Advisor. Matthew Klein is Executive Director of the Center for Economic Opportunity, and the Senior Advisor for Service Innovation in the Mayor’s Office of Operations. He previously served as the first staff person and Executive Director of Blue Ridge.
Prior to Blue Ridge, Matt co-founded Leadership, Education, and Athletics in Partnership (LEAP), a youth development agency, and served as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He has been a fellow of the Echoing Green Foundation and the Next Generation Leadership program of the Rockefeller Foundation. Matt attended the Boston Public Schools, Yale College and Yale Law School.
Matt serves on the boards of directors of iMentor, Single Stop USA, Campaign for Community Change, Uncommon Schools’ Leadership Preparatory Network, and Albert Schweitzer Fellowship as well as on the advisory boards for DataKind and Arbor Brothers.