ICEF Public Schools
Parker Hudnut is the chief executive officer of the Inner-City Education Foundation (ICEF) Public Schools, a Los Angeles-based charter management organization. He was hired to prevent bankruptcy but has stayed for over a decade as a member of the ICEF family to become a teacher and continue building meaningful relationships across diverse identities with students, parents, and staff. Prior to joining ICEF, Parker served as executive director of Innovation & Charter Schools at the Los Angeles Unified School District, managing a portfolio district of over 200 schools educating more than 100,000 students. Previously, he helped start Alliance College-Ready Public Schools as COO/CFO, growing it from an idea to one of the largest networks of public charter schools in Los Angeles. Parker holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, where he was a Leadership Fellow and was awarded a Morgenthau Fellowship for dedication to public service. He earned his BA from the University of Virginia. He was also recently completed his Broad Fellowship at Yale's School of Management.