Leadership Team

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, Recruitment
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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 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 and Charles W. Eliot University Professor, Harvard University

Beverly Daniel Tatum

President, Spelman College

Elisa Villanueva Beard

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Teach For America

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.

Joseph Aluise

Ron Beit

Katherine Bradley

Daphne Butler

Krissi Carlson

Michael N.  Couick

Feroz Dewan

H. Mitchell D'Olier

Susan Dunn

Jason Fish

Julie Frist

Robert J. Hall

Carol Hallquist

Steven T. Halverson

Jon Hammes

Cordell Haymon

Karen Heilman

Cathy Henson

Mike Keiser

Ward Klein

Janet Levit

Ken Levit

Jane Lewis-Raymond

Steve Lipstein

Steven F. Mandel Jr.

Jack McGrory

Kathy McKim

Chad McWhinney

Scott C. Nuttall

Paul Purcell

Robert H. Rawson Jr.

Bob Ross

 

Lisa  Sablosky

Leslie Miller Saiontz

Deb Sawch

Doug Selman

Jim L. Sigman

Paula Sneed

Debra Sonkin

 

Phil Soran

Jocelyn Stewart

Suzanne Wade

Abby Williams

 

Todd  Williams

Paul Wolman

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