Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors provide the leadership, commitment, support, advocacy and passion to help ensure the fulfillment of KIPP SoCal’s mission and goals.

Meet our Board of Directors and Associates Board below.

Board of Directors

Luis Rodriguez, Chair

Attorney, Office of Los Angeles County Public Defender

2016-2025, 3rd Term

Heather Lord, Vice Chair

Global Head of Strategy & Innovation/SVP Environmental Social & Governance Investing, Capital Group

2018-2024, 2nd Term

Randy Bishop, Secretary

President, ContractSafe LLC

2012-2024, 4th Term

Naeem Arastu

Managing Director & COO, Skyview Capital

2022-2025, 1st Term

Jon Berg

Executive Movie Producer, Stampede Ventures

2019-2025, 2nd Term

Carlos Bermudez

Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

2018-2024, 2nd Term

Mel Carlisle

Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management

2017-2026, 3rd Term

Phil Feder

Global Real Estate Partner, Paul Hastings

2018-2024, 2nd Term

E.J. Kavounas

Managing Partner and Founder, Miramac Capital

2014-2026, 4th Term

Nancy Maldonado

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Rady Children's Hospital

2022-2024, 1st Term

Julie Miller

Partner, Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP

2015-2024, 3rd Term

Associates Board

Bailey Masullo, Chair

Digital Product Manager, Capital Group

John Almazan Sandoval

Senior Research Associate, Capital Group

Emily Feder

Finance & Real Estate Attorney, Allen Matkins

Tommy Felix

Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Elizabeth Gamsin

Principal, Agile Capital LLC

Micah Joselow

Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group

Chad Kanoff


Leigha Kemmett

Chief Operating Officer,

Eileen Leman

Labor & Employment Associate, Cooley LLP

Mario Lopez

Artist Manager & Founder, ML Artists

Parisa Movahedi

Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group

Iman Nanji

Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group

Roy Quinto

Head of Pre-Admission Initiatives, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Brett Roseman

Director of Strategy & Operations, Moonshot Brands

Ryan Schwartz

Senior Manager, Strategy, ApolloMed

Shadie Shafii

Regional Manager, McMaster-Carr

Robert Taylor

Deals Consultant, PWC

Tarik Walmsley

Strategy Manager, Deloitte

Andrew Weisberg

Litigation Counsel, O'Melveny & Myers LLP