Elliot Ransom is co-Chief Executive Officer of UChicago Impact and the Director of School Improvement at UChicago Impact. As Director, Ransom oversees the strategy development and operations for both 5Essentials and BEL (Becoming Effective Learners), providing executive leadership to the teams and ensuring growth and financial sustainability. Ransom works closely with the technology and research and development team, as well as with leaders and staff from across the Consortium on School Research, to ensure a collaborative approach to UChicago Impact's efforts to solve education-based problems of practice, and to generate the requisite data and feedback needed to maintain a rigorous cycle of research-based inquiry.
Prior to joining UEI, Ransom worked as director of school support at The Achievement Network. Ransom earned his MBA in leadership and change management and operations management from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, and is also a Teach for America alum.