Technologies

Douglas R. Lebda  (EMBA ’14)
Founder, Chairman and CEO, LendingTree

Lemuel E. Lewis (MBA ’72) 
Principal, Iv Media LLC

Elizabeth H. Lynch (MBA ’84) 
Senior Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer, Evercore 

Richard A. Mayo (MBA ’68)
Chairman and CEO, Game Creek Capital

Sachin J. Mehra (MBA ’96)
CFO, Mastercard Worldwide

Donald E. Morel Jr. (TEP ’97) 
Managing Partner, Progenitor Capital LLC

Kimberly B. Morrish (MBA ’93) 
Co-Owner and Non-Executive Director, Ground Control Ltd.

J. Byrne Murphy (MBA ’86)
Chairman and Co-Owner, DigiPlex Group Companies

Adair B. Newhall (MBA ’09) 
Principal, Greenspring Associates

G. Ruffner Page Jr. (MBA ’86)
President and COO, O'Neal Industries Inc.

Zhiyuan (Jerry) Peng (MBA ’03)
Global Strategy Officer, Sands Capital 

Erik A. Slingerland (MBA ’84)
Managing Partner, EAS International SA

Robert W. Smith (MBA ’87)
Retired, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price Co.

Shannon G. Smith (MBA ’90)
Chief Executive Officer, The Abundant Power Group

Susan N. Sobbott (MBA ’90)
Former President of Global Commercial Services, American Express

Mark J. Styslinger
Senior Vice President, Altec Inc.

Bruce R. Thompson (MBA ’90)
Vice Chairman; President, EU and Switzerland; CEO, BAMLI DAC, Bank of America

Lilo Simmons Ukrop (MBA ’89)
Visiting Lecturer, Darden School of Business

Steven C. Voorhees (MBA ’80) 
Former President and CEO, WestRock

Elizabeth K. Weymouth (MBA ’94) 
Founder and Managing Partner, Grafine Partners

Ex-Officio Trustees

Scott C. Beardsley          
Dean, Darden School of Business 

Richard B. Evans
Associate Professor, Darden School of Business

Yael Grushka-Cockayne
Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Professional Degree Programs, Darden School of Business

Michelle B. Horn (MBA ’95)
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Delta Air Lines

Naresh Kumra (MBA ’99)
Group Managing Director and CEO, JMATEK Ltd.

Nicole McKinney Lindsay (MBA ’99/JD ’00)

SVP, People & Capability, Products & Technology, Mastercard


Paul G. Mahoney
David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor, University of Virginia School of Law

Patrick A. O'Shea (MBA ’86)
Chief Revenue Officer, ICmed LLC           

C. Evans Poston (EMBA '17)
Director of Government Affairs, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Joaquin Rodriguez Torres (MBA ’01)
Managing Partner, Princeville Global

James E. Ryan        
President, University of Virginia