Meet the CEO

Mr. Ron Brady is a non-profit/education executive with 25+ years’ experience helping students from traditionally underserved populations in both public and charter school systems. Currently based in Camden, New Jersey, as Executive Director with Democracy Prep Public Schools, a “no excuses” charter school management organization serving students in several major cities.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Brady spent nearly a decade running Foundation Academies, a charter school organization he co-founded in 2005 that now educates more than one thousand K-12 students at its four campuses in Trenton, New Jersey.

Mr. Brady previously served as assistant to the chancellor of the New York City Board of Education (1994-1995) and director of the Office of State Operated School Districts in the New Jersey Department of Education (1995-1999). Mr. Brady earned a bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and a master’s degree in public affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School.