(Massachusetts Board Chair) Chief Operating Officer, The Possible Project
Pete November is Chief Operating Officer at The Possible Project, a multi-year after school program that offers students the opportunity to build crucial skills that open up a world of possibilities. The Possible Project uses entrepreneurship as a framework to close the skill and opportunities gaps faced by young people. As COO, Pete oversees Finance and Operations, and plays a lead role in the organization and program's expansion.
Prior to joining The Possible Project, Pete was a consultant to nonprofit, education reform, and youth development organizations, with a focus on connecting strategy and operations, and ensuring strong organizational operating models and overall performance. Pete previously served as Chief Strategy Officer of iMentor, a national organization that builds mentoring relationships that empower students from lower-income communities to graduate from high school and succeed in and graduate from college. Before joining iMentor, Pete was chief operating officer at the National Center on Time & Learning (NCTL), an education reform nonprofit dedicated to redesigning the school day and expanding learning time in urban schools. Prior to joining NCTL, Pete was a regional vice president at City Year, a national service program that provides math and literacy interventions and attendance and behavior coaching to keep students on track to graduate from high school. Prior to becoming a regional VP, Pete oversaw recruitment and selection of City Year corps members, as well as alumni engagement, nationally. Earlier in his career, Pete served as a City Year corps member in Boston, worked as a management consultant for Computer Sciences Corporation, worked at the national office of the Breakthrough Collaborative, and was managing director at Pacific Community Ventures, a California-focused double-bottom-line investment organization. Pete lives in Newton, MA with his wife and two sons. In addition to his board roles at uAspire, Pete serves on the Leadership Council of the Eliot Church of Newton, UCC.