School Governance

Graded is governed by a self-perpetuating board, whose twelve members are appointed for up to four two-year terms. The Board was first established in 1931 and continues to set the school’s fiduciary policies, annual budget, and fundraising goals based on input from the Superintendent and the Learning Leadership Team. The Board stewards the school’s financial resources to provide for current needs, while at the same time protecting and enhancing the endowment for the benefit of the school’s future. The Board is also responsible for hiring and evaluating the Superintendent. 

Luiz Claudio Galeazzi '81 P'26, P'27, P'28
President of the Board 
Managing Partner, Galeazzi e Associados
Fundação Getulio Vargas

Paige Geiger P'01 P'03 P'06
Vice President of the Board
Executive Administrative Director, Montessori Education Center of São Paulo
Boston State College
Penn State University

Carlos Hitoshi F. Castro P'23, P'26
Treasurer of the Board
Executive Director - Commodities and Financial Markets, Macquarie Group
Pontífica Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

Johann Mathias von Bernuth P'22, P'26
Partner, Skadden Arps
Columbia University School of Law
University of Munich 

Ana Cabral Gardner P'17, P'19, P'19, P'27
Managing Partner, A:10 Assesoria e Investimentos
Columbia Business School
London Business School
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Fabio Coelho P'15 P'24
President, Google Brazil
Harvard University
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Barry Engle P'18 P'21 P'23
Executive Vice President and President, South America, General Motors
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania - MBA
Brigham Young University - Major Economics

Jeffrey Hoberman P'20, P'23
Harvard Law School
Yale College

Gustavo Junqueira P'23 P'25
Managing Partner, Brasilpar
Thunderbird School of Management
Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado

Caroline Pinheiro Lima P’26 P’26 P’28
Former Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations, GOL Linhas Aéreas
University of Chicago; Bachelor of Science - Major Economics 

Rodolpho Protasio P'19, P'21, P'24
Founding Partner, Mundie Advogados
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Faculdade Cândido Mendes
Pontíficia Universidade Católica do São Paulo

Ricardo Zuniga P'20 P'18
Consulate General of the United States of America
University of Virginia 

Richard Boerner P'18 
Ex Officio
Superintendent, Graded School
Central Washington University
Washington State University

Av. José Galante, 425
São Paulo, SP - Brazil - 05642-000
T: 55-11-3747-4800
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