PCSD’s board of directors brings an abundance of philanthropic, business, and development experience to help guide the organization as it moves forward with its goals.

Reginald H. (Reggie) Gilyard

Mr. Gilyard is a Senior Advisor with The Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting company. From 2012 to 2017 he was Dean of the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University. From 1996 to 2012, he held various positions with The Boston Consulting Group, including Partner and Managing Director and Education Practice […]

Alex Busch

Alex is an Investment Principal with Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF). She leads CSGF’s facility and finance supports and lending practice. Prior to joining CSGF, Alex was on the investment team of a concentrated $1.5 billion financial fund based in Charlottesville, Virginia. She also spent time in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s […]

Paul Habibi

Paul Habibi is a Senior Lecturer of Finance and Real Estate at UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management and Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law. He has nearly two decades of experience teaching courses in real estate finance and investment, real estate development, corporate finance, and accounting, among others. Widely quoted, he has […]

Eric Sussman

Since 1995, Eric has been a faculty member in accounting and real estate at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he has been voted Teacher of the Year fifteen times by Anderson’s MBA students, has been awarded the Citibank Teaching Award (1998) and the Neidorf Decade Teaching Award (2008), both voted upon by a […]

Eli Kennedy

Eli is an expert in urban school district strategic redesign, including efficient human resource operations, performance-based pay and performance accountability. Eli joined the Level Playing Field Institute as Chief Executive Officer in 2016. For over a decade, Eli has worked to develop the STEM talent pipeline in underrepresented communities and improve educational systems. He has […]

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is Senior Vice President of Capital Projects for The Wonderful Company and has served on the Board of PCSD since 2013. At The Wonderful Company, Eric is responsible for new facility construction, facility expansions and new equipment installation for the eight Business Units that make up The Wonderful Company. Eric has 34 years […]

John Sun

John has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PCSD since 2014. Under his leadership, the organization has expanded to serve charter schools in the Bay Area and Washington State in addition to increasing its support in Southern California. Before joining PCSD, John worked within the Los Angeles Unified School District to fund innovative […]