Board of Directors

Community Leaders Supporting Students

Perspectives’ Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Team, and Principals ensure the favorable outcome of our mission to prepare students to become ethical leaders engaged in a meaningful life. Our board members are leaders in their respective industries. Many have been long time supporters of Perspectives. Their commitment to Perspectives and their generosity of both time and expertise are central to the responsible management of our schools.

School Year 2024 Meeting Dates

The Perspectives Board of Directors meets quarterly at The Support Hub of Perspectives, (SHOP) or via Zoom.

  • Thursday – November 2, 2023 – 10:0am – 1:00pm
  • Thursday – March 7, 2023 – 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Thursday – April 4, 2023 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday – June 27,  2023 – 10:00am – 1:00pm

Board Members

Hall Adams


Chair, External Affairs Committee

Law Offices of Hall Adams

LaMarr C. Taylor

Vice Chairman

Goldman Sachs

Loren Weil, Governance Committee Chair

Holland & Knight

Rick Fezell, Audit & Finance Committee Chair


EY, Retired

Dr. Angela Brooks

ABR Consulting, LLC

Holly Copeland

Horizon Therapeutics

Ikram Goldman


Michelle Handy, Parent Board Member
Razia Hutchins, Alumni Representative


Adrienne Irmer

Illinois Institute of Technology

DeEtta Jones, REDI Committee Chair

DeEtta Jones and Associates

Andrew Killion, Education Committee Chair

Akuna Capital, LLC

William Mack

Morgan Stanley

Kathleen Murray

Kirkland & Ellis

Sheree T. Speakman, Education Committee Chair

Talent First, PBC, Founder and CEO

Deborah Stevens, Chief Executive Officer

Perspectives Charter Schools

Valencia Turner, Parent Representative


Kim Waller

Korn Ferry

Andrew S. Ward, Assistant Treasurer


George Wright

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership