Board of Trustees
Moses Lee has spent the past 15 years working with students to succeed. He is owner of Michigan Language Center and a faculty member at the University of Michigan. Previously, he co-founded Seelio, an education technology company that partners with universities to help prepare students for meaningful careers. The company was acquired by Keypath Education, a global education company, in 2014. Prior to Seelio, Moses directed TechArb, the University of Michigan entrepreneurship accelerator and taught the entrepreneurship practicum courses. Moses graduated with a BBA and MA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Iveta is the VP of People at Lark Health, a health care technology company treating chronic diseases. She previously worked on Google's People Operations team for 12 years, and earned an MBA from the University of California at Irvine and a BS in Human Development at Cornell University. Iveta lives in Ann Arbor with her husband and two children, both of whom attend Daycroft.
Sally Read is the former Head of School of the Kazoo School in Kalamazoo, where she served for four years. She has experience working in public and independent schools, as well as conducting research in Montessori schools. She earned her PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education from Michigan State University. She lives in Kalamazoo with her husband and dog, Riley.
Amy Schalk lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, Todd, and Daycroft student, Aidan. Amy did her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and received her Master of Public Health degree from Emory University where she specialized in behavioral science and health education. Amy works for Johnson & Johnson managing their digital health content strategy and development.
Matt has led the IHA Urgent Care and Virtual medicine program since 2013. He is also a member of IHA’s governing board. He was integrally involved in the organizational COVID-19 response and continues to assist in navigating IHA’s pandemic response. He attended medical school at Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Illinois – Chicago/Illinois Masonic. Matt attributes any life successes to his formative pre-K years attending the prestigious Mt. Clemens Montessori Academy. Matt resides in Dexter with his wife Katie and three children; Daycroft students, Elias, 3rd grade and Lucas, 1st and 3-year-old pre-K dynamo, Francesca.
Sean is the Vice President, Corporate Secretary of Stryker Corporation, where he is responsible for corporate governance and legal matters relating to public company reporting, securities offerings, and board of directors and shareholder practices. He also oversees legal support of the business development function and global subsidiary management at Stryker. Sean earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and three daughters, two of whom are current Daycroft students.
Greg is the father of a former Daycroft student and is a Technical Writer, Editor, and Educator. Greg comes to the board from an academic and IT background, with experience in fundraising, distance education, academic IT, and data and asset management.
Greg received his education at Knox College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Michael is a serial Chief Operating Officer in the technology sector and a passionate promoter of remote work. Previously he helped build Automattic, the multi-billion dollar maker of WordPress, a website platform that powers over 35% of internet websites. Currently, Michael runs an entirely remote tech company in the HR space with more than 170 employees spread across 50 countries (and no office). With his years of leadership experience, Michael serves as a board member and advisor to startup companies and mentors young entrepreneurs. After living around the US, he and his wife Susan made Ann Arbor home and currently have two girls at Daycroft.
Donna received her B.A. in psychology from Chatham College in Pittsburgh, PA, and her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Michigan. Her previous research has focused on children’s friendships, social skills training programs, and maternal employment. Donna and her family have been a part of the Daycroft community since 2009.
Allison is currently a member of the teaching faculty in the Biological Chemistry Department at the University of Michigan Medical School, where she serves as co-chair of the department's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. She was previously a faculty member in the Chemistry Department at Boston University. She received her BA in Chemistry from Williams College and her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Allison and her family have been part of the Daycroft community since 2017.
Dayna lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, Frank, and Daycroft student Madison. Dayna did her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. She then graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and returned to Ann Arbor to complete her general psychiatry residency and child/adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Michigan Medicine. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and is passionate about the mental health needs of children.
Ian is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Michigan, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate students since 2008. While at Michigan, he has served as Director of the Interdepartmental Program in Greek and Roman History and in other administrative positions in the History Department and in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. His previous experience also includes teaching in a liberal arts college environment at Pomona College in Claremont, California. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago, and in his research and writing, he specializes in the history of ancient Greece and Egypt. Ian and his family have been a part of the Daycroft community since 2014.
Ben is a Managing Director at Tamarind Hill, an early stage venture fund he helped found in 2017 and leads the firm's Ann Arbor office. Ben currently serves on the Board for Tamarind Hill portfolio companies 86 Repairs, and Handle (Observer). Ben holds a BA in economics from Denison University and an MBA from IU’s Kelley School of Business. In addition to serving his community through work on the Daycroft Board, he is a member of the Toledo Museum of Art Investment Committee. Ben lives in Ann Arbor, MI with his wife, Kate, and three children, two of which are students at Daycroft School.
Heather brings more than 25 years experience building start-up and early-stage companies, specializing in finance and operations. She is currently taking a sabbatical and is training to be certified as an executive and leadership coach. She was previously the COO and CFO for Pixel Velocity, an image and data analytics solution provider for the energy industry. She holds a BS from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Ross School of Business.
Larry is a financial advisor serving individuals and their families in the Ann Arbor community for the past 16 years. He previously held the position of Airborne Radar Engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Larry has served as a board member of the Aphasia Friendship Community Center, Ann Arbor Film Festival and Polo Fields Homeowners Association. Prior to moving to Michigan, he volunteered on the Human Relations Board in his hometown of Springfield, Ohio and was an Executive Board Member for Tecumseh Council, Boy Scouts of America. Larry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Wright State University. Larry resides in Ann Arbor with his wife Mary and their daughter Sadie, a current Daycroft student.