Kevin Guitterez brings his extensive 25-year background spanning the classroom to the boardroom in Louisiana to his role as Governance Director for LAPCS. In this role, he supports LAPCS member schools to achieve excellence in school governance and amplify the work of charter board members.

Kevin Guitterrez is the founder of Greenfield Partners, LLC, which helps organizations build their capacity in areas including human capital, operations, academics, programming, external relations, governance, and succession planning.

Before founding Greenfield, Guitterrez spent 13 years in New Orleans, where he helped improve some of the most challenging schools in the country. He led ReNEW Schools as CEO and president and provided leadership for its unique commitment to students from birth thru high school.

Prior to leading ReNEW, Guitterrez was Vice President of Services and Partnerships for the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching and deputy superintendent of the Louisiana Recovery School District, where he helped develop innovative initiatives to transform schools into successful places for students to learn. He also served as the founding chief academic officer for the Algiers Charter School Association in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Earlier in his career, Guitterrez worked for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Distinguished Educator program and was an administrator and teacher in St. Charles Parish Schools. He has served on the Louisiana Department of Education’s Accountability Commission and Blue Ribbon Committee for Teacher Quality, the New Orleans United Way School to Career Advisory Committee, and the board of Reconcile New Orleans.

Kevin is a New Orleans area native and holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of New Orleans and is a fellow of Loyola University‚Äôs Institute of Politics.

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