BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keith Mann of Dynamics Search Partners has announced the Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship for Professional Achievement, an award designed to recognize the next generation of innovative business leaders. Keith and Keely Mann are pleased to partner with Uncommon Schools, a non-profit charter management organization, based in New York City, to implement this scholarship opportunity which will be available to one graduating senior each year at one of Uncommon Schools’ Brooklyn-based high schools.
“We are grateful to Keith and Keely Mann for implementing this generous scholarship program at our school,” said Joe Frick, a college counselor at Uncommon Charter High School. “This scholarship will help ensure that one of our students has the means to attend a four-year college.”
Applicants for the scholarship are asked to write a 1,000-word essay on how earning a college degree will assist them in achieving their professional goals. Mann is an advocate for education and a philanthropist. As the Founder of Dynamics Search Partners, he is committed to identifying strong leaders and pairing them with companies to cultivate their success.
“We want to support the Uncommon Schools’ goal of preparing low-income students to not only attend, but graduate from college and go on to succeed professionally using their degree,” Mann, Founder of Dynamics Search Partners, explained. “The scholarship will support this mission.”
Mann’s scholarship is open to graduating seniors attending Uncommon Charter High School in Brooklyn, New York. The application process will be open through Feb. 29, 2016. One winner, announced by the end of March 2016, will receive a $5,000 scholarship to apply towards their college tuition.
About Keith Mann – Founder/CEO
Keith Mann has been working in the executive search industry for over 15 years and is an expert in hedge fund compensation, staffing and hiring strategy. Mann launched the Alternative Investment Practice within Dynamics Executive Search in 2002 after identifying the hedge fund industry as a rapidly growing market that was underserved by the search community. In 2006, he expanded the practice into the private equity industry, and in 2009, Keith Mann established Dynamics Search Partners (DSP) as a premier executive search firm dedicated exclusively to alternative investment firms. Keith Mann is currently the CEO of DSP and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm. DSP works with firms across the alternative investment industry in the United States, Europe and Asia, and fills over 200 client mandates each year.
About Uncommon Schools
Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college. In 2015-2016, Uncommon Schools manages a network of 44 charter public schools across Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York serving over 14,000 students in grades K-12.