Our Team

Sandy Hook Promise is led by several family members whose loved ones were lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a talented staff of seasoned professionals.

Our Board

Mark Barden

Co-founder, CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Action Fund, and Board Director

Family Member whose son, Daniel, was killed on 12.14.12

Nicole Hockley

Co-founder, CEO of Sandy Hook Promise Foundation, and Board Director

Family Member whose son, Dylan, was killed on 12.14.12

Jackie Barden

Board Director

Family Member whose son was killed on 12.14.12; Pawling School District, Educator, Pawling, NY

Matt Bennett

Board Vice Chair

Third Way, Co-founder and SVP for Public Affairs, Washington, DC

Joe Cassidy

Board Treasurer

Retired Tax Executive, General Electric Company, Norwalk, CT

Bradley Myles

Board Secretary

CEO, Polaris Foundation, Washington, DC

Michael A. Nutter

Board Director

Michael A. Nutter Advisors, LLC; Former Mayor, City of Philadelphia

Bill Sherlach

Co-founder and Board Chair

Family Member whose wife was killed on 12.14.12; Morgan Stanley, Vice President – Financial Advisor, Trumbull, CT

Peter Willner, Ed.D.

Board Director 

Founder, Integrated Executive Management, Inc., Fairfield, CT

Our Team

Lauren Levin

Vice President, Policy & Partnerships

Liz Murphy

National Policy Director

aurora Vasquez

State Policy Director

Nalini Ramachandran

National Engagement Manager

Grayce Niles

Policy Associate

Sean Walker

State Policy Manager

Join the Team

Visit the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation Careers Page to learn about open positions.