Leadership

“I would stack the Senior Team at BUILD against any start-up or company I am involved and invested in.”

Ajay Agarwal, National Board Co-Chair and Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

National Leadership Team

Ayele Shakur
CEO

Ayele Shakur

Chymeka Olfonse
Regional Executive Director, NYC

Chymeka Olfonse

Ryan Oliver
Regional Executive Director, Bay Area and LA

Ryan Oliver

Selvin Chambers
Regional Executive Director, Boston

Selvin Chambers

Karleton Thomas
Regional Executive Director, DC

Karleton Thomas

Lydia Phillips
Director of Licensed Partnerships and Organizational Learning

Lydia Phillips

Ed Wilson
Director of Philanthropy

Ed Wilson

Bryce Jacobs
Chief Strategy Officer

Bryce Jacobs

Dale Lemke
Chief Finance and Operations Officer

Dale Lemke

Brian Costanzo
Director of School & Community Partnerships

Brian Costanzo

Board of Directors

Board Co-Chairs

Board Members