The ABC board of directors are responsible for top level decisions.
Kat (they/them/she/her) is a nonprofit executive and fundraising professional who has inspired nearly $12 million in charitable giving over 10 years. As an avid arts and STEM advocate, she feels a strong connection to the principles of social entrepreneurship, particularly centered around arts-integrated racial and economic justice. She is a graduate of Wellesley College with a dual Bachelors in Media Arts and Sciences and Printmaking and earned a Masters in Nonprofit Management at Northeastern University. Kat has worked with Tribeca Film Institute, New York Hall of Science, the JCC in Manhattan, New York Council on Nonprofits, Red Hook Initiative, the Ron Brown Scholar (RBS) Fund, and Contemporary & TRANSART. She also serves on the Company Stefanie Batten Bland and RBS Program Advisory Boards, and has served as a Director and Secretary of the Board at the Bloomingdale School of Music from 2016-2019.
Phoenix (she/her) is a first generation Jamaican immigrant and a Data Science and Analytics Engineering professional who is committed to solving complex technical challenges. She provides her years of experience and insights to create clear strategic planning and advocate for effective and efficient process implementation. She completed both her B.A. and M.S. in Applied Analytics at Columbia University.
In her commitment to uplifting underserved communities, Phoenix has worked as the Chair of Professional Development for Columbia University’s Women in Technology (WIT) employee resource group to aid in expanding relationships and knowledge leading to the continued professional advancement of women in STEM.
She leads and facilitates a cohort of A* members in the DevColor organization, a global career accelerator for Black software engineers, technologists, and executives.
She also serves on the Associate Board of the Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative that provides free primary care to the low-income and uninsured populations of New Jersey.
Akil Davis (he/him) is a Financial Advisor in Omaha, Nebraska. He has been married for 13 years and has 3 beautiful children. In his free time, you may catch him hanging out with his family and friends and enjoying Nebraska sports and Chicago Bear football games.