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 […]

Paul Habibi

Paul Habibi is a Continuing Lecturer of Finance and Real Estate at UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management and Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law. He is consistently a top finalist for the Teacher of the Year Award and began his teaching career at UCLA in 2004. Widely quoted, he has appeared on […]

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 has thirty years of experience with food plant operations, new plant construction and charter school development. Eric joined The Wonderful Company in 2007 as VP of Capital Projects and is responsible for new facility construction for eight operating companies owned by TWC. Eric started his career as a project engineer with Frito-Lay and later […]

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.  PCSD has delivered over 30 campuses serving 16,000 students in the past four years, and […]

Rich Billings

Rich Billings is currently a Partner at Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF).  In this role, he leads CSGF’s west coast investment portfolio and its $70M Facility Fund.  Before joining CSGF, Rich was the CFO of Rocketship Education and the Co-Founder and Board Chair of Launchpad Development Company, Rocketship’s real estate development subsidiary.  During this time, […]