Mark Medema

Mark Medema

School Outreach Advisor

Mark was a key startup advisor during Charter Impact Fund’s (CIF’s) startup and is continuing his work with CIF as a School Outreach Advisor working with the lending team to source loans and evaluate potential charter school borrowers.

He joined CIF from the nonprofit Building Hope, where he led the initiative to double the size of the organization in terms of new offices in new markets, number of staff, real estate loan and development products, net earnings and total assets.

Mark was also president and chief operating officer of EdVillage, an international education reform organization dedicated to supporting great third-sector schools worldwide. At the KIPP Foundation, he helped replicate the success of KIPP in its first 50 schools.

Mark received his BS in civil engineering from Northwestern University and has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.