Hunter Pierson is a vice president at Goldman Sachs & Co, where he manages the assets of foundations, endowments and families across the Southeast. He previously served as executive director for Teach for America – Northern California. He began his career as a Teach for America corps member, teaching sixth grade. He is currently a board member at Teach for America – Atlanta and board chair of New Schools for New Orleans. He serves on Gov. Nathan Deal’s Education Reform Commission in Georgia. Pierson holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Harvard University.