About Us

About Friends of Bennett Day School

Mission and Operations

Friends of Bennett Day School (FoBDS) is a 501c3 dedicated to the growth of diversity and inclusion at Bennett Day School (BDS) via fundraising and allocating need-based grants. The FoBDS Board allocates funds it raises to the school’s financial aid applicants based on criteria it establishes to fulfill FoBDS’s mission. Board members do not have any direct affiliation with BDS.

Current Board Members

  • President Joey Hsu, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Right At School
  • Vice President Valerie Mukherjee, Managing Principal at Zen Capital Partners
  • Secretary Rachel Sher, Vice President of Marketing at LearnLeo,
  • Treasurer Patrick Bourbon, Founder of Bourbon Financial Management, LLC.

We are actively recruiting new Officers for our Board of Directors. Interested in learning more about our Board? Email friendsofbennettday@gmail.com

Bennett Day is a Pre-K-12 progressive, independent school in Chicago. A member of Conscious Capitalism, BDS is a tax-paying social enterprise backed by the Code Family Foundation, Wintrust, Chicago ArchAngels, Chicago Capital Partners and numerous others with a passion to raise the bar for educational expectations.