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Foundation Pillars

Dr. Elijah Anderson




Phillip Cuffey



Kathleen Kirkpatrick, Esq.


Dr. Carlton Payne


Jennifer Pokempner, Esq.


Dr. Joseph Radelet



Jennie Sikes, Esq.


Colleen Williams


Dr. Jason Wingard




Dr. Jason Wingard

Jason Wingard, Ph.D., is Chairman of the Zoeza Institute, a non-profit organization that provides transitional programs and services to at-risk youth.   He serves as Vice Dean of Executive Education at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he is responsible for overseeing an organization that provides open enrollment and custom programs to senior executives worldwide.


Previously, Dr. Wingard served as SVP of Regional Markets at ePals, Inc. and President & CEO of the ePals Foundation.  ePals, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of school-safe collaborative learning products, and the ePals Foundation is a non-profit operating foundation providing best-in-class educational solutions for underserved children, families, and communities around the world.  Both organizations focus on social networking applications that increase literacy skills, critical thinking competencies, and cultural awareness models.


Prior to joining ePals, he was Executive Director of the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute (SELI) at Stanford University.  At SELI, he was responsible for building and leading the center, overseeing program development, design, and implementation, and managing a multi-million dollar operating budget.  He has also served in a variety of cross-functional executive roles for organizations including the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Vanguard Group, and Silicon Graphics (SGI).


During his career, Dr. Wingard has gained experience and provided customized leadership and professional development solutions for a variety of sectors including corporate, non-profit, sports & entertainment, higher education, and k-12 education.  He has taught courses on entrepreneurship, management, and organizational learning at both Stanford University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has also conducted management and leadership development seminars, workshops, and coaching interventions around the world.


Dr. Wingard currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Fathering (www.fathers.com) and is active in several ministries at The Christian Church in Philadelphia.  Previously, he served on the Board of Directors for United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia.


He holds a bachelors degree in Organizational Behavior & Social Psychology from Stanford University, a masters degree in Education from Emory University, a master’s degree in Technology in Education from Harvard University, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.  He lives with his wife and four daughters in Chestnut Hill, PA.

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