Micah Sagebiel is the vice president of programs at the Philanthropy Roundtable. In this role, he leads a national team responsible for providing strategic advisory services to top U.S. philanthropists.
Prior to joining the Roundtable, Micah worked in venture philanthropy and impact investing as U.S. program director at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation where he primarily focused on K-12 education. In this role, he worked closely with over 100 nonprofit, for-profit and governmental organizations providing strategic guidance to improve operational effectiveness and measurably improve the lives of children living in urban poverty.
Micah has served on numerous boards of directors or advisory boards of national and regional nonprofits, for-profit companies and an early-stage venture capital fund.
He began his career focusing on a personal passion – providing an excellent education for all students. He also previously worked as a public school teacher via Teach for America in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas and helped lead a statewide high school reform initiative with the Texas High School Project.
Micah holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, an MPA from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University. He is a south Texas native.