All Value Schools Foundation Board Members serve for three-year, overlapping terms and may be re-elected without limit. 
Foundation Board ChairMr. Grant CambridgeCorporate PresidentDavid DoyleCorporate Secretary and TreasurerRhonda Hoffarth

Value Schools Foundation Board

Grant Cambridge
Value Schools Board Chair & Foundation Board Chair
The Capital Group Companies
Grant L. Cambridge has served on the Value Schools Board since 2007 and chaired it since 2011. He is a partner and portfolio manager at The Capital Group Companies, which he joined in 1997 after earning an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business, a bachelor’s degree from Bentley College, and a master’s degree from Suffolk University. Mr. Cambridge has been involved with many civic and community organizations in the Los Angeles area, including Kidspace Museum, My Friend’s Place, and the Coalition for At-Risk Youth, and is a member of the Board of Overseers of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. He also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Connecticut’s Mystic Seaport.
Naya Bloom
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Leadership for Educational Equity
Naya Bloom is an Executive Coach and Independent Consultant at Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), a national nonprofit leadership development organization working to end the injustice of educational inequity by inspiring and supporting a diverse set of leaders with classroom experience to engage civically and politically. Naya’s coaching work focuses in the areas of policy, advocacy and non-profit management. Prior to LEE, she spent ten years in senior leadership roles at Teach For America most recently as Vice President of Social Innovation & Alumni Leadership Development. Before this, Naya served as the Executive Director of Norwood Healthy Start Family Resource Center, a school-based non-profit in South Los Angeles for six years. Naya began her career as a teacher in Washington DC Public Schools as a Teach For America Corps Member. Naya holds a BA in Latin American Studies and Latin American Literature from Smith College and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Pepperdine University. She joined the board in January 2014.
James Bray
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Capital Research Global Investors
James K. Bray is an equity investment analyst for Capital Research Global Investors in Los Angeles, with research responsibilities for U.S. small-capitalization companies. He earned a B.S. in Information Systems Management from New York University and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Bray joined the board in October 2010.
Juan Bustamante
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Bocarsly Emden Cowan Esmail & Arndt LLP
Juan Bustamante is an associate at Bocarsly Emden Cowan Esmail & Arndt LLP, where he practices real estate law with a focus on affordable housing and community development. He represents developers and investors in connection with the acquisition, financing and development of real estate, primarily in transactions involving federal low-income housing tax credits and New Markets Tax Credits. Mr. Bustamante received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was a Frank J. Guarini Government Scholar and a researcher at the Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy. Mr. Bustamante earned his B.S. in Earth Systems and his M.S. in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. He joined the board in 2017.
Jody Foldesy
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
The Boston Consulting Group
Jody Foldesy is a Principal at The Boston Consulting Group, based in the Los Angeles office. As a core member of BCG's Corporate Development practice area, he has extensive experience in developing corporate strategy. Mr. Foldesy has devoted a significant amount of his time at BCG to non-profit clients, including several in the public education space. He helped Los Angeles Unified School District develop its innovation division (I-Division) and its school report cards. He also helped Cleveland Metropolitan School District to launch a major transformation and the State of Arizona to develop its education strategy and policies. Mr. Foldesy holds an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.
Vincent Gonzales
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Investment Analyst, Capital Group Companies
Vincent (Vince) Gonzales is an Investment Analyst at the Capital Group Companies, where he is responsible for research coverage of fixed income structured products. Mr. Gonzales earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in management science & engineering from Stanford University. Before joining Capital Group, Mr. Gonzales was an associate at Newstone Capital Partners and an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. Throughout his academic and professional experience, Mr. Gonzales has volunteered with several youth mentoring and education organizations. As a Los Angeles native and graduate of the local public school system, and a first-generation college graduate, he is passionate about increasing student and parent awareness of higher-education opportunities and financing alternatives.
Peter Hildebrandt
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
The Boston Consulting Group
Peter Hildebrandt is a core member of the Technology Advantage; Financial Institutions; Technology, Media, & Telecommunications; and Operations practices at The Boston Consulting Group. Peter leads the Agile topic for BCG in North America and has strong experience in process optimization, robotics, Agile at Scale, and Lean. Peter focuses on helping organizations change their ways of working and their decision-making paradigms to become faster, nimbler, and more responsive by leveraging Agile principles and approaches. He is interested in applying Agile principles across industries and functional areas, from financial services to industrial goods and from consumer goods to the public sector in areas as diverse as finance, HR, call centers, back office operations, and even large capital projects. Before joining the firm, Peter was a Research Scholar in Computer Science at University of California Berkeley. Peter joined the Value Schools Foundation Board in 2018.
Thomas Levee
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Vice President and Local Sales Manager of KABC-TV, Los Angeles
Tom Levee is a television broadcast sales professional, currently serving as Vice President and Local Sales Manager of KABC-TV, Los Angeles. Prior to taking this position, Tom served as Vice President and National Sales Manager, and Account Executive at KABC-TV. Before joining KABC-TV, Tom was an Account Executive at television rep companies United Television Sales, Telerep and Seltel. He attended UCLA earning his BA in Political Science in 1986, after graduating from Palisades High School here in Los Angeles. Tom is a native Angeleno and currently lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife and their two children. Mr. Levee joined the board on March 20, 2012.
Matthew O’Connor
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
American Funds Distributors
Matthew (Matt) O’Connor is President of American Funds Distributors in the Los Angeles office of Capital Group and a Chartered Financial Analyst®. Before joining Capital Group, he was the managing director of business development at Putnam Investments. Mr. O’Connor holds an MBA from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Saint Anselm College. He began his Value Schools Foundation service in 2017.
Amanda Sweeney
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Capital Group Companies
Amanda Sweeney is a Business Project Analyst at The Capital Group Companies, Inc., which she joined in 2016 after working as a Business Development Writer at CBRE and as an AP English Teacher at BASIS Tucson North. In her analyst role at Capital, Amanda implements—with a strong focus on engineering new processes in the latest technologies—innovative solutions to optimally operationalize new investment offerings. While working at Capital and in conjunction with the Riordan Leadership Institute, Amanda participated in and completed a nine-month fellowship with Value Schools to gain insight on how best to cultivate a lifelong lifelong commitment to community engagement. Amanda earned her master’s degree at the University of Chicago, completed a one-year certification program at Worcester College at Oxford University and received her bachelor’s degree with highest honors from Wesleyan University. Amanda joined the Value Schools Foundation Board in 2018.
Annie Wu
Value Schools Foundation Board Member
Arc Atlantic Regional Center LLC and Ethan Capital, LLC
Mrs. Annie Wu is the Executive Vice President of Arc Atlantic Regional Center LLC and Ethan Capital, LLC. She has over 10 years of experience working in financial services in roles including investment product management, investment banking, equity research, private wealth management, and investor relations. Prior to her current role, she was an investment product manager for equity strategies at Capital Group, an investment manager with over $1 trillion in assets. She has lived and worked in Beijing, New York and Boston. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. Annie Wu joined the Value Schools Foundation Board in 2018.

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