Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us


August 27, 2015 11:06 PM ET

Commercial Services and Supplies

Company Overview of America's Promise Alliance

Company Overview

America's Promise Alliance is a non-partisan, charitable organization which focuses on the well-being of young people. The institution focuses on ending the high school dropout crisis and ensures that students graduate ready for college and the 21st century workforce. America's Promise Alliance was founded in 1997 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia.

1110 Vermont Avenue, N.W.

Suite 900

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Founded in 1997

Phone:

202-657-0600

Fax:

202-657-0601

Key Executives for America's Promise Alliance

President and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Communications and Knowledge Officer
Chief Digital Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

America's Promise Alliance Key Developments

Americas Promise Alliance Elects Kate James to its Board of Directors

Americas Promise Alliance announced that Pearsons Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Kate James, has been elected to its board of directors. She is based in Seattle, Washington. Prior to joining Pearson, James was Chief Communications Officer for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, leveraging the foundation's voice in support of the organizations global and domestic initiatives. Before Gates, she held senior leadership roles in the financial services industry including heading communications globally at Citibank and leading the advocacy and sustainability practice at Standard Charter Bank. She serves as a board member for both Vital Voices Global Partnership and Wedu, which are committed to empowering women around the world, and also as a Director of the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund.

America's Promise Alliance Announces Executive Changes

America's Promise Alliance announced that Rasheed Merritt, a leader on the State Farm Human Resources team, has been elected to its board of directors. He replaces Kathy Payne, the senior director of education leadership at State Farm, who is retiring from her post. Merritt is currently an Assistant Vice President in Human Resources.

Americas Promise Alliance Appoints Stefanie Weiss and Rick Cruz as Vice Presidents

Americas Promise Alliance named two new vice presidents to its senior leadership team as the organization moves into the final quarter of its GradNation campaign, a national movement to reach a 90% high school graduation rate by 2020. Stefanie Weiss brings experience from Points of Light, Experience Corps and Encore.org, the University of Maryland, and the National Education Association to her new role as vice president of communications and knowledge management. Rick Cruz brings experience from the Education and Youth Practice at FSG, Teach for America, and DC Prep Public Charter Schools to his new role as vice president of mission advancement. In her new role, Weiss will lead communications efforts at Americas Promise, including branding and messaging, public relations, publications, web development, and social media. She will also lead the organizations knowledge management work, including overseeing the organizations research institute, the Center for Promise. Most recently, Weiss was the chief communications and marketing officer at Points of Light. In his new position, Cruz will oversee fund development and manage corporate partnerships. Cruz previously advised corporations, foundations and nonprofits on strategy and organizational development as a leader of the Education and Youth Practice at FSG.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Global Safety Holdings, Inc. United States
Administrative Systems, Inc. United States
Atlantic Waste Disposal, Inc. United States
JRS International, Inc. United States
Code Shred Ltd. United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
No transactions available in the past 12 months.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Americas Promise Alliance, please visit www.americaspromise.org. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.