BARBARA RADY KAZDAN
ACHIEVING CHANGE TOGETHER
The author of wry, incisive essays, Barbara Rady Kazdan is widely known for her leadership of Ashoka-US. As the US Director, she set the bar for selecting quality candidates for lifetime election as Ashoka Fellows, and supported their success through coaching and a robust learning community. She is a board member of the Humane Farm Animal Care, and an engaged member of The Transition Network-DC Chapter. Barbara Rady Kazdan has been an MPC board member since its inception.
DAVID MATTHEW ROSEN, PH.D.
SECRETARY OF THE BOARD | CONSULTANT
Dr. David Matthew Rosen is consultant in the areas of strategy and innovation in business and education. He has served as president at O’More College of Design, Kendall College of Art & Design and the University of Maine-Machias. Rosen holds a BA from Haverford College and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins University. He chaired the board of the Maine Humanities Council and was a John Carter Brown Library fellow at Brown University. He lives in the metro-Nashville area.
PVICE-CHAIR OF THE BOARD | VICE CHAIR, F&H, INC.
The Honorable Grace Flores-Hughes serves as Vice Chair of F&H 2, Inc., a management consulting business. She is a public speaker, television and media commentator, and is a weekly contributor to Latino Magazine. Mrs. Flores-Hughes is a member of numerous organizations and serves on the following non-profit boards: the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy, the Media Policy Center, and the Hispanic Foundation for the Arts founded by actor Jimmy Smits. She holds a BA from the Univeristy of D.C. and a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD | PRESIDENT/CEO AT TRIDENT SALES GROUP
Stewart Raphael is a business development executive with NEC’s Enterprise Communications Technology division. Previously, he was an adjunct professor at Stevens Institute of Technology. Stewart uses his professional experience as an asset to help foster and implement programs that focus on utilizing the benefits of technology. With those motivations, Stewart also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for The Fortune Society. Stewart was also involved with the Concerned Black Men, a non-profit organization, where he volunteered his time mentoring those who needed assistance. He has a Master of Science in Telecommunications Management and a Ph.D. (ABD) from Stevens Institute of Technology.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE | OFFICER AT CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT (CTE)
Todd Miller is the CEO of CTE, the largest independent operator of Pay TV channels in Southeast Asia with highly rated Asian entertainment networks and digital services. Celestial Tiger serves 16 markets in Asia/Pacific and beyond, and is headquartered in Hong Kong. Prior to CTE, Miller led a number of television businesses for Sony Pictures Television during a 17-year career with the company. Miller currently serves on the Board of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association and CASBAA, the Cable & Satellite Association of Asia. Miller holds an MBA from Columbia and a BA in economics from Vanderbilt.
TREASURER OF THE BOARD
Alisa Shudofsky is the Director of Pro Bono Programs at Bet Tzedek, a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides free and comprehensive legal services to needy clients – regardless of race, religion, ethnic origin, immigration status, or gender identity – throughout the Los Angeles area. Prior to Bet Tzedek, Alisa served as Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Ombudsperson for NBCUniversal, where she built and led its global compliance organization, advising business units across a broad spectrum of matters relating to the development, communication and enforcement of the company’s integrity policies, global anti-corruption processes, and corporate supplier social responsibility program. Throughout her career, Alisa has been an active pro bono and community volunteer, advocating for the homeless, providing legal counseling to under-served individuals, and working with a local food pantry and social services provider. Alisa holds a law degree from Columbia University and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.