A Better Chance Announces Four New Board Members

New York, NY (December 22, 2020) – A Better Chance welcomed four new members to its National Board of Directors. Joining the organization are Maly Bernstein, Vice President of Digital and Omni-Channel for CVS Pharmacy at CVS Health, Tayo Famakinwa, Managing Director at Teneo, Rob Fullerton, Global Head of Leveraged Finance at Jeffries LLC, and Tracey Koziol, Senior Vice President, Global Offerings at Xerox.

Each of these appointments creates inroads into new industries with added representation in retail, health, consulting, STEM and finance. They will bring new perspectives and expertise to the National Board of Directors that will be critical towards supporting A Better Chance’s strategic direction, forming new partnerships, and expanding current relationships.

“The expansion of our National Board of Directors allows us to enhance our capabilities and explore new and innovative initiatives,” said Francisco Tezén, President & CEO of A Better Chance. “Additionally, each member brings incredible passion and commitment to the mission and core values of A Better Chance.”

Meet the new Board Members

Maly Bernstein

  • Champion for diversity in leadership, people development, effective teaming, and data-based insight. Recognized with several CVS breakthrough awards.
  • Recognized by Diversity Inc as one of the “Women to Watch 2019”

Tayo Famakinwa

  • 12 years of experience consulting global organizations in business transformations
  • Clients span numerous industries, including; retail, gaming, auto, and consumer packaged goods

Rob Fullerton

  • 22 years of experience in investment banking
  • Lead banker for numerous premier private equity clients assisting in debt and equity findings as well as providing guidance regarding M&A

Tracey Koziol

  • Extensive experience in the delivery of high-tech, cost-effective, yet differentiated products
  • Member of the Xerox executive committee since 2018

About A Better Chance

A Better Chance’s mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.  Since 1963, this guiding principle has driven A Better Chance to place talented young people of color into the leadership pipeline. Our signature College Preparatory Schools Program annually recruits, prepares and places approximately 500 new Scholars and supports a total of 2,200 Scholars at more than 200 of the nation’s leading college preparatory schools across the country. Our record of success is evident in the almost 17,000 Alumni who have become great innovators, thinkers and leaders in their respective fields. Visit www.abetterchance.org to learn more.