Shannon Kete has led growth and scaling strategies for several high-growth, highly ambitious education enterprises. She currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at Civic Builders, which provides real estate and financing options for charter schools. Previously, Ms. Kete served as Chief Operating Officer of Amplify’s curriculum business, where she accelerated the ship date of its first ELA product from an original 16 months to four; Success Academies, one of the highest-performing and highest-growth charter networks in the country, and PLTW, a national leader in project-based STEM curriculum. Ms. Kete has also led similar work in the Finance industry. She began her career as an M&A analyst at Goldman Sachs, and later served as the Chief of Staff for the US PWM business. Most recently, she served as Chief Delivery Officer for CLS Bank, a designated financial market utility. Ms. Kete holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and was a Morehead-Cain Scholar at UNC Chapel-Hill.