Co-Chief Executive Officers

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Co-Chief Executive Officer
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Co-Chief Executive Officer

Leadership Team

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Executive VP, Teacher Preparation, Support, & Development
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Executive VP, Regional Operations
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Chief Administrative Officer
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Executive VP, Regional Operations
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Executive VP for Recruitment and Admissions & Growth, Development, & Partnerships
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Executive VP, Public Affairs & Engagement
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Executive VP of Alumni Affairs
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Executive VP, Strategy, Innovation & Organizational Development

General Counsel and Chief Officers

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Senior VP, Legal Affairs; General Counsel
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Chief Diversity Officer
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Chief Financial Officer
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Chief Information Officer
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Chief Knowledge Officer
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Chief Marketing Officer
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Chief People Officer

National Board of Directors

Our National Board of Directors plays a critical role in developing Teach For America's strategic plan and ensuring that we are able to meet the ambitious goals we set for ourselves. We are deeply grateful for the advice, support, and advocacy our Board Members provide.

Thomas H. Castro

Founder and CEO, El Dorado Capital, LLC

Maxine Clark

Founder, Chief Executive Bear and Chairman, Build-A-Bear Workshop

Paul J. Finnegan

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Madison Dearborn Partners LLC

David Gergen

Professor of Public Service and Director of the Center of Public Leadership, Harvard University

Rand Harbert

Senior Vice President, State Farm

Walter Isaacson

President and CEO, The Aspen Institute

Joel Klein

CEO, Education Division and Executive Vice President, Office of the Chairman, News Corporation

Wendy Kopp

CEO and Founder, Teach For All

Matt Kramer

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Teach For America

Sue Lehmann

Management Consultant

Michael L. Lomax

President and CEO, United Negro College Fund

Stephen F. Mandel Jr.

Managing Director, Lone Pine Capital, LLC

Richard D. Parsons

Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners, Inc.

Greg Penner

General Partner, Madrone Capital Partners

Nancy Peretsman

Managing Director of Allen & Company, LLC

Vince Roig

Chairman Helios Education Foundation

Paula Sneed

Retired Executive Vice President, Kraft Foods

Lawrence H. Summers

President Emeritus, Charles W. Eliot University; Professor, Harvard University

Beverly Daniel Tatum

President, Spelman College

Elisa Villanueva Beard

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Teach For America

Jose H. Villarreal

Senior Advisor, Akin Gump

Gregory W. Wendt

Senior Vice President, Capital Research Company

Meg Whitman

President and Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett-Packard

National Board: Lifetime Directors

Our Lifetime Directors played a critical role for many years in developing Teach For America’s strategic plan and ensuring that we are able to meet the ambitious goals we set for ourselves. We are deeply grateful for the advice, support, and advocacy that our Lifetime Directors continue to provide.

John Hotchkis

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Ramajal, LLC

Sherry Lansing

CEO, Sherry Lansing Foundation

Arthur Rock

Principal of Arthur Rock and Co.

National Council of Regional Board Chairs

Our National Council is comprised of the chairs of each of our regional advisory boards.  This group provides critical oversight of our regional operations and shares best practices that help us maximize our local impact.

Rich McClure

President, UniGroup, Inc.

Joseph Aluise

Senior Counsel, Entergy

Steven A. Betts

President and CEO, SunCor Development Company

Katherine Bradley

President CityBridge Foundation

Steve Luquire

CEO and Founder, Luquire George Andrews

H. Mitchell D'Olier

President & CEO, Kaneohe Ranch Management Limited

G. Douglas Edwards

Retired CEO, Morgan Keegan

Paul J. Finnegan

Co-Chief Executive Officer Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Jason Fish

Co-Founder and Director, Alliance Partners, LLC

Robin Golden

Selma M. Levine Clinical Lecturer Yale University Law School, Connecticut

Richard Green

The Calvin Group

Robert J. Hall

Principal, Andesite Holdings

Steven T. Halverson

Chief Executive Officer, The Haskell Company

Cordell Haymon

Vice President, SGS Petroleum Service Corporation

John Herrera

General Manager, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative

Dave Horne

Partner Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell And Jernigan, LLP

Jack Lowell

Vice Chairman, Flagler Real Estate Services LLC

Jan Rivitz

The Aaron and Lillie Straus Foundation, Inc.

Phil Jacobs

Senior Consultant, Coxe, Curry & Associates

Zack Neumeyer

Chairman, Sage Companies

Scott C. Nuttall

Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Lori Vetters

Regional President, Houston Gulf Coast Wachovia

Dana Zucker

Independent Consultant

Mark Hill

Managing Partner, Collina Ventures, LLC

University Champions Board

We are extremely fortunate to have a dedicated group of college presidents and chancellors supporting our efforts to grow and diversify the movement to end educational inequity.

Bruce Benson

President, University of Colorado, Boulder

Robert J. Birgeneau

Former Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley

Kim Bottomly

President, Wellesley College

Richard Brodhead

President, Duke University

Grant Cornwell

President, The College of Wooster

Scott S. Cowen

President, Tulane University

Michael Crow

President, Arizona State University

Amy Gutmann

President, University of Pennsylvania

Freeman Hrabowski

President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Michael V. Martin

Chancellor, Louisiana State University

Dr. Daniel Porterfield

President, Franklin and Marshall College

Beverly Daniel Tatum

President, Spelman College

Holden Thorp

Chancellor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Shirley M. Tilghman

President, Princeton University