Foundation for Education Reform and Accountability

Board of Trustees

Bruce Bent
Chairman of The Reserve Funds, co-inventor of money-market funds, named to the Money magazine “Hall of Fame” as one of the top eight financial innovators of the 20th century, co-founder of the Leeway School for Handicapped Children, and trustee emeritus of St. John’s University.

Richard Gilder
Senior Partner of Gilder, Gagnon, Howe and Company, former Chairman of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Board Member of the American Museum of Natural History and the Central Park Conservancy, and Co-Founder of the Gilder Lehrman Collection, the largest private collection of American historical documents.

Bruce Kovner
Founder and Chairman of Caxton Associates, LP, Chairman of the Board of The Juilliard School, Vice Chairman of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Board Member of the Metropolitan Opera, Board Member of the American Enterprise Institute, Board Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, and Board Member of Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Virginia James
Private investor, Chairwoman of the Empire Foundation for Policy Research, founder of A Brighter Choice Scholarships, member of the Board of Advisors of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and supporter of the Marwen arts education programs in Chicago.

Omar Wasow
Executive Director of Blackplanet.com (the leading internet site for African Americans), Internet Analyst for MS-NBC and NBC’s flagship New York TV Channel WNBC, founder of New York Online, described by Newsweek as one of the “fifty most influential people to watch in cyberspace,” and Former Chairman of the Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School in Bedford Stuyvesant.

Robert W. Wilson
Private investor, former Chairman of the New York City Opera, Managing Director of the Metropolitan Opera, Vice Chairman of the Whitney Musieum of American Art, Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the World Monuments Fund (which preserves art and architecture worldwide), and former Board Member of Environmental Defense Fund.