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Board of Advisers

Bradley Akubuiro
Partner, Bully Pulpit Interactive
Elizabeth Allen
Retired Senior Vice President, External Affairs, MetroHealth System
Melissa  Bernal-Vega
Co-Founder and CFO, CANVAS Real Estate Services
Melissa Brotz
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Abbott
Edith Chapin
Vice President and Executive Editor of NPR News
Jose Costa
Chief Growth Officer & EVP at Bojangles Restaurants, Inc.
Marcia Davis
Supervising Editor of Race and Identity at National Public Radio
Robert Eaton
Principal, Kemjac LLC
Mark Ferguson
Founding Partner, Bartlit Beck LLP
Dennis FitzSimons
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, McCormick Foundation
Alvin From
Retired, Founder and CEO Democratic Leadership Council
Edward Gillette
CEO, Scranton Gillette Communications
Joshua Grau
Chief Marketing Officer, Yext
Tariq Hassan
Chief Marketing and Digital Customer Experience Officer for McDonald's USA
Scott Klug
Managing Director, Public Affairs, Foley & Lardner LLP, and Former Member of Congress
Michael Lazerow
Investor, Lazerow Ventures
Lisa Mar
Managing Director, The Mar Partnership
Donald McAllister, Jr.
Retired as CEO, Geyer-McAllister Publications, Inc.
John Modzelewski
Retired as President for the Americas, Senior Partner, FleishmanHillard Inc.
Matt Murray
Editor-in-Chief, The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires
Brett Pulley
Atlanta Bureau Chief, Bloomberg
Emily Ramshaw
Co-Founder and CEO of The 19th
Nancy Shaw
Consultant, Strategic Communications
Mary Lou Song
Chair, Board of Advisers
Michael Wilbon
Columnist, ESPN, Co-Host, "Pardon the Interruption"

Emeritus Board Members

Patricia Blackburn
Retired Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, Ingersoll Rand Co.
Sue Bohle
Retired President, The Bohle Company
Rance Crain
(Retired) President, Crain Communications Inc.
James Duda
Executive Vice President, Genus Holdings, LLC, and Managing Partner, Dallas Venture Partners
Howard Geltzer
Retired PR Agency CEO, Current Adjunct Professor
Evan Smith
CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune