WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Explorer At Large is proud to announce Tony Keyes has been hired as Vice President, Strategic Relationships. Tony comes to Explorer At Large (XAL) with a wealth of experience in the business development arena at both startups and Fortune 500 companies.
The hire was the result of a national search, including a recruitment, interview, and selection process that attracted applications from across the country.
“We are so excited to have Tony join Explorer At Large at this stage and help us grow XAL from its current implementations in Ohio classrooms to national and international classrooms, schools, and districts,” notes Explorer At Large Founder and CEO Josh Bernstein. “Tony shares our passion for sparking curiosity and courage in students, and we’re eager to have him engage with current and potential funders to help us scale our program into new communities.”
Tony’s responsibilities include creating, executing, and adapting a comprehensive fundraising strategy for Explorer At Large including cultivating and forging new relationships with funders, corporate sponsors, and other philanthropic partners.
“I honestly couldn’t be happier about taking on this role at Explorer At Large,” said Tony Keyes. “This is the first job posting where I actually shouted out to my wife ‘Honey! This is the job I’ve been looking for!’ The success Explorer At Large has had to date is impressive, instilling curiosity, playfulness, and wonder in young minds. Sharing XAL’s mission and vision with others who care about our children’s future is a dream job. I am grateful to Josh and the board for being selected and am eager to get started!”
About Explorer At Large (XAL)
The misson of Explorer At Large (XAL) is to engage, inspire, and educate PreK-12 students around the world with standards-driven content that sparks curiosity, playfulness, and wonder. XAL accomplishes its mission through an integrated ecosystem of engaging videos, hands-on activities, field trips, and family- and community-oriented experiences that promote agency, insight, and growth. More information can be found at www.exploreratlarge.com.
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