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Illinois Staff

Mimi Rodman

Executive Director

Education policy has been a key interest of Mimi’s since she co-authored a book on Access to Higher Education as part of her senior project in college. Mimi has been active in education matters, ranging from the restructure of a school district’s report card and conferencing system to being a room mom, and from working on a school referendum to helping develop a teacher mentoring program. Before joining Stand, Mimi was a partner at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis and senior counsel at Tribune Company in their educational publishing division. She has been a finance director and political consultant to Congressional campaigns and served as a board member of several non-profits and a foundation. Mimi attended the University of Chicago, where she studied public policy and economics, and Northwestern University School of Law.