Board of Directors

Chairman Emeritus

Paul A. VolckerChairman Emeritus

Paul A. Volcker worked in the United States Federal Government for almost 30 years, culminating in two terms as Chairman of the Board of Governors…

Board of Directors

William B. RichardsChairman of the Board

Mr. Richards, Chairman of the Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation, has been deeply involved in Hedge Funds since 1983…

Lisa B. BairdVice President

Lisa Baird is a Director of Talent Management and Strategy for Taconic Capital Advisors. Prior to joining Taconic…

Jerome BelsonVice President

Jerome Belson is pleased to be serving on the board of The Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation.

Richard DonovanVice President

Rich Donovan is a globally recognized subject matter expert on the convergence of disability and corporate profitability…

Anthony J. Dowd

Mr. Dowd is currently a Special Assistant in the office of Paul A. Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve System…

Richard EllensonCEO

Richard Ellenson brings enormous vision and energy to the organization. He was the founder and CEO of two companies…

Jay M. Goffman

Jay M. Goffman is the Global Leader of Skadden’s Corporate Restructuring Group and an internationally renowned…

Michael Hausman

Michael Hausman is pleased to serve on the CPIRF board because of my brother, Peter, who had Cerebral Palsy…

Eric J. HespenheideTreasurer

Eric Hespenheide is very excited to be on the Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation board. He has been serving the disability community for over 30 years.

Jean-Louis LelogeaisPresident

Jean-Louis Lelogeais, Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director, 55. Mr. Lelogeais
is responsible for strategic relationships…

Dr. Peter L Rosenbaum

Peter Rosenbaum, MD, is pleased and privileged to sit on the Board of Directors of CPIRF. His enthusiasm for the organization…

Peter Shapiro

Peter Shapiro is pleased to be serving on the board of The Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation.

James C. StearnsChairman Executive Committee Secretary

Jim Stearns has the condition of cerebral palsy and is therefore especially committed to bettering the lives of persons with cerebral…

James Paul VolckerAssistant Vice President

James Volcker has worked in the grant management field for over 13 years, currently at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute…

Executive Team

Dr. James BlackmanMedical Director

Dr. Blackman received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Ohio State University,
completed pediatrics residency at the University of Michigan…