Nicholas Donohue

President and CEO, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

As president and CEO of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation (NMEF
-- the largest charitable organization in New England focused
exclusively on education), Nick Donohue is leading efforts to reshape
New England’s public education systems to be more equitable and more
effective for all learners. Previously, Nick was a Special Master at
Hope High School in Providence, where he oversaw implementation of the
Rhode Island Commissioner of Education’s Order to reconstitute the
school. Before Hope High School, Mr. Donohue was Commissioner of
Education in New Hampshire.