Chief of Staff
Mike oversees EFF’s internal finance and operations team, manages key stakeholder relationships, and works with the CEO to chart the Fund’s long-term strategic direction. He is dedicated to supporting the continuous growth of a high-caliber team that is on a mission to transform capital access for schools and communities.
Mike is a mission-oriented leader with deep experience in financial and education management. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Great Oaks Foundation, where he oversaw the Charter Management Organization’s business operations and led efforts to procure facilities, secure philanthropic revenues, and cultivate various stakeholders to support the expansion of the four-state Great Oaks Charter School network.
Prior to Great Oaks, Mike served as an administrator and humanities teacher at Match Public Charter School, which consistently performed amongst the best high schools in Massachusetts during his tenure. Mike earned an MBA with a concentration in finance and real estate from Columbia University and a BA in American History from the University of Pennsylvania.