Our Culture

Transformation Needs a Guide

As a strategy and innovation consulting company at The Mount Vernon School, we serve schools and organizations. More than that, we love the people representing them. Relationships are at the core of our work.

We are passionate about partnering with educators and leaders to strengthen brand identity, to deepen organizational innovation, and to scale community impact.

So, regardless of size, location, financial portfolio, or scope of project, change is available and accessible to you. Together…let’s start from where you are.

Our People

Transformation Expands Capabilities

We are insatiably curious. As current practitioners in our respective areas of expertise, we explore, research, and expand our own capabilities in order to build capacity in others. We are most fortunate to work at The Mount Vernon School – a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact.

Dr. Brett Jacobsen

Dr. Brett Jacobsen

Chief Executive Officer

Kalen Curtis

Kalen Curtis

Executive Director

Ann Marsh Rutledge

Ann Marsh Rutledge

Head of Learning and Innovation

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[email protected]

Ben Potter

Ben Potter

Lead Research Consultant

Our Commitment

Transformation Fuels Belonging

Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, our trust in each other strengthens our sense of identity, autonomy, and interdependence. As a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact, we are committed to creating and sustaining a school culture where all members feel valued and safe, sharing their authentic selves to design a better world. (Mount Vernon’s IDEA Statement).

We create connections and cultivate partnerships with organizations and individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Our Client Network

Transformation Creates Community

During the past decade, we have had the opportunity to serve and partner with hundreds of schools and organizations throughout the United States and across the globe.

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