Board Chair, Founding Partner, Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP

Patrick A. Bradford, a Founding Partner of Bradford Edwards & Varlack LLP, specializes in complex business and regulatory litigation, including representing clients before the DOJ, SEC, FTC, and FINRA.  He regularly appears in federal and state courts throughout the country. His expertise includes antitrust, financial services, auditor defense, regulatory investigations (including corporate, government and FCPA…

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Producing Artistic Director

NAACP and OBIE Award Winner, Ty Jones, assumed CTH’s artistic and organizational management in 2009 after the financial crisis nearly forced the organization’s closing. Under his leadership, CTH stabilized its finances, grew its donor base and expanded its programming and community-based initiatives.  Mr. Jones envisioned and launched CTH’s Uptown Shakespeare in the Park series in…

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Member, Actor

Andre Keith Braugher is an American actor. He is known for his roles as detective Frank Pembleton in the police drama series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1999), used car salesman Owen Thoreau Jr. in the comedy-drama series Men of a Certain Age (2009–2011), and police captain Raymond Holt in the police comedy series Brooklyn…

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Member, TIME, joined 2012

Sue was appointed Time’s Chief People Office in November 2018. Prior to that, Sue has spent most of the past decade at one of the world’s largest private philanthropies, the Rockefeller Foundation, whose mission is to bring people around the globe to try and solve the world’s most challenging problems. Her previous roles at the…

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Member, Lafayette Square, joined 2017

Joseph Johnson is Managing Director and the Head of Debt Financing at Lafayette Square. Prior to joining Lafayette, Joseph served as a Senior Vice President in the Capital Markets Group at Goldman Sachs & Co. Joseph has over 20 years of experience in capital markets responsible for financial institutions coverage and ABS securitization. Joseph started…

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Treasurer, Google, joined 2013

Brad Bender is Vice President of Display & Video Ads at Google. In this role he oversees product management for the Google Display Network, DoubleClick Bid Manager, DoubleClick Campaign Manager, Gmail monetization, and other emerging display advertising businesses. Under Brad’s leadership, the Google Display Network has been named “Highest Rated Network Brand” by Advertising Perceptions…

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Member, Actor/Lagralane Group, joined 2015

Jason Delane Lee is Co-CEO of the Lagralane Group as well as an actor, philanthropist and father to three with his wife and co-founder, Yvonne Huff Lee. Through his work at Lagralane, Jason co-executive produced the 2018 Academy Award winning documentary ICARUS. Jason’s producing credits also include 2019 Berlinale premiere THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE…

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Partner, Taylor | English

Aliya Nelson is a transactional attorney and partner with the firm’s Corporate Department. With nearly 20 years of experience, Ms. Nelson seamlessly guides clients through a wide-range of corporate, entertainment and licensing matters. Her clients have included, established and start-up marketing agencies, sports, media and technology companies, as well as Grammy award winning artists, songwriters…

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Clarinetist, Producer, Founder Open G Records

An eclectic and versatile performer, clarinetist Chris Grymes’ playing has been described as “scintillating in its energy and technique” (The Clarinet), and “eloquent…animated and free of any interpretive self indulgence” (The Strad). Most recently, Mr. Grymes was praised by The New York Times for his “acuity” and The Baltimore Sun for his “admirable technical and expressive…

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Vice Chair of External DEI, Deloitte US

As Deloitte’s Vice Chair of External DEI, Terri is a member of Deloitte’s Management Committee. She focuses on fostering Deloitte’s external brand and helping to drive market facing efforts. Dr. Terri Cooper believes a strong culture of inclusion is key to serving clients with distinction, as complex global challenges increasingly require diversity of experience and…

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