Operator in Residence
Jon Schwartz joined the Charter School Growth Fund in 2016 as CSGF’s founding Operator-In-Residence. Jon is working with the Impact Team to help create meaningful solutions, insights, and connections in support of the critical work with which our portfolio schools and partners are engaged. With an interest in multi-site operations and replication, Jon started his career at Gap Inc. where he was on the founding team for oldnavy.com and has since held senior leadership positions with Envision Schools and Achievement First, where he led the finance and operations functions. More broadly, Jon’s passion and strength centers around ensuring that central offices consistently deliver high quality support to schools, while simultaneously developing the systems, processes and mindsets necessary to scale with excellence. Jon has also held roles at New Profit, Scholastic, and the California Charter Schools Association. He earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA in history from Princeton University, and he is a graduate of the Broad Residency Program.