Jennifer Carpenter

Jennifer Carpenter is the principal of Verona Carpenter Architects, an architecture and interior design firm in Manhattan with a roster of top clients in the fashion, retail, hospitality and corporate worlds. A registered architect in New York since 1998 and a LEED Accredited Professional, Jennifer is widely published in design periodicals and in anthologies including “Dish”, a compendium of women in design from Princeton Architectural Press, and “…& Fork”, a global survey of cutting edge designers from Phaidon Press. Previously, Jennifer was Director for Retail & Hospitality with Rogers Marvel Architects (RMA). Jennifer and the RMA partners founded the award-winning furniture and product design studio TRUCK Product Architecture, designing pieces for the Museum of Modern Art Store and Design Within Reach. Jennifer earned her Master of Architecture from Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture and graduated summa cum laude with a BA from Yale. She and her husband Dave Arnold have two sons, one of whom is a Quad Prep student.

Marilyn Kline Falk, M.D., Secretary

Marilyn Kline Falk received her medical degree from the University of Maryland and completed residency training in Internal Medicine and Specialist Training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine. She is currently an Attending Physician in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Manhattan VA Hospital, with an academic appointment at the NYU Langone School of Medicine. As part of her role in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Dr. Kline leads a multidisciplinary team, caring for and coordinating care for very sick veterans in a busy ICU. Her administrative work includes serving as the Director of Nutritional Support Team, leading “best practice” groups, guiding quality assurance measures, and coordinating educational activities for nurses, medical students, physician assistant students, nursing students, physician assistants, interns, residents, and fellows As the mother of 3 young boys, two of whom are twice-exceptional, she is also an special needs advocate.

Marcus Mabry

Marcus Mabry is an award-winning journalist and author. Since 2016, he has been the Vice President of Global Programming at CNN Digital, where he leads the teams that decide what news goes on's homepages, the CNN mobile app and on social platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Before joining CNN, Marcus spent 8 years at The New York Times as a business editor, editor-at-large and digital anchor and editor. Marcus has also worked at Twitter as the editor of Twitter Moments and at Newsweek, where he spent 19 years as an editor, foreign correspondent in Paris and Johannesburg, and State Department correspondent in Washington. Marcus is the author of White Bucks and Black-eyed Peas: Coming of Age Black in White America and Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power. Marcus serves on the board of The Lawrenceville School and the International Schools Services. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Association of Black Journalists, The LGBTQ Journalists Association and the Overseas Press Club. Marcus and his partner Christopher are the parents of Miles, a sixth grader at Quad, and his twin brother, Grayson.

Mark McFadden, President

Mark McFadden is a Managing Director in the New York office of CCMP Capital, a private equity firm focused on making investments in Consumer, Industrial, and Healthcare companies. CCMP focuses on generating strong returns for its investors through the operational transformation and growth of its portfolio companies. Mark focuses on investments in the industrial sector, currently sitting on the board of CCMP portfolio companies BGIS, a leading provider of integrated facilities management services, Hayward Industries, a leading global manufacturer of pool equipment, and PQ Group (NYSE: PQG), a leading global producer of environmental catalysts and services, specialty materials and chemicals. Mark’s prior CCMP portfolio investments include Generac Power Systems (NYSE: GNRC), Eco Services, and Milacron (NYSE: MCRN). Mark joined CCMP in 2002, and worked in CCMP’s London office from 2004 to 2006. Prior to joining CCMP, Mark worked in investment banking with Credit Suisse and Bowles Hollowell Conner. Mark holds a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in History from the College of William and Mary. Mark and his wife Caton are proud parents of three children, including their son Cole who has attended Quad Prep since 2016.

Kimberly Busi, M.D., Founder and Head of School (Ex-Officio)

Kim is a Psychiatrist in private practice in Lower Manhattan and a former Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. She left her faculty appointment in 2009 to found The Quad Manhattan, a sister organization to Quad Prep. She received her medical degree from the Brown University School of Medicine in 1997. After completing a year’s training in pediatrics at the New York Hospital-Weill Medical Center, Dr. Busi finished her residency training in psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine in 2001. At NYU, Dr. Busi designed curriculum, taught, and supervised residents. She served on the curriculum committee for the Department of Psychiatry, and as the Director of Education for the NYU/Bellevue Program for Survivors of Torture, a not-for-profit multidisciplinary treatment center within the Bellevue Hospital Center. Best of all, she is the mother of two wonderful boys.

Alan Carr

Bio Coming Soon.

Stephanie Hodor

Bio Coming Soon

Adam Falk

Adam F. Falk is President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, where he has been since January 2018. Before joining the Foundation, Falk served as President of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He came to Williams from the Johns Hopkins University, where he joined the physics faculty in 1994. From 2006 to 2010, he served as the James B. Knapp Dean of the JHU’s Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, following service as Dean of the Faculty. A theoretical physicist, Falk is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers. He earned a B.S. from the University of North Carolina in 1987 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1991. Falk is a trustee of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, and a past trustee of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford University. His three beloved nephews attend Quad Prep.

Guy Kearsley

Guy Kearsley is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Risk Management division based in New York. He is the Chief Risk Officer for the Global Markets & Investment Banking Divisions and Credit Suisse combined Americas operations. Prior to this, Guy led the market risk consulting practice at KPMG in London and traded FX options at Nomura.


Lois Baldwin, Ed.D.

Co-founder and President, Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS)

Susan Baum, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, The College of New Rochelle. Co-director, International Center for Talent Development Director, National Institute for 2e Research and Development at Bridges Academy.

Linda Carter, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine; Director, Family Studies Program, The NYU Child Study Cente

George Delagrammatikas, Ph.D.

(Co-Chair, Research Subcommittee) Director of STEM Outreach and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, The Cooper Union.

Prudence Heisler, OTR/L

Co-Founder, Special Projects in Occupational Therapy (SPOTS)

Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, Imagination Institute, University of Pennsylvania

Matthew D. Lerner, Ph.D.

(Co-Chair, Research Subcommittee) Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, Stonybrook University.

Vasco Lopes, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist, Columbia University Medical Center

Paula McCreedy, OTR/L

Co-Founder, Special Projects in Occupational Therapy (SPOTS)

Debbie Meringolo, MA, MS

Associate Director, Infant/Toddler Team and Co-Director, RELATE at Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) Albert Einstein College of Medicine .

Lauren Moskowitz Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology, St. John’s University

Joseph Renzulli, Ed.D.

Professor, Gifted Education and Talent Development Director, The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, The University of Connecticut.

Nancy Tarshis, MA, MS CCC-SLP

Director, Speech and Language Services at Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) Albert Einstein College of Medicine.