BOSTON, MA (OCTOBER 29, 2013) – Jumpstart, a national early childhood education organization, announced the appointment of David W. Humphrey to its national board of directors. Humphrey will join a team of business leaders, philanthropists, and academics including Chris Stadler, Jumpstart board chairman and Managing Director of CVC Capital Partners, as it leads the organization in preparing preschool-aged children from low-income communities to enter kindergarten with the skills necessary to succeed.
Mr. Humphrey is a Managing Director, Private Equity at Bain Capital in Boston, Massachusetts, focusing on technology, media and telecommunications. He joined Bain Capital in 2001. Prior to his time at Bain, he was an investment banker in Lehman Brothers’ mergers and acquisitions group. Mr. Humphrey received his MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and a Henry Ford II Scholar. He graduated cum laude with an AB in economics from Harvard College.
“It’s an exciting time in the field of early childhood education for David to join Jumpstart’s board of directors,” said Naila Bolus, president and CEO of Jumpstart. “As Jumpstart enters its next chapter, his expertise and leadership will be a tremendous asset in propelling the organization forward.”
Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Jumpstart delivers a research-based and cost-effective program by training college students and community volunteers to serve preschool-age children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path for lifelong success. Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network. Learn more at jstart.org.
Joy Errico Seusing