John Anderson

Current Title:  Partner, Schoolhouse Partners, strategic advisors to K-12 education

B.S. Industrial Administration, Yale University

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Career Profile:
Former president and CEO of New American Schools (NAS), a non-profit, bipartisan, public-private partnership dedicated to creating and disseminating bold, new comprehensive designs for public schools.

Professional activities with International Business Machines Corporation:

  • Director of Governmental Programs for Education, Washington, DC.  Directed IBM’s work on behalf of public education and coordinated the activities of The Business Roundtable’s primary and secondary education initiative.
  • Assistant to the IBM Chair of the Board and CEO, Armonk, NY.
  • Numerous marketing and executive positions in Texas, California, and Connecticut.

Volunteer/Community Service:

  • Co-Chair, Disaster Recovery Coalition. Created to help victims of the fires resolve disaster related unmet needs
  • Member, Leadership La Plata
  • Member, Professional Associates of Fort Lewis College.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Music in the Mountains.
  • Member, Advisory Board, Durango Arts Center
  • Former Durango Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year
  • Member of the adult ski school staff of Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort