Our volunteer Advisory Council provides philanthropic support for CTY’s priorities, helps promote our programs, and assists in fundraising efforts. Whether our advisers are CTY parents, alumni, or friends, they all share a passion for educating academically advanced students.

CTY Advisory Council

  • Marc Schneider, Chair
    Litigation Shareholder, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
    CTY Alumnus ’85-’87 and Parent
  • Andy Bartholomew
    CTY Alumnus ’99-’00, ’22
  • Amy Bauman
    Member and Director, Angel Investor Forum
    CTY Parent
  • Kimberly Boateng
    Student, Columbia University
    CTY Scholars Program Alumna ’17-’20
  • Allison Devore
    CTY Parent
  • Joseph Ferguson
    Managing Partner & Co Founder, Lake Union Partners
    CTY Parent
  • Adam Garner
    Global Head FICC Options, DRW
    CTY Alumnus ’93-’96
  • Venezia Garza
    Student, Princeton University
    CTY Scholars Program Alumna ’17-’21
  • Mary Hyman
    Retiree, Education Department, Loyola University Maryland
    Former CTY Staff
  • Terri Kim
    CTY Parent
  • Nina Kleaveland
    Co-founder & CEO, Lanyard, A Shared Stay
    CTY Alumna ’96-’97
  • James Li
    Managing Director, Davidson Kempner Capital Management
    CTY Alumnus ’95-’00
  • Marjorie Loeb
    Owner, Loeb Jewels
    CTY Parent
  • John Lutz
    Vice Chancellor, Development & Alumni Relations, Vanderbilt University
    CTY Parent
  • W. Keith Robinson
    Professor, School of Law, Wake Forest University
    CTY Parent
  • John Sabat
    Portfolio Manager, Cubist Systematic Strategies
    CTY Parent
  • Lee Stephens
    Executive Vice President, The Bank of New York Mellon
    CTY Parent
  • Peter Stris
    Founding Partner, Stris & Maher LLP
    CTY Alumnus ’88-’91 and Parent
  • Ashley Timmer
    Adjunct Associate Professor, Barnard College
    CTY Parent

CTY East Asia Advisory Council

The East Asia Advisory Council was retired in January 2023. CTY is grateful to chair Rebecca Xu and council members Ivy Chiang, Michelle Chin, Warren Lee, Helen Sun, Karel Vacek, Siew Fong Yiap, Andrew Yiu, Jason Zhang and other former members for their time, commitment and leadership on behalf of CTY students and families.