Advisor, Walton Family Foundation
Jim Blew has advised the Walton family about K-12 education reform issues for more than a decade. The Walton Family Foundation is the nation's largest funder of K-12 reform groups and has invested more than $1 billion since 2005 to promote equal opportunity in education, expand educational choice, and create high-quality alternatives to traditional district schools. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Blew directed various campaigns for the Alliance for School Choice and its predecessor, the American Education Reform Council. Prior to committing himself full-time to the educatonal choice movemenet, Jim worked at political and marketing communications firms in New York and California. His experience includes several political issue campaigns and high-profile corporate crises. Mr. Blew holds a B.A. from Occidental College and an MBA from Yale University.