Libby M.

Chief of Staff

Libby has dedicated her career to helping children, adults, and organizations thrive and achieve equitable outcomes. She is an accomplished school leader-turned nonprofit manager, strategist, and thought partner. Libby previously led high-performing teams as the principal of STRIVE Prep – Federal middle school and the founding principal of Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy Middle School in Providence, Rhode Island. Most recently, Libby made a shift to the nonprofit sector as the Senior Manager of Operations for Strategic Partnerships and Alumni Impact at New Leaders. Due to her breadth of professional experience, Libby’s expertise spans across talent management/HR, operations + strategy, and communications. She is a results- and relationships-oriented leader who loves helping teams collaborate and achieve strong outcomes.

Libby is an alumna of Teach For America, completed the Relay National Principals Academy Fellowship, and holds a B.A. in Sociology from Bowdoin College and an M.S.W. from Washington University in St. Louis. Libby and her husband, Ryan, raise their three children in Portland, Maine.


  • Education
  • Management consulting
  • Non-profit


  • M.S.W., Washington University


  • Operations
  • People management
  • Project management

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