Andrew Davidson is the founder of the FiCycle. He is also president of Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc., a New York firm specializing in the application of analytical tools to investment management, which he founded in 1992. He has testified before the Senate Banking Committee about the mortgage market. Andrew has a BA from Harvard in Math and Physics and an MBA from UChicago in Finance.
Jack Marley-Payne researches issues in education, finance and mathematics, and creates materials for teaching and understanding these topics. Previously, he completed a doctoral dissertation at MIT focused on understanding knowledge in light of psychological discoveries regarding our limited rationality, and taught undergraduate classes in philosophy and mathematics.
Jack Marley-PayneDirector of Research
Philip Dituri has taught and inspired educators and children for over 15 years. He served as a Visiting Professor at Fordham University, and was a teacher, instructional coach, and chairperson of the mathematics department at New Design HS in lower Manhattan. While in public school, he was a three-time Math for America Master Teacher. Phil has a B.A. in Mathematics from NYU and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from Columbia University in 2014.
Phil DituriDirector of Education
Alysia leads the program to spread the word about FiCycle and maintain relationships with our partner schools. She recently received her B.A. from Princeton University an as Economics major and received a certificate in Political Economy. She completed research on the effectiveness of the Daily Physical Activity Policy in Ontario elementary schools, and a senior thesis on the impact of stricter DUI penalties in the USA.
Alysia DaSilvaEconomic and Market Research Analyst
David Irwin is the Executive Director of the District Administration Leadership Institute. David previously led Gartner's K-12 Education practice serving the largest K-12 districts in the US. David also helped edtech providers and investors navigate the K-12 education industry leading to sound go-to-market strategic investments. David serves as an elected School Board Member for the Madison Public Schools in NJ, where his children are enrolled.
David IrwinBoard Member
Karie serves as the organization's financial and legal compliance officer. A member of the New York and California bar associations, Karie practices in the areas of intellectual property and tax-exempt organizations. Karie previously served as Special Counsel to a court-appointed Trustee in a multi-jurisdictional criminal RICO matter and as outside General Counsel to Andrew Davidson & Co., Inc.. Karie is President of Friends of Duane Park and a board member since 1995.
Karie Parker Davidson, Esq.Board Member
Photo Anagnostopoulos has worked as a senior executive in nonprofit and for profit educational organizations. This includes serving as Chief Executive for Finance and Administrative Operations for the Newark Public School District and as Chief Operating Officer of the New York City Department of Education. Before moving to the NYC Department of Education, Photo led the McGraw-Hill Digital Learning team in the enhancement and development of effective K-12 technology-based programs that improve teaching and learning. Prior to joining McGraw-Hill, Photo served as a senior vice president of The College Board.