Board of Directors

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 upon input from the superintendent and Leadership Team. The Board stewards the school’s financial resources to provide for current needs, while protecting and enhancing the endowment for the benefit of the institution’s future. The Board is also responsible for hiring and evaluating the superintendent.

Luiz Galeazzi ’81

President

Paige Geiger

Vice President

Gustavo Junqueira

Treasurer

Johann Mathias von Bernuth

Secretary

Ana Carla Abrão Costa

Director

Fabio Coelho

Director

José Ermírio de Moraes

Director

Tania Haddad ’95

Director

Jeffrey Hoberman

Director

Alexandre Malfitani ’90

Director

Marc Menden

Director

Caroline Pinheiro Lima

Director

Rodolpho Protasio

Director

Adam Shub

Director

Richard Boerner

Ex Officio

Welcome

Alexandre Malfitani ’90

Alexandre Malfitani ’90 is the chief financial officer for Azul. He joined the airline in 2008 as one of its founding members. After obtaining his BS in mechanical engineering from the Escola Politécnica da USP, Alexandre graduated with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management with an MBA in analytical finance, management and strategy, and decision analysis. Alexandre has more than 15 years of corporate finance, treasury, and financial planning experience in both airline and finance industries. Alexandre is married to a 1990 Graded alumna. Their two children attend Graded.

Tania Haddad Nobre ’95

Tania Haddad ’95 is the director of KPX Holdings, a family-operated management company. Tania earned a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, where she currently serves as an Advisory Council member for the Division of Social Sciences and holds a MA in psychology from Boston University. Tania is also a member of the Board of Directors and the Assembly of Associates at Insper. Tania began her career working at the Strategic Planning and Marketing Departments at Unibanco. Tania is married to a 1995 Graded alumnus. They have three children who attend Graded.

Thank You

Fabio Coelho

Graded thanks Board member Fabio Coelho for his enthusiasm and professionalism during his eight years of service to the school. During this time, Fabio served on the Finance Committee. We are so grateful for his hard work and steadfast commitment to excellence.

José Ermírio de Moraes

Graded extends its thanks to Board member José Ermírio de Moraes for his dedication and contributions to the school. During his tenure, José served on the Development and Communications Committee and Finance Committee.

Luiz Galeazzi ’81

Graded honors and extends its deepest gratitude to Board President Luiz Galeazzi for his eight years of exceptional dedication, leadership, and loyalty to the school. Prior to his appointment as president, Luiz served as Board treasurer. He also sat on the Finance Committee and Development and Communications Committee. We thank Luiz for his extraordinary commitment, vision, and hard work. He leaves a lasting legacy and will be dearly missed.

Paige Geiger

It is with great admiration and deepest gratitude that Graded thanks Board Vice President Paige Geiger for her outstanding service to the school. After 37 years as a much-loved faculty member, Paige began her eight years of distinguished service on the school’s board. In addition to her role as vice president, Paige served on the Governance, Nominating, and Compensation Committee. Paige’s devotion and enthusiasm will be deeply missed.

Marc Menden

The school would like to thank Board member Marc Menden for his contributions and service to Graded over the past three years.

Adam Shub

Graded thanks Board member Adam Shub for his hard work, integral to the school’s progress over the past three years.