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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





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 2016.

America's Promise Alliance Key Developments

America's Promise Alliance Appoints Jane Beshear to its Board of Directors

America's Promise Alliance announced that the Former First Lady of Kentucky, Jane Beshear, has been elected to its board of directors. Beshear has dedicated her life to the service of others in her many roles as a businesswoman, educator, and community leader. During her years as First Lady, Beshear, a former teacher, committed herself to improving graduation rates and literacy in the Commonwealth, especially among vulnerable populations.

America's Promise Alliance Announces Board Appointments

Americas Promise Alliance announced that Brandee McHale, president of the Citi Foundation, and Javier Alberto Soto, president and CEO of The Miami Foundation, have been elected to its board of directors. Their three-year terms begin in April.

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.

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