Scholar Success Board

Impacting the Future of Education

The Alliance Scholar Success Board (SSB) gathers philanthropic-minded civic leaders who believe education is important, are aware of the critical issues facing our public schools, and want to help scholars in LA’s most underserved communities. The Alliance SSB is led by a board that leads fundraising & volunteer programs to connect the rising generation of philanthropists in Los Angeles with initiatives to help school communities and mentor scholars.

The SSB members are:

Tamara Keller, Co-Chair, The Sax Agency 
Jessica Massa, Co-Chair, Buzzfeed 

Christine Bae, BlackRock
Monica Briseño, SoCalGas
Hannah Cannom, Walker Stevens Cannom LLP
Rebecca Chin
Will Craig, Capital International Investors
Zach Friedland, Live Nation 
Bianca Nepales Gervacio, Lionsgate 
Gloria Hann, Sony Pictures Entertainment 
Erik Kronstadt, Accenture Strategy 
Alex Lujan, GoGuardian
Roopali Malhotra, Ellison Institute 
Roxana Muñoz, Amazon
Michelle Obeso-Theus, TWO11 Consulting 
Eric Pedroza, Facebook 
Omar Prudencio Gonzalez, Abundant Housing LA
Abbey Raish, Kirkland & Ellis LLP 
Andrew Sahn, SB Projects 
Darin Smith-Gaddis, CAPA The Global Education Network 
Stephanie Sommer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

If you are interested in joining the Alliance SSB,  please contact Kari Sartorius at or (818) 877-8225.

If you’re interested in joining SSB or want to learn more about volunteer opportunities, please share your name and email below: