We Are College Track

Commitment. Passion. Joy. Authenticity. Excellence.

College Track is fiercely committed to ensuring that every one of our students earns a four-year college degree and a life of opportunity, choice, and power.

Realizing this goal requires the collective efforts of team members who are passionate about this work, derive joy from what we do, and engage in authentic relationships with each other and the College Track community of students, families, and partners.

We are educators and mentors. We are marketers and fundraisers. We are financial gurus and data analysts. We are professional advisors and Salesforce navigators.

We are each others’ champions. We are College Track.

Senior Leadership

Shirley M. Collado, Ph.D.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Karen Draper

Chief Finance & Operating Officer

Nicole Embury

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Rosanna Ferro, Ed.D.

Chief of Education

Christiana Newsome

Chief People Officer

Jessica Rubie

Chief of Staff to the President & CEO

Tommy McDonald

Vice President, Communications, Public Relations, & Brand Strategy

Jason Rivera

Vice President of Program Evaluation and Research

Our Board of Directors

College Track is governed by a Board of Directors who bring together a wealth of experience in philanthropy, operational management, and development for non-profit organizations.

Laurene Powell Jobs
Chair and Co-Founder

David B. Singer
Vice Chair

Omar Karim

Toyin Ajayi

Esme Ayala

Michael Beckwith

Lynn Feintech

Charles King

Darell Krasnoff

Debbra Lindo

Marc Mazur

Michael Sorrell, Ed.D.


Timothy C. Wu

Our Ambassadors

College Track Ambassadors are an exceptional group of individuals who are deeply committed to advancing educational equity and the transformation of our scholars’ lives and the communities with whom we work. These dynamic bridge-builders serve as advisors to the Board of Directors, amplify the visibility of our mission, and commit to the long-term investment of our scholars. They nurture new partnerships in the areas of philanthropy, college and university collaborations, and in the workforce to create opportunities for scholars to lean deeper into their sense of purpose, achieve success in higher education, and jumpstart a fulfilling career trajectory. College Track is proud to welcome the members of this inaugural group:

Andy Dreyfus

Mildred Garcia, Ed.D.

Cynthia Keely 

Eric Kim

Marshall Lott 

Nancy Lue