Arthur Mills IV
Chief Operating Officer, New Teacher Center
Arthur Mills IV joined the national not-for-profit New Teacher Center in 2019 as Chief Operations Officer leading NTC's finance, human resources, legal, marketing, and technology solutions groups. His wealth of experience in dynamic private sector and educational roles provides him with a unique perspective to this work and informs his leadership. He most recently served the organization as interim Co-Chief Executive Officer during its successful leadership transition period in 2022. Before joining NTC, Mills spent nearly nine years with Fulton County Schools in several senior leadership roles serving and supporting the district’s students, staff, and school communities. Mills’ prior private sector career spanned twenty years in challenging strategy and financial management roles with General Mills, Dell, BNSF Railway, and GE Capital to build a diverse set of international and domestic experiences. Mills and his wife Carla happily live in East Atlanta. He serves on the boards of several civic and volunteer organizations in Atlanta, focusing on mentorship, education, and the arts, including the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Advisory Council, NextGen Men and Women, and Jumpstart! Atlanta. As an Eagle Scout himself, he has served as Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 2600 in Decatur and is the current Steering Committee Chair for the Atlanta Area Council’s Soapstone Ridge District. Professionally, Mills is also a national board member for the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) based in Washington, D.C., and TregoED in Princeton, NJ. Mills holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in Finance from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Mills has also earned a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, now housed at Yale University School of Management.