Board of Directors

Jay Polk
Jay PolkTreasurer
Jay Polk serves as the Treasurer for Adam’s Forge  and is an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he works on advanced rocket propulsion…
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Leonidas Moustakas
Leonidas MoustakasVice President
Leonidas Moustakas is the Vice President of the Board. He’s an enthusiastic amateur blacksmith and a formally trained astrophysicist with a PhD from the …
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Ann Z. Leventhal
Ann Z. LeventhalBoard Member
My children are my greatest achievement: Amy, a composer, Adam, a sculptor, Max, a not-for-profit theater executive, and Seth, a lawyer. Despite Adam’s suicide at 42,
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Heather McLarty
Heather McLartyBoard Chair
Heather McLarty is a true “woman of steel,” and has become one of the most renowned, respected, and sought-after artist blacksmiths in the country.
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Becky Schimpff
Becky SchimpffBoard Member
Becky has been involved with blacksmithing at Adam’s Forge since 2013. Becky teaches classes, participates in…
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Rick St. John
Rick St. JohnBoard Member
Rick St. John is a litigation partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, specializing in business and financial…
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