Board Member – Brian Platt


Brian’s passion for helping Jersey City youth began during his tenure as a Teach For America corps member and kindergarten teacher in Newark Public Schools (Newark, NJ).

After teaching, Brian also worked for McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, and was formerly a captain of his local volunteer fire department. Brian currently is the Director of the Office of Innovation for the City of Jersey City under Mayor Steven Fulop.

He is also a weightlifting instructor at Crossfit Jersey City and a board member of The Ethical Community Charter School (TECCS).

Brian is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration at Columbia University.