Kelly Anderson

Executive Team – National

Kelly Anderson

Chief External Officer

A passionate social justice advocate, Kelly brings over 15 years of experience in fundraising and organizational leadership across both the non-profit and higher education sectors. Most recently, Kelly was the Chief Change Officer at PAVE Schools, which operates two K-8 schools in NYC and North Carolina, leading an organizational restructure to improve school health.

Before PAVE, Kelly served as the Senior Development Advisor for Teach For Australia. For several years Kelly worked in higher education internationally with the University of Melbourne and the American University of Beirut in Lebanon working to launch large-scale capital campaigns. Prior to her work overseas, Kelly served as Director of National Corporate Relations in Teach For America’s National office.

A first-generation college-goer who grew up in Texas, Kelly holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Southern Methodist University.