Jenn Vranek is the Founding Partner and Managing Partner of Education First. She founded Education First in 2006 to build an organization of the most trusted and effective education policy consultants in the nation. Jenn has worked with K12 and postsecondary educators, policymakers and philanthropists in more than 30 states. She is an expert in college and career readiness, teacher and leader effectiveness and state education advocacy, policy and politics. Honored as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2010, she also volunteers as an advisory board member for Washington’s Stand for Children, the Hoover Education Success Initiative Practitioner Council and Education Resource Strategies’ System 20/20. Jenn serves as vice chair of the Danielson Group Board of Directors.