Foundation Board

The Phoenix Network Foundation Board is responsible for managing all of Phoenix’s assets, to ensure our financial stability and sustainability. In addition to meeting three times a year, the Foundation Board reviews our annual audit.

  • James Stanzler

    President

    Highfields Capital Management LP

    Mr. Stanzler joined Highfields Capital in 2010. He manages portfolio investments in the media, telecommunication, and technology sectors globally. Prior to joining Highfields, Mr. Stanzler was a senior research analyst at Loch Capital Management, and before that he was a Director of Planning & Analysis at NTL Incorporated in London, England. Mr. Stanzler has also worked at Smith Barney in New York and held research positions at CIBC WM and Robertson Stephens in both New York and London. Mr. Stanzler is currently President of the Foundation Board of Phoenix Charter Academy and graduated with a B.A. in English and American Literature from Brown University.

  • David McCabe

    Treasurer

    President, Eaton Vance Investment Counsel

    President, Eaton Vance Investment CounselDavid McCabe is the President and Investment Counselor at Eaton Vance Investment Counsel. First joining the firm in 2005, Dave provides investment management services to private accounts, foundations and endowments, while also responsible for providing portfolio management services to both institutions and private investors. He previously served as the President at Voyageur Asset Management (MA), Inc. and spent several years at Cowen & Company.

    David is actively involved in his community and currently serves on the board of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable. A graduate of Harvard College, David lives on the South Shore of Massachusetts with his wife and four children.

  • Lauren Baker

    Lauren Baker currently serves as the First Lady of Massachusetts alongside her husband, Governor Charlie Baker. As First Lady, Lauren works to improve the lives of the children of Massachusetts, focusing in particular on the children served by our Department of Children and Families.

    Lauren is a veteran of the advertising world in both New York and Boston where she led and managed the development of brand campaigns for consumer products, technology companies and non-profit organizations. Today, Lauren works as a marketing communications consultant, building brand strategies for independent schools with The Baker Group. Her continued passion for service and social responsibility is evident through her current work to increase awareness and raise funds for a number of causes. Lauren actively serves on the Regional Board of Directors for American Red Cross of Massachusetts and is a founding member of the Tiffany Circle Society of Women Leaders. She served for several years on the Board of Trustees and as a volunteer at Marian Court College, a small, private college that catered to first generation students from low-income families. Lauren holds an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

  • Joshua Kraft

    President & CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Boston

    Josh Kraft has been involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston for more than 25 years. The Founding Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston’s Gerald and Darlene Jordan Club in Chelsea, he now serves as the President and CEO of all Boston clubs.

    Additionally, Josh is the President of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, overseeing all aspects of the Foundation’s community outreach programs and fundraising efforts. He also serves on the boards of Beaver Country Day School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, and is an Overseer for the Museum of Science and Lasell College.

    A graduate of Williams College, Josh earned a Master’s degree in education and social policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

  • Asia Webber

    Webber Restaurant Group

    After graduating from the University of Virginia, Asia Webber worked with a textile design firm and in retail sales management in San Francisco. After relocating to Massachusetts, Asia took classes at the Boston Architectural College and worked as a project manager for a high-end residential interior designer, before starting the Webber Restaurant Group with her husband, Jed, and brother-in-law, Josh, in 2007. Asia brings that project management expertise to every new restaurant development or renovation the group has undertaken. In addition, her passion for art and antiques is showcased at each Webber Group property, reflecting the unique history of the buildings and the communities they serve.