Our Board

Leading with Experience & Diverse Perspectives

Brian Haymon, Chair
Founder / CEO Loadstar Product Handling

Nial Patel, Vice Chair
Vice President, Cornerstone Government Affairs

John Spain, Treasurer
Executive Vice President, Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Dianna Payton, Secretary
CEO, YWCA Greater Baton Rouge

New Schools for Baton Rouge Board

Jennifer Eplett Reilly, Founding Board Chair 
Co-Founder and Trustee, City Year Inc.

Jody Montelaro, 
Vice President, Public Affairs, Entergy Louisiana

Mary Ann Sternberg
Internship Coordinator, Manship School of Communications, LSU

Dennis Blunt
Partner, Phelps Dunbar LLP

Ken Bubp
Partner, The City Fund

Stephanie Cargile
Public & Government Affairs Manager, ExxonMobil

Adam Knapp
President and CEO, Baton Rouge Area Chamber

Matthew C. Saurage
President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Coffee Company

Michael W. Victorian
Client Representative, CMA Technology Solutions

David Beach
CEO and President, Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation

Charlie Davis
President, Moxey

Brandon Kelly
Vice President, Community Reinvestment Act Officer, Home Bank

Emeritus New Schools for Baton Rouge Board Members

Donna Saurage
Chair, Community Coffee Citizenship Committee

Ken Campbell
Executive Director, Southern Louisiana

Lane Grigsby
Chair, Cajun Industries

Dan Bevan
CFO, Treasurer, and Trustee, Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation