WHO WE ARE
Our Tribe of program leaders and fellows consist of senior level executives, consultants, entrepreneurs, principals, assistant principals, senior directors, directors, deans, teachers, and a whole host of diverse roles that are impacting educational spaces across the country.
Founder/CEO, Transformative Growth Partners
Debon Lewis is an educational leader and social entrepreneur whose experiences include developing & coaching leaders, managing projects, facilitating training, and teaching both students and educators.
Associate Director, Business Management
Noble Story Group
In his three years working with Achievement First as Executive Assistant to the co-CEO and President and Special Projects Coordinator to the co-CEO, he's worked in a multitude of settings and conditions on self-directed and team projects.
Partner, Noble Story Group
Keith is currently a partner at Noble Story Group. Prior to his current position, Keith served school communities for sixteen years as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal.
David Hardy Jr.
Managing Partner, Ed Elements
David Hardy Jr. is currently the Managing Partner at Ed Elements, an equity focused consulting firm based in California. Prior to, he was the Chief Executive Officer for Lorain City School District in Ohio
Co-Conspirators, Allies, Mentors.
Executive and Lawyer
Formerly lead human resources officer and senior operations officer for large energy company. Expert in litigation, human resources, business management and strategic and business planning
Founder & CEO, Noble Story Group
Matt has coached or trained hundreds of education and non-profit leaders across the leadership pipeline, from CEOs to principals to teacher leaders.
Davon Russell is a lifelong educator and mentor who believes in the transformative power of early childhood and youth education and the arts. He currently serves as President at WHEDco, a South Bronx based non profit organization.
McCurry Consulting LLC
As the former co-CEO & Superintendent of Achievement First, Doug formed McCurry Consulting LLC in 2020 to support schools, charter management organizations, districts, and city support organizations in driving transformational change.