Rob DeSimone

Chief Growth Officer, Brilla Schools Network

Rob DeSimone is the Chief Growth Officer of Seton Education Partners. In this role, he is leading the expansion of the Brilla Charter School Network. He most recently served as the Executive Director of the Youth Leadership Foundation from 2014–2018 where the organization earned the distinction as One of D.C.’s Best Community-Based Non-Profits. Prior to the Youth Leadership Foundation, Rob worked for the American Red Cross’ Northeast Corporate Partnerships team responsible for raising $7 million annually. He holds a master’s degree in organizational governance from the University of Navarre and a bachelor’s in finance from New York University. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife Winifred and their two daughters.