The Board

Reed E. Hundt (Chairman & CEO) is a former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (1993-1997). He is currently an adviser to the Covington law firm, and on various corporate and nonprofit boards. His publications include Zero Hour: Time to Rebuild the Clean Power Platform (Odyssey Editions, 2013), The Politics of Abundance: How Technology Can Fix the Budget, Revive the American Dream, and Establish Obama’s Legacy, an e-book co-authored with Blair Levin (Odyssey Editions, 2012), In China’s Shadow: The Crisis of American Entrepreneurship (Yale University Press, 2006) and You Say You Want A Revolution: A Story of Information Age Politics (Yale University Press, 2000). He and his wife Betsy live in Chevy Chase, MD.

Jake Fuentes (Board Secretary) is formerly Head of New Products for the Consumer Bank of Capital One, responsible for new product development across the organization. Previously, Jake was Co-Founder and CEO of Level Money, a financial management company acquired by Capital One in 2015. Launched in 2013, the award-winning Level Money application has helped millions of consumers manage tens of billions of dollars in spending. Prior to starting Level Money, Jake managed international product development for Visa.

Jake serves on the Board of Directors for, holds multiple patents, and has appeared on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. He is a graduate of the Stanford University School of Engineering.

Lisa Foster (Treasurer) was Director of the Office for Access to Justice (2014-2016). Before joining the Department, she served for ten years as a California Superior Court Judge in San Diego where she presided over criminal, civil and family law departments. After serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Marianna R. Pfaelzer of the Central District of California, Foster began her legal career as a Staff Attorney at the Center for Law in the Public Interest in Los Angeles and later joined the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. She also served as the Executive Director of California Common Cause and was Of Counsel to the law firm of Phillips & Cohen, representing whistleblowers under the federal and California False Claims Acts. Foster also taught courses on sex discrimination, federal courts and election law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Foster received a B.A. in American Studies from Stanford University and J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.


Jennifer A. Holmes (Director) is a civil rights lawyer at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) where her portfolio includes voting rights, economic justice, and education work. Prior to joining LDF, Jennifer was an associate at Covington & Burling LLP where she handled complex commercial litigation and maintained an active pro bono practice. From 2013-2014, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nicholas G. Garaufis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Jennifer is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Yale College. She lives in Washington DC with her husband, Alex, who is an election law attorney.

James K. Glassman (Director) served as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and as Chairman of the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors in the George W. Bush Administration. A fellow for 21 years at the American Enterprise Institute, he now heads Glassman Advisory, a public affairs consulting firm. He was formerly president of the Atlantic Monthly, editor and co-owner of Roll Call, and publisher of the New Republic. He was also moderator of three weekly public-affairs TV series: “Capitol Gang Sunday” on CNN and “TechnoPolitics” and “Ideas in Action” on PBS. Ambassador Glassman was investing columnist for The Washington Post for 11 years, has written three books on finance, and recently completed a term as a member of the Investor Advisory Committee of the Securities & Exchange Commission. He is a graduate of Harvard College, where he was Managing Editor of the daily newspaper, The Crimson.

Fred Goldberg (Director) is a former IRS Commissioner (1989-1992) and was Assistant Secretary of Tax Policy for the Treasury Department in the George H. W. Bush Administration. He also serves as co-chair of the law firm Skadden’s global Pro Bono Committee and co-chair emeritus of Skadden’s Diversity Committee.


Richard S. Tedlow (Director) is the Class of 1949 Professor of Business Administration Emeritus at the Harvard Business School. He is a specialist in the history of business.Professor Tedlow received his B.A. from Yale in 1969 and his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Columbia in 1971 and 1976 respectively. He came to the Harvard Business School on a fellowship in 1978 and joined the faculty in 1979. He is currently employed at Apple University.