Rachel Yanof, Executive Director

Rachel joined Achieve60AZ in 2018 as the first Executive Director for the organization. She started off her career in education as a Teach For America corps member, and later founded and led Phoenix Collegiate Academy, a high-performing charter school in South Phoenix. Throughout the past several years, Rachel has been recognized as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 under 40”, a Spirit of South Mountain Educational Award recipient, an Athena Young Professional, a Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Impact Award winner, and a member of the Organization for Non-Profit Professionals. She earned her Masters in Education from Arizona State University and her Bachelors at Georgetown University, and is a graduate of the Valley Leadership Institute, Class 38, and a 2018 Flinn-Brown Fellow.

Breanne Bushu, Director, Policy and Communications

Breanne serves as Achieve60AZ’s Director, Policy and Communications, leading strategic policy and communications efforts for the organization. She brings with her a wide range of P-20 education experiences in public policy research, strategic planning, and systems design – including serving as a Development Manager & Policy Advisor at the Center for the Future of Arizona and as a Fiscal Analyst for the Joint Legislative Budget Committee at the Arizona State Legislature. Breanne begin her career in education as a middle school mathematics teacher in St. Louis, Missouri, for Teach For America. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership & Policy from The University of Arizona, where she earned her Masters in Educational Leadership and Bachelors in Studio Art. She is also a 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellow.

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Board of Directors

John Arnold

Arizona Board of Regents

John Arnold

Fred Lockhart

Arizona Private School Association

Fred Lockhart

Rich Nickel

College Success Arizona

Rich Nickel

Julie Pastrick

Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce

Julie Pastrick

Vince Yanez

Helios Education Foundation

Vince Yanez

Darcy Renfro

Maricopa County Community College District

Darcy Renfro

Lee Lambert

Pima Community College

Lee Lambert