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Brown, Linda

Founder & CEO, Building Excellent Schools, MA


Linda Brown is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Building Excellent Schools.

From the organization’s inception in 1993, Linda Brown’s advocacy and tireless work has been critical to the initial and sustained success of over 50 BES schools across the country. Ms. Brown conceptualizes, concretizes and executes the strategic vision for Building Excellent Schools; this vision has profoundly improved the lives of tens of thousands of children by providing access to high-performing schools. An inductee into the National Alliance for Charter School’s Hall of Fame, Ms. Brown also works with BES’ Director of Institutional Development to guide school leaders in issues related to governance and fund development. Ms. Brown holds a B.A. in English from Boston University.