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