Chief Talent Officer
Andrea Wolfe serves as Propel America’s Chief Talent Officer and is responsible for shaping the talent strategy and staff experience for Propel's growing team. Andrea previously served as Propel's Executive Director for Massachusetts and Rhode Island focused on systematizing a more seamless transition from high school to career in the region setting the overall vision for the region while maintaining relationships with government, industry, and education leaders. Prior to joining Propel, Andrea served as Managing Director at Mass Insight Education & Research where she led Mass Insight’s school improvement division and oversaw consulting engagements in over 20 cities that resulted in the launch of new schools, redesign of existing schools, and implementation of student-centered strategies and policies. Andrea and her team worked closely with state, district, school, and community stakeholders to understand local context and needs, secure necessary conditions and autonomies for student success, facilitate strategic planning, and design improved academic, talent, and organizational systems. She also led Mass Insight’s diversity, equity, and inclusion work. Prior to joining Mass Insight, Andrea was a national Site Advisor with TNTP leading the design and implementation of talent effectiveness systems for educator recruitment, selection, training, and development. Andrea also managed TNTP’s new teacher training and development program with the Chicago Public Schools. Andrea began her career as a bilingual teacher in Austin, Texas. Andrea is a 2020 Pahara, Latinos for Education’s Aspiring Leader, L4E Board fellow, and Education Pioneers' Visiting Fellowship alumna. Originally from Bolivia, Andrea received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. Andrea currently serves on the board of The Boston School's Fund, an organization focused on advancing educational equity in Boston by providing opportunity and access to high-quality schools.