Grant Besser brings over 20 years of marketing and emerging market development experience to his current role as Chief Marketing Officer at Teach For America. Teach For America’s mission is to enlist, develop and mobilize our nation’s most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence. Grant joined Teach For America in 2007 as the founding member of their emerging markets team responsible for expanding Teach For America’s recruitment beyond its traditional campus-based efforts. Prior to Teach For America, Grant spent 15 years in the media industry, at Turner Broadcasting, Warner Bros., and Yahoo, primarily within brand marketing, international market development, and third-party alliance development. Grant is an Emory University graduate who now lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and three sons.