School Committee

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Board of Directors’ Schools’ Committee

Andrea Foggy-Paxton, School Committee Member

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Andrea Foggy-Paxton previously was an executive vice president at Reasoning Mind, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing first-rate math instruction for all students.

Donnell Beverly Jr., School Committee Member

Westbrook Enterprises

Donnell Beverly Jr. is the President at Russell Westbrook Enterprises where he leads the enterprise’s business management, real estate, and investment of liquid assets. The Russell Westbrook Enterprise portfolio includes investments in health, fitness, fashion, social media, automobile sales, and more. Prior to his work with Russell Westbrook Enterprises he specialized in the intersection of sports, business management, and real estate.

Donnell also serves on the board of The Why Not? Foundation, the private foundation of Russell and Nina Westbrook.

Donnell was born and raised in South LA and attended Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, CA. He went on to captain the UConn basketball team that won a national championship in 2011.

Elizabeth Mann, School Committee Secretary

Mann Legal Team

Elizabeth Mann is a founder of Mann Legal Team, based in Manhattan Beach.  She has extensive experience litigating cases in several areas including entertainment, defamation, health care, antitrust, real estate, investment finance, environmental, regulatory, and class actions.  Mann has over 20 years of experience as a partner of an international law firm.

Stephen Prough, School Committee Chair

Salem Partners

Stephen Prough is a Founder of Salem Partners and Salem Partners Wealth Management. In addition to his management responsibilities for Salem Partners’ two main businesses, Prough oversees the firm’s media and entertainment investment banking practice, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions advisory services.

Jamie Uzeta, School Committee Member

Public Allies

Jaime Ernesto Uzeta is the CEO of Public Allies. Previously, he was the VP of Innovation and Partnerships at BUILD, where he oversaw the organization’s transformational impact efforts. His unique background blends education design, media, technology and public service.