James Rahn is president of the Kern Family Foundation. He joined the foundation in 2007 as the Education Reform program director. Prior to the foundation, he taught and served as principal in several Lutheran schools, later becoming the regional coordinator for the Wisconsin Lutheran High School conference. He co-founded HOPE Christian Schools and in 2001, he became a professor at Wisconsin Lutheran College, where he founded the WLC Center for Urban Teaching. He later co-founded Educational Enterprises. He serves on the boards of the Acton Institute, the Charter School Growth Fund, and Project Lead The Way. Mr. Rahn earned a bachelor’s degree from Dr. Martin Luther College, a master’s degree from Concordia University, and a doctorate from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.