Board of Directors

Duc Nguyen, Chair

As an in-​​house attorney at Accen­ture, the 280,000 employee global manage­ment consulting, tech­nology services, and outsourcing company, Duc drafts and nego­ti­ates agree­ments, works with busi­ness teams to shape the legal and busi­ness struc­ture of trans­ac­tions, and develops and executes nego­ti­a­tion strategy. As CFO for Accenture’s national Asian Amer­ican Diver­sity Network, Duc was respon­sible for admin­is­tering and moni­toring the national budget as well as budgets of 15 local chap­ters nation­wide. Prior to joining Accen­ture, he was Corpo­rate Counsel for a small credit manage­ment company, and was an asso­ciate in two law firms special­izing in general corpo­rate, secu­ri­ties, and real estate law. Duc grad­u­ated from the Cornell Univer­sity J.D./M.B.A. Joint Degree Program, and received his B.S. in Applied Math­e­matics (Economics Concen­tra­tion) from Yale Univer­sity. An accom­plished musi­cian and composer, Duc plays keyboards and guitar with the classic rock band, 29 North .

Joshua Petty

Josh is currently on sabbat­ical, following more than 13 years working in the Legal Depart­ment of Accen­ture LLP (the 280,000 employee global manage­ment consulting, tech­nology services and outsourcing company), the final six as a Managing Director/​Senior Exec­u­tive, the final one as Chief of Staff to Accenture’s new General Counsel. Before joining Accen­ture, Josh worked for five years in the Contracts and Procure­ment Group of Lock­heed Martin Mission Systems. Josh earned his B.B.A. in Finance from George Wash­ington Univer­sity, his M.S. in Inter­na­tional Busi­ness from Johns Hopkins Univer­sity, and his J.D. from John Marshall School of Law. He has served and continues to serve as an angel investor, counsel, and busi­ness advisor to a variety of enter­prises at all stages, including devel­op­ment, initial oper­a­tions, and mature operations.

Alan Shus­terman

Alan is the founder and head of school of School for Tomorrow (SFT).  A grad­uate of the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­vania (B.A., summa cum laude , double major in Economics and Inter­national Rela­tions) and Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude ), Alan briefly prac­ticed corpo­rate law, and there­after became Asso­ciate Director of the nonpar­tisan, nonprofit Taxpayers Against Fraud, The False Claims Act Legal Center. He subse­quently completed a certi­fi­ca­tion program in execu­tive and career coaching and co-​​​​founded Insight Asso­ciates, LLP, an exec­u­tive coaching and career manage­ment consulting firm. Subse­quently following his heart and becoming a teacher, Alan taught middle school social studies at a respected suburban private school for three years, and later home­schooled his daughter for a year. Drawing from his first­hand experi­ences and exten­sive research, he formu­lated a unique vision for what would become SFT. A grad­uate of Lead­er­ship Mont­gomery and (almost) life­long resi­dent of Mont­gomery County (Mary­land), Alan has served on the Board of Direc­tors at Ohr Kodesh Congre­ga­tion (OKC) and as the Chair of the OKC Full Day Preschool Committee.