Funding Youth Education Today for the Demands We Already Face

The Bradán Lane Foundation is established to contribute to public charities which support underprivileged youth through STEAM education and programs.

The Bradán Lane Foundation is a private foundation with an active board of directors representing a broad spectrum of skills and experience to manage the foundation and grant award process.

Board Members

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Retired from a broad career in the software industry beginning with personal computer applications in the CAE, News, and Productivity sectors before transitioning to multi-system solution architecture. He then took his broad knowledge of users and systems to become a senior User Researcher and Designer with IBM. Since retiring from the software industry, he has continued his work in User Experience design and extended to Industrial design and electronics hardware development with his own Multi-discipline Design firm based in Washington DC. He is also a member of the Program Advisory Committee for PLTW Engineering programs.

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Is a US Naval Aviator veteran having served multiple aircraft carrier deployments, before becoming a flight instructor and later supporting joint aviation planning and policy. After retiring from the USN, he served as a high school science teacher before joining Booz Allen Hamilton as a Defense Consultant and Project Manager in support of various military clients to identify future capability needs. He holds a BA Geology, MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from U.S. Naval War College. He sits on the Dare County Veterans Advisory Council, Dare County NC

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Possesses over 20 years in talent acquisition experience and building teams for the life science industry in Greater Boston. Her specialties include staffing for research & development, preclinical studies, and technical operations. She has been instrumental in helping small BioPharma labs and companies grow including Takeda, Vertex, Ipsen, and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. She currently owns Adante Staffing, a boutique life sciences staffing firm, and serves as the Head of Talent Acquisition for SalioGen Therapeutics and Mercy Bio. She is active in her community through direct and indirect fundraising for Boston chapter of Spinal Cord Injury and Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Research.

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Director of Operations at the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts in Portland, Oregon, where he is responsible for three downtown live theater venues, one of which is on the National Register of Historic Places. His formal education was in Industrial Electronics, and before taking his current position, he spent 27 years as Director of Engineering for various commercial broadcast television stations in Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Arizona. Before that, he worked in CAD-CAM systems manufacturing and industrial robotics development. He has been involved in various community volunteer activities over the years, with much of the work centered on service to LGBTQ+ organizations.