Charter School Growth Fund
Eric Chan is a partner at the Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF), a non-profit which identifies the country’s best charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps to increase their impact. He oversees the CSGF Innovation Fund to support ambitious new ideas from and for the charter sector. He previously lead CSGF’s investment team and works with charter networks in the Midwestern and Southern United States. While with CSGF, Eric helped launch the next generation learning practice, led the New Orleans city fund, supported CSGF’s investment in Dreambox Learning, and moonlighted at Rocketship Education. Previously, he was on the founding team for New Schools Chicago, where he managed investments in over 50 new charter schools across Illinois. Eric also has experience in investment banking and private equity investing. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.