Manager of Professional Development
McKinsey & Company
Steven Purcell is a Program Development - Manager at McKinsey & Company. A native of Southern California, Steven has crafted his passion for equity and supporting people throughout his career. He has previously held roles at the Greater Los Angeles Education Foundation (GLA), Bellwether Education Partners (an education consulting firm), the KIPP Foundation, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), and San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). Each of these roles supported the advancement of education equity by improving outcomes for under-resourced students across the country. In addition to his extensive education experience, Steven previously worked in the private sector as an Industrial Engineer at UPS before receiving his MBA, with a concentration in entrepreneurship, from Pepperdine University. In addition to his MBA, Steve has a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC), and a doctorate in education from Loyola Marymount University.