Chad leads policy research and advocacy for P-12 education at TCI. He also serves as a coordinator for the Fund Our Schools coalition. He is passionate about improving social welfare outcomes for all Virginians. Before joining TCI, Chad worked as a middle school math teacher in Detroit, Michigan and the Richmond metro area. His prior professional experience also includes conducting research in health care and the microfinance sector. Chad has a master’s degree from the University of Michigan’s School of Education and a B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College.
Purity contributes to the implementation of programs, supports TCI’s development portfolio, and provides operational support to the senior leadership team in her role as TCI’s program and policy assistant. Prior to joining TCI, she worked with the Department of State and the Center for Economic Development providing statistical analysis and logistical support. Purity is passionate about policy work in order to bring about structural changes that allow everyone the resources and opportunities to thrive. Purity received her B.S. in economics from the University of Mary Washington and M.A. in economics at Virginia State University with certifications in Project Management.