Board of Directors

Monte Albers de Leon
Monte is a New York City-based attorney whose practice areas include real estate, land use, and general counsel. He received a law degree from Harvard, a Master of Science in Real Estate from New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Claremont McKenna College

Anthony Foux
With a background in finance, Anthony has worked as an investment banker and bond trader for leading firms, including Goldman Sachs and First Interstate Bank. He has also led several entrepreneurial ventures, including the development of several inns in Monterey, California. Anthony holds a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. 

Kevin Heneghan
Kevin is the Board Chair at KDI. He is the Co-founder and Senior Managing Director of OTA Financial Group. He served as CEO of OTR Global, and he is currently its Board Chair. In addition to his role at KDI, he is involved in philanthropy through his family foundation, the Dove Givings Foundation, which promotes development and self-sustaining efforts in Cambodia, Kenya, Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda.

Claudia Kahn
A longtime advocate of human and women’s rights, Claudia is a founding board member of KDI. She has a professional background in concierge services and established The Help Company, one of the first nanny agencies in the U.S.

Steve Malkenson
Steve has been an economic analyst for the Environmental Protection Agency, a public high school teacher in New York City, a Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Southwestern Louisiana and Sacred Heart University, an independent documentary filmmaker for his production company Catalyst Productions, and an arbitrageur. In addition, Steve has a long career as an independent investor and advisor, most recently focusing on the areas of impact investing and social entrepreneurship.

Tendo Nagenda
Tendo Nagenda is the Vice President of Original Film at Netflix. Prior to this role, he was Executive Vice President of Production at Disney and Vice President of Production at Good Universe. Tendo believes that filmed content—specifically feature films—can impact the way people see and experience the world. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College with a dual degree in Economics and Government.

David Valentine

David is the Vice President of Financial Services at Otis College of Art and Design. Prior to joining Otis, David was President of the Valentine/Crawford Group, providing consulting services to leaders of color in the charter school environment. He also served as the Executive Director of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania’s Business Services Division. He holds a M.B.A. from Drexel University and a B.B.A from Temple University.