Edgility Consulting is excited to announce the placement of Lal Jones-Bey as the Chief Operating Officer at The Oakland REACH.
Chief Operating Officer, The Oakland REACH
The Oakland REACH is a parent-run, parent-led organization committed to empowering families from the most underserved communities to demand high-quality schools for children.
Lal Jones-Bey is joining The Oakland REACH as the organization’s first Chief Operating Officer. Among his responsibilities are overseeing finance, human resources, strategic planning, IT, and the effective use of data.
Lal joins The Oakland REACH from City College of San Francisco where he was Senior Director of Risk Management and Quality Assurance. In this role, he was responsible for risk management, including the college’s COVID-19 response, in addition to a range of projects supporting the facilities division. Prior to City College, Lal led and worked in operations for charter schools and educational technology companies including Making Waves Academy, KIPP Bay Area Schools, and Coursera.
Lal has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He is currently completing his Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Saint Mary’s College of California.
Related to this role, Lal said, “I’m thrilled to be joining the Oakland REACH as the organization’s first Chief Operating Officer! The Oakland REACH is doing critical work to fight for a high-quality education for students throughout Oakland and I am honored to be able to contribute to those efforts. I’d like to thank the team at the Oakland REACH for presenting me with this opportunity as well as Edgility Consulting for their smooth and effective facilitation of the hiring process.”