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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.

Chair

Martina Hund-Mejean (MBA ’88) 
Former Chief Financial Officer, MasterCard 

Vice Chair

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

Immediate Past Chair

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

 

Members 2022–23

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

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

Charles R. Cory (MBA/JD ’82)
Former 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

Debra D. Draughan (MBA ’84)
Managing Member, The Process Management Group LLC 

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

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

Owen D. Griffin Jr. (MBA ’99)
CFO and Managing Partner, Northfield Medical Manufacturing LLC

Elizabeth McMillan Hagood (MBA ’89)
Former Executive Director, Lowcountry Open Land Trust

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

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

Amanda Lozano (MBA ’09)
Chief Development Officer, Spoke Sciences Inc.

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.

William H. Payne II (GEMBA '22)
Managing Partner, Coalfield Strategies LLC

William Q.O. Shelton Jr. (MBA ’93)
Chief Marketing Officer, Group 1001

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

Robert W. Smith (MBA ’87)
Former 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

Jimmy Jianzhong Wei (MBA ’02) 
Chief Business Officer, ImaGene Pharmaceuticals

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)
Founder & Managing Director, La Rochelle Ventures 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        

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

James E. Ryan        
President, University of Virginia