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Josh Griggs is executive vice president of talent and operations, and chief finance officer of Teach For America (TFA). He is responsible for ensuring TFA is a strong 21st century organization that can sustain its work and accelerate its impact toward its vision. Josh has spent the past eight years leading the teams responsible for the critical functions that comprise TFA's infrastructure, resources, and strategy across regions and national functions including finance, real estate & facilities, human assets, information technology, legal affairs, and risk/compliance. Previously, Josh was a part of the TFA admissions team for five years and served as vice president of admissions for three years. During this time, he oversaw major changes and projects related to the corps member selection process and strategy. He joined staff in 2005 as a recruitment director, in which he created campaign strategies to identify and compel graduating seniors to join the TFA program. Prior to joining TFA's staff, Josh joined the program as a corps member and taught third and fourth grade in the Bronx, New York City. Josh earned a BA in economics and international studies from Yale University, and an MS in teaching from Fordham University. He lives in Atlanta with his wife Kerri and their two daughters, Maya and Camille. He is a Fellow of the 24th class of the Pahara - Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.