Brian Paschal serves as the president and CEO of the Foundation for Tulsa Schools, a position he has held since July 2016. In this role he develops fundraising strategies and campaigns with philanthropic donors, businesses, and the community at large to provide financial support to Tulsa Public Schools. Previously, Brian was the senior vice president of education and workforce for the Tulsa Regional Chamber where he developed and implemented policy and programmatic initiatives to attract and retain a well-trained workforce, increase educational attainment rates, and ensure the region’s talent had the skillset to match target industry sector growth projections. He serves on the TPS bond development and oversight committee, and was instrumental in the fundraising and campaign development for Tulsa Public School’s 2013 “Safe & Secure” school bond and the 2015 “Yes for TPS” school bond. He is on the board of directors for CAP Tulsa, Teacher for America – Greater Tulsa, Tulsa’s Great Raft Race and was a founding board member of 36 Degrees North and the Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture. Brian is a graduate of the University of Southern California. He and his wife Alex have three children: Jack (12), Annie (10) and Benjamin (8).