Board of Directors

Andy Zwick is Executive Director of the Foundation for Constitutional Government and founder of Derm101, a pioneer in online medical education. He also is Executive Director of the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard. During the late 2000’s, Mr. Zwick was a principal of a real estate firm that financed and built two affordable housing projects in Manhattan for senior citizens. He was the business manager of A. Bernard Ackerman, M.D., a preeminent skin pathologist, until Dr. Ackerman’s death in 2008. While starting Derm101 in the early 2000’s, Mr. Zwick played a pivotal role in the creation of the Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, a medical practice in New York City that hosted the nation’s largest fellowship training program in the field. Mr. Zwick received his A.B. (2000) from Harvard, where he concentrated in history and wrote a thesis on medicine and democracy in 19th-century America.

Bill Kristol has been a leading participant in American political debates and a widely respected analyst of American political developments for three decades. Having served in senior positions in the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush Administrations, Kristol understands government from the inside; as a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University, he has studied American politics and society from the outside. After serving in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, Kristol founded The Weekly Standard in 1995 and edited the influential magazine for over two decades. Now, as founding director of Defending Democracy Together, an organization dedicated to defending America’s liberal democratic norms, principles, and institutions, Kristol is in the midst of the national debate on issues ranging from American foreign policy to the future of the Republican Party and the meaning of American conservatism. Kristol frequently appears on all the major television talk shows, and also is the host of the highly regarded video series and podcast, Conversations with Bill Kristol. Kristol received his undergraduate degree and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Fred Farkouh is Managing Partner of Farkouh, Furman, & Faccio LLP. Founded in 1974, Farkouh, Furman, & Faccio is a boutique accounting firm that specializes in financial services, oil services, real estate, and shipping. A defining focus of Mr. Farkouh’s practice that cuts across all areas of specialization is developing new companies and expanding existing businesses.