National Board of Directors
Fine Capital Partners
Martin Schneider serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Peer Health Exchange. He is a Managing Partner at Fine Capital Partners, a hedge fund based in New York City. Marty is the Founder and former President of Health Pages, a consumer website devoted to providing consumers with background, experience, and quality information about health care providers. He is also the Founder and former President of Physician Hospital Alliance, a company that provided out-patient medical services. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of the Informed Patient Institute, and as a Board member of the International Center for the Disabled and Consumer Reports.
He received a BA from Amherst College, an MBA from the University of Chicago and a MSc from The London School of Economics. When his hip isn’t bothering him, he runs marathons and lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and three children.
Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
Former Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund
Lauren consults with various educational nonprofits and foundations. In addition to Peer Health Exchange, she serves on the Board of Directors for KIPP Bay Area Schools. She is a member of the first class of The Aspen Institute’s Entrepreneurial Leaders for Public Education Fellowship program.
For six years, Lauren was as a Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, where she focused on investment strategy and management assistance to portfolio ventures in the Charter Accelerator Fund. Prior to joining NewSchools, Lauren was Vice President for Development at Edison Schools and served as Director of New Site Development for City Year where she led the expansion of the Boston-based urban service corps to seven other cities. She was Founding Executive Director of Teach for America in Oakland, California, and she began her career as a management consultant with Bain & Company in San Francisco.
Lauren received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she worked with other student leaders to launch the Public Management Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship. She spent an additional year at Stanford as a Research Associate in the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. She is married and has two young boys.
Laura Fisher (bio)
Emergency Medicine Resident, Baylor College of Medicine
Retired Vice Chairman, Ernst & Young
Michael Grobstein is a retired Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm. He is a Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition where he chairs the Risk Management and Compliance Committee. He is also a Director of Bristol-Myers Squibb where he serves on the Audit Committee and on the Compensation and Management Development Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Central Park Conservancy.
He chaired the Board of the New Yorkers for Parks from 2002-2007 and CORO-NY from 1999-2002. He previously served as a Director of Guidant Corporation and Given Imaging Ltd, both medical device companies.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Business Talent Group
Jody Greenstone Miller is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Business Talent Group (BTG), the leading global marketplace for top independent consultants and executives interested in project-based work. BTG was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in America and to the Forbes list of America’s 100 “Most Promising Companies.” Fortune magazine named Miller one of its ten “Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs” in September 2015.Ms. Miller has served in senior roles in business, government, media, law, and the non-profit world. Prior to founding BTG from 2000 to 2007, Ms. Miller was a venture partner focusing on media and education with Maveron, the Seattle-based venture capital firm. She was previously executive vice president and later acting president and COO of Americast, the digital television and interactive services partnership of The Walt Disney Company and regional telephone companies. Ms. Miller also served in the White House as Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton, where she was Deputy to David Gergen, Counselor to the President.
Ms. Miller also helped to launch a successful documentary television division for Time-Life Television early in her career and established a Lehman Brothers investment banking office in South Carolina. A lawyer by training, Ms. Miller was selected as a White House Fellow and served in the Department of the Treasury under President George H. W. Bush and served as Legal Counsel to South Carolina Governor Richard Riley. Ms. Miller began her career as a lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.
Ms. Miller serves on the board of directors of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ) and served on the board of TRW (NYSE) for 10 years until their acquisition by ZF in May 2015. Ms. Miller serves on the advisory board of the Drucker Institute, and on the board of Peer Health Exchange, Inc. She is also a co-founder and board member of the National Campaign to Prevent Teenage and Unplanned Pregnancy.
An outspoken thought leader on the future of work, Ms. Miller has been featured in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Fast Company, Business Insider, The Economist, The Financial Times, CNN, Stanford University, Fox Business and Bloomberg. Clay Christensen in the Harvard Business Review cited BTG as a “disrupter” of the traditional consulting model and Fast Company referred to Miller as a “workplace innovator.” Along with her husband, Matt Miller, Ms. Miller wrote the “Big Idea” feature for the Harvard Business Review, “The Rise of the Supertemp” which observers cite as the definitive analysis of the independent professional talent trend.
