Executive Vice President
Kathleen was part of the NYC Leadership Academy’s launch in 2003 and currently serves as Executive Vice President. She has over 35 years of experience in the field of education, as both an educator and an administrator.
In her current role, Kathleen oversees NYC Leadership Academy programs including the Aspiring Principals Program (APP) and Leadership Support Services (LSP) and many projects for clients across the country. Prior to becoming EVP, Kathleen served as Chief Operating Officer responsible for all of NYCLA's financial and other operations. Before joining NYC Leadership Academy, Kathleen spent 20 years at the New York City Department of Education where she held a number of key roles, including Executive Director for the Office of Financial and Management Reporting, Chief of Staff to the Chancellor, and Special Assistant to the Deputy Chancellor of Operations. During this time, she played a significant role in the strategic planning and implementation of Chancellor Joel I. Klein’s Children First reforms.
Kathleen holds an MEd from William Paterson College, a MS from Fordham University, and a BA from Thomas More College.