Board of Directors

Freire Charter School’s Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders who are invested in the school’s success and committed to the mission.

Paul Archibald
Vice President, McCormick Taylor

Sheila Brown, Alumni Parent
Executive Assistant, Finance, Real Estate Services and Treasurer, Pew Charitable Trusts

Dave Bryant, Treasurer and Head of Audit Committee
Chief Financial Officer, Resource Capital Corporation

Kelly Davenport, Ex-officio, Head of School
Freire Charter School

Gerald Escovitz, Chair
Vice Dean, Medical College of Pennsylvania (retired)

Lisa Hoffstein
Founder and Director, The Katie at the Bat Team

Bruce Lesser
CEO, Martin Enterprises USA LLC
Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP

Bruce Levine
Education Policy Program Director and Assistant Clinical Professor, Drexel University School of Education

Adina Lowry, Parent on the Board
Benefits Service Specialist, Trion

Michael Maholick
Associate / Senior Project Manager, McCormick Taylor

Eric Muller
Vice President, SSH Real Estate

Shinita Naylor-Jones, Parent on the Board
Billing AR Analyst, Family Practice Counseling Network

Beth Packel
Vice President / Principal Business Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo Bank

Scott Solomon, Vice Chair and Secretary
Business Development, ITAGroup


2014-2015 Board Meeting Dates

Meeting time for all meetings is 8:00 – 10:00 AM. All meetings will be held at 1026 Market Street (Freire Middle School).

September 10, 2014

October 8, 2014

December 10, 2014

February 11, 2015

April 8, 2015

June 10, 2015

If you would like to attend a meeting, please email Julia at Julia.Regan.Fanelli@freirecharterschool.org.