114th Partnership Board of Directors

Kathy Hurley

Industry Consultant and fmr EVP, Pearson Foundation

Kathy is an education industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience, formerly serving as Senior Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at Pearson Education. Kathy also led Girls Thinking Global, an international nonprofit focused on the needs of adolescent girls. Her efforts bring deep relationships with education leaders and extensive knowledge of education technology trends.

Patrick J. O’Reilly

Corporate VP of Engineering, L3 and Lt. General, US Army (Retired)

Patrick brings public sector expertise in the emerging needs of military and government employers. He served as the Director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and formerly lent his technical experience on emerging strategic technology to government and business leaders as Senior Vice President at Alphabet Technologies, Inc.

Tracey Parrish


Tracey is the Program Manager for AT&T’s Technology Leadership Development Program (TLDP). TLDP seeks to develop high potential employees who have the leadership aspiration and technical competence to advance emerging technologies through a two-year rotational experience. With 16 years experience at AT&T, Tracey has expertise in strategic planning, new product development, marketing, and emerging technologies.

Lee Peters

Learning Ally

Lee Peters was formerly the Chief Operations Officer at ASCD, a global non-profit member-driven professional learning organization dedicated to the education of the whole child and the teachers and leaders who guide them. For more than 20 years, he has bridged technology, education technology, and market development work to shape and execute innovative, data-defined, and differentiated local and global go-to-market strategies. Through this work, he has elevated the profile of organizations in new and existing markets.