Ms. Miller holds a BA from the University of Michigan with highest distinction and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was Order of the Coif and winner of the Lile Moot Court competition. Ms. Miller resides in Los Angeles with her husband and has a teenage daughter.
Human Resources Executive
Stanley Rosenzweig (bio)
Stan Rosenzweig is a retired executive currently managing family investments. He is on the board of a number of consumer product companies and is actively searching for new opportunities in this area. From January of 2002 through June of 2007 he was President of Euro-Pro corporation, a $350 million consumer products company based in Boston. In that capacity he built the “Shark” brand into one of the leading floor care companies in North America. From June 1991 through December 2001 he was Chief Operating Officer of the Holmes Group. In that capacity he was responsible for managing and growing the organization from a $40 million importer of cooling fans to a globally integrated designer, manufacturer and distributor of consumer appliances with over $650 million in sales.
Stan received his AB in Government from Harvard College in 1987 as well as his Masters degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1991. He lives in Brookline, MA and has 4 children.
Professor, Harvard Business School
Vicki retired from Vertex Pharmaceuticals in 2005, after 25 years in the biotechnology industry. At Vertex, she was President between 2000 and 2005 with responsibility for research and development, business and corporate development, commercial operations, legal, and finance. Prior to becoming President, she was Chief Scientific Officer, Senior Vice President of Research and Development, and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board. Under her leadership, Vertex created a diversified pipeline of drugs for the treatment of HIV and HCV infection, cystic fibrosis, inflammation and cancer.
Before joining Vertex, Vicki was Vice President of Research at Biogen, Inc, where she led research programs in the areas of inflammation, thrombosis, and HIV disease, and participated in the executive management of the company. Several molecules from those programs have now reached the marketplace. She also served as a member of the Biogen Scientific Board.
Currently, Vicki is a member of the Board of Directors of publicly held companies, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Company, PerkinElmer Corporation, and Borg Warner. She also serves on the boards of privately held Syros Pharmaceuticals, Neurophage, and Denali Therapeutics. Vicki received her AB from Radcliffe College, and her AM and PhD degrees from Harvard University. Following postdoctoral work at both the University of California Berkeley and Stanford Medical Center, Vicki was appointed to the faculty of Harvard University, where she was an Assistant and Associate Professor of Biology for several years before turning her attention to biotechnology and private sector.
The Bridgespan Group
Bob Searle is a partner at The Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit social innovation organization and venture philanthropy fund seeking to increase social mobility by strengthening, connecting and amplifying the best ideas across the nation. As a member of the portfolio investment team, Bob works with The Bridgespan Group’s social entrepreneurs and their organizations to help them develop and grow sustainable models of impact and deliver superior results. He also focuses on strengthening The Bridgespan Group’s core capabilities to ensure that we provide the highest level of consistent, high quality support to our portfolio organizations.
Bob originally pursued a career as a professional musician, which included stints in the U.S. Marine Band and Richmond Symphony, as well as performances with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Symphony.
After earning an MBA at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Bob worked in management consulting and the corporate sector before joining The Bridgespan Group in 2000. During his 13 years at Bridgespan, Bob worked with foundation and nonprofit clients across a range of issue areas, from youth development to education and public health to workforce development, and led Bridgespan’s Environment Practice. He has published a number of articles and white papers, including “Can Nonprofits Get More Bang for the Buck?”, which appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Amanda Waldron (bio)
Bay Area Board
Betsy Blumenthal, Chair
Leonard C and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation
Susan Follett Panella, Chair
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Hemenway & Barnes
The Park School & Harvard University
Anne R. Lovett
The Lovett-Woodsum Foundation
Dr. Margot Phillips
Carol Zatorski, Chair
The Northern Trust Company
Mary Kay Conlon
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
America Needs You
Kellogg Board Fellow
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Los Angeles Board
Rachel Kropa, Chair
Creative Artists Agency
Tracy Hagan Mallory
AVIA Health Innovation
Los Angeles Advisory Council
New York City Board
Pamela Jones, Chair
Center for Motivation and Change
Sabrina S. Baronberg
Public Health Solutions
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Brynne McNulty Sarmiento
McKinsey and Co.