Josh Carpenter, Ph.D

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute
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Amir Farokhi

Director of the Corporate Council, CARE USA
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Kweku Forstall

Treasurer, MDC Board of Directors
Director, Atlanta Civic Site of the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Susan Gooden, Ph.D.

Secretary, MDC Board of Directors
Dean and Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Darrin Goss Sr.

Chair, MDC Board of Directors
President and CEO, Coastal Community Foundation
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Christopher King, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher, Ray Marshall Center, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin 
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Bill Purcell

Counsel to FrostBrownTodd, LLC
Former Mayor of Nashville (1999-2007)

John L.S. Simpkins

President, MDC
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Dr. William Spriggs

Vice-Chair, MDC Board of Directors
Professor of Economics, Howard University
Chief Economist, AFL-CIO
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Marie Washington

Former Financial Services Executive
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Leslie J. Winner

Consultant
Former Executive Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Alexandra-Emmanuelle Zagbayou

Executive Director, Student U
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Ambassador James A. Joseph

Chair Emeritus, MDC Board of Directors
Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University