Carnegie Commons Blog

  • August 27, 2018

    Korri Krajicek

    By ValC

    Korri Krajicek is the Foundation’s executive assistant providing high level administrative support to the Foundation’s senior vice presidents, managing logistics for the Foundation’s strategy and organizational management teams, and serving as assistant secretary to the board of directors. Before joining Carnegie in 2018, Korri was the assistant to the executive…

  • August 27, 2018

    Christie Folsom

    By ValC

    Christie Folsom is the administrative assistant to the president where she provides administrative, project, and event support to the president and executive office. Before joining the Carnegie Foundation in 2018, Christie worked in healthcare administration, leading an administrative team for a pediatric healthcare group. She also worked in pediatric infectious disease and…

  • November 16, 2016

    Annie Owens

    By ValC

    Annie Owens is the administrative manager for strategy and programs.  Annie joined the foundation in 2016 as the project coordinator for Student Agency Improvement Community (SAIC) and the Core Expertise Groups at the Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Special Education with an emphasis in learning and behavioral disabilities from…

  • October 5, 2016

    Ash Vasudeva

    By Gary Otake

    Ash Vasudeva is vice president of strategic initiatives, where he oversees the Carnegie Foundation’s policy and communications efforts to build the field’s capacity for improvement research and networked improvement communities. Prior to joining Carnegie, Vasudeva was a senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he focused…

  • September 18, 2015

    Keicy Tolbert

    By Gary Otake

    Keicy Tolbert joined the Carnegie Foundation in 2015 and serves as the chief of staff in the executive office. Keicy earned a B.A. in English from Boston University and a M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia. Most recently, she worked for the Stanford MBA Admissions Office, and…

  • August 13, 2015

    Jean Rivers

    By Gary Otake

    Jean Rivers joined Carnegie Foundation in 2015 and currently serves as the chief operations officer facilitating the day-to-day management of the Carnegie Foundation’s Operations team. Mrs. Rivers has spent over ten years working in the not-for-profit sector as a theatre arts administrator. She has also served in an accounting capacity…

  • February 12, 2015

    Kelli Parmley

    By Gary Otake

    Kelli Parmley is the vice president of administration at the Carnegie Foundation, where she provides executive management of the core operations teams, and strategically enhances the Foundation’s operational processes, quality improvement, and infrastructure. She is responsible for strengthening the Foundation’s goal setting, task execution, and organizational design and development in…

  • September 19, 2014

    David J. Herrera

    By Gary Otake

    David Herrera is the executive operations coordinator and assistant secretary to the Board of Trustees. His role includes finance and project support to the executives, chief of staff, and the Board. He analyzes and manages the budgets for the executive office, communications team, and Board of Trustees, which involves closely…

  • August 29, 2014

    Samantha Erickson

    By Gary Otake

    Samantha Erickson joined the Carnegie Foundation in 2013 as the administrative assistant for the Executive Office. Prior to joining the Carnegie Foundation, Samantha was at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Education where she received her Master’s of Arts in Education. She also holds a B.A. in English and a B.A.…

  • August 29, 2014

    Corey Donahue

    By Gary Otake

    Corey Donahue is special associate to the president at Carnegie. He is a recent graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where he received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics.

  • July 30, 2014

    Paul LeMahieu

    By Dalton Rooney

    Paul LeMahieu is the senior vice president of the Carnegie Foundation, where he manages all of its programs. Previously at Carnegie, he directed the work of the Carnegie Hub, which supports the networks the Foundation convenes to engage problems of education practice in the field. LeMahieu came to Carnegie from…

  • July 29, 2014

    Gay Clyburn

    By Dalton Rooney

    Gay Clyburn is associate vice president of public affairs and is responsible for external relations, marketing and communications, publishing, electronic communications and special events. She has been with the Foundation since 1999. She came to the Foundation from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities where she directed communications…

  • July 23, 2014

    Anthony S. Bryk

    By Dalton Rooney

    Anthony S. Bryk is the ninth president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where he is leading work on transforming educational research and development, more closely joining researchers and practitioners to improve teaching and learning. Formerly, he held the Spencer Chair in Organizational Studies in the School…