Supporting students to overcome educational inequities in the Greater Philadelphia area

Board of Directors

The HGP Board of Directors began quarterly meetings in September 2020. Board members are listed below:


2023-2024 Board of Trustees

  • Beth Hanssens, Board Chair, Former CFO of Sprout Network
  • Jeff Semmer, Vice Chair, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Glenmede Trust
  • Emily Hawkins, Secretary, Former Executive Director, Horizons Atlanta
  • Mark Slavin, Treasurer, Partner, Deloitte Philadelphia
  • Al Chiaradonna, President, AIM Academy
  • Delvin Dinkins, Head of School, SCH Academy
  • Brendan Glackin, Director of Major Giving, Villanova University School of Business
  • Darien Headen, Assistant Head of School, Greene Street Friends School
  • Peri Higgins, President, Evolve Advisors
  • Claude Knight, Managing Director, Ernst & Young
  • T.J. Locke, Head of School, The Episcopal Academy
  • Lauren Maloney, HGP Executive Director (non-voting member)
  • Jim Mordy, former Managing Director, Wellington Management
  • Rich Pugh, Director of Student Life, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School
  • Rich Snyder, Executive Vice President, Facilitated Health Network and Chief Medical Officer, Independence Health Group
  • Jackie Szafara, Executive Director, National Arts Program
  • Angela Val, Chief Executive Officer, Visit Philly
  • Taanya Williams, Director - Deal Advisory, KPMG US

A dedicated group of Horizons supporters from both the Horizons Greene Street Friends School program (HGSFS) and the Horizons Episcopal Academy program (HEA) served on the Horizons Philadelphia Exploratory Committee (HPEC), formed in 2018 to expand Horizons in the Philadelphia area. We are grateful for their contributions.

  • Beth Hanssens - Board Chair, HEA, Chair HPEC
  • Beth Corrigan - Trustee Emeritus, HEA; trustee of Challenger Foundation
  • Courtney Delaney - Executive Director, HEA
  • Emily Brenner Hawkins - Nonprofit Management Consultant/Former ED, Horizons Atlanta
  • Kathy Jacoby - Executive Director, HEA
  • Leah Kimmet - Board Chair, HGSF
  • Edward Marshall - Head of School, Greene Street Friends School
  • Malia Neal - Executive Director, HGSF
  • Jose Oromi - EVP, Horizons National
  • Ann Semmer - Founding Board Chair, HEA
  • Maani Waldor - Director of Development, Greene Street Friends School

Horizons Philadelphia has received approval to operate as a non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our EIN number is 84-2019675.