Leadership

Christopher Edley Jr.
Co-Founder & President

Lande Ajose, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Postsecondary & Transitions to Work & Director of California Competes

Kara Dukakis
Senior Vice President for Strong Families & Early Learning & Director of Too Small to Fail

Molly J. Mauer
Senior Vice President for PreK-12 Equity & Excellence & Director of Partners for Each and Every Child

Rebecca Silbert
Senior Vice President for Opportunity & Justice & Director of Renewing Communities

Sean Simplicio
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Staff

David Adler
Senior Research Analyst, California Competes

Kristen Carriker
Associate Director, Communications

Kiman Chheng
Controller

Meredith Dworkin
Program Manager, Too Small to Fail

Sophie Green
Program Manager, Partners for Each and Every Child

Guy Johnson
Senior Program Director, Strategy, Partners for Each and Every Child

Clay Kilby
Creative Manager

Hayin Kim
Program Director, National Network, Partners for Each and Every Child

Elissa Lee
Program Coordinator, Too Small to Fail

Kellie Nadler
Program Manager, Renewing Communities

Sivan Orr
Administrative Assistant

Cynthia Palmerin
Director of Operations

Kedda Williams
Program Director, National Network, Partners for Each and Every Child

Fellows

Pamela Burdman
Fellow, Postsecondary & Transitions to Work

Maria Echaveste
Senior Fellow, Partners for Each and Every Child

Bill Lann Lee
Senior Attorney Fellow

Danny Murillo
Soros Justice Advocacy Fellow

Jessica Pers
Senior Attorney Fellow

Robert Shireman
Senior Fellow, Postsecondary & Transitions to Work

Mark G. Yudof
Senior Fellow