Board of Directors

Pivot Learning Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors supports our work, holding us accountable to our vision and values.

Bud Dougherty
Bud DoughertyBoard Chair
Bud Dougherty has worked on California public education issues for over 20 years. In his former role, as Executive Director of the California School Employees Association (CSEA), Mr. Dougherty served on the Executive Board of the California Education Coalition. Before becoming part of the Labormore
Sarah Brayton
Sarah BraytonBoard Member
Sarah Brayton is a Senior Consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy practice with expertise in strategic planning, market assessments, and operating model design in the Social and Education Sectors.  Select consulting engagements include reimagining a large federated non-profit’s business model, scaling a three-day leadership program formore
Mike Hallett
Mike HallettBoard Member
Mike has over 25 years of industry leadership experience with successful global companies across sales, general management and “C level” positions. Mike led Alliances at Oracle with responsibility for close to $1B in direct and partner revenue, and subsequently was responsible for the large consultingmore
Larry Kane
Larry KaneBoard Member
Larry Kane, a San Francisco corporate partner, represents newly formed and high growth technology companies as well as more established companies in a wide range of transactions. His representative transactions include formation, angel and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships. Hemore
Jocelyn Garcia-Thome
Jocelyn Garcia-ThomeBoard Member
Jocelyn Garcia-Thome began her career as a school psychologist, and has held administrative positions in multiple school districts. She is currently a K-5 principal at a public charter school, passionate about public education and supporting families with special needs. Mid-career, Ms. Garcia-Thome spent ten yearsmore

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