Patrick Methvin serves as Director of Postsecondary Success in the United States Program for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Previously, he served as Deputy Director for the Postsecondary Success strategy, focusing on the adoption and scaling of innovations associated with improving student success and institutional sustainability. Prior to joining the foundation in 2013, Patrick served as a principal in the Boston Consulting Group’s Social Impact and Consumer Goods Practice Areas. In the Social Impact Practice, he supported higher education institutions in managing operating model changes necessitated by their rapidly changing funding environments. He also supported K-12 transformation at the state, district, and charter school organization levels. Patrick holds an MBA from the Wharton School, a Master in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from University of North Carolina, where he was a Morehead Scholar.
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