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ERIC CHAN

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ERIC CHAN

TITLE 

Partner

ORGANIZATION

Charter School Growth Fund

BIOGRAPHY

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 investment team and works with charter networks in the Midwestern and Southern United States. Eric is also a Pahara Institute NextGen Spring 2015 Fellow.
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.