Board of Directors

Allison Coates, Founder and Chair.    Ms. Coates has been involved in mathematics education in various capacities for nearly 2 decades.  A Siebel Scholar, she holds an S.B. in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Donald P. Brown is retired following a long career in senior-level management positions in both the public and private sectors. He has served as President of a NYSE firm, and as the CFO of the University of Minnesota. Don holds BS and MS degrees in finance and management from St. Louis University, and is an alumnus of Harvard’s Institute for Educational Management.

Richard Leite is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley focused on global risk  issues. He previously served as Head of Risk Management for Credit Suisse's  Asset Management Division in New York and served as Regional Director for the New York chapter of, a risk management non-profit.He holds degrees in Economics from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Fordham University. 

Cassandra Turner is an internationally-recognized Singapore Mathematics teacher, trainer and presenter. Passionate about elementary math education, Cassy has introduced the Singapore Math® Curriculum to thousands of teachers, administrators and parents in 30 U.S. states, Mexico, Canada, Ghana and the Republic of Palau. Cassy is a member of the Board of Directors of Liberty Common School, an award-winning charter school in Fort Collins, Colorado.