Achieve is led by governors, business leaders, and influential national leaders committed to improving K-12 educational outcomes for all students.
Created in 1996 by a bipartisan group of governors and business leaders, Achieve is leading the effort to make college and career readiness a priority across the country so that students graduating from high school are academically prepared for postsecondary success.
Mark B. Grier
Prudential Financial, Inc.
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Dr. Craig R. Barrett
Former CEO/Chairman of the Board
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Partner Emeritus, Bessemer Venture Partners
Chair, Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
CEO, Empower Schools
S. James Gates, Jr., Ph.D.
Ford Foundation Professor of Physics, Brown University
Governor Bill Haslam
State of Tennessee
Former Tennessee Governor
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The Honorable John R. McKernan, Jr.
State of Maine
Former Maine Governor
President and CEO, UnidosUS
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Kevin C. Buckley, CPA
Vice President, International and Asset Management
Treasurer's Department, Prudential Financial, Inc.