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Darryl Cobb

Darryl leads all of CSGF’s portfolio investments and support work to build a community of ~150 outstanding charter networks across the country. He founded the Emerging CMO Fund in 2013, dedicated to helping charter school leaders of color build early-stage networks. He led CSGF’s investment strategy in Florida, Tennessee, and the Midwest for over 10 years. Prior to joining CSGF, Darryl was the CEO of a turnaround charter school in Chicago. He also previously served as the chief learning officer at the KIPP Foundation, where he led a portfolio of learning programs, including principal and teacher-leader development. Before KIPP, Darryl worked as a management consultant at Accenture and Diamond Cluster. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and has an MBA from Northwestern University. Darryl is a Pahara-Aspen fellow and Broad resident and serves on the board of the Surge Institute and the Illinois Network of Charter Schools. Darryl resides in Chicago with his wife and two children.

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