Our Team

National Leadership

Elisa Villanueva Beard
Chief Executive Officer
Susan Asiyanbi
Chief Operating and Program Officer
Josh Griggs
Executive VP, Talent, Operations & CFO
Kevin Huffman
Interim Chief External Affairs Officer

Regional Leadership


Communities across the country are making progress in educational outcomes, and TFA alumni and corps members are playing a critical role. Learn more about our 53 regional leaders and their teams.

Executive Director, Colorado
Nate Snow is the ED of Teach For America - Connecticut
Executive Director, Connecticut
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Executive Director, Dallas-Fort Worth
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Executive Director, D.C. Region
Headshot of Teach For America Executive Director, Armen Hratchian.
Executive Director, Detroit
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Executive Director, Eastern North Carolina
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Executive Director, Greater Cleveland
Headshot of Joy Okoro, Teach For America staff member.
Executive Director, Greater New Orleans-Louisiana Delta

National & Regional Boards


Teach For America’s board members play a critical leadership role in shaping the direction of our work. Our board members include leaders from across all sectors, as well as TFA alumni.

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