Courtney Falato has dedicated her career to
disruptively innovating systems and processes so all individuals have equitable
access to the opportunities needed to flourish in life. Ms. Falato is currently
the Vice President for Global Philanthropy and Program Officer at JPMorgan
Chase, responsible for setting the grant-making strategy in Ohio and Kentucky
as a member of the firm’s Global Philanthropy team. Ms. Falato previously
served as the Director of Smart Cities at The Ohio State University, as well as
the Chief Innovation Officer for Dublin City schools and the Director of
Innovation at Reynoldsburg City Schools. As a researcher for over a decade, Ms.
Falato focused on the implementation, spread and sustainability of innovative
school models and programs in K12. Ms. Falato served as Associate Project
Director at the University of Chicago’s Center for Elementary Mathematics and
Science Education, Associate Director of STEM Projects at the Battelle Center
for Mathematics and Science Education Policy at The Ohio State University, and
an education researcher at American Institutes for Research in Washington DC.
Ms. Falato received her B.A. in Political Science from
The Ohio State University and her M.Ed. from the University of Virginia.