Jess Banks

Partner, Consulting Services



Bryan Hall

Partner, Research and Evaluation Initiatives


BellXcel Board of Directors

BellXcel is governed by a Board of Directors who provide oversight, leadership and counsel to meet the organization’s strategic priorities.

Laura Samberg

Chair, Executive Director, Samberg Family Foundation

Paula Arrojo

Vice Chair, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Chris Bulger

Managing Partner, Bulger Capital

Laura Glick

Chief Investment Officer, Spencer Foundation

Laura Grattan

Managing Director - Crosspoint Capital Partners

Tony Jordan

Partner and Americas Forensic & Integrity Services Leader, EY Boston

Allyson Kim

Owner, AK Consulting

George Neble

Managing Partner, Ernst & Young (retired)

Paul Reville

Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Garrett Smith

Deputy Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Boston

David Zilberman

General Partner, Norwest Ventures Partners

Lauren Sanchez Gilbert

Chief Executive Officer, BellXcel


Research and Evaluation Advisory Board

SCRI’s strong network of experts in youth development and education guides our innovative work. In addition to providing specific expertise on engagements, our Research and Evaluation Advisory Board shapes our most pressing questions, as well as our methods to answer them.

Laurie Browne

Senior Director of Research and Education, American Camp Association

Duncan Chaplin

Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Allyson Kim

BellXcel Board of Directors

Jennifer Brown Lerner

Deputy Director, Aspen Institute Sport and Society Program

Tanji Reed Marshall

Director of P-12 Practice, The Education Trust

Jenn McCombs

Adjunct Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Deb Moroney

Managing Director, American Institutes for Research

Betsy Starr

Research Associate, National Institute for Out-of-School Time

Nikki Yamashiro

Director of Research, Afterschool Alliance



